Tesla adds more powerful battery optionTue, 23, Aug 2016
Tesla is giving its fans another thing to get charged up about with the introduction of a 100-kilowatt-hour battery pack for both the Model S sedan and Model X crossover.
Chevy Cruze hatchback spied in DetroitTue, 23, Aug 2016
Chevrolet is close to adding a hatchback model to the Cruze lineup. This captured fleet test vehicle was spotted last week in the Detroit area
U.S. consumers' satisfaction with vehicles reverses years of declineTue, 23, Aug 2016
After three years of decline, U.S. customer satisfaction with vehicles is up in 2016, a survey released today shows. Customer satisfaction with vehicles was up 3.8 percent to a score of 82, on a scale of 100, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
Nissan goes Rogue with Star Wars promotionMon, 22, Aug 2016
Nissan has gone Rogue. The automaker is partnering with Lucasfilm in a promotional campaign supporting Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which hits theaters Dec. 16.
VW dealers battle staff poachingMon, 22, Aug 2016
Volkswagen dealers are fighting to keep sales staff intact as U.S. sales continue to fall and the automaker's diesel emissions cheating scandal drags into a 12th month.
Smart cars collaboration could raise risk of patent litigation, experts sayMon, 22, Aug 2016
As the West Coast's largest technology companies jump deeper into the automotive landscape, fears of increased litigation are bubbling in Michigan. Greg DeGrazia, partner and intellectual property attorney at law firm Warner Norcross and Judd, said that as the tech and auto industries continue to merge, a clash is on the horizon.
Louisiana flooding takes toll on dealerships' employeesMon, 22, Aug 2016
As floodwaters slowly recede in the area around Baton Rouge, La., auto dealerships are trying to do business with a limited number of employees, many of whom are dealing with losses of their own.
Bentley's new course begins with BentaygaSun, 21, Aug 2016
For Bentley and its U.S. dealers the Bentayga ultraluxury SUV marks an opportunity to reboot, repolish and chart a new course.
Store turns Pokemon Go players into vehicle buyersSat, 20, Aug 2016
Street Toyota salesman Nick Schuman has found a way to catch Pokemon and customers at the same time. By playing off the latest craze, he can build rapport in a low-key way with consumers drawn to his store's lots.
Where's that used-vehicle price plunge?Mon, 22, Aug 2016
After used-vehicle prices went up steadily over the last few years, forecasters agreed that those prices would fall in 2016. But that hasn't happened -- yet. Here's why.
Uber's point man on automated driving came from FordMon, 22, Aug 2016
If Sherif Marakby is successful managing the transformation of a fleet of 100 Volvo XC90s into self-driving vehicles, it could put Uber in the lead in the race to commercialize autonomous driving.
Dealership group nailed again on ad chargesMon, 22, Aug 2016
In 2014, Southwest Kia, which operates three dealerships in the Dallas area, signed a consent order with the Federal Trade Commission, promising to halt what the agency said was deceptive advertising. Within months, the dealership group was back at it, the FTC says.