Sustaining its 2%-3% annual reduction in greenhouse-gas emissions over the next 35 years will be ‟a tall order” for the auto industry, says Patrick Moseley, president emeritus of the Advanced Lead-Acid Battery Consortium....More
Rather than drawing conclusions from one month’s worth of results, long-term trends such as rolling 6- or 12-month sales, or year-to-date results, are what those who closely follow the industry use as a better way to gauge an automaker’s health in a particular market....More
The unit of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 470,000 cars and SUVs from the '11-'14 model years equipped with potentially defective alternators, and 437,000 Jeep Wrangler SUVs from the '11-'13 model years with exterior heated power mirrors that could experience an electrical short....More
The Urban TABBY is customizable, with customers encouraged to modify it using conventional or new technologies such as 3-D printing. Developer OSVehicle provides free downloads of the vehicle’s 3-D design specs....More
The actions involvingmore than 520,000 Cadillac and Saab SUVs and Chevrolet Spark small cars bring to 71 the number of recalls conducted this year by the No.1 U.S. automaker, affecting nearly 30 million vehicles....More
OEs that lead the list of best performers in the 2009-2013 period skew toward emerging-market automakers (and motorcycle producers), with none of the Detroit Three or European companies making the top 10....More
More than two-thirds of all Japanese-brand models sold in Europe now are produced there, an industry group says. Imports from Japan fell to 371,576 units in 2013, down 8.2% from 401,870 compared with prior-year....More
WardsAuto editors are evaluating about 30 vehicles as part of the 2017 Wards 10 Best Interiors competition. Today's gallery focuses on the '17 Maserati Levante, a car-based luxury SUV with a sticker price of $90,000.