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Acura Launches NextGen 2019 RDX at $37,300

Acura Launches NextGen 2019 RDX at $37,300

Acura was the first of the Japanese luxury brands but, in recent years, it has lagged behind rivals Lexus and Infiniti. Could the stars finally be coming together for Honda’s high-line marque, however? While Acura’s passenger car models continue to struggle, the...
Nissan Cuts North American Production by 20%

Nissan Cuts North American Production by 20%

Nissan Motors is cutting production in North America by 20% as it shifts from a strategy that focused on growth and now zeroes in on profits. The company has slowed production at two plants in the U.S. and three in Mexico as its sales for 2018 are down 6.5%, including...
Is Dodge Viper Set for Another Revival?

Is Dodge Viper Set for Another Revival?

The original Dodge Viper was an icon of the 1990s, even though it never came close to matching the sales of America’s other domestic sports car, the Chevrolet Corvette. Shortly after it emerged from bankruptcy in 2010, Chrysler finally pulled the plug on the snake,...
US New Vehicle Sales Bloom in May

US New Vehicle Sales Bloom in May

New vehicle sales are expected to increase during by more than 3% in May, reflecting the strong showing by General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., according to new monthly forecasts, but the overall sales rate is falling behind the pace in 2017. Cox...
Dealers Hampering Sales of Electric Vehicles, Study Shows

Dealers Hampering Sales of Electric Vehicles, Study Shows

Despite the fact that more and more consumers seem to be interested in buying electric vehicles, a new study suggests that dealers still seem to want to not sell EVs. According to a study by Nature Energy, salespeople are reticent to sell people who specifically ask...
Volkswagen to Supply Vehicles for Apple’s AV Program

Volkswagen to Supply Vehicles for Apple’s AV Program

Apple’s on-again-and-off again automotive project, has found a partner, Volkswagen, according to a published report. The report in the The New York Times followed reports by various tech-oriented web sites and publications that both Mercedes-Benz and BMW had...
UAW’s Williams Supports Trump’s Tariff Proposal

UAW’s Williams Supports Trump’s Tariff Proposal

Despite some major political differences, the United Auto Workers union is fully prepared to support President Donald Trump’s protectionist trade policies. Dennis Williams, president of the United Auto Workers, said, “I have said that as long as when he is...
Uber Posts Positive Q1 Earnings After Tough 2017

Uber Posts Positive Q1 Earnings After Tough 2017

After nearly a year of problems and attempts to rectify them, including the addition of a new CEO, Uber Technologies’ first quarter results reveal some of the positive impact of changes implemented across the ride-sharing company. Uber reported net income of $2.5...
Trump Auto Tariff Threat Triggering Backlash

Trump Auto Tariff Threat Triggering Backlash

President Donald Trump is once again threatening to slap steep tariffs on imported cars, trucks and auto parts, his latest in a series of moves challenging free trade that also sees a continuing effort to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement. Trump said he...