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GM plans new vehicle family for emerging markets

il y a 47 min 24 sec
GM plans to spend $5 billion over the next several years to develop a new range of technology-rich small cars, based on a common architecture, that will be built and sold under the Chevrolet name in China, Brazil, India, Mexico and other emerging...

Toyota goes to the street in latest campaign

il y a 47 min 24 sec
The spot features a group of street musicians jamming and rehearsing in an empty auditorium, conversing about Bob Dylan and how they've been mistaken as professional touring players.

Honda's Accavitti leaves top post at Acura

27 juill. 2015 - 22:45
Mike Accavitti, vice president and general manager of Acura, has abruptly left the company and has been replaced by Jon Ikeda, American Honda Motor said.

Fiat Chrysler under tighter scrutiny after record NHTSA penalty

27 juill. 2015 - 21:10
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles agreed to pay a $70 million fine, accept three years of close oversight by an independent monitor and buy back thousands of pickup trucks as part of a far-reaching consent agreement to settle a U.S.

Ford wins court appeal over apartheid claims

27 juill. 2015 - 19:05
Victims of apartheid in South Africa cannot pursue lawsuits seeking to hold Ford liable for conducting business that helped perpetuate the practice decades ago, a federal appeals court ruled today.

FCA pact gives broad powers to NHTSA monitor

27 juill. 2015 - 17:40
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's consent agreement with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles grants sweeping powers to an independent monitor tasked with overseeing the company's safety operations, deepening the federal government's role in...

Sonic President Scott Smith named CEO

27 juill. 2015 - 17:10
Sonic Automotive is shuffling some executive positions, naming its co-founder Scott Smith to the post of CEO, effective immediately, the company said in a statement today.

GM fund approves 3 more serious-injury claims

27 juill. 2015 - 15:43
Three more serious injuries have been linked to General Motors defective ignition switches, the office of attorney Kenneth Feinberg said.

GM Korea reaches tentative wage deal with union

27 juill. 2015 - 14:01
General Motors' South Korean unit tentatively reached an annual wage deal with its labor union today, averting a major strike at one of its key Asian production bases, a union spokesman told Reuters.

Mercedes-Benz Financial leads in dealer satisfaction, J.D. Power finds

27 juill. 2015 - 13:00
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services ranks No. 1 among auto lenders in terms of dealerships' satisfaction with lenders' services, according to a study released today by J.D. Power.

U.S. automakers leery of Pacific trade deal as talks near end

27 juill. 2015 - 11:54
U.S. automakers typically back trade agreements that open markets for their products, yet they aren't cheering for a pact among 12 Pacific nations that's entering its final negotiations.

As dealership sales climb, margins slide

27 juill. 2015 - 05:01
On the surface, second-quarter results from five publicly traded dealership groups last week were solid. But behind the gains lurked a disturbing trend: At all five, profit margins on new-vehicle sales fell.

Dodge cancels unfilled '15 Hellcat orders, doubles '16 output

27 juill. 2015 - 05:01
Dodge will more than double Hellcat Charger and Challenger production for 2016. But about 900 unfilled 2015 orders will be canceled.

As sales climb, margins slide

27 juill. 2015 - 05:01
On the surface, second-quarter results from five publicly traded dealership groups last week were solid. But behind the gains lurked a disturbing trend: At all five, profit margins on new-vehicle sales fell.

Honda flexes research muscle with new Silicon Valley center

27 juill. 2015 - 05:01
Honda last week opened to journalists its new 35,000-square-foot Silicon Valley randd lab, where it has united once-disparate strands of its research work and connected them with a technology incubator for other potential research partners.

Mitsubishi throws in towel on fading era

27 juill. 2015 - 05:01
Mitsubishi Motors Corp.'s decision last week to sell its only U.S. assembly plant illustrates an emerging new-world order in car production. Mitsubishi's Normal, Ill.

Dodge cancels unfilled '15 orders, doubles '16 output

27 juill. 2015 - 05:01
Dodge will more than double Hellcat Charger and Challenger production for 2016. But about 900 unfilled 2015 orders will be canceled.

Hack attack vs. FCA shows flaws with rush to connectivity

27 juill. 2015 - 05:01
By the time it was publicized last week that hackers managed to take over a Jeep Cherokee, Fiat Chrysler had posted an urgent security patch on its website and was scrambling to further lock down the system.

At last, Honda and Toyota prepare for turbo charge

27 juill. 2015 - 05:01
After years of setting the pace in fuel economy without relying on technologies like turbocharging, direct injection or CVTs, Japan's big three will spend the next several years playing catch-up.

TrueCar works on relationships

27 juill. 2015 - 05:01
TrueCar's dealer relations ranks are getting a tune-up this summer, with a longtime industry insider leaving and two new execs joining the company.

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