Waymo inks deal for Avis to manage self-driving car fleet
Waymo has reached an agreement for Avis to manage its fleet of autonomous vehicles. It's the first such deal in a field that's still fledgling but exploding with partnerships.
Can Kuhnt get BMW back on track?
BMW dealers say they need fresh product, more trucks, competitive lease rates and a return to the "Ultimate Driving Machine" days. They're looking at Bernhard Kuhnt for help.
840-hp Demon? Sign here, here and here
In April, Automotive News raised concerns about the 840-hp Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. Fiat Chrysler and its lawyers have similar concerns.
Plenty to watch in last half of '17
Several old-fashioned U.S. sales races are shaping up to keep the second half of 2017 lively.
Timelines for U.S. sales figures
Most automakers will report their June U.S. sales figures on Monday, July 3. But the final industry tally won't be known until July 5 because at least two brands — Kia and Bentley — will release their results that day.
Ford cuts the small car down to size
Starting next year, Ford will go about a year without building a single Focus for North America — and the market may not even notice. Slumping sales have turned the car into an imported afterthought.
Manheim Index rising over time
Manheim Chief Economist Tom Webb launched the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index in 2000. Here are averages for each year.
Manheim's Webb reflects on a four-decade career
On the eve of his retirement, Tom Webb, Manheim's chief economist, reflects on a four-decade auto industry career.
Carvana notches wins on Wall Street
The used-car retailer, known for its vending machines, says it has a clear path to profitability and a strong brand that's making an impression.
Why used-car pricing indexes vary
Manheim's used-vehicle price index suggests that used prices are rising. Why is this key indicator diverging from other important pricing indexes?
Alfa Romeo won't use incentives as brand puts panache over sales
Alfa Romeo's global brand chief says he won't cut prices to meet lofty U.S. sales goals, because he insists FCA isn't setting such targets.
Ford sees LCVs as key to European profit despite Brexit headwinds
A strong sales performance in light commercial vehicles will help Ford be profitable in Europe this year, the automaker's regional boss said.
Citroen seeks global appeal with lineup renewal
Citroen is thinking on a global scale as it embarks on a big renewal of its lineup, which started with the C3 subcompact hatchback last autumn and continues with the C3 Aircross and C5 Aircross SUV/crossovers.
Ghosn sees Renault-Nissan passing VW, Toyota as global No. 1 this year
Carlos Ghosn says Renault-Nissan Alliance, which added Mitsubishi last year, could soon pass VW Group and Toyota to become the best-selling global car company.
GM cuts shift at Kansas car plant
GM, for the fifth time this year, is cutting a production shift at one of its U.S. assembly plants in response to slowing industry sales. As many as 1,000 workers will be laid off when the overnight shift at a Chevrolet Malibu factory in Kansas is dropped in late September.
Chevy's Trax stomps on the Sonic
Chevrolet's Sonic and Trax embody the speed at which consumer tastes have shifted from cars to crossovers.
Honda's UK plant gets a boost from U.S.
Strong sales of the Honda Civic 5-door may have rescued the company's plant in the U.K.