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Jeep Takes Top Spot Again on American-Made Index

Jeep Takes Top Spot Again on American-Made Index

The discussion of what constitutes an “American” car, truck or sport-ute can end up in a rather heated chat given today’s climate; however, there is a standard and using it, the “most American” vehicle for 2019 is the Jeep Cherokee — again. The Cherokee took the top...
FCA Doesn’t Know the Meaning of the Word “Old”

FCA Doesn’t Know the Meaning of the Word “Old”

The word “old” apparently has vanished from the vocabulary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. product planning department. Tim Kuniskis, head of passenger car sales FCA North America, said during session with reporters at an event FCA’s proving grounds in Chelsea,...
New Vehicle Sales Expected to Drop in June

New Vehicle Sales Expected to Drop in June

Carmakers will finish the first half of 2019 with a dip in sales for June as retail sales sputter, analysts said this week. Cox Automotive is forecasting June U.S. auto sales volume to decline nearly 2.7% from last year, or about 40,000 units, falling to 1.51 million....
First Drive: 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Diesel

First Drive: 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Diesel

The diesel emissions scandal that enveloped Volkswagen a few years back has done a lot to tarnish “oil burners.” After gaining traction in the early part of the decade, a number of manufacturers have walked away from the high-mileage powertrain technology. There are a...
UAW Chides Trump Administration about Emissions Plans

UAW Chides Trump Administration about Emissions Plans

A Congressional subcommittee heard testimony this week that the Trump administration proposed changes to the existing emissions and fuel economy requirements would reduce employment in the auto industry and open the car business to junk science. Josh Nassar, the...
Chevy Could Be First to Deliver $100,000 Pickup

Chevy Could Be First to Deliver $100,000 Pickup

The U.S. automotive market is expected to post only its second downturn since the end of the Great Recession, a decline that likely would be worse if not for surging demand for pickups of all sizes and price points, said Sandor Piszar, the marketing chief for...
Nissan Recruits New Design Chief from Lincoln

Nissan Recruits New Design Chief from Lincoln

Nissan has hired away the top designer at the Lincoln brand from the Ford Motor Co. to serve as its new design chief in North America. David Woodhouse, who has overseen Lincoln design during Ford’s recent efforts to revive the brand, will serve as vice president,...