Nissan recently overtook Honda to become the 2nd largest foreign carmaker in the United States.
Though sales tallies show a number of major carmakers posting year-over-year sales declines in May, the US auto sector continues its steady growth
with all its success as a luxury brand, the new hot RC two-door coupe series expresses a wistful yearning by Lexus to be included in that vaunted stable of brands that invoke true automotive passion.
Concerns that Chinese ownership would compromise the Volvo brand have not materialized in the 5 years since its purchase from Ford and now it’s opening a plant in the US.
This week Toyota and Mazda entered into a business relationship that executives described as an engagement rather than a marriage.
The emergence of the small SUV and crossover as the hottest segment in the US auto market has created a vortex of competition.
After years of losing traction to European and Japanese luxury carmakers and its perennial US rival Cadillac, the resurgence of Ford’s premium Lincoln brand is in high gear.
For city driving and parking convenience at last… the little Elio may well be the next big thing.
Electric cars continue to be an inscrutable market segment. No company is making money on them, yet carmakers – and now non-carmakers – continue to invest in them.
The 500X offers more space and small SUV capabilities – riding on the new Italian built Jeep Renegade platform – in the classic FIAT 500 profile.
The seemingly implausible chatter of Volvo exiting the US market has been repudiated with news of a $500 million investment in a US assembly plant.
Last month Chevrolet Silverado sales were up 35 percent while GMC Sierra surged 19 percent.
Why can’t you buy a Tesla car in Texas? Or South Carolina? Or New Jersey?
A few years ago, economic downturns, natural disasters and PR nightmares made for a bleak picture at Toyota. Not today.
Small cars are no longer the low-end of the quality and performance range. The new Volkswagen Golf TDI diesel makes the point.