Hyundai, Kia to shut down plants as Irma approachesSept. 11
Hyundai and Kia temporarily shut down plants in Alabama and Georgia to avoid potential damage from tropical storm Irma.
BMW's X7 shows up in plug-in hybrid concept formSept. 8
The long-awaited BMW X7 shows up in concept form with a plug-in powertrain and a massive kidney grille.
Porsche's 3rd-gen Cayenne adds power while shedding weightSept. 4
With the redesign, the Cayenne becomes lighter and faster and moves to a version of Volkswagen Group's MLB platform, which underpins the Macan and various Audis.
FORD: Volume slips on SUV slide, stormSept. 1
Ford reported an August sales decline of 2.1 percent driven by a drop in demand for normally hot-selling crossovers and SUVs -- and damage from Hurricane Harvey.
VW brand chief vows to boost utility sales, U.S. market shareAug. 31
A top Volkswagen executive said the company expects to boost its utility vehicle sales sharply by 2020 and will move to add electric vehicle offerings in the wake of its diesel emissions cheating scandal.
China's Chery preps crossover for U.S., EuropeAug. 29
China's Chery Automobile hinted at the styling for a new crossover it says it plans to sell in the U.S. and Europe as part of a global expansion push.
Millennials moving to the 'burbs, buying big SUVsAug. 22
Millennials are finally starting their own baby boom and heading for the suburbs in big SUVs, much like their parents did.
Profit-rich trucks may catch break in Trump auto reviewAug. 15
A move under consideration by the Trump administration could ease tough fuel-efficiency standards set to take effect in 2021 on light trucks, the bulwark of US auto industry sales and profits.
Genesis plans 3rd utility to balance lineupAug. 7
Genesis ponders a third utility entry, possibly a compact crossover, to fill 'white spots' in its lineup and balance its sedan heavy offerings.
Toyota mulls SUV output at new Mexico factoryAug. 4
Toyota will study producing SUVs at a plant it is building in Mexico's central state of Guanajuato, in addition to the Tacoma pickup, a Toyota spokesman said Friday.
Ferrari confirms plan for utility vehicleAug. 3
Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne confirmed the automaker is considering making a four-seat utility vehicle. The car would not be a Bentley, Porsche or BMW rival, he said.
Marchionne says Ferrari utility vehicle would not hurt brand or marginsAug. 2
An expansion of Ferrari's lineup into utility vehicles would not compromise the Italian carmaker's exclusive status nor its luxury profit margins, CEO Sergio Marchionne said.