In its new Renegade campaign, Jeep wanted up-and-coming artists to lay a soundtrack aimed at millennials instead of more established acts.
VW said group sales rose 2.3 percent in March to 968,300 vehicles, as gains in Western Europe and China helped offset declines in the U.S. and South America. The result extended first-quarter deliveries to a total of 2.
Frank Audette, the creator of the Troy Motor Mall and founder of the former Audette Cadillac dealership in suburban Detroit, died April 10. He was 90.
VW Group and private German bank Metzler have terminated talks to sell LeasePlan, a Dutch fleet-management company with 1.42 million vehicles spread across 32 countries.
After years of losing out to foreign brands, China's automakers are winning in the world's hottest SUV market by employing a tried-and-tested strategy: offering them cheap.
Chevrolet has purchased a series of print ads to show off digital videos promoting the Colorado pickup.
Battery-powered electric vehicles don't have a practical future as a long-range alternative to conventional cars even if technological breakthroughs allow them to be charged quickly, a top Toyota engineer said today.
BorgWarner sees the electrification of the powertrain as a positive for the supplier despite its heavy reliance on sales of parts that EVs don't need, such as turbochargers and glow plugs, James Verrier, the company's CEO, explained to Automotive...
General Motors is rolling out new software this month for dealerships to make it harder for them to mistakenly sell a new vehicle that's subject to a recall, without first performing the recall work as required.
Tesla will be granted up to four licenses in Maryland if the governor signs a bill supported by the Maryland Automobile Dealers Association.
Cadillac said it will slash $10,000 from the price of the light-selling ELR plug-in hybrid for the 2016 model year. The sticker price will drop to $65,995, including shipping, from $75,995, after 18 months of miniscule sales of the sleek coupe.
Booming demand for SUVs and crossovers in Europe and China will keep benefiting suppliers of all-wheel-drive technology such as GKN Driveline, BorgWarner and JTEKT for the rest of the decade.
Lexus and Subaru dealerships posted the highest average consumer ratings among luxury and mass-market brands on review site DealerRater over the past 12 months.
Volkswagen has unveiled a second high-performance concept for 'Gran Turismo 6' on the Playstation 3 game system. The Volkswagen GTI Supersport Vision Gran Turismo was released today.
To help an astronaut's 13-year-old daughter communicate with her astronaut father who hovers over Earth for months at a time in the International Space Station, Hyundai deployed 11 Genesis sedans to Delamar Dry Lake in Nevada to craft a...
Chevrolet is cutting the sticker price on the Spark EV by $1,650 and adding cash incentives that will allow buyers to get the battery electric minicar for as low as $14,995 after federal and state tax breaks.
The 2015 Honda CR-V and 2016 HR-V crossovers serve as the backdrops for off-the-cuff comedy with Saturday Night Live cast members in the 'Saturday Night Line' original digital video series.
Volkswagen Group said sales of its core VW brand fell 0.9 percent last month.
BMW said sales of its core luxury brand rose 5.1 percent in March to a record 195,593 cars, thanks to strong demand for the 2-series Active Tourer minivan and 4-series coupe.
Rivalry in Europe's compact SUV/crossover segment will intensify as more brands compete with refreshed models or all-new entries such as the Renault Kadjar. By 2020 sales in the segment are forecast to double to more than 2 million.
With spring come summer movie blockbusters, and Audi has tied up with one of the biggest.
Kia is positioning the 2016 Sorento at drivers with adventurous mindsets in a new online series that launched last week on the Yahoo Screen streaming service.
Audi said its vehicle sales increased 4.4 percent in March to 177,950, the highest level for any month in the carmaker's history, as surging volume in the U.S. offset a slowing Europe and China and a decline in Russia.
Hyundai beat Volkswagen and General Motors' Buick to be the top-ranked mass-market auto brand in China in a state-backed survey, even as the South Korean automaker's deliveries there fell in the first quarter.
Automakers in Europe are calling for long-term clarity on legislation that affects diesels after some governments, including France, started to discourage buyers from purchasing vehicles that use the fuel because of air pollution concerns.
Years ago, dealers who wanted to get rid of aged used cars and unwanted trade-ins had to take them to a local auction. But now auctions are being challenged by start-ups that offer alternative ways to wholesale used vehicles.
When Hodges Subaru moves to a much larger building on Detroit's famed Woodward Avenue, it will take with it many lessons learned during the years confined in a small space.
The values for German luxury brand dealerships in the United States are in the stratosphere, while some other brands are such poor prospects that the buy-sell market cannot even assign them a multiple.
Soon both Lincoln and Bentley will have Continentals for sale, a fact that may lead to some legalistic conversations in the near future involving the two brands.
Retail sales typically are four times greater than fleet, so sales to commercial, government and daily rental buyers rarely reverse the overall market's momentum.
Nissan CEO Ghosn thinks selling 50,000 Leafs should not be a problem -- even with first-quarter sales down 21 percent. The key to EV growth will be more public charging, he says.
Many dealerships find it a pain to respond to customer reviews online. But new data from Cars.com show it's worth the effort to write a reply below the review.
If auto dealers and manufacturers would give customers a better shopping experience, those customers would visit dealerships more often and even buy more vehicles, two new studies conclude.
Dealers are reaching Hispanics at preferred destinations: videos and mobile devices.
Costa Rica's distributor of Toyota Group vehicles wants to own five to seven Toyota dealerships and "a couple" of Lexus stores in the U.S. within three years, its CEO said. Purdy Motor Group is not quite halfway to that goal.
Automakers have carefully controlled U.S. inventories since the scary days of the recession, but they started April with textbooklike perfection.
Automakers constantly search for new product niches, but it's a daunting process. Many product ideas never see the light of day.
As its U.S. market share slides, Ford Motor Co. has dug up one of the old-school, sales-boosting tricks it had seemingly buried: stair-step incentives.
American Honda treated YouTube like a massive buffet to find influencers for its latest Latino outreach campaign for the CR-V crossover.
Rolls-Royce buyers want their cars to stand out. About 80 percent of Rolls-Royce cars sold in the U.S. are now custom ordered.
Acura trails the top luxury brands in total U.S. sales but is hoping it can build on a strong position in small and midsize crossovers with the RDX and MDX.
A new compact sedan and crossover, plus a redesigned XF midsize and a freshened XJ full-size sedan, will give Jaguar a good chance to boost its sales next year, the brand's U.S. CEO says.
Shelby American is being sued by a Georgia dealership group for violating a retail agreement designed to steer sales prospects to the brand's authorized dealers.
The EPA reached a deal with two oil trade groups on setting targets for blending renewable fuels into the nation's fuel supply.
Ford says it has confidence in the Russian market despite collapsing vehicle sales. Ford is taking control of its Russian joint venture with Sollers and providing it with additional financial support.
More full-electric vehicles were sold in Europe last year than plug-in hybrids, but plug-ins are poised to overtake EVs soon. The biggest market for EVs was Norway while the Netherlands was the biggest market for plug-ins.
The Chrysler brand is introducing a new commercial for the refreshed 300 sedan that focuses on the American path to success and is narrated by actor Peter Dinklage, who plays Tyrion Lannister on 'Game of Thrones.'
Aston Martin will develop two new platforms, add a crossover, refresh its supercar lineup and leverage its technology alliance with Daimler to help make the brand consistently profitable.
Daimler has narrowed down potential sites for a Mercedes car plant in Russia to three locations, according to a Russian media report.