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Tough questions for Ghosn
Posted on Sunday January 19, 2020

The former Nissan' CEO's destructive management of the company left a trail of unanswered questions.

Garrett wants big gains from e-boosting systems
Posted on Sunday January 19, 2020

Garrett Motion, formerly Honeywell, is replacing its lost business in diesels with advanced turbos for gasoline and hybrid powertrains.

U.S. may have to wait for Mazda's Skyactiv-X
Posted on Sunday January 19, 2020

Mazda is considering how and when to bring the ultra-efficient, high-torque mild-hybrid powerplant to its biggest market. The automaker still wonders whether it can satisfy U.S. buyers who prefer larger engines.

The shirt is as bulletproof as the windows
Posted on Sunday January 19, 2020

Tesla has memorialized one of the most memorably ad-libbed vehicle unveilings in automotive history with the "Cybertruck Bulletproof Tee."

2019 auto sales show surprise gains in Europe
Posted on Sunday January 19, 2020

An end-of-the-year buying frenzy ahead of tough new emissions rules for automakers and changes in consumer-incentive programs propelled new-vehicle sales in Europe 1.2 percent higher for 2019.

Dealer News

Tesla clears road for Rivian, others to sell EVs without dealers
Posted on Thursday January 23, 2020

Michigan ruled that sale contracts Tesla signs with Michigan consumers will have to indicate that the transaction took place elsewhere. But customers won’t actually have to leave the state to complete the contracts. Michigan dealers are reviewing the settlement.

Tomorrow's consumers want a different dealership experience, survey shows
Posted on Thursday January 23, 2020

A Cox Automotive study of 2,000 people found "trailblazer" consumers, who are most likely to embrace new technology and services, will be the new mainstream consumer by mid-decade.

Michigan, Tesla settle suit over direct vehicle sales
Posted on Wednesday January 22, 2020

The settlement says Tesla may "operate under existing Michigan law; sell cars to Michigan customers as long as the sales contract indicates the sale took place in a state other than Michigan; and, indirectly own service and repair facilities in Michigan through a subsidiary."

Delaware judge delays DealerSocket's acquisition of Auto/Mate
Posted on Wednesday January 22, 2020

The restraining order will be in place until a preliminary injunction hearing is held Feb. 11 before a judge in Delaware.

Record-high subprime auto delinquencies on horizon, Cox says
Posted on Wednesday January 22, 2020

November and December saw record-high delinquency rates on subprime auto loans and may signal even more consumers will fall behind on payments in January and February. To compensate, lenders may restrict credit access further for subprime borrowers in 2020, Cox Automotive said.

Mobility Report

Tough questions for Ghosn
Posted on Sunday January 19, 2020

The former Nissan' CEO's destructive management of the company left a trail of unanswered questions.

Garrett wants big gains from e-boosting systems
Posted on Sunday January 19, 2020

Garrett Motion, formerly Honeywell, is replacing its lost business in diesels with advanced turbos for gasoline and hybrid powertrains.

U.S. may have to wait for Mazda's Skyactiv-X
Posted on Sunday January 19, 2020

Mazda is considering how and when to bring the ultra-efficient, high-torque mild-hybrid powerplant to its biggest market. The automaker still wonders whether it can satisfy U.S. buyers who prefer larger engines.

The shirt is as bulletproof as the windows
Posted on Sunday January 19, 2020

Tesla has memorialized one of the most memorably ad-libbed vehicle unveilings in automotive history with the "Cybertruck Bulletproof Tee."

2019 auto sales show surprise gains in Europe
Posted on Sunday January 19, 2020

An end-of-the-year buying frenzy ahead of tough new emissions rules for automakers and changes in consumer-incentive programs propelled new-vehicle sales in Europe 1.2 percent higher for 2019.

Used Car Market

5 used-vehicle trends in 2020
Posted on Sunday December 29, 2019

With rising prices of new vehicles pushing away more consumers, the used-vehicle market is hot. What will change next year?

Carvana Q2 net losses continue, but shares soar
Posted on Thursday August 08, 2019

The online used-car retailer continues to rack up losses as it expands into new markets but its share price rallied on a spike in revenue, profit per vehicle and improved second-half outlook.

Average age of vehicles on U.S. roads hits 11.8 years
Posted on Thursday June 27, 2019

The number of light vehicles in operation in the U.S., driven by quality gains and additional technology, hit a record 278 million, an increase of more than 5.9 million, or 2.2 percent, since 2018, IHS Markit said.

How rising depreciation will affect the used-vehicle market
Posted on Friday May 24, 2019

Last year's depreciation rates were relatively low thanks to several factors that simply can't last forever. The rate is expected to grow this year, which will affect the used-vehicle market.

Carvana?s losses mount amid 'sustained hyper growth'
Posted on Thursday May 09, 2019

Carvana said its revenue more than doubled for a 21st consecutive quarter as it expanded into 24 new U.S. markets.


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