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2017 NAIAS (Detroit Auto Show) Highlights Up Close and Personal

2017 NAIAS (Detroit Auto Show) Highlights Up Close and Personal

By Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau Here we go again – another gathering of the international motoring press in Detroit, still arguably the center of the universe for the U.S. auto business. While manufacturing, design, some engineering and marketing is spread out around the country and t ... Continue reading

EPA Notifies Fiat Chrysler of Clean Air Act Violations On 3.0 Diesel

EPA Notifies Fiat Chrysler of Clean Air Act Violations On 3.0 Diesel

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today issued a notice of violation to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and FCA US LLC (collectively FCA) for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act for installing and failing to disclose engine management software in light-duty model year 2014, 2015 and 2016 Jeep Grand Cher ... Continue reading

Three of Four Car Buyers Avoid Considering SUVs Despite Record Retail Sales

Three of Four Car Buyers Avoid Considering SUVs Despite Record Retail Sales

COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 12, 2017 -- A bright spotlight is shining on SUVs thanks to record retail sales in 2016, yet three of every four car buyers didn't even consider buying an SUV, according to the J.D. Power 2017 Auto Avoider Study,SM released today. ... Continue reading

FCA US Expands Jeep Product Lineup With $1 Billion in New USA Investment and 2,000 New Jobs

FCA US Expands Jeep Product Lineup With $1 Billion in New USA Investment and 2,000 New Jobs

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 8, 2017 -- Announcement is a continuation of the efforts already underway to increase production capacity in the U.S. on trucks and SUVs to match demand Confirms addition of new models to award-winning Jeep lineup – a Jeep pickup truck and the storied Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer Investm ... Continue reading

Nissan TITAN Named 2017 Pickup Truck of the Year +VIDEO

Nissan TITAN Named 2017 Pickup Truck of the Year +VIDEO

The all-new 2017 Nissan TITAN full-size pickup is TRUCK TREND’s 2017 Pickup Truck of the Year. TRUCK TREND staff, comprised of an elite group of truck experts from across the nation, selected TITAN over seven competitors following a demanding weeklong test comprised of more than 1,200 miles of performance testing, ha ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Titan Wins Pickup Of The Year Award +SPECS

2017 Nissan Titan Wins Pickup Of The Year Award +SPECS

2017 Nissan Titan Wins Pickup Of The Year Award ... Continue reading

2017 CES - Nissan's Ghosn Reveals Company's Holistic Approach To Intelligent Mobility

2017 CES - Nissan's Ghosn Reveals Company's Holistic Approach To Intelligent Mobility

During his CES keynote Nissan Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn announced several advancements as part of the Nissan Intelligent Mobility blueprint for transforming how cars are driven, powered, and integrated into wider society. Highlights included:  The launch of Nissan’ breakthrough ... Continue reading

Nissan Group 2016 and December 2016 US Sales

Nissan Group 2016 and December 2016 US Sales

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan Group today announced total U.S. sales for December 2016 of 152,743 units, an increase of 9.7 percent over the prior year and a December record. ... Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz USA 2016 Sales

Mercedes-Benz USA 2016 Sales

ATLANTA, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) closed out 2016 with its highest annual volume in the U.S. market, topping 2015's best ever record. ... Continue reading

American Honda (Honda and Acura) 2016 US Sales

American Honda (Honda and Acura) 2016 US Sales

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 -- American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported an all-time annual sales record of 1,637,942 Honda and Acura vehicles for 2016, an increase of 3.2 percent to eclipse the company's previous best set in 2015. ... Continue reading

Toyota North America December 2016 Sales Conference Notes

Toyota North America December 2016 Sales Conference Notes

Toyota North America December 2016 Sales Conference No ... Continue reading

2017 Detroit Auto Show: Michigan Classic Car Gatherings in Michigan Pre Show

2017 Detroit Auto Show: Michigan Classic Car Gatherings in Michigan Pre Show

TACOMA, Wash., Jan. 4, 2017 -- LeMay – America's Car Museum (ACM), an entity of America's Automotive Trust (AAT), and the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) will celebrate our nation's motoring heritage at classic car gatherings throughout Michigan from January 4 to 6. ... Continue reading

December US Auto Sales Likely to Reach $53 Billion

December US Auto Sales Likely to Reach $53 Billion

SANTA MONICA, Calif.—ALG, the industry benchmark for determining the future resale value of a vehicle, projects U.S. revenue from new vehicle sales will reach $53 billion for the month of December, down 3.7 percent from a year ago on an unadjusted selling day basis and nearly flat on an adjusted selling basis at 0.2 ... Continue reading

GM 2016 US Auto Sales

GM 2016 US Auto Sales

DETROIT, Jan. 4, 2017 -- General Motors sold 249,983 vehicles in December to individual or "retail" customers in the U.S., up more than 3 percent from last year. ... Continue reading

Toyota December 2016 and Year-End US Sales

Toyota December 2016 and Year-End US Sales

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today reported December 2016 sales of 243,229 vehicles, an increase of 2.0 percent from December 2015 on a volume basis. ... Continue reading

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