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  • The 2018 Lexus LC 500

    It looks like it was sent from the future, but it still has the charms of the past. It's quick, it handles sharply, looks great and does all of this with a tremendous amount of character. It's my favorite.

  • PARIS, Sept 12- Peugeot maker PSA Group is targeting a rise in sales and profits in its second-hand cars division, as part of the company's broader "Push to Pass" strategic plan for up to 2021, said a leading PSA executive. Marc Lechantre, who heads up PSA's second-hand cars unit, said the company was targeting 600,000 sales in 2018, with the group having set a broader...

  • Ford Motor Company president and CEO James Hackett

    More than a year after becoming CEO, and two months after he said it will cost at least $11 billion to restructure Ford, Jim Hackett has yet to give Wall Street details about his turnaround plan. 

  • BEIJING— Chinese auto sales fell for a second month in August, an industry group reported Tuesday, adding to signs of economic malaise amid a worsening tariff battle with Washington. Sales of SUVs, sedans and minivans in the biggest global auto market contracted by 4.6 percent from a year earlier to 1.8 million units, according to the China Association of...

  • BEIJING, Sept 11- China's automobile sales fell 3.8 percent in August from a year earlier to 2.1 million vehicles as a weak macro economy and trade frictions with the United States made consumers cautious about spending, an industry association said on Tuesday. Worries about China's overall economic situation led people to tighten their purse strings during...

  • BEIJING, Sept 11- China's automobile sales fell 3.8 percent in August from a year earlier to 2.1 million vehicles, an industry association said on Tuesday. Last month's sales drop follows a 4.0 percent fall in sales volume in July and an increase of 4.8 percent in June. Overall sales for the first eight months of the year totaled 18.1 million vehicles, up 3.5 percent...

  • Vinfast SUV

    Set to unveil two new models at the Paris Motor Show early next month, VinFast is the brainchild of Pham Nhat Vuong, a Vietnam native who, over the past quarter century, parlayed $40,000 in loans into an empire worth an estimated $10 billion.

  • 2018 Honda Clarity

    CNBC tests the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in, a car that runs on gas and electric.

  • Sept 4- Canada's auto sales fell for the sixth straight month in August, as rising interest rates put a damper on demand for new cars. Higher interest rates and protracted cycle of sales growth has contributed to the slight tailing off of sales, said David Adams, president of the Global Automakers of Canada. The Ford F-Series pick-up truck was Canada's...

  • Sept 4- Ford Motor Co total vehicle sales in Canada rose 7 percent in August as sales of its Taurus sedan more than doubled. Ford, which is the second-biggest automaker in Canada, sold 29,247 vehicles, including trucks and cars, in August. Toyota Canada's total vehicle sales rose 2 percent to 20,433 units in August, driven by higher demand for trucks.

  • Sept 4- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said on Tuesday its total vehicle sales in Canada fell 10 percent in August from a year earlier.

  • Consumers have been shifting away from traditional passenger cars for larger, more comfortable SUVs and pickup trucks.

  • Hyundai Santa Cruz concept

    The Santa Cruz is expected to be the lone entry into the compact pickup segment that effectively disappeared several decades ago, in part due to hefty tariffs on imported trucks. 

  • Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

    With its balance sheet solidly in the black and a plan to double sales over the next few years on the back of new products, Aston has announced it is ready for a long-rumored IPO.

  • A General Motors dealership in La Salle, Illinois.

    With inventories in a more healthy place and nationwide interest rates ticking up, a report from Edmunds shows that zero-percent finance deals accounted for the smallest portion of July auto sales in over 10 years.

  • 2018 Fiat 124 Spider Lusso

    Fiat's version of the Mazda MX-5 Miata is here to prove that there's another way. Here's CNBC's review of the 2018 Fiat 124 Spider Lusso.

  • A car dealer assists customers with an Audi A4 automobile at an Audi AG showroom in Moscow, Aug. 2, 2014.

    Fall is the best time to buy a new car because, while the discounts aren't as big as in December, you can still find inventory for the model you want.

  • Getaround, the carshare company that lets drivers rent their vehicles to strangers, is gearing up for more growth fueled by a new round of funding. The company has raised $300 million in Series D funding lead by the SoftBank Vision Fund. 

  • LONDON, Aug 15- Car dealership firm Lookers posted on Wednesday a 14 percent decline in first-half adjusted pre-tax profit to 43.1 million pounds as British new vehicle sales fell compared to a record period last year. "Although profits... are down on last year, as expected, this was due to a very strong comparative period, driven by record new car sales ahead of the...

  • 2018 Buick Regal TourX

    The Buick TourX is a nice car and a good place to spend time. It's refined and well-mannered, with a driving experience good enough to support a higher price tag and a more luxurious interior.