Watching but not worryingSat, 27, Aug 2016
Third-party sites are keeping an eye on Amazon Vehicles. The new site offers photos, reviews and other vehicle information, but doesn't sell vehicles or offer links to dealerships, so sites such as Cars.com and Autotrader don't see Amazon's site as a direct competitor -- yet.
August forecast to produce third monthly U.S. sales dip of 2016Fri, 26, Aug 2016
August is expected to mark the third month in 2016 that U.S. new-vehicle sales declined from a year ago, forecasters said, offering more evidence that the market is at or possibly past its peak. Four forecasts call for sales to fall from 2.1 percent to more than 5 percent.
Lamborghini sees worldwide sales doubling by 2019 after SUV launchWed, 24, Aug 2016
Lamborghini expects to at least double annual production to 7,000 vehicles by 2019 once it rolls out its new SUV, CEO Stefano Domenicali said. The VW Group brand will cap annual production of its sports cars at 3,500 units to maintain exclusivity.
As sales sputter, are muscle cars the canaries in the industry coal mine?Mon, 22, Aug 2016
After hitting a five-year peak in 2015, combined sales of the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger have declined 8.4 percent this year. So is it time to worry about America's fabled muscle-car troika?
Eying the link between new, used pricesMon, 22, Aug 2016
Anything that reduces the prices of new vehicles also reduces the prices of used vehicles. That's why used-price forecasters have their eye on rising new-vehicle incentives.
Amazon, Hyundai team up for on-demand test drivesFri, 19, Aug 2016
An on-demand test-drive program in Los Angeles and Orange County will allow people to book test drives of Hyundai Motor America vehicles via Amazon's Prime Now service. . The program, "Prime Now. Drive Now.," will run this weekend and next weekend.
Helping partners manage risk is good businessMon, 22, Aug 2016
As U.S. auto sales growth slows and margins shrink, tension is likely to increase between automakers and their suppliers.
Opel cuts working hours at two German plants following Brexit voteFri, 19, Aug 2016
Opel is cutting working hours at two German plants due to lower demand for its Corsa and Insignia models after the UK's vote to leave the EU. The UK is the biggest market for the two cars.
South Korea widens emissions probe after VW scandalThu, 18, Aug 2016
South Korea expanded an investigation into the fabrication of emissions and noise-level test results to 23 foreign automakers, including Mercedes and BMW, after fining VW Group $16 million for violations.
U.K. car sales have not been hit significantly by Brexit vote, leading dealer saysWed, 17, Aug 2016
Lookers, a leading U.K. car dealer, said today that the vote to leave the European Union in June has had little impact on demand for new and used cars in Britain.
'Moderate' number of damaged vehicles expected from Louisiana floodingTue, 16, Aug 2016
As rivers across much of southern Louisiana slowly recede from record high levels, it remains unclear how many vehicles have been damaged or destroyed because of flooding. Severe storms and flooding began on Thursday, dumping more than two feet of rain in three days in some places.
Asbury expands online sales experimentMon, 15, Aug 2016
Asbury Automotive Group Inc. is trying a low-cost approach to selling vehicles online.