Mitsubishi Outlander Sets Plug-in Hybrid Record in Canada

December 04, 2018 at 10:02 AM

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. sold more than 5,000 Outland PHEV SUVs in Canada through the first 11 months of 2018, which the carmaker says sets a new full-year record for a plug-in hybrid vehicle in the country.

Toyota Takes Flak in Germany for Backing Anti-Diesel Group

December 04, 2018 at 2:14 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. is facing mounting criticism in Germany for supporting an environmental group that has forced partial diesel bans in some of the country’s cities.

U.S. Car Sales Growth Stalls

December 03, 2018 at 6:52 PM

Sales of new passenger vehicles in the U.S. slipped by 6,500 units to an estimated 1.39 million units last month.

Honda, Jaguar, Mitsubishi Models Win Green Car Awards

November 29, 2018 at 5:21 PM

The Honda Insight, Jaguar I-Pace and Mitsubishi Outlander were named the category winners for 2019 Car, Luxury Car and Truck of the Year by Green Car Journal.

Finalists Announced for N. American Vehicles of the Year

November 28, 2018 at 12:21 PM

A panel of 54 automotive journalists has selected the nine finalists for North America’s 2019 Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year awards.

Retail Car Sales in India Fall 11%

November 28, 2018 at 11:41 AM

Registrations of new cars in India between early October and mid-November slid 11% to 2 million units, according to the Federation of Automobile Dealers Assns.

WPP Picks Up VW’s U.S. Creative Ad Work

November 27, 2018 at 2:49 PM

London-based ad agency WPP has won Volkswagen AG’s VW brand creative business in North America after a seven-month review.

Tesla Sales in China Plummet 70%

November 27, 2018 at 2:43 AM

Retail sales Tesla Inc. in China plunged 70% to about 200 electric cars in November, according to the China Passenger Car Assn.

Tesla Cuts Prices in China

November 22, 2018 at 2:23 PM

Tesla Inc. is lowering the price of its electric Model S sedans and Model X crossovers in China to help offset the country’s tariff on vehicles from the U.S.

Truck Sales Jump 7% in Europe

November 22, 2018 at 10:37 AM

Deliveries of commercial vans, trucks and buses climbed 7% to 229,100 units in Europe last month, according to trade group ACEA.

Volvo Plans Car-Free Display at L.A. Auto Show

November 21, 2018 at 2:42 AM

Volvo Cars Corp.’s display stand at next week’s Los Angeles auto show won’t have a single car in sight.

VW Tops 30 Million Sales in China

November 20, 2018 at 11:29 AM

Volkswagen AG’s namesake brand says it surpassed cumulative vehicle sales of 30 million vehicles in China.