Automotive Headlines

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Tue Oct 20, 5029 3:08 pm
Wells Fargo wrongly pushed auto insurance on customers who did not need it and took too long to halt the abuse, the New York Times reported, citing a confidential report.
Automotive News Breaking News
Fri Oct 20, 3950 3:08 pm
Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson is calling for a boycott of BMW products because of a lack of diversity among its dealer body.
TheCarConnection.com
Sun Oct 20, 3540 3:08 pm
2018 Volkswagen BeetleThe 2018 Volkswagen Beetle lives where culture and cars collide—always has. This year, the Beetle follows that ethos with a simplified powertrain lineup and a special edition that probably couldn’t afford the royalty nut to the Beach Boys, so they call it “Coast.” This Beetle is getting on in its years and it shows. We give...
Automotive News Breaking News
Wed Oct 20, 0269 3:08 pm
A Ford employee shot and killed himself at the company's stamping plant in Woodhaven, Mich., on Friday.
TheCarConnection.com
Wed Oct 20, 0060 3:08 pm
FCA's Windsor, Ontario, assembly plantNAFTA negotiations have reached an impasse in several key areas, chief among them a series of regulations surrounding the automotive sector. While Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland referred to a “series of unconventional proposals” and Mexican Secretary of the Economy Ildefonso Guajardo said, “we all have our...
Automotive News Breaking News
Tue Oct 20, 2392 3:08 pm
The future of the ride-hailing industry depends on the capricious largesse of two internet billionaires on opposite sides of the globe.
TheCarConnection.com
Mon Oct 20, 9800 3:08 pm
2017 Chevrolet Malibu in the IIHS' new passenger-side small-overlap crash testLatest crash tests show big discrepancy in front-seat passenger safety A new round of crash-testing from the IIHS illustrates that not all new cars are as safe for front-seat passengers as they are for drivers. Buick Enclave: Best Car to Buy 2018 Nominee Straddling the line between mass-market and luxury, the Buick Enclave offers families a...
TheCarConnection.com
Thu Oct 20, 4760 3:08 pm
2018 Porsche MacanIt didn’t take long after its arrival for the Porsche Macan to become the best-selling model from the luxury automaker. It satisfied not only the growing appetite for luxury crossover SUVs, but also the Macan supplied the performance that many expected from the Porsche badge. The 2018 Porsche Macan is hitting its stride now. A year removed...
Automotive News Breaking News
Wed Oct 20, 9075 3:08 pm
Wolfgang Durheimer will step down as CEO of Bentley effective February 1 and be succeeded by Adrian Hallmark, former global strategy director at Jaguar Land Rover.
TheCarConnection.com
Fri Oct 20, 3600 3:08 pm
2018 Buick EnclaveStraddling the line between mass-market and luxury, the Buick Enclave offers families a pleasingly and shapely upmarket take on three-row transportation. It took nearly a decade for Buick to revamp its Enclave, but the wait was worthwhile. The sleek, curvy Enclave's exterior styling is echoed by a coddling, dressy interior with good room in all...
Yahoo Automotive
Thu Oct 20, 1650 3:08 pm

Public Enemy's Chuck D: Donald Trump Is 'The Epitome Of A White Supremacist'Chuck D did not hold back with his latest criticism of Donald Trump, calling the president “the epitome of a white supremacist.”


Yahoo Automotive
Fri Oct 20, 0045 3:08 pm

A liberal is a conservative whose house just floodedSome Trump voters, after their towns were flooded by Hurricane Harvey, are beginning to reconsider their conviction that climate change has no scientific basis.


Yahoo Automotive
Tue Oct 20, 2420 3:08 pm

Before execution, Alabama inmate defiant with words, actionsATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A convicted cop killer who sued Alabama over its lethal injection method was put to death Thursday night, but not before he cursed at the state and said: "I hate you."


Automotive News Breaking News
Fri Oct 20, 4800 3:08 pm
GM closed its Holden factory in Australia on Friday, ending more than a century of car manufacturing in the country.
Yahoo Automotive
Sat Oct 20, 3708 3:08 pm

Obama makes a plea to Virginians and signals a way forward for DemocratsFormer President Barack Obama makes an impassioned return to the campaign trail in New Jersey and Virginia.


Yahoo Automotive
Tue Oct 20, 6331 3:08 pm

Trump's Gold Star controversy tramples on sacred groundWhite House chief of staff John Kelly defended President Trump's call to the widow of a Green Beret killed in Niger. But the controversy has sullied the sacred ritual of honoring the nation's war casualties.


Automotive News Breaking News
Thu Oct 20, 2011 3:08 pm
The Mexican Auto Industry Association rejected U.S. proposals to increase North American content for light vehicles produced in the region and require, under a new NAFTA deal, that half of all content come from the United States.
Automotive News Breaking News
Mon Oct 20, 0279 3:08 pm
Combined operations between Qualcomm and NXP will open up broad self-driving car uses.
Automotive News Breaking News
Wed Oct 20, 4579 3:08 pm
New-vehicle dealerships sold about the same number of new vehicles through June this year as they did a year earlier, but dealers are making less money on them, an NADA midyear report says.
Yahoo Automotive
Tue Oct 20, 8218 3:08 pm

Orionid Meteor Shower 2017: What it is, when it's happening and where to watch itIn several days, stargazers will witness the peak of one of the year's best shooting star displays in the United States.


Automotive News Breaking News
Sat Oct 20, 5100 3:08 pm
For the fifth year in a row, Toyota and Lexus rank as the top two brands for reliability based on a survey of Consumer Reports subscribers. The rankings of the remaining 25 brands reflect a game of musical chairs, however.
TheCarConnection.com
Mon Oct 20, 4380 3:08 pm
General Motors' Dan Ammann (center) with Lyft's John Zimmer (right) and Logan Green (left)General Motors CEO Dan Ammann said Tuesday that the Detroit automaker intends to make its own self-driving car hardware rather than rely on suppliers to deliver technology that may be shared with other automakers. Ammann said at a technology conference that GM's decision to develop autonomous car technology internally is driven by a sense of...
TheCarConnection.com
Fri Oct 20, 3420 3:08 pm
2018 Nissan RogueThe 2018 Nissan Rogue is an unlikely springboard for some of the automaker’s most advanced technology on the road to self-driving cars. This five-seat crossover ranges from relatively basic, inexpensive family transportation to a high-tech showcase. We’ve rated the Rogue 6.6 out of 10 for its hefty dose of standard and optional safety...
TheCarConnection.com
Mon Oct 20, 0780 3:08 pm
2018 Audi Q5With its high-tech options and cossetting ride quality, the Audi Q5 is a thoughtful, conservative reinvention of the automaker's compact luxury crossover. The latest Q5 is essentially a tall wagon version of the automaker's Audi A4 sedan, which was a strong contender for last year's Best Car to Buy award. With its extra utility, high seating...
TheCarConnection.com
Thu Oct 20, 6940 3:08 pm
2017 Chevrolet Malibu in the IIHS' new passenger-side small-overlap crash testA new round of crash-testing from the IIHS illustrates that not all new cars are as safe for front-seat passengers as they are for drivers. The insurance industry-funded agency said Thursday that in a new passenger-side small-overlap crash test performed on 13 mid-size cars, some do not offer the same level of safety for both front seat occupants...
TheCarConnection.com
Mon Oct 20, 3400 3:08 pm
Chevrolet Bolt EV Cruise Automation test mule in San FranciscoGM's Cruise Automation to test self-driving cars in Big Apple General Motors-owned Cruise Automation is applying to begin testing fully-self driving cars in the Empire State, according to an announcement from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. The news comes just a month after another Cruise Automation announcement that it intends to test its...
Yahoo Automotive
Sun Oct 20, 9669 3:08 pm

Gold Star Widow: 'I Just Want These Men to Be RememberedGold Star widow Whitney Hunter, whose husband, Sgt. Jonathon Hunter, was killed in Afghanistan in August, tells MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle that she was told she would receive a call from the President, and never did.


Yahoo Automotive
Mon Oct 20, 7502 3:08 pm

FBI Rescues More Than 80 Children In Nationwide Human Trafficking StingThe FBI, along with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, recovered 84 children and arrested 120 suspected traffickers as part of a nationwide initiative to clamp down on the sex trafficking of minors.


Yahoo Automotive
Fri Oct 20, 5600 3:08 pm

Pilots Perform Risky Honor Lap Stunt, Alarming Travelers in TerminalIn a farewell stunt, pilots of an Air Berlin passenger jet taking off from Miami buzzed the tower, in a move seen in the movie "Top Gun."


Yahoo Automotive
Thu Oct 20, 4816 3:08 pm

Southwest Celebrates First 'Unmanned' Max 8 Flight While Shutting Down HatersSouthwest Airlines on Wednesday celebrated its first “unmanned” flight on the company’s new fleet of Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft.


NBCNews Autos
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:09 pm
The combination of the internet and wide use of smartphones has had a huge impact on the retail auto industry.
NBCNews Autos
Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:36 pm
Ferrari, a brand that has long dominated on track and street with its iconic sports car, can't seem to resist the rise of the sport-utility vehicle.
NBCNews Autos
Fri Oct 20, 2000 3:07 pm
From ordering coffee the way you like it to keeping you in the correct lane, even the most basic car of the future will do more than just get you from A to B.
NBCNews Autos
Mon Oct 02, 2017 12:01 pm
General Motors plans to go 100 percent electric
NBCNews Autos
Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:31 am
Even in a country where female drivers are banned, women have a huge influence when it comes to vehicle purchases.
NBCNews Autos
Sun Oct 01, 2017 2:06 am
As much as 90 percent of the miles Americans clock on the road could be spent inside driverless vehicles operated by ride-sharing services.
NBCNews Autos
Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:57 am
While battery-powered vehicles will eventually replace high-mileage diesels, that doesn't mean the internal combustion engine is fading away just yet.
NBCNews Autos
Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:04 am
Unscrupulous sellers pick up flood-damaged vehicles on the cheap and then move them from state to state, "title washing" the evidence.
NBCNews Autos
Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:04 am
Why is the automotive world suddenly going full throttle into the electric market?
NBCNews Autos
Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:22 am
Tesla used its ability to reprogram its vehicles wirelessly to increase the amount of battery capacity a motorist in the evacuation area could access.