DETROIT — President Donald Trump is headed to Michigan later this week to give a speech at a Dana Inc. drivetrain parts plant, one day after he’s slated to sign a new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico to replace NAFTA. Trump is expected to deliver the speech Thursday at Dana’s facility in Warren, Mich.,
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The 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class lineup is one of the broadest of any vehicle, from its three body styles to its nine trims and powertrain options. We give it 8 out of 10 as such, and feel compelled to not that its warranty coverage is competitive, but not game-changing. The “entry level” S450 starts at $95,245
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Tom Kane, service director at Universal Nissan in Orlando, is on a mission to boost customer retention and profits by focusing on an area many other dealers often ignore: older vehicles whose warranties have expired and whose drivers are looking to pay less for maintenance and repairs. In 2017, Universal rolled out its Legends program
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DETROIT — General Motors will build the Cruise Origin at its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant starting in late 2022, AutoForecast Solutions told Automotive News. The self-driving, ride-hailing shuttle revealed in San Francisco this week joins a roster of electric vehicles slated for production at the plant. GM declined to comment, but the automaker released a media
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PARIS — PSA Group said it will repatriate expatriate staff and their families from the Wuhan area in China, which is at the center of an outbreak of coronavirus. The maker of Peugeot and Citroen cars said that 38 people would be evacuated and that the initiative will be executed in full collaboration with the
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Though down a couple of trim options and a few hundred dollars more expensive this year, the 2020 Honda Ridgeline is better equipped than ever, but still pricey at the top end. (Read more about how we rate cars.) For 2020, the Ridgeline drops the base RT and mid-tier RTL-T trims, leaving just four: Sport,
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Fears surrounding the fast-spreading coronavirus prompted automakers and suppliers last week to restrict business travel in and out of China, where the key auto-industry city of Wuhan was identified as the illness’ epicenter. In an effort to contain the outbreak, which had been blamed for 41 deaths as of late Friday, Jan. 24, Chinese officials have
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The Rubicon Recon is back. The new trim level is now available on the 2020 Jeep Wrangler, donning red and black accents and serious off-road capability. Jeep offered the Rubicon Recon on the previous JK Wrangler, but this is the first time it has appeared on the new-generation JL model. The trim gets standard LED
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Editor’s note: This story is part of a special section on the 100th anniversary of Mazda to be published in the Jan. 27 print edition of Automotive News. In the mid-1960s, Japanese goods such as motorcycles, cameras, watches and consumer electronics were starting to shed their post-World War II era image for shoddy quality. American
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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles filed a motion Friday to dismiss General Motors’ racketeering lawsuit against the company. In a sweeping suit filed in November, GM claims that its smaller rival secured an unfair advantage in labor costs by bribing UAW officials during key contract negotiations covering wages and benefits. The suit alleges that Sergio Marchionne, the
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The 2020 BMW X2 trades utility for styling compared to the related X1. The 2020 BMW X2 is the most style-oriented bite-size luxury-brand SUV, but it’s largely in a class of one. There’s a reason you don’t see many on the road: paying more for less doesn’t have wide appeal. For those willing to trade
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