Automation

Ghosn is full of excuses

The former Nissan CEO needs to stop pointing fingers and accept the blame for his legal troubles, writes an Automotive News reader in a letter to the editor.Read More

50 years of Mazda retail in U.S.: A labor of love

Mazda conquered the market for rotary vehicles in the United States from the north 50 years ago and has provided a steady stream of fun-to-drive cars to its dealers — along with more than one existential crisis — decade after decade. Read More

Miller group owner gives $50 million for children's health

The owner of Larry H. Miller Dealerships and her family are supporting Intermountain Healthcare of Salt Lake City. Gail Miller has firsthand experience with the health system's Primary Children's Hospital.Read More

Aptiv raises stakes on self-driving

Global automotive supplier Aptiv has staked permanent roots in Las Vegas, which keeps roughly 75 self-driving vehicles on public roads there.Read More

Syd Mead's vision was one of a kind

Syd Mead was a visionary designer, writes an Automotive News reader in a letter to the editor.Read More

Luminar lights up lidar for AV highway

The company's latest product, Hydra, combines sensing, software and computing into a single platform tailor-made for mountainous highway environments.Read More

Do I hear $3 million for Corvette Stingray 0001?

The CEO of private auto-retail giant Hendrick Automotive Group this month secured another rare gem for his collection of classic and performance vehicles: the very first 2020 Corvette Stingray.Read More

Dealertrack DMS to fold in Hireology services

Hireology and Dealertrack are partnering to integrate Hireology's payroll and human resources software into Dealertrack's dealer management system.Read More

3 trends could fuel success in 2020

2020 is shaping up to be one of the most pivotal years the automotive industry has seen. And, it will be exciting to see which automakers are able to carve out new avenues for success.Read More

A century of Mazda milestones

Mazda wasn't always Mazda, and the company it was born from didn't always make cars.Read More

Virus sparks another China crisis

Global travel restrictions could jeopardize automotive projects in China, especially in the industry hub of Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus.Read More

Unifor confident with Canada at crossroads

Union President Jerry Dias says he expects to maintain jobs during 2020 Detroit 3 labor talks. Analysts, meanwhile, forecast Canadian production to fall in the coming years.Read More

Magna ends alliance with Lyft on AVs

The partnership to co-develop fully autonomous vehicles was formed in March 2018 and included a $200 million investment from Magna in the ride-hailing network.Read More

Automakers, Trump face new pressure on mileage rules

An influential Democratic senator said the administration’s latest draft plan for fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards for autos, which is now being reviewed by the White House, fails to deliver many of the benefits promised when it was initially proposed in 2018.Read More

Toyota credit outlook lowered by Moody?s on industry challenges

The outlook was changed to negative from stable, Moody’s said as it affirmed its Aa3 rating for the company -- the fourth-highest level. The Japanese giant has held that rating since 2011.Read More

The shirt is as bulletproof as the windows

Tesla has memorialized one of the most memorably ad-libbed vehicle unveilings in automotive history with the "Cybertruck Bulletproof Tee."Read More

2019 auto sales show surprise gains in Europe

An end-of-the-year buying frenzy ahead of tough new emissions rules for automakers and changes in consumer-incentive programs propelled new-vehicle sales in Europe 1.2 percent higher for 2019.Read More

Aston Martin camera mirrors reflect the future

Aston Martin, along with mirror supplier Gentex Corp., have developed a system that combines aspects of traditional side mirrors and camera monitoring systems.Read More

Shine hired to lead Fixed Ops Journal

Automotive News has hired Dan Shine as editor of Fixed Ops Journal, the magazine that focuses on dealerships' parts, service and collision departments. Shine will also oversee coverage of finance and insurance for Automotive News.Read More

Tough questions for Ghosn

The former CEO of Nissan's destructive management of the company left a trail of unanswered questions.Read More