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Why Ghosn's Renault paycheck depends on EV sales

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-18 07:30
Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn has a new incentive to promote development and sales of electric vehicles: A significant part of his pay now depends on it.
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Why Ghosn's Renault paycheck depends on EV sales

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-18 05:09
Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn has a new incentive to promote development and sales of electric vehicles: A significant part of his pay now depends on it.
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Hyundai Veloster, featured in 'Ant-Man,' proves to be a tiny superhero

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-18 01:01
Hyundai executives hope the 2019 Veloster will serve not only as an attention-grabber, but also as a steppingstone to other Hyundai models as the lifestyles of its buyers change.
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Honda homes in on target market for 2019 Insight hybrid

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-18 01:01
Honda must find a patch of real estate in the marketplace where the Insight doesn't cannibalize Honda's Accord Hybrid or Clarity plug-in hybrid, and where it can compete effectively against the Prius and challengers from Hyundai and Kia.
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Small used-car prices rise unexpectedly

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-18 01:01
Prices for small used cars are climbing to unexpected levels- a sign that demand is growing as price-sensitive consumers face dwindling options in the new-car market.
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Cadillac CT5 sedan, with Escala cues, takes shape

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-18 01:01
It may resemble a Dodge Charger or Dart but look closely and you'll see styling cues from the Escala concept in what is expected to be the 2020 Cadillac CT5 sedan, a replacement for the ATS and CTS sedans.
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2019 BMW X4 crossover's longer wheelbase offers more comfort

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-18 01:01
BMW's new-generation X4 crossover manages to deliver a spirited drive.
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ADESA's bold bid to revamp auto auctions

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-18 01:01
ADESA is aggressively enhancing its online auctions -- through technology, analytics and machine learning -- in an effort to maintain its lead in private-label sales.
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Automotive News, Hireology partner on job listing

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-18 01:01
Automotive News has partnered with Hireology, an integrated hiring platform for dealerships, to expand the number of available jobs posted on its online Jobs Board.
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Porsche throws a 70th birthday bash

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-18 01:01
On June 8, the automaker marked its 70th birthday with celebrations around the United States, with Porsche Cars North America and its U.S. dealers hosting Sportscar Together Day events for owners and the public.
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Used-car business inspires innovation

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-18 01:01
At auctions and in the used-vehicle side of a dealership, if a dealer wants to try something that might work better, there are no factory constraints.
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2019 BMW X4 just arrived

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-18 01:01
A look at the newly-arrived 2019 BMW X4
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TradeRev-H uses machine learning to aid inspections

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-18 01:01
TradeRev-H, an enhanced version of the TradeRev app for one-hour online auctions, can change how vehicle inspections are done.
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Why avoid warranty work, dealers?

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-18 01:01
Why do dealers try to avoid warranty work if it pays the same as nonwarranty retail service?
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Managing loaner fleet efficiently is critical task for service departments

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-18 01:01
How efficiently a dealership runs its loaner fleet can have a big impact on both service customers' satisfaction and the bottom line. Dealerware is a software package that enables dealerships to manage their loaner fleets digitally.
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Finding new customers in dealership service lanes can be a gold mine

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-18 01:01
Mining a dealership's base of service customers for new-vehicle sales makes sense financially, says Nicole Tournaud, business development director of the LaFontaine Automotive Group in Highland, Mich.
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Dealership service lanes can be great places to talk vehicle trade-ins with customers

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-18 01:01
Service visits offer a great opportunity for dealers to get to know their existing customers, and learn who might be in market to purchase a new car or truck.
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Jeep Grand Wagoneer SUV delay worries FCA dealers

AutoNews - Sun, 2018-06-17 01:01
FCA dealers worry that rising interest rates and fuel prices mean the overdue Jeep Grand Wagoneer luxury SUV may have missed the industry's SUV love affair.
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Europe's small SUV sales projected to 'grow like crazy'

AutoNews - Sat, 2018-06-16 01:01
European sales of small SUVs are poised to surge beyond the segment's typically strong growth, as new models persuade consumers to switch from traditional hatchbacks at a faster rate.
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Apple poaches senior self-driving engineer from Waymo

AutoNews - Fri, 2018-06-15 18:40
Apple hired a senior self-driving car engineer from Alphabet's Waymo unit in a sign that the iPhone maker maintains ambitions to develop autonomous vehicles.
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