Industry

North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year Named

By Kelsey Mays on Mon Jan 09 08:05:54 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — The North American Car and Truck and Utility of the Year panel, a group of 57 independent automotive journalists, awarded the Chevrolet Bolt, Chrysler Pacifica and Honda Ridgeline its top honors for 2017 at the 2017 North American… Read More

North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year Named

By Kelsey Mays on Mon Jan 09 08:05:54 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The North American Car and Truck and Utility of the Year panel, a group of 57 independent automotive journalists, awarded the Chevrolet Bolt, Chrysler Pacifica and Honda Ridgeline its top honors for 2017 at the 2017 North American… Read More

Trump Tweet Targets Toyota Plant

By Fred Meier on Fri Jan 06 10:23:18 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — President-elect Donald Trump has extended his Twitter attacks on Mexican auto plants, threatening Toyota with his first tweet aimed at a foreign automaker selling in the U.S. Related: 2016 American-Made Index He made his point, but seemed in his tweet… Read More

What Were the Best-Selling Cars in 2016?

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Jan 05 11:30:25 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — SUVs may have ruled the roost in December, but cars still played a big part in overall 2016 sales. After the Detroit Three pickup trucks — the Ford F-Series, Chevrolet Silverado and Ram pickup — the Toyota Camry… Read More

Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: December 2016

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Jan 05 11:00:39 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Maybe Santa did grant a few of those Christmas wishes this year, at least if they were SUVs. By the time the clock struck Mariah Carey Meltdown Hour, shoppers had driven popular models like the Chevrolet Equinox, Honda… Read More

Trump Switches Target From Ford to GM

By Fred Meier on Tue Jan 03 13:07:58 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — President-elect Donald Trump opened a new front today in his border war over Mexican auto production, taking to Twitter this morning to threaten GM with a "big border tax" on the compact Chevrolet Cruze made in Mexico. The… Read More

California Halts Self-Driving Ubers

By Nick Kurczewski on Thu Dec 22 14:40:10 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Uber and the state of California have agreed to disagree over what defines a self-driving vehicle, at least for now. The San Francisco-based ride-hailing company recently introduced a fleet of self-drive taxis onto the streets of its hometown.… Read More

EPA Moves to Uphold High Fuel Economy Standards

By Kelsey Mays on Wed Nov 30 16:41:21 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Relatively cheap gas may have pushed shoppers toward SUVs and trucks, but government regulations will continue to push the industry toward higher fuel efficiency over the next decade. Related: It's Official: Higher Fuel Economy Standards Set for 2025… Read More

NHTSA Mandates Noisemakers on Hybrids, EVs

By Fred Meier on Mon Nov 14 18:38:51 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — After years of discussion, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a rule requiring all new hybrid and electric vehicles be equipped with a recognizable noisemaking device to protect pedestrians. Related: One Emergency Stop Will Make You Want… Read More

Ford to Fold Flex, Union Says

By Matt Schmitz on Tue Nov 01 10:42:11 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Sad news, Ford Flex fans: As of 2020, the esoteric SUV will be no more. According to USA Today, Canadian autoworkers union Unifor revealed that Ford's Oakville Assembly plant in Oakville, Ontario, where the Flex is manufactured, will… Read More

Lexus Tops Consumer Reports Reliability List

By Fred Meier on Wed Oct 26 08:09:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — While Japanese and South Korean automakers continued to dominate Consumer Reports' Annual Auto Reliability Survey for 2016, Buick became the first U.S. nameplate to crack the top three in more than 35 years, finishing behind Lexus and Toyota… Read More