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Calif. upholds Obama emissions rules, setting up clash with EPA over mpg targets
24 Mar 2017 at 3:00pm
California approved light-vehicle pollution targets that the Trump administration has put on hold, setting up a potential face-off between federal and state regulators over emissions rules that could be expensive for automakers and a headache for...
Autos a no-show on list of advertising stars
24 Mar 2017 at 1:02pm
Advertising Age, a sister publication to Automotive News, published its annual '40 Under 40' list of standout individuals. Not one was from the auto industry.
How an Atlanta dealership acquired a Chevy Bolt six months early
24 Mar 2017 at 11:16am
Six months before it was slated to hit dealerships in Georgia, a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt arrived at an Atlanta dealership. How?
Uber pushes back on possible Canadian taxation
24 Mar 2017 at 9:38am
Uber says forcing it to collect the goods and services tax on every ride it provides in Canada will push more people to buy cars.
Infineon raises 2017 outlook on stronger automotive microchip orders
24 Mar 2017 at 9:30am
German chipmaker Infineon raised its outlook for the second quarter and for its 2017 financial year, citing better-than-expected orders for the chips it makes for cars.
VW finance arm makes record 2016 profit despite diesel scandal
24 Mar 2017 at 5:08am
Volkswagen's finance division reported record earnings last year, despite the carmaker's emissions scandal, and held out the prospect of another strong result in 2017.
Toyota brings Lexus to India with eye on growing affluence
24 Mar 2017 at 4:33am
Toyota is bringing Lexus to India more than two decades after introducing the marque in China, an acknowledgment of the second-most populous country's potential for luxury demand.
Trump review of emissions rules may only slow march to higher mpg
23 Mar 2017 at 4:13pm
Emissions rules set by the EPA may take a backseat to consumers demanding vehicles that guzzle less gas and automakers having to meet tougher standards if they want to export cars overseas, according to analysts.
VW's temporary Michigan home for diesel vehicles flagged for local violation
23 Mar 2017 at 2:15pm
VW's efforts to put its diesel emissions violations behind it hit a minor speed bump this week when a Michigan city filed a lawsuit against the owners of the dilapidated Pontiac Silverdome, where thousands of VW diesel models are being stored...
CFPB fines Experian $3 million over misleading credit scores
23 Mar 2017 at 1:27pm
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined Experian $3 million for deceiving consumers about the nature and use of the credit scores it presented to consumers.
Mustang owners sue Ford, claiming 2016 Shelby GT350 overheats, loses power
23 Mar 2017 at 11:33am
Disgruntled Shelby GT350 Mustang owners are suing Ford in federal court for about $228 million, claiming the automaker sold them 2016 model-year performance cars that overheat and lose power.
Ford sees lower 2017 profits with most of the hit in Q1
23 Mar 2017 at 7:33am
Citing front-loaded product launch costs and engineering expenses, Ford said that much of the year-over-year decline it expects from its 2017 financial performance will occur in the first quarter.
Superior Industries offers $715 million for Europe's Uniwheels
23 Mar 2017 at 4:30am
Wheel supplier Superior Industries has launched an offer to buy Uniwheels for around $715 million after winning the support of the German company's biggest shareholder.
California snubs free EVs, auto industry says in push back on new emissions m...
23 Mar 2017 at 5:18am
The proportion of Californians making electric cars their new set of wheels has stayed flat for years even though incentives make some models basically free to lease, an industry trade group says
GM plans digital signage push across U.S. dealerships
22 Mar 2017 at 4:00pm
GM plans to make digital signage part of its dealership facility requirements for the first time, starting next year. The signage will tailor marketing messages for Chevrolet, Buick and GMC stores.