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Back-to-School Shopping May Mean It’s Time for a New Car

Back-to-School Shopping May Mean It’s Time for a New Car

Unless you aren’t a parent, when August hits it basically means one thing: Back-to-School shopping. Notebooks, pencils, school uniforms, new car … new car??? In some cases, good transportation is on the list of “necessary” purchases. The question is what’s a good...
First Drive: 2020 Cadillac XT6

First Drive: 2020 Cadillac XT6

There’s a bit of an irony to the debut of Cadillac’s newest SUV, the XT6. General Motors’ luxury brand was one of the first entrants into the luxury SUV space, with the original Escalade making its debut during the 1998 model-year, just ahead of BMW’s X5. But Caddy...
U.S. Auto Sales Hold Steady in July

U.S. Auto Sales Hold Steady in July

Sales of new vehicles held their own during July with help from cuts in interest rates and increased marketing efforts by carmakers, that are finding it more difficult to gain ground. Nevertheless, Toyota, Honda, Subaru and Hyundai all posted modest gains. Detroit’s...
GM Blows Through Forecasts With Q2 Earnings

GM Blows Through Forecasts With Q2 Earnings

General Motors took Wall Street by surprise on Thursday, blasting through the consensus Q2 earnings forecast with second-quarter net income of $2.41 billion, or $1.66 a share, while earnings adjusted to exclude one-time items came to $1.64 a share. That was a modest...
Automakers Renew Plea for Congress to Pass New NAFTA

Automakers Renew Plea for Congress to Pass New NAFTA

The top lobbyist for Detroit’s automakers has renewed efforts to win Congressional approval of the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement, or USMCA, that the Trump administration wants to replace NAFTA. Matt Blunt, president of the American Automotive Policy Council, the...
Opinion: What’s Behind the Uber Marketing Massacre?

Opinion: What’s Behind the Uber Marketing Massacre?

It’s not been a good couple weeks for the ride-sharing industry, on the whole. Cruise Automation, the General Motors autonomous technology unit, has indefinitely delayed the launch of its self-driving service. And Lyft, the second-largest U.S. ride-share operation,...
Honda Gives New Pilot an Upgraded Trim Level

Honda Gives New Pilot an Upgraded Trim Level

Honda is rightfully proud of passenger cars such as the Civic and Accord, but its SUVs aren’t too shabby. The Honda CR-V and Honda Pilot are the cornerstones of the Honda line-up and the 2020 Pilot, which is now arriving in dealership, comes with additional technology...