Automation

Carvana debuts as No. 8 on used ranking

Used retail unit sales and revenues rose for  top 100 retailers in 2018, as a softening new-vehicle market heats up competition in the used space.Read More

How much for the keys?

Jerry Seinfeld, stand-up and sitcom legend and noted car collector, gets an up-close look at the new Porsche 911 Speedster.Read More

N.Y. group given OK to sue ex-accountants

More than two years after discovering an office manager and other employees allegedly embezzled more than $10 million, a Queens, N.Y., dealership group can now go after its former longtime accounting firm for the money, a federal judge has ruled.Read More

AN makes changes in editing, reporting staff

In a series of staff changes at Automotive News Omari Gardner has been named a news editor, Leslie J. Allen becomes editor of Shift magazine, and Laurence Iliff moves to Los Angeles as a reporter.Read More

Dealer's customers are in for a surprise

Weston Dealerships of Gresham, Ore. is using a giveaway program called Free Gas Fridays to increase its customer base and number of first-time visitors to its showrooms.Read More

Waymo firms up plans for autonomous car assembly plant in Detroit

Waymo will lease an American Axle factory in Detroit, where it will integrate self-driving systems onto vehicles provided by Fiat Chrysler and Jaguar and create its first full-fledged assembly plant for retrofitting vehicles with autonomous car technology.Read More

2020 R8 supercar gets new styling, more hp; TT coupe faces uncertain future

The latest updates to Audi's two high-performance twin- seaters — the 2020 R8 V-10-powered supercar and the more diminutive four-cylinder-powered 2019 TT RS — are not only aimed at different buyers, they appear to be aimed in different directions.Read More

New chapter, new challenge for Jose Munoz

Jose Munoz comes to Hyundai with a reputation for being the architect of Nissan's brand-destroying stair-step incentives. He has a lot to prove to his new dealers.Read More

GM escapes both death and taxes

If you paid federal income taxes last year, you paid more than General Motors and Penske Automotive Group.Read More

Mercedes squeezes another small crossover into its lineup

The vehicle underscores the ongoing fragmentation of the segment as luxury makers pursue new spaces on the affordability scale.Read More

Dealers' fate was Chrysler's fault, not government's

Dealers who accept franchises agree to hitch their fortunes to the manufacturer they represent, and they must be prepared to stomach the risk of failure.Read More

Strong ratio of used to new sales pays off

Mullinax Automotive, the biggest retailer of Ford-brand certified pre-owned vehicles in the country, is honing its sales strategies and leveraging CPO programs to shine in used-to-new ratio for vehicle sales.Read More

?The real difference is on the inside' of '20 Outback

The 2020 Outback follows the script of other recent Subaru redesigns: no big changes to the exterior. But it's a different story under the hood and in the cabin.Read More

2020 Mercedes GLS flagship gets more room, power

Mercedes-Benz's GLS flagship gets the two things U.S. luxury consumers want: more power and more room.Read More

Dealer terminations are unforgivable

An Automotive News reader writes in support of dealers who were culled during the industry financial crisis 10 years ago.Read More

Penske to add more used-only stores

Penske Automotive Group Inc. is bullish on its used-vehicle supercenters' business and will add four locations this year. The company said its profitable model helps diversify its business but also differs from competitors.Read More

A Subaru park in Manhattan

New York's Javits Center is not one of our national parks. Subaru of America just managed to make it look like oneRead More

Mazda diesel is here at last. Will it sell?

The CX-5 Signature AWD diesel is more expensive, less powerful and only moderately more fuel efficient than the new turbocharged gasoline version wearing the same trim.Read More

Broussard: Self-driving will never work

The first time I rode in a self-driving car was in 2007. And it did not inspire confidence in me.Read More

Not everyone will see Tiger as a hero

An Automotive News reader questions whether the time is right for GM to bring back Tiger Woods.Read More