Nissan's turnaround hinges on product
Makoto Uchida, Nissan Motor Co.'s new CEO, says fresh product is key to reviving Nissan's flagging fortunes and that a U.S. rebound is underway but will take more time.
Automakers push GPB to sell stores
Some automakers are demanding that GPB Capital Holdings, the majority owner of the 56-store Prime Automotive Group, sell some dealerships or fix noncompliance issues they say have triggered breaches of their dealership agreements.
Nissan furloughs U.S. employees to save cash
Nissan North America Chairman Jose Valls could be sending a message to headquarters in Japan that the U.S. business is willing to make financial sacrifices to turn the business around
Economy, politics new to top dealer worries, Cox finds
In the latest Cox Automotive Dealer Sentiment Index, more than half of the franchised dealers most concerned about the political climate were located in the Northeast and Midwest.
With battery partner, GM eases risk
As GM pushes toward an electric future, it's softening the risk of plunging into an uncertain market by getting a partner to help manufacture batteries.
FCA and PSA together will be stronger, Tavares says
Both companies know how to overcome obstacles on their own, but they will be more adept at doing so together, PSA chief Carlos Tavares said during a visit to Detroit.
Honda embraces spotlight as rivals back away from auto shows
Honda wants to create a vibrant, enthusiastic atmosphere for visitors to its auto show stands. Not so much for auto writers but for the real audience: future car buyers.
17M U.S. sales? Early doubts fall away again
Most automakers who reported November sales saw increases, especially with light trucks. The strong month pushed automakers closer to hitting a fifth consecutive year of at least 17 million auto sales in the U.S.
Hyundai brings premium design touches to Sonata while keeping costs low
Compared with the current car, the new sedan sits lower on its new platform, with a more coupelike silhouette. It includes exterior styling cues that were once limited to luxury cars because they required costly manufacturing techniques.
Costly FCA deal shrinks advantage vs. rivals
The labor cost gap Fiat Chrysler has enjoyed could largely be negated by expensive concessions designed to win support from distrustful UAW members now voting on a new contract.