Vehicle loss from Florence expected to be a fraction of Harvey's impactSept. 20, 2018
While the damage is certainly bad for people in the coastal region of the Carolinas, Florence's impact on the vehicle market is expected to pale in comparison to last year's Hurricane Harvey.
Tesla's retail strategy questioned by JacksonSept. 20, 2018
Tesla could have avoided its recent struggle delivering cars to customers quickly if it hadn't insisted on handling its own retailing, AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson said.
Volvo's Polestar unveils subscription, retail plans for North AmericaSept. 20, 2018
Volvo's Polestar brand announced details of the framework it will use to promote sales for its new electric cars, the Polestar 1 and Polestar 2.
CarMax, other stores reopen as Florence lingersSept. 19, 2018
Major retailers such as CarMax and Sonic saw little damage from Florence. Local dealers in hard-hit areas were less fortunate.
Auto industry is 'freaking out' over the prospect of tariffs on carsSept. 19, 2018
The auto industry fears that President Donald Trump's threats to place tariffs on vehicles coming into the U.S. could drive the economy into a recession, the head of the largest auto retailer in America said.
Sunshine belies ongoing flood threat in Florence's wakeSept. 18, 2018
The last of the CarMax stores that were closed last week as Hurricane Florence bore down on the southeast U.S. reopened on Wednesday, a spokeswoman confirmed.
MBUX tech helps Mercedes turn A class into 'gateway' vehicleSept. 18, 2018
The Mercedes-Benz A-class compact sedan, expected to arrive in U.S. showrooms early next year, is the brand's new "gateway" vehicle -- designed to draw the next generation of customers.
Hyundai Capital moves to foreclose on stores owned by ex-NFL playersSept. 18, 2018
Hyundai Capital America has launched foreclosure proceedings against the owners -- auto industry veteran Michael Saporito and ex-NFL linebackers Jessie Armstead and Antonio Pierce -- of Hyundai and Kia dealerships in Pennsylvania accused of failing to repay loans.
After Florence, retailers assess flood and wind damage; Mercedes, Volvo resume operationsSept. 17, 2018
Dealerships in North Carolina have been reporting wind damage and flooding at their stores after Florence, now a tropical depression, blew through over the weekend. Mercedes-Benz and Volvo resumed operations at their South Carolina plants.
Porsche store sues ex-salesman for taking $2.5M in deposits for nonexistent carsSept. 17, 2018
The largest Porsche dealership in the U.S. has sued a former employee for allegedly defrauding customers of more than $2.5 million in deposits on special-order 911 GT3 and GT2 RS models that did not exist.
Lithia invests $54 million in used-car startup ShiftSept. 17, 2018
The partnership will provide the capital Shift needs to expand beyond California and across the country.
Caddy's new boss: 'We're going on the offensive'Sept. 17, 2018
This week's dealer meeting will be a coming-out party for Steve Carlisle, who replaced the outspoken Johan de Nysschen in April.