Category Archives: Best Cars

Former UAW official resigns from GM board


by CAHairyBear Joe Ashton, a former UAW vice president, has resigned from GM’s board of directors amid a widening federal probe into joint training centers overseen by representatives of the union and Detroit automakers. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Hyundai bolsters electric car lineup to narrow gap with rivals


by archer10 (Dennis) 107M Views Hyundai Motor Group, lagging behind rivals in the introduction of electric vehicles, is stepping up plans for battery-powered cars as world governments crack down on polluting fossil fuels. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

VW Jetta gets new look, platform in quest to win sedan shoppers


by pedrosimoes7 VW believes that much-improved driving dynamics, more technology and a more fuel-efficient gasoline powertrain in a redesigned Jetta that is moving onto the brand’s global MQB platform will draw sedan customers to U.S. showrooms. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Uber poised to hire media agency, report says


by charlie cars MediaCom is poised to win media duties for Uber in North America, people with knowledge of the matter told Advertising Age. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Cox sues CDK, cites anticompetitive practices


by theparadigmshifter In a battle between two dealership vendor giants, Cox Automotive is suing CDK Global for anticompetitive business practices. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

GM will lighten next-gen pickups with carbon fiber


by Dave Adams Automotive Images It would be the largest-scale automotive application of carbon fiber, whose long, labor-intensive production process and high cost relative to steel and aluminum have limited its use mostly to luxury vehicles and sports cars. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed