Autos

Luxury Car Companies Dominate Best Auto Website Ranks

According to a study released in March of last year, 88% of potential new car buyers use the internet to shop for a car. By the time a customer shows ...
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Ford to Seek Government Exemption from Air Bag Recall

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) will file a petition with the federal government requesting an exemption from a  recall of vehicles equipped with defective Takata air bag inflators. Other automakers ...
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Ford Releases Police Pick-Up, Similar To One Anybody Can Buy

Ford (NYSE: F) has been the leading producer of full-sized pickups for decades. Its F-150 has long been the top selling vehicle in the U.S. beating out even the most popular ...
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Why BMW Invested in Used Car Startup Shift

German luxury automaker BMW led a $37 million series C round of investment in technology and "car concierge" San Francisco-based startup Shift Technologies through its BMW i Ventures venture capital ...
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Will Chevy Bolt’s Troubles Dog Tesla Model 3 Too?

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) will extend the current shutdown of its Orion, Michigan factory as the company tries to get its inventory under control. The Orion plant makes the ...
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Mercedes-Benz Recall Hits 3 Million Diesel Vehicles

German luxury carmaker Daimler AG said on Tuesday that it will expand its current "service action" for European owners of its Mercedes-Benz compact-class and V-class vans to include more than ...
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Harley-Davidson Shares Skid to 52-Week Low After Second-Quarter Earnings

Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. They did not live up to analyst expectations and investors sent shares to a 52-week ...
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Chevy, Ford, Ram Offer Big July Discounts on Pickups

U.S. new car sales are widely predicted to be lower this year and automakers have been both reducing production and offering incentives to keep inventory levels at normal levels. Rising ...
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Fiat Chrysler Continues to Beat Ford in EU Sales, Market Share

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Friday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union (EU) rose 2.1% in June compared with new registrations in June of 2016. New ...
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Are You Buying the Car Thieves Steal the Most?

Americans love buying Hondas, and American thieves love stealing them, according to the latest report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). The Honda Accord and Civic were the two ...
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List of Most Stolen Vehicles Led by Honda Accord

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) is out with its "Hot Wheels" list of the most stolen cars in the United States during 2016. The list is led by Honda ...
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Tesla Gets Good News on Model 3, Bad News From Hong Kong

The first Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) Model 3 rolled off the production line last Friday and into the hands of CEO Elon Musk. With a base price of $35,000, before ...
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Tesla Takes Bottom Spot in Dealer Satisfaction Survey

When a group of shoppers was sent to major car dealers to measure their experiences as they shop for a new car, Tesla Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TSLA) network took the bottom ...
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Chevy Volt Back on Top for Plug-In Sales; Bolt Picks Up Speed

After ceding its rank as the top-selling plug-in hybrid (PHEVs) in May to Toyota Motor Corp.'s (NYSE: TM) Prius Prime, the Chevrolet Volt from General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) recaptured ...
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Electric Vehicles on Course for Explosive Growth

Last week, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) released its latest long-term forecast for the electric vehicle (EV) marketplace. The analysts are forecasting that sales of light-duty vehicles (passenger cars, pickups, ...
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