Clean-car rules support U.S. jobs, environmental groups sayWed, 24, May 2017
U.S. sales fall 4.7% in April as car slump drags onTue, 02, May 2017
U.S. light-vehicle sales fell 4.7 percent in April as big automakers, amid plunging car demand, posted declines with ever-rising incentives failing to shake the industry from its longest slump in years. The SAAR came in at 16.92 million.
Ferrari, Aston Martin, Maserati sales soar in China as rich snub austerity pushThu, 20, Apr 2017
Sales of high-end sports cars from automakers including Ferrari, Aston Martin, Maserati and McLaren are soaring in China, four years after China's President Xi Jinping started cracking down on corruption and conspicuous consumption in the world's No. 1 market.
Cost of mpg fuel standards could be 40% lower, report saysWed, 22, Mar 2017
Technologies such as turbochargers, advanced transmissions and lighter materials -- aluminum instead of steel, for example -- could reduce fuel efficiency compliance costs by 34 percent to 40 percent per vehicle from 2022-25, the International Council on Clean Transportation said in a new report.
Trump courts Detroit's divided unionWed, 15, Mar 2017
President Donald Trump returned to one of American labor's last remaining strongholds with a message that could drive a wedge between long Democratic-leaning union leadership and members that are breaking ranks.
Trump answers auto industry call for review of expensive rulesTue, 14, Mar 2017
Industry’s record run still has legsMon, 06, Mar 2017
Vauxhall future uncertain after GM-PSA deal and Brexit voteFri, 17, Feb 2017
Toyota operating profit declines 39% on foreign exchange hit, higher expensesMon, 06, Feb 2017
Toyota reported a 39 percent tumble in global operating profit in the latest quarter as foreign exchange losses and higher expenses offset an increase in worldwide sales. Operating profit plunged to 438.5 billion yen ($3.76 billion) in the fiscal third quarter ended Dec. 31.
U.S. protectionism would hurt all sides, says German economy ministerWed, 01, Feb 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump's policy decisions are going in "a totally wrong direction," German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries said in a newspaper interview on Wednesday, warning that protectionism would cost growth and jobs in both economies.
Ford CEO tells Trump mpg rules put 1 million U.S. jobs at riskSat, 28, Jan 2017
Record or not in 2016, auto sales growth seen drawing to endFri, 30, Dec 2016
While it's still too close to call whether 2016 delivered another annual record for U.S. auto sales, it's clear the era of rapid growth is over. The industry is entering 2017 with analysts projecting the first significant decline in eight years -- a drop of 200,000 vehicles, about the equivalent of one factory's production -- to 17.3 million cars and light trucks.