This week: Register for FREE subscriber access to autonews.com

Despite startup hurdles, Tesla Model 3 wins early praise

Tesla may be behind on internal production targets for the new Model 3, but that doesn't mean Consumer Reports hasn't predicted its reliability.

UPDATED: 10/19/17 2:28 pm ET - adds details

Toyota dominates CR reliability survey again; lots of shifts seen among other brands

For the fifth year in a row, Toyota and Lexus rank as the top two brands for reliability based on a survey of Consumer Reports subscribers. The rankings of the remaining 25 brands reflect a game of musical chairs, however.


VW's hippie ad includes classic Microbus and Beetle but no new cars

It's rare for an automaker to run a TV ad that does not include a single shot of a new car. But that is what VW is doing with a hippie-filled spot touting its new six-year/72,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty.

Sign up for our weekly newsletter

Sent early Monday mornings, this newsletter contains a summary of key stories from our weekly edition.

MORE MARKETING NEWS SALES DEALERS
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Cadillac House is not so Cadillac

I’ve been following Cadillac for 15 years and note that sales for 2017 will be below 2014, so I need not ask what all the "Cadillac House" buzz has done for sales.

Chevy bow tie logo goes retro

To celebrate 100 years since the debut of Chevy's first pickup, the 1918 490 Light Delivery, Chevrolet updated the badge from the 1918 truck and will affix it to two special edition 2018 pickups

Newsletters