Automotive Headlines

Automotive News Breaking News
Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:03 pm
German carmakers Daimler and BMW may be in talks to combine their car-sharing services Car2Go and DriveNow, the CEO of car rental company and DriveNow partner Sixt hinted.
Automotive News Breaking News
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:13 pm
Tesla has responded to comments made in a Tuesday guest blog on the Automotive News website by Washington, D.C., businessman Alain Cohen.
NBCNews Autos
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:24 am
Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of General Motors, could arguably have the most to lose in walking away from her seat at President Trump's table.
TheCarConnection.com
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:15 am
2018 Porsche CayenneIt seems hard to call something understated when it wears a crest from Stuttgart on its hood, but the 2018 Porsche Cayenne has defied convention ever since it arrived. The automaker’s big SUV single-handedly makes Porsche’s sports cars possible today; the Cayenne has brought the automaker from the brink and into beaucoup profits in a...
Automotive News Breaking News
Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:45 am
BMW is returning to the roadster market and previews the styling with the Concept Z4 -- the automaker's vision of a modern, small and sporty car. The next Z4, due in 2019, features a new lightweight platform and is expected to grow in size.
Automotive News Breaking News
Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:07 am
The Canadians may be characteristically polite as they carry out negotiations to amend NAFTA, but apparently they won't be pushovers.
Automotive News Breaking News
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:46 am
GM thwarted a $15 million settlement between the company's bankruptcy trust and plaintiffs that would have forced the automaker to contribute $1 billion in stock, prompting claims of a secret plot.
Yahoo Automotive
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:33 am

U.S. House Democratic leader Pelosi calls for Confederate statue removalU.S. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday joined calls for the immediate removal of Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol, shortly after President Donald Trump expressed regret over statues and monuments being removed in some cities. "There is no room for celebrating the violent bigotry of the men of the Confederacy in the hallowed halls of the United States Capitol or in places of honor across the country," Pelosi said in a statement. A spokesman for Republican U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said it was up to U.S. states to determine which statues were displayed on their behalf in the Capitol building.


Automotive News Breaking News
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:24 am
Ford agreed to pay $10 million to settle sexual and racial harassment allegations by workers at two Chicago plants, resolving an investigation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Yahoo Automotive
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:19 am

Live: Barcelona van crash likely terror attack, Spanish police sayA van slammed into pedestrians in Barcelona on Thursday afternoon, reportedly killing two people in what Spanish police say was likely a terror attack. The suspects fled the scene, entering a nearby restaurant. Yahoo News is providing live coverage of the incident and aftermath.


Automotive News Breaking News
Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:50 am
The Manheim Market Report has been bolstered to deliver more detailed valuations of used vehicles and thus streamline the remarketing process.
TheCarConnection.com
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:41 am
2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In HybridToday, you'd be hard pressed to find an major automaker that's still in denial about electrification. Even vocal skeptics like Volkswagen and Mazda have come around to the idea that tomorrow's cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs will run on electricity, not gasoline or diesel. But the electrification issue is larger and more complicated than that. Here...
TheCarConnection.com
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:30 am
2018 Chevrolet Tahoe Custom2018 Chevrolet Tahoe drops price, loses third row Facing stiff competition from rivals with all-new models either currently or soon to be on showroom floors, like the Nissan Armada and Ford Expedition, Chevy just took the unusual step of removing features from its 2018 Tahoe. Waymo patent would make cars safer by making them softer Pedestrians are...
TheCarConnection.com
Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:55 am
2018 Chevrolet Tahoe CustomFacing stiff competition from rivals with all-new models either currently or soon to be on showroom floors, like the Nissan Armada and Ford Expedition, Chevy just took the unusual step of removing features from its 2018 Tahoe. SUV sales are back in a big way—they’re up 7 percent this year. But not everyone needs seating for more than...
Yahoo Automotive
Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:33 am

Remains Found In April Have Been Identified As Those Of Teen Missing Since 2007Kara Kopetsky hadn't been seen since leaving her Missouri high school in May 2007.


Automotive News Breaking News
Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:19 am
Hyundai is placing electric vehicles at the center of its product strategy -- one that includes plans for a premium long-distance electric car.
Yahoo Automotive
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:10 am

American Airlines Accused Of Destroying Woman's Wedding DressThe court papers claimed Yewande Oteh of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, decided to sue the airline after it failed to prevent or investigate the incident.


Yahoo Automotive
Wed Aug 16, 2017 4:50 pm

Former CIA chief: Trump's Charlottesville comments 'a national disgrace'Former CIA director John Brennan blasted Trump over statements he made at a press conference concerning the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va.


Automotive News Breaking News
Wed Aug 16, 2017 4:16 pm
A mechanical and aeronautical engineer who led development of the first Jeep Cherokee and Ford's original GT40, Roy Lunn helped pioneer unitized bodies for SUVs to help meet fuel-economy requirements.
Yahoo Automotive
Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:22 pm

Trump Says Kids Shouldn't Come To U.S. Illegally. He's Also Limiting Their Legal Options.WASHINGTON ― Central American immigrants in the U.S. already had few ways to legally bring their children over to join them.


Yahoo Automotive
Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:33 am

More arrests made in toppling of Confederate statueRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More protesters were arrested Wednesday for participating in a demonstration that toppled a Confederate statue in North Carolina, and more monuments were vandalized as well.


Automotive News Breaking News
Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:07 am
The federal government isn't interested in incremental changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement and instead will pursue a major overhaul of the treaty that includes tighter rules of origin,
TheCarConnection.com
Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:47 am
BMW i3 Coupe conceptThe University of Kyoto is partnering with two of Japan’s leading auto parts suppliers to develop a new, wood fiber-based plastic that can be formed into a strong, lightweight, structural piece of a car. By 2020, they expect to have the first prototype completed. This is hardly the first time wood has been used in structural elements of a...
NBCNews Autos
Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:24 am
Mazda just announced a breakthrough engine that could give battery power a real challenge in the coming years.
Yahoo Automotive
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:46 am

As Trump hedges, U.S. military officers condemn Charlottesville rally with claritySenior officers in the U.S. Armed Forces have denounced the white nationalists who organized a violent rally last weekend in Charlottesville, Va.


TheCarConnection.com
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:09 am
Waymo self-driving car prototypePedestrians are in trouble. Between 2015 and 2016, the U.S. saw an 11 percent uptick in pedestrian deaths, and there's no sign that the trend is changing course. What's an automaker to do? If you're Ford, you design cars to do a better job of detecting pedestrians. If you're Waymo (which isn't necessarily an automaker...yet), you design cars that...
TheCarConnection.com
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:33 am
2018 Ford F-150Trucks don’t want to be luxury vehicles or family wagons, but now they have to be. The 2018 Ford F-150 is proof. Although the F-150 rides on a fully boxed ladder frame with a quartet of muscular engines designed to tow, haul, or drag nearly everything under the sun, the full-size Ford can be outfitted with a menu of luxury features that...
TheCarConnection.com
Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:44 am
Pothole repair (via Wikimedia)U.S. president Donald Trump held a press conference yesterday. You might've heard something about it. Long before Trump stepped away from the microphone, media outlets were busy posting reports about his explicit defense of the white nationalists who'd gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend for a rally that ultimately turned...
TheCarConnection.com
Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:30 am
2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD ProThe LCD screen on your dashboard is likely to take center stage in NAFTA negotiations As NAFTA negotiations begin this week, tensions are high over the anticipated showdown between the Trump administration and the automotive industry. Likely to be at the very epicenter of Trump’s vision of incentivizing American manufacturing jobs are the...
Yahoo Automotive
Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:00 am

Here’s Where You Can See Every Total Solar Eclipse for the Next 50 YearsCheck out where and when the next total solar eclipses will take place


TheCarConnection.com
Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:01 pm
2018 Chevrolet TraverseThe 2018 Chevrolet Traverse walks a delicate line between being an affable, family-friendly crossover SUV and looking like something more rugged and capable. Clean styling inside and out, an enjoyable standard powertrain, a comfortable, spacious cabin, and most of the equipment we expect in a modern family car help the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse...
Yahoo Automotive
Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:10 pm

Nigeria suicide bombers kill 28, wound 82Three women suicide bombers blew themselves up at the entrance to a camp for displaced people in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, killing 28 people and wounding 82, local sources said. The attack -- the latest in a string of assaults in the troubled region -- took place in the town of Mandarari, 25 kilometres (15 miles) from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, said Baba Kura, a member of a vigilante force set up to fight jihadists. "Three female bombers triggered their explosive outside of the IDP (internally displaced persons) camp... killing 28 people and wounding 82 others," Kura said.


NBCNews Autos
Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:03 am
There could be strong opposition to a Chinese acquisition of a U.S. company that famously received a multi-billion-dollar federal bailout.
NBCNews Autos
Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:35 pm
Ford Motor Co. has dispatched several teams of investigators to police departments across the country as the automaker tries to contain the fallout over concerns about carbon monoxide seeping into law enforcement vehicles.
NBCNews Autos
Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:38 am
GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra, a former company intern, has shown a willingness to break with more than a century of tradition at GM.
NBCNews Autos
Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:15 am
While Toyota already has factories in the U.S., Mazda hasn't operated a plant here since exiting a long-running joint venture with Ford several years ago.
NBCNews Autos
Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:11 pm
Adults are less likely to buckle up in the back seat, especially when they're in a taxi or other ride-hailing service, a new survey finds.
NBCNews Autos
Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:24 am
Outspoken CEO Elon Musk warned that Tesla could face "manufacturing hell" trying to ramp up production of the new Model 3 battery-electric sedan.
NBCNews Autos
Sat Jul 29, 2017 12:09 pm
How fast is the Dodge Demon? You'll hit 60 in 2.3 seconds.
NBCNews Autos
Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:07 am
In a recent quality survey, Hyundai's Genesis leapfrogged perennial luxury leaders like Porsche and BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Acura, Audi and Cadillac.