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Chevrolet Screams into SEMA with COPO Camaro Concept

Chevrolet Screams into SEMA with COPO Camaro Concept

Forget Halloween. If you’re looking for something scary, take a trip out to the annual SEMA Show in Las Vegas this week to see the latest in high-performance parts and accessories – and a few complete car projects. Chevrolet is a perennial presence at the Las Vegas...
Toyota Gets Piece of Car-Sharing Startup

Toyota Gets Piece of Car-Sharing Startup

Toyota Motors Corp. is making an investment in a West Coast start-up company that allows car owners to lend their vehicle to others for a fee. The Japanese financial press reports that Toyota has invested in U.S. car-sharing company Getaround, which launched its...
Honda Earnings Surge on Strong SUV Sales

Honda Earnings Surge on Strong SUV Sales

Growing worldwide demand for sport- and crossover-utility vehicles helped Honda Motor Co. beat its own earnings forecast for the July to September quarter. The third-largest Japanese automaker delivered a 177 billion yen, or $1.7 billion, profit, while Honda also...
Comma One Maker Pulls Semi-Autonomous Add On Device

Comma One Maker Pulls Semi-Autonomous Add On Device

The promise of an aftermarket system to make your car semi-autonomous … as quickly as it was here, it was gone. Comma.ai introduced the new aftermarket add-on at a trade show in San Francisco last month that allows anyone with $999 and who is willing to pay the $24 a...
Mercedes-Benz Taps Bremen Facility for EQ Project

Mercedes-Benz Taps Bremen Facility for EQ Project

Daimler AG rolled out is new electric car brand, EQ, last month in Paris and it was assumed the idea would gestate for a bit. However, Daimler and its Mercedes-Benz Group are moving ahead with the plans by announcing the implementation of the next step in its EV...
AutoNation Embarks on Major Brand Expansion

AutoNation Embarks on Major Brand Expansion

It may already be the nation’s largest new car dealer chain, but Florida-based AutoNation is setting out on a major brand expansion that will see it challenge used car specialist CarMax, start selling its own line of automotive parts and accessories and push further...
Hyundai and Kia Pay $41 Mil to Settle Mileage Case

Hyundai and Kia Pay $41 Mil to Settle Mileage Case

Four years after the two automakers admitted overstating the fuel economy of many of their models by up to 6 mpg, Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motor Corp. will pay $41.2 million to resolve an investigation by 33 state attorneys general. That’s on top of $350 million the...
Heavy Lifter: Much Riding on New Volkswagen Atlas

Heavy Lifter: Much Riding on New Volkswagen Atlas

In Greek mythology, Atlas carried the world on his back. The new Volkswagen Atlas won’t have quite as big a load to shoulder, but it will still be the troubled brand’s heavy lifter. The long-awaited sport-utility vehicle made its debut during a preview on the Santa...
Qualcomm Pays $38B to Get into Autonomous Vehicle Game

Qualcomm Pays $38B to Get into Autonomous Vehicle Game

Automakers have been scrambling to gain an edge over one another to bring the first viable autonomous vehicle to the market. Already tough competition has been made more difficult with tech behemoths like Google and, potentially, Apple in the fray. Add in Qualcomm now...
Ford Profits Slump in Third Quarter

Ford Profits Slump in Third Quarter

Ford Motor Co., whose executives predicted that the auto industry was facing challenges, saw its net income drop by 47% to $1.08 billion during the third quarter. The third quarter is generally regarded as the toughest for automakers because they have to absorb the...