New Jersey filed a lawsuit against Volkswagen AG and its luxury units over the German automaker's excess diesel emissions, becoming the fourth U.S. state to take legal action.
A wave of coupes is appearing in showrooms and at auto shows this year, even though the segment is declining in popularity.
A buzzworthy celebrity appearance is often the price of admission for advertising on gameday, but not any celebrity will do.
Group 1 Automotive has acquired the Spire Automotive Group of 12 dealerships in the Greater London area. It also has divested three dealerships in the U.S.
The Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index dipped in January, registering only its second decline in the last eight months.
Sales of Mercedes brand cars increased by 20 percent in January to 150,814, buoyed by a 52 percent jump in China sales.
Renault-Nissan said global sales of battery-powered vehicles rose 2.5 percent to a record 84,754 last year even though there was a slowdown in demand for the Nissan Leaf, the world's best-selling electric vehicle.
Western European car sales rose nearly 6 percent in January as the southern markets of Spain and Italy continued to lead demand with double-digit growth.
Volkswagen is launching an advertising campaign in Europe this month that will also roll out globally aimed at winning back trust and sales lost through its diesel emissions-cheating scandal.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will air two spots during Super Bowl 50 on Sunday. The first ad will air after Coldplay's halftime performance. The second ad will air during the first commercial break in the fourth quarter, FCA revealed today.
Asbury Automotive Group said net income soared to $41.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2015 as revenues rose 9.1 percent to $1.64 billion.
Subaru parent Fuji Heavy Industries reported a bigger-than-expected rise in third-quarter operating profit on strong sales of its Subaru cars and a favorable currency impact, keeping it on track to post a record full-year profit.
VW brand's UK car sales fell 14 percent in January, the fourth consecutive monthly drop since the automaker admitted cheating in diesel emissions tests.
Opel marketing chief Tina Mueller, a former cosmetics executive dubbed the "shampoo princess," is playing a pivotal role in restoring the brand's battered image.
Jeep, Smart and Jaguar were the biggest winners last year in Europe, where overall vehicle sales rose 9 percent, exceeding initial analyst expectations of 3 percent growth at most.
As the sales of SUVs and pickups leveled off in January, the average fuel economy of light vehicles purchased in the U.S. that month went up from December, albeit slightly, a University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute report said.
Google parent company Alphabet said its self-driving car project will expand testing to Kirkland, Wash., later this month, the third city where it is testing autonomous vehicles.
Japanese failures in the United States are rare, but there have been a few. And with the death of Scion, announced today, Toyopet no longer stands alone as Toyota's only failed brand.
Audi is back in the Super Bowl with an R8 spot that reaches for the moon. The 60-second first-quarter ad, "The Commander," centers on a retired astronaut who "rediscovers his lust for life" with the help of the R8 V-10-plus supercar.
More and more Porsche, Bentley and Rolls-Royce cars are appearing on Russian roads as wealthy buyers take advantage of a weak ruble that means luxury cars are considerably cheaper in Russia than in the U.S.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's government is pushing for an agreement within the next month together with German automakers to boost electric car sales in the country as demand for EVs fails to take off in the market.
Volvo sales rose 9 percent in January as deliveries of the automaker's flagship XC90 SUV helped the automaker to achieve double-digit growth in China and the U.S.
VW, Skoda and Seat sales fell last month in Germany in a market where total registrations rose 3.3 percent. VW brand sales declined by 8.6 percent in a sign that the automaker's diesel scandal may be deterring buyers.
Renault-Nissan will develop an affordable electric car for China because the alliance's current offering, the Nissan Leaf, is too expensive for the local market.
In Kia's Super Bowl 50 ad, the redesigned 2016 Optima is like the world's most exciting pair of socks.
Better run down to the local Asterisks R Us store and load up. The industry always wants January U.S. auto sales to foretell the year ahead, but it's a lousy month for soothsaying.
Despite supply constraints, Subaru reported a record January and a U.S. sales increase of 0.7 percent compared with a year earlier to 41,101 vehicles.
Toyota Motor Sales started 2016 with a tap on the brakes, reporting a 4.7 percent decline in January sales from a year ago to 161,283 vehicles.
Facing challenges from both calendar and climate, American Honda Motor Co. reported 100,497 sales for January, a 1.7 percent decrease from a year earlier.
Automakers reported a robust 10 percent gain in Canada for January, even as forecasters expect demand in Canada for light vehicles and trucks to level off this year following a record-breaking 2015.
January U.S. sales at Hyundai-Kia were mostly flat but rose just enough to give the brands their best-ever starts to a year.
Ford Motor said its retail sales fell 11 percent in January, and a rise in deliveries to car-rental companies wasn't able to fully offset the decline.
Nissan brand U.S. sales rose 3 percent in a winter storm-wracked January as crossovers and trucks gained traction.
General Motors posted a 0.5 percent gain in U.S. sales for January amid strong retail deliveries, and said it would continue to cut back on rental sales in 2016 as a way to boost resale values and brand health.
Fiat Chrysler sales rose 6.9 percent in January as big increases by Jeep and Dodge offset sharp declines for the Chrysler and Fiat brands.
U.S. auto sales declined 0.4 percent last month, as severe winter weather pushed some consumers to put off car shopping until February. With two fewer sales days, the sales rate still rose to 17.55 million.
Lexus may not have reclaimed the U.S. luxury sales title in 2015, but by any other measure, it was a champion year for the Japanese premium brand.
New-car sales increased in key European markets in January including 3 percent growth in Germany and double-digit rises in Italy and Spain.
Volkswagen's U.S. sales fell 15 percent last month, the embattled brand's third-straight monthly decline, while sibling brand Audi kept up its own streak, recording its 61st straight monthly U.S. sales record.
Ford of Europe President Jim Farley wants the division to be a consistent profit contributor to its U.S. parent.
A telltale sign of Super Bowl season is when the first hints of game spots hit the Internet.
Honda debuted the Super Bowl ad for its 2017 Ridgeline truck today, nearly two weeks before it will play in front of an audience expected to top 100 million people nationwide.
Tesla Motors has applied for a Michigan dealership license, a move the automaker said is intended to test a state law effectively banning the electric-vehicle maker's direct-sales model.
Sales generated under a holiday promotion to sell GM vehicles to Costco members were 34 percent higher than the previous year, and over half of those sales were to people who switched from other brands, Costco said today.
CarMax CEO Tom Folliard will retire by the end of the year, the used-car retailer said today. He will be succeeded by Bill Nash, the executive vice president of human resources.
French new-car registrations increased 3.5 percent in January, as Volkswagen Group appeared to shrug off the scandal over its diesel test-rigging with sales rising 12 percent, outpacing Renault and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen.
A surge in cars and SUVs coming out of leases have analysts predicting pressure on prices of both used and new models, curbing investor enthusiasm over sales records projected for this year.
The 2016 Super Bowl auto ad lineup is nearly set. Here's a look at who's in and who's staying on the sidelines.
GM and its competitors are determined to get on board with changes in technology and demographics that are bringing people back to cities and thrusting car-sharing and ride-sharing into the mainstream. The question is how.