Lyft shops for drivers on used-car lots

Lyft wants to put drivers in cars they can afford, rather than having them take on expensive loans for new vehicles.

Hyundai takes Santa Fe upscale to help boost its weak European sales

Hyundai hopes a roomier, more upscale interior and new technology will help to give its Santa Fe a boost in Europe, which has less appetite for crossovers and SUVs than other major markets.

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Ford rushes to build more SUVs

Ford and Lincoln dealers can't get enough of their biggest, most expensive SUVs to keep up with customer demand, so the automaker is investing $25 million to speed up the assembly line in Kentucky.

Luxe turns to trucks

When the majority of sales for the German luxury leaders become crossovers and SUVs, the luxury market's shift to truck dominance will be complete.

Underdog Subaru turns 50

Subaru of America, the Japanese automaker celebrating its 50th anniversary in the U.S. this year, may appear to be unstoppable at the moment. But that hasn't always been the case.

Volvo counts on XC40 for conquests

Volvo is counting on its first model in the fast-growing premium compact SUV segment to break a lot of new ground for the automaker while it simultaneously wins customers from rivals such as the BMW X1 and Audi Q3.

Kia freshens Ceed with new look, better handling

Kia hopes new technologies, a "more self-confident" design and better driving dynamics will gives its new Ceed a boost in Europe's compact car segment against rivals such as the VW Golf and Ford Focus.