Mazda turns to more virtual engineering to cut prototype costs

Managing Executive Officer Mitsuo Hitomi says the move will help Mazda juggle the massive complexity of new technologies on a shoestring budget.

Champion Porsche, brand’s top dealer, faces fallout from employee fraud scheme

The nation’s highest-volume Porsche dealership is trying to extricate itself from a scandal involving a former employee who is accused of pocketing over $2.5 million in customer deposits on nonexistent vehicles before he disappeared last month.

Cadillac dealers leave meeting upbeat about product, marketing

Dealers gathered in Las Vegas last week for a conference that included looks at the new XT6 three-row crossover, CT4 and CT5 sedans, and the next-generation Escalade.

Mazda turns to more virtual engineering to cut prototype costs

Managing Executive Officer Mitsuo Hitomi says the move will help Mazda juggle the massive complexity of new technologies on a shoestring budget.

Champion Porsche, brand’s top dealer, faces fallout from employee fraud scheme

The nation’s highest-volume Porsche dealership is trying to extricate itself from a scandal involving a former employee who is accused of pocketing over $2.5 million in customer deposits on nonexistent vehicles before he disappeared last month.

Cadillac dealers leave meeting upbeat about product, marketing

Dealers gathered in Las Vegas last week for a conference that included looks at the new XT6 three-row crossover, CT4 and CT5 sedans, and the next-generation Escalade.

Calsonic, backed by KKR, lines up $5.9 billion in financing for Magneti deal

Calsonic Kansei has lined up around 5 billion euros ($5.9 billion) in financing from Japanese banks to help fund its proposed acquisition of FCA’s Magneti Marelli unit, Reuters reported.

California, other states set to challenge Trump over relaxed emissions rules

Democratic leaders in three states warned again Friday they are ready to challenge the Trump administration in court, alleging abuse of power, if it moves ahead with plans to weaken tailpipe emission standards, and they criticized the auto industry…

GM restructures global strategy, EV executives

General Motors is restructuring the leadership of its global strategy and EV units as it begins to deploy at least 20 battery-electric and fuel-cell powered vehicles globally by 2023.

Amazon finds another way into the car dashboard with Echo Auto

Amazon’s latest aftermarket product, Echo Auto, allows drivers to bring the power of Alexa with them on the road.

Nissan Altima orange is the new orange

Nicole Fonseca, a 39-year-old Detroiter who studied fashion design at Central Michigan University, was tasked with color and interior design on the redesigned 2019 Nissan Altima.

Kia K900 gets fine-tuning from Albert Biermann

Kia’s next K900 is banking on the influence of German master tuner Albert Biermann.

In Columbus, Ohio, autonomous shuttles spark showdown

The controversy pits the Transport Workers Union of America and its 850 Columbus members against an array of public and private transportation groups.

Kia K900 gets fine-tuning from Albert Biermann

Kia’s next K900 is banking on the influence of German master tuner Albert Biermann.