Tesla Begins Model 3 Deliveries in China

February 22, 2019 at 5:34 PM

Tesla Inc. began delivering its first boatload of Model 3 electric sedans to customers in China earlier today.

Truck Sales in Europe Climb 6%

February 22, 2019 at 8:53 AM

January deliveries of commercial trucks across Europe rose 6% to 206,200 units in January, buoyed by gains in all categories, trade group ACEA reports.

CR Drops Tesla Model 3 From Recommended List

February 21, 2019 at 5:30 PM

Complaints by owners of Tesla Inc.’s $46,900 Model 3 electric sedan have prompted Consumer Reports to yank its “recommended” rating for the car.

Subaru Tops Consumer Reports Brand Ratings

February 21, 2019 at 3:26 PM

Subaru jumped six positions to top this year’s Consumer Reports brand rankings for the first time ever, displacing Hyundai Motor Co.’s Genesis luxury marque.

U.S. Inventories of Unsold SUVs on the Rise

February 18, 2019 at 3:22 PM

Dealer supplies of unsold SUV/crossover vehicles in the U.S. ballooned 12% year-on-year in January, and inventories of sedans have dropped 16%.

Porsche Warns U.K. Customers Brexit May Hike Prices 10%

February 18, 2019 at 1:15 AM

Porsche AG is advising buyers in the U.K. that cars delivered after Britain leaves the European Union may carry a 10% surcharge because of higher import tariffs.

January Car Sales Fall 5% in Europe

February 15, 2019 at 2:50 AM

Deliveries of new passenger cars skidded 5% to 1.23 million units across Europe last month, as demand dropped in the region’s top five markets.

Car Sales Dip 2% in India

February 13, 2019 at 5:10 PM

January new-car sales in India declined to 280,100 units from 285,500 a year earlier, according to the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers.

Lexus, Porsche Top JD Power 2019 Dependability Study

February 13, 2019 at 1:53 PM

Lexus has retained its top rating for the eighth consecutive year in J.D. Power’s annual U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study.

U.S. Auto Loan Delinquencies at Record High

February 12, 2019 at 4:34 PM

The number of car owners in the U.S. who are at least three months late on their loan payments climbed to 7 million at the end of 2018.

How High Will U.S. Demand for SUVs Go?

February 11, 2019 at 2:55 AM

SUVs and pickup trucks continue to gain market share in the U.S., and neither segment shows signs of peaking, says LMC Automotive's Bill Rinna.

Report: Tesla Cut Delivery Team by Two-Thirds

February 11, 2019 at 12:17 AM

The job cuts Tesla Inc. announced last month reportedly have slashed the company’s 230-member U.S. vehicle delivery team by 150 people.