More carmakers race into ride-sharingMon, 30, May 2016
Automakers are staking their claims in the ride-sharing world -- and fast. Last week, Toyota invested in ride-share giant Uber, Volkswagen Group in Gett, a ride-hailing company popular in Europe, and BMW in the company behind a carpooling app. General Motors invested in Uber rival Lyft in January.
Recall battle shifts to statesMon, 30, May 2016
State dealer associations are going to their legislatures seeking -- and getting -- new protections they say dealers need to cope with the burden of unrepaired vehicles on their lots, especially as the Takata airbag recalls expand. Maryland and Virginia have already moved forward.
VW goal: 1 million electrified vehicles by 2025Sun, 29, May 2016
Volkswagen Group expects it will have to sell about 1 million battery electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles a year worldwide by 2025 to fulfill increasingly strict carbon dioxide emission limits in major markets.
Recruiting college grads to the dealershipMon, 30, May 2016
Ray Skillman Auto Group revamped its recruiting process to target college graduates with retail experience, part of its switch to a product-specialist model to replace traditional sales staffers.
Here come the hydrogen stationsMon, 30, May 2016
Hydrogen fuel cell cars are beginning to trickle onto California's roads. And thanks to a push from regulators, automakers and startup FirstElement, more filling stations are arriving, too.
Rembrandts help refine the art of the saleMon, 30, May 2016
Robert Hoehn is a 21st century American car dealer who became obsessed with collecting prints made by a 17th century Dutch master who conjured dark, magical images using copper plates, acid, an etching tool and a press.
Q auto’s smaller stores yield bigger resultsMon, 30, May 2016
Asbury will add two smaller stand-alone used-vehicle stores in the Tampa area this summer, bringing its total there to four, after having closed its only large-format store in Jacksonville, Fla., in February. The larger store couldn't generate enough volume to break even, said CEO Craig Monaghan.
Toyota, Nissan seek battery breakthroughsMon, 30, May 2016
Toyota and Nissan are working on advanced battery technologies they hope will give new-generation electrified vehicles greater driving range.
Nissan sees ads transcending bordersMon, 30, May 2016
Nissan will launch a new U.S. advertising campaign this week, but other significant marketing changes are coming.
High-performance Nissan Sentra to get sporty looks, more powerMon, 30, May 2016
Nissan's compact Sentra sedan looks ready to get the Nismo treatment. Recent spy photos show a Sentra with a sporty body kit, spoiler and a more aggressive front end.
Single-cab, full-size Titan breaks coverMon, 30, May 2016
Nissan has made clear that it intends to modify the redesigned Titan pickup for several market niches over the coming year.
F-Pace's tag line has some miles on itMon, 30, May 2016
Jaguar's F-Pace is busting into a new market segment for the British automaker, performance utilities. But the slogan being rolled out along with the F-Pace is certified used.