Automation

Plot twist: The turbocharger ruled the road before the race track

The list of technologies that migrated from race cars to street-legal vehicles is long. But the turbocharger has gone from the road to the track.Read More

Turbochargers move from the showroom to the track

The list of technologies that migrated from race cars to street-legal vehicles is long. Rarely, however, does technology pioneered for regular production cars move from the road to the track.Read More

Trump delays tariffs on imported autos for six months

President Trump faced a Saturday deadline to make a decision on recommendations by the Commerce Department to protect the U.S. auto industry from imports on national security grounds. Read More

Canada retailer's U.S. bid goes south

A year after AutoCanada bought nine dealerships in the U.S., the Illinois stores have yet to turn a profit. It has named its second president of U.S. operations, Tammy Darvish, to turn things around.Read More

Tesla: N.Y. solar factory to make EV chargers, other products

Tesla's Buffalo, N.Y., solar plant will become the "manufacturing home" for EV Supercharger cabinets and other energy storage products. The company disclosed the move in an annual report to New York state, which heavily subsidized the factory.Read More

Trump plans to delay auto tariffs amid EU, Japan trade talks

The president faces a May 18 deadline over how to proceed with his threat to slap a tariff of as much as 25 percent on imported cars and parts in the name of U.S. national security.Read More

Survey: Moms want kid-friendly dealership

Many consumers say they look for dealerships that cater to children — with play rooms, movies or other amenities — when deciding where to shop.Read More

Range Rover gets its first inline-6, a high-tech powerhouse

Jaguar Land Rover's most technically advanced engine yet, a 3.0-liter inline-six with an electric supercharger and a 48-volt mild-hybrid system, makes its debut this spring in the 2019 Range Rover Sport and early this summer in the 2020 Range Rover.Read More

U.S. Senate moves forward on plan to develop EV supply chain

The pending legislation would require a tally of metal reserves in the United States and seek to streamline permitting for the EV sector, an area where China already leads by a wide margin.Read More

Top market for Volvo's Polestar 2: China

Thomas Ingenlath, CEO of Volvo's Polestar electric vehicle brand, says trade tensions are impeding plans for sales across the United States.Read More

The real recall problem: Carmakers aren't held financially accountable

As it stands, the auto recall system gives carmakers financial incentive to stall and shift the financial burden of their manufacturing defects to dealers and consumers.Read More

Range Rover gets its first inline six, a high-tech powerhouse

Jaguar Land Rover's most technically advanced engine yet, a 3.0-liter inline-six with an electric supercharger and a 48-volt mild-hybrid system, makes its debut this spring in the 2019 Range Rover Sport and early this summer in the 2020 Range Rover.Read More

Mazda aims for upscale appeal with inline-6 engines

Mazda plans to introduce new inline six-cylinder engines, electrified powertrains and a new platform to buff its brand image and broaden its band of pricing power.Read More

Data-focused health plan helps Maryland dealer save money

Chris Ourisman, president of seven Ourisman Automotive dealerships in Maryland, was frustrated with the lack of data on why his health insurance coverage for employees was skyrocketing. So he switched to a provider that gives him monthly data and allows him to better control his health care plan for his employees.Read More

Tennis coach (doors)

Tennis star and Lincoln brand ambassador Serena Williams arrived at the 2019 Met Gala in New York in a Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition.Read More

The retail Game of Unknowns

As U.S. auto sales continue to decline, would-be buyers of auto dealerships are showing less of an appetite for making big deals.Read More

Ford Credit gets personal with leasing process

Ford Credit last month started pilot programs that provide personal lease assistants and personalized online vehicle offers to improve the lease-end experience for customers.Read More

Chevy vs. Ford gets violent

A Virginia man clearly took his brand loyalty much too far after a recent family dinner.Read More

Matt Miller joins Automotive News

Matt Miller has joined as a regional sales manager.Read More

Rolls shooting for sales record in 2019

CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös says the company has achieved record profits, though he declined to share details.Read More