Auto Industry News

Ford 1Q profit down on recalls, lower sales, but tops Street
Costly product recalls and lower sales took a bite out of Ford’s first-quarter profit.
 
Fiat Chrysler profit up more than a third as Europe improves
(AP, April 26, 2017; 2:06 PM)
 
Uber to launch flying autonomous taxis in Dallas and Dubai within 10 years (or less)
(highgearmedia.com, April 26, 2017; 1:43 PM)
 
US missile system claims another victim: Hyundai Motor
(AP, April 26, 2017; 2:22 AM)
 
Supreme Court confirms that new GM can be sued for old GM's ignition switches
(highgearmedia.com, April 25, 2017; 2:24 PM)
 
Study: Younger drivers don't want electric cars
(highgearmedia.com, April 24, 2017; 5:10 PM)
 
Global finance leaders dodge conflict with Trump White House
(AP, April 23, 2017; 5:09 AM)
 
Let the idiots go ‘whoosh!’ Honda has the right vehicle for surviving I-66.
(The Washington Post, April 22, 2017; 11:20 AM)
 
VW gets probation in emissions settlement
(From News Services, April 21, 2017; 5:47 PM)
 
Tesla sued for its "half-baked" Autopilot software
(highgearmedia.com, April 21, 2017; 2:33 PM)
 
Judge orders Volkswagen to pay $2.8B in emission scandal
(AP, April 21, 2017; 12:26 PM)
 
Buick reworks its image, again
(highgearmedia.com, April 20, 2017; 3:28 PM)
 
Everyone is awful: new study shows that 88 percent of us use our phones while driving
(highgearmedia.com, April 19, 2017; 1:34 PM)
 
Fact sheet: 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer
(AP, April 19, 2017; 12:19 PM)
 
Volvo announces plans to export China-made electric car
(AP, April 19, 2017; 6:28 AM)
 
The Latest: Ford unveils 1st gasoline-electric hybrid
(AP, April 19, 2017; 5:01 AM)
 
Study shows that people have concerns about flying cars for some reason
(highgearmedia.com, April 18, 2017; 2:59 PM)
 
Volkswagen profit jumps on new vehicles, cost controls
(AP, April 18, 2017; 12:12 PM)
 
Subaru recalls over 33K cars to fix engine stalling problem
(AP, April 18, 2017; 9:15 AM)
 
Volkswagen plans all-electric car for China next year
(AP, April 18, 2017; 7:05 AM)
 
97.5 percent of Volkswagen diesel owners have chosen buyback, not repair
(highgearmedia.com, April 17, 2017; 2:09 PM)
 
IIHS names the best used cars under $20,000 (and under $10,000) for your teen
(highgearmedia.com, April 14, 2017; 2:53 PM)
 
Tesla set to unveil electric semi-truck in September
(AP, April 13, 2017; 7:58 PM)
 
Tesla rises while U.S. Steel, Pier 1 and Wells Fargo dip
(AP, April 13, 2017; 5:13 PM)
 
Sensing trouble, automakers prepare to bargain with EPA, CARB on emissions
(highgearmedia.com, April 13, 2017; 12:46 AM)
 
Tale of two hatches: New 2018 Toyota Sienna and 2018 Toyota Yaris unveiled
(highgearmedia.com, April 12, 2017; 10:04 AM)
 
Americans are using alpacas to dodge taxes, a U.S. senator warns
(The Washington Post, April 12, 2017; 8:58 AM)
 
Sorry, GM: Tesla is now America's most highly valued automaker
(highgearmedia.com, April 11, 2017; 6:35 PM)
 
Ram is nipping at Chevrolet Silverado sales (but the Ford F-Series is still king)
(highgearmedia.com, April 11, 2017; 12:47 AM)
 
Toyota to invest $1.33 billion in its Kentucky plant
(From News Services, April 10, 2017; 6:13 PM)
 
Ford reaffirms promise of self-driving cars by 2021 (but you won't be able to buy them)
(highgearmedia.com, April 7, 2017; 8:03 PM)
 
Delta flight cancellations grow; Hyundai, Kia to recall 1.5 million cars, SUVs
(From News Services, April 7, 2017; 6:10 PM)
 
2018 VW Atlas priced from $31,425
(highgearmedia.com, April 6, 2017; 3:18 PM)
 
Who's winning the self-driving car race? It's not the company you think
(highgearmedia.com, April 4, 2017; 3:14 PM)
 
Trump’s old Ferrari sells for $270,000 to a secret buyer
(The Washington Post, April 4, 2017; 3:07 PM)
 
Careful crossing the street: pedestrian deaths soared 11 percent last year
(highgearmedia.com, April 3, 2017; 3:24 PM)
 
Volkswagen approved to sell repaired 2015 diesels, but will anyone want them?
(highgearmedia.com, March 31, 2017; 4:46 PM)
 
How to keep your teen from drinking and driving
(highgearmedia.com, March 30, 2017; 1:31 PM)
 
6 tips for taking road trips with your dog
(highgearmedia.com, March 29, 2017; 9:31 PM)
 
America's infrastructure is so bad, gravel roads are making a comeback
(highgearmedia.com, March 28, 2017; 1:44 PM)
 
Utah takes toughest in nation stance on drunk driving
(highgearmedia.com, March 27, 2017; 12:49 PM)
 
With a Fiat boost, the Compass Trailhawk is an honest-to-God Jeep
(The Washington Post, March 25, 2017; 5:51 PM)
 
Deathwatch, continued: Faraday Future still stalled in the desert
(highgearmedia.com, March 24, 2017; 4:30 PM)
 
Tale of two hatches: New 2018 Toyota Sienna and 2018 Toyota Yaris unveiled
(highgearmedia.com, March 23, 2017; 2:05 PM)
 
2017 Honda CR-V nabs Top Safety Pick+ award
(highgearmedia.com, March 22, 2017; 2:40 PM)
 
Volkswagen, Ram could get hit hard by Trump's border tax
(highgearmedia.com, March 21, 2017; 8:21 PM)
 
Are you ready for the Volkswagen T-Roc? (It's coming in 2019.)
(highgearmedia.com, March 21, 2017; 2:03 AM)
 
Subaru proves a point: It’s the buyer, not the bluster, that saves auto jobs
(The Washington Post, March 19, 2017; 12:30 AM)
 
Buick, Lexus top service satisfaction study, while Fiat, Land Rover bring up the rear
(highgearmedia.com, March 17, 2017; 2:31 PM)
 
California calls Trump's EPA review a 'cynical ploy', vows to fight for its emissions rules
(highgearmedia.com, March 16, 2017; 1:31 PM)
 
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