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Big Three Meet With VP Pence, Urge Keeping NAFTA Intact

Big Three Meet With VP Pence, Urge Keeping NAFTA Intact

With the three-way discussions about change NAFTA stalled on key issues, the auto industry – and the North American economy generally – could be in for a bone-jarring shock if the talks failed. The concern was evident Monday when key executives from General Motors,...
Mazda Takes Victory for Top Car Brand in US

Mazda Takes Victory for Top Car Brand in US

Automotive awards season is just about to get underway in full and U.S. News & World Report is kicking it off by unveiling its Best Brands Awards. The magazine recognizes “brand-wide excellence” for cars, SUVs, trucks and luxury vehicles. The idea...
Autonomous Cars Will Cut US Sedan Sales in Half

Autonomous Cars Will Cut US Sedan Sales in Half

This story has been updated. Autonomous vehicles used by ride services will cut the demand for owner-driven sedans by half in the U.S. by 2030, according to a new study. Consulting firm KPMG predicts that ride services will start gaining in popularity in urban areas...
New Vehicle Sales Expected to Dip in November

New Vehicle Sales Expected to Dip in November

Even with the help of a big day on Black Friday, new car sales are still expected to fall in November as analysts predict a drop of 1% year-over-year for an estimated 17.1 million seasonally adjusted annual rate or SAAR. “Following two months of more than 18 million...
What’s Coming to the 2017 L.A. Auto Show?

What’s Coming to the 2017 L.A. Auto Show?

This week marks the opening of the Los Angeles Auto Show, the nation’s first big car show of the 2018 model-year. Over a dozen manufacturers will roll out new products in Tinseltown, some making their global debuts, others appearing for the first time in North...
Is Ford Ready to Drive Out of South America?

Is Ford Ready to Drive Out of South America?

Stung by heavy, ongoing losses that seem to have no end in sight, Ford Motor Co. reportedly is looking at options that could include “selective exits” from emerging markets, notably South America. Such a move would echo the strategy taken by General Motors since Mary...
Record Numbers of Drivers Hitting the Holiday Trail

Record Numbers of Drivers Hitting the Holiday Trail

If driving is part of your Thanksgiving plans, you won’t be alone. In fact, you’ll be part of an expected record number of Americans piling into the family car, sport-ute or minivan heading off on your holiday adventure. AAA predicts that 50.9 million...
Want a Black Friday Deal? Go to a Dealership, Not a Mall

Want a Black Friday Deal? Go to a Dealership, Not a Mall

If you’ve watched television in the last two weeks, you know that some shoppers are sleeping in on Black Friday and still saving big money — on new cars, trucks and utility vehicles. Most shoppers are headed to malls across America the day after Thanksgiving,...