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  • DETROIT, April 1- Nissan Motor Co's March U.S. auto sales increased 12.7 percent, topping analysts estimates, on the strength of its mainstay sedans. Nissan was the first of the major automakers to report March U.S. sales on Friday. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, which normally is the first of the major automakers to report sales each month, delayed its press release...

  • Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla.

    Despite the fanfare it appears some on Wall Street are taking a much sterner view of the prospects for Tesla.

  • The chief executive of Italian car giant Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA) has ruled out any merger with PSA Peugeot Citroen.

  • The Tesla Motors Inc. logo.

    Drivers who want one of the first versions of Tesla's next vehicle, the Model 3, can reserve one for just $1,000.

  • Fiat 500L

    Detroit's Big 3 automakers filled six of the 10 slots on Consumer Reports' list of lowest-rated vehicles.

  • young drivers

    Members of Generation Z appear to have a greater desire to buy a new vehicle than millennials did at their age, a survey finds.

  • DETROIT, March 10- Tesla Motor Co said it will "vigorously defend" against a lawsuit filed by the Virginia Automobile Dealers Association that seeks to keep the electric carmaker from opening and operating a second company-owned dealership in Virginia. "Tesla has always complied with the terms of the parties' settlement agreement" reached in 2013 that allowed...

  • The 2016 Camaro.

    Two new versions of the latest Camaro are rolling into Chevy dealerships this spring.

  • BEIJING, March 10- Vehicle sales in China fell in February for the first time in six months, mainly due to the Lunar New Year holiday which disrupted dealer and factory operations, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said on Thursday. CAAM Deputy Secretary-General Yao Jie attributed the drop to the timing of the week-long holiday, which this year...

  • BEIJING, March 10- Vehicle sales in China fell 0.9 percent in February from a year earlier to 1.6 million vehicles, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said on Thursday. That compares with 7.7 percent year-on-year growth in January, and a 15.4 percent rise in December. For the first two months of 2016, sales grew 4.4 percent compared with the same...

  • DETROIT, March 9- The Virginia Automobile Dealers Association on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Tesla Motors Inc and Virginia state officials to keep the electric car maker from opening a second dealership in the state. The VADA claims in the suit filed in circuit court in Fairfax County, Virginia, that Tesla and the state's Department of Motor Vehicles...

  • LONDON, March 9- One of Britain's biggest car dealership firms Lookers expects new car sales to rise by about 5 percent this year to an all-time high, its chief executive told Reuters. New car registrations hit 2.63 million last year, boosted by rising consumer confidence and cheap finance packages, but industry body the Society of Motor Manufacturers and...

  • BEIJING, March 8- China's vehicle sales in February fell 3.7 percent from a year earlier, data from China Passenger Car Association showed on Tuesday. Auto sales totaled 1.37 million, the association said in a statement on its website. The China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, whose statistics are generally viewed as the benchmark for the industry, is...

  • Cadillac xt5

    Cadillac's newest ad campaign features spokespeople between 15 to 25 in order to make the brand more youthful.

  • Couple buying a new car and signing the contract

    Americans are setting a record when it comes to how they're paying for their new vehicles.

  • BOCHUM, Germany, March 2- A Volkswagen car owner sued a German VW dealership on Wednesday, demanding the seller cancel the contract and take back his Tiguan diesel compact car, one of the models affected by the automaker's emissions test cheating scandal. "This shows that the breach is material," Dietrich Messeler told the district court of Bochum in North...

  • February auto sales soared to a 15- year high for the month, carmakers reported on Tuesday, in the latest sign of continued consumer confidence. Autodata Corp also counted 1.34 million in sales but said the increase from a year ago was 6.9 percent and the annualized sales rate for February was 17.54 million. Ford stock was up 4.4 percent at $13.06.

  • The 2016 Jeep Patriot Sport.

    U.S. auto sales in February showed no signs of decelerating as most major automakers on Tuesday posted big gains from a year ago.

  • GENEVA, March 1- Sales of Volkswagen-branded cars in Britain will fall in the first quarter, hit by the diesel emissions scandal, but strong orders mean there are signs the carmaker is bouncing back, its UK managing director said on Tuesday. The VW brand has been hit hard in Europe's second-biggest car market with sales falling 14 percent in January from a year...

  • DETROIT, March 1- U.S. auto sales in February showed no signs of decelerating as most major automakers on Tuesday posted big gains from a year ago despite fears of an eventual slowdown after a record 2015.. Ford stock was up 2.7 percent at $12.85. "In addition to positive economic factors, February car sales got a boost from the Super Bowl, Presidents Day and beefed up...