Automation

Lithia acquires high-volume Honda store

The acquisition of Hamilton Honda in Hamilton Township, which included real estate, expands Lithia's presence in New Jersey and near eastern Pennsylvania and adds one of the nation's highest-volume Honda stores to its portfolio.Read More

Citroen 19_19 concept takes aviation inspiration

Citroen says its 19_19 concept is the automaker's vision of tomorrow's long-distance luxury travel.Read More

GMC expands Sierra's tech reach

GMC is also expanding build choices of the Sierra, while offering the brand's highly-anticipated carbon fiber box for no premium on its highest equipped models.Read More

Vintage Chevys lost to fire at HBO ?dealership'

A fire destroyed dozens of old Chevrolets at an upstate New York used-car store. HBO was using it in the filming of an upcoming miniseries.Read More

Digital retailing grabs automakers' attention

For automakers, digital retailing is now seen as essential as other tools at franchised dealer, vendors say.Read More

Numbers on gender we needed to hear

A top female executive at Ford came to Toyota's HQ with a message for the industry: "Women are underrepresented."Read More

Rental fleet becomes ?extra profit center'

The expanding rental business at Zeigler Nissan of Orland Park helps stock the suburban Chicago dealership's certified pre-owned inventory.Read More

NISSAN'S JOSE LUIS VALLS: Consistency, transparency will make stronger Nissan

The new North America chairman believes Nissan can shed its old ways and resume growing.Read More

Even Iron Man has a crossover now

Hyundai said it had sold 223 units of the limited-run Iron Man Edition of the Kona in the U.S.Read More

Opening the door

Our Leading Women regional conference delivered information, insight and inspiration to 340 women and men who came together on Toyota's campus in suburban Dallas.Read More

Uber, Lyft need to show profits

Ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft have transformed transportation, but they need new business models to show profits.Read More

GM moves closer to securing Missouri tax break

State senators passed incentives that would give GM $50 million in tax credits over 10 years in return for a $750 million investment to expand a light-truck assembly plant.Read More

Numbers we needed to hear

A top female executive at Ford came to Toyota's headquarters in Dallas with a message for the industry: "Women are underrepresented."Read More

Number to watch: $849 million

Japanese electric motor supplier Nidec Corp. will spend $849 million this year to acquire the automotive electronics company Omron.Read More

VW's goal: AVs usable by those with disabilities

Fully autonomous vehicles for the masses may be decades away, but Volkswagen Group has launched an effort to ensure that people with disabilities can benefit.Read More

Encore for Benz's new U.S. boss?

Nicholas Speeks turned around Mercedes' fortune in China. Can he do the same in the United States?Read More

Devote more r&d to prevent drunken driving

Mothers Against Drunk Driving President Helen Witty is challenging the auto industry to accelerate the development of technology to prevent drunk driving.Read More

TOYOTA'S JIM LENTZ: Pushing forward with hybrids, sedans

North America CEO Jim Lentz has mapped out a regional strategy at its new corporate home that will keep the Toyota and Lexus brands active in sedans and takes a wait-and-see approach to full battery-electric vehicles.Read More

Jeeps salute high school hero

Hundreds of Jeep owners converged on Highlands Ranch, Colo., last week to honor a Jeeper who died helping to disarm a school shooter.Read More

BMW'S BERNHARD KUHNT: Wary of tariffs, confident about EVs

BMW's North American CEO has reason to be nervous about tariffs on his imported vehicles and parts. But his sales outlook remains optimistic.Read More