Automakers rank high on annual ad-spending listTue, 28, Jun 2016
The Detroit 3 held their top-10 rankings unchanged on Advertising Age's list of the 200 Leading National Advertisers for 2015. Most other automakers slipped, as companies such as Amazon, Expedia and Merck climbed.
Glimpses of the redesigned Volvo XC60Mon, 27, Jun 2016
Spy photos of next year's redesigned Volvo XC60 show the midsize crossover with heavy cladding, making it difficult to tell whether the vehicle will look radically different from today's version.
Ford Escape stars in new series on Verizon video platformMon, 27, Jun 2016
The 2017 Ford Escape will help people avoid “capture” in a new series airing on Verizon’s recently-launched video platform. "The Runner," an original series from executive producers Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, will appear on Verizon's Go90 mobile video service, the company said Monday.
Mercedes says it's ready for transformative eraSat, 25, Jun 2016
Mercedes-Benz executives say they're well-positioned to capitalize on technological and demographic changes that will transform the industry over the next 10 years.
North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year jury adds SUV awardTue, 21, Jun 2016
As more consumers focus on SUVs and crossovers, so too will one of the auto industry's most coveted awards. The North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year jury has added SUVs to the mix and will now hand out three awards for car, truck and SUV.
FCA launches latest Chrysler Pacifica ads with comedian Jim GaffiganTue, 21, Jun 2016
The latest chapter of Chrysler's Pacifica “Dad Brand” campaign launched over Father's Day weekend. The spots feature actor and comedian Jim Gaffigan, who also appeared in the campaign's first set of videos in April.
BMW seeks partners in race to build self-driving car's brainTue, 21, Jun 2016
BMW is accelerating plans to acquire technology expertise in a race with the likes of Apple and Google to make cars smart enough to react like human drivers.
Fiat Chrysler to investigate crash that killed 'Star Trek' actor Anton YelchinMon, 20, Jun 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said on Monday it would conduct a "thorough investigation" of a crash involving a recalled 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee that killed Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin. Yelchin, 27, famous for his role as Pavel Chekov in the movies, was found dead early Sunday, pinned against a gate post by his Grand Cherokee, website TMZ.com reported.
Panelists: Digital world requires collaborationMon, 20, Jun 2016
Automakers will have to collaborate more and adapt to change faster as pressure from companies such as Tesla, Apple and Google increases the need to offer connected, electrified, autonomous cars, executives said.
Canadian supplier Linamar says it has talked with Apple, GoogleFri, 17, Jun 2016
Canadian supplier Linamar has talked with Apple and Google about potentially supplying the technology giants if they begin making cars. CEO Linda Hasenfratz declined to give specifics about the discussions but said she was excited about the potential to work with new players in the industry.
M-B reshapes next-gen GLE for new platformMon, 13, Jun 2016
Spy shots of Mercedes-Benz's next-generation GLE prototype reveal a much different body design, with wider wheel arches and a lower, sleeker profile.
Ford to expand Fiesta footprintMon, 13, Jun 2016
The Ford Fiesta, which has been criticized for a cramped interior relative to its competitors, will grow in size when it is redesigned for the 2018 model year, new spy photos show.