Sept 3- Sam's Club, the warehouse division of Wal-Mart Stores Inc, has tied up with online car-shopping service TrueCar Inc to make a full-fledged foray into auto sales, a fast-growing business for rival Costco Wholesale Corp.. Until now Sam's Club had allowed a third-party auto-buying service to market cars through its website but had not operated its own...» Read More
DETROIT, Sept 1- The U.S. auto industry powered ahead in August, topping sales estimates and shrugging off gyrating stock markets as consumers continued to show their penchant for pickup trucks and SUVs. The six largest automakers in the U.S. market all beat the sales forecasts of industry analysts, with Toyota, Honda, Nissan and GM reporting declines that were not...
DETROIT, Sept 1- The U.S. auto industry powered ahead in August, shrugging off gyrating stock markets to stay on pace for the best annual sales since 2001.. Early returns on Tuesday indicated sales of about 17.5 million vehicles on an annualized basis, easily besting the forecast of 17.3 million vehicles, according to a Thomson Reuters poll of 47 economists.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles led major automakers reporting U.S. August sales, posting a stronger-than-expected rise of 2 percent.
Drivers living in states with fewer rural communities are likely to shell out more cash on auto-related costs.
Smart car's new vehicle comes at a time when cheap gas has American motorists buying pickups and SUVs in record numbers.
DETROIT, Aug 27- This week's fall in equities markets is not expected to have a major impact on August U.S. auto sales, industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive said on Thursday. This is "due to a quirk in the calendar" that pushes results of Labor Day weekend sales into September, JD Power and LMC said. While Labor Day is always in September, automakers normally...
Tesla just made Consumer Reports history with a perfect score of 100 for the P85D Model S.
A growing percentage of Americans are taking out longer-term leases for new vehicles.
IIHS tested collision-avoidance systems on 19 new models, giving its highest rating of "superior" to 14.
One out of every 5 new vehicle owners has never used half of the technology features measured by J.D. Power's annual survey.
Consumers' satisfaction with automobiles hits an 11-year low; recalls and higher prices to blame.
Automakers and governments are working to make the world's roadways more advanced and better for the environment.
McLaren's Special Operations division was set up in 2009 to help car buyers transform fantasy into sheet metal.
The list factors in total cost of ownership and only includes models that have earned a top safety rating from IIHS.
General Motors increases production of larger SUVs and trucks to meet increasing demand.
A case in Switzerland reveals how a teenager ended up burning his luxury sports car.
Retail sales rise 0.6% in July; auto sales, restaurant meals and building supplies show big gains.
Near record high auto sales, rising prices and low interest rates have combined to help Americans take out almost a trillion dollars in auto loans.
Aug 11- General Motors Co luxury brand Cadillac aims to increase its annual sales to half a million vehicles worldwide by 2020 from an expected 275,000 this year, Cadillac's top executive said on Tuesday. In a presentation to investors at a J.P. Morgan industry conference in New York, de Nysschen said the brand needs to improve the quality of its dealer network in...
Five years after GM shut down a Hummer plant in Mishawaka, Indiana, the assembly line now cranks out the Mercedes-Benz R Class.