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Say goodbye to the golden days, analyst says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016
Max Warburton, an analyst at Sanford Bernstein whose colorful client notes get lots of attention, authored one in January called “The End of an Era,” in which he paints a bleak portrait of the coming years.

Historian's trove gets personal with GM founder

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016
Lawrence Gustin, automotive historian and retired General Motors public relations manager, has donated historical documents regarding the early days of GM to the Sloan Museum in Flint, Mich.

Au revoir: Paris just doesn't do it for Ford this year

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016
Ford will skip this autumn's Paris auto show, claiming the timing doesn't fit with its launch schedule.

Zetsche: Apple, Google 'can do more' than we thought

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016
Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche and other a handful of his senior execs met recently with around 70 companies in Silicon Valley, according to the German...

Sales reporting transparency? Yeah, right

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016
After a nearly six-year run, AutoNation will stop reporting monthly sales. Why? “I've given up,” says CEO Mike Jackson.

YANG JIAN

How GM zoomed past VW in China

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2016
The Volkswagen Group was China's largest automaker in 2013 and 2014, but last year, General Motors regained top billing.

THE CANDOR MAN

Marchionne bumps head with designers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2016
Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but Chrysler designers will probably think twice the next time they consider borrowing an idea from...

License to drive not such a big deal

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2016
Millennials are increasingly deciding they can get along just fine without driver's licenses, according to a study issued last week by the University...

Montezemolo: Where's my thank you?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2016
Luca di Montezemolo, Ferrari's former longtime chairman, says he was disappointed not to get a proper “thank you” when Ferrari's owner,...

Top designers share their top picks

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2016
Toronto's Globe and Mail newspaper had a little fun recently with some of the industry's leading designers.

A Rogue mission: Foil the Escape

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18, 2016
This year, Nissan North America chief Jose Munoz says, the Rogue has a good chance to climb one more rung on the compact crossover ladder by...

China ripe for public groups, but where are they?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18, 2016
Global carmakers want the highly proficient U.S. public dealership groups to invest in China, but the publics simply aren't interested.

Big-bucks trucks are part of the luxury market, says Autonation CEO

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18, 2016
Extremely pricey pickups should be counted as premium vehicles, says AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson.

GM honors Welburn

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18, 2016
General Motors last week honored its global design chief, Ed Welburn, with a ceremony at the Detroit Institute of Arts, rededicating the GM Center...

Ad could reopen old wounds for would-be Mahindra dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18, 2016
Topline India does a diverse business in packaging, marketing materials and branded auto dealership displays in India, and now it is reaching out for...

Ford skips flash, and media attention

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18, 2016
Without another supercar such as last year's GT or an aluminum pickup truck up its sleeve, Ford spent much of the Detroit auto show talking about...

Detroit 3 lost 3.5M in sales. Who found them?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016
The last, and only time U.S. light-vehicle sales were in the neighborhood of 17.5 million vehicles, in 2000, the market was markedly different.

Car wars: Fisker's Force 1 awakens Aston's legal troopers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016
Aston Martin has sent designer/car-builder Henrik Fisker a letter demanding that he not unveil his Force 1 concept car at the Detroit auto show this...

Top designers share their top picks

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016
Toronto's Globe and Mail newspaper had a little fun recently with some of the industry's top designers.

Soon you'll be able to pick up some pickups at the post office

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016
Later this year, the U.S. Postal Service will issue its third set of stamps honoring classic vehicles. This time, American pickups are the subject.

The comedian-in-chief

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016
A trailer for the new season of Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" shows this 1963 Corvette Stingray Split Window Coupe pulling up...

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