Tag Archives: Auto

Gulf ports play growing role in auto trade

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by GmanViz Automakers now realize they can save on logistics by using ocean shipping to reach customers in the lower Midwest with foreign-made vehicles, or to export vehicles built in the Southeast’s assembly plants. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

August auto sales

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by Dave Adams Automotive Images U.S. light-vehicles sales slipped 1.8 percent last month and the seasonally adjusted, annualized pace of sales fell to the lowest level – 16.13 million – since February 2014 behind a late-month wallop from Hurricane Harvey. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Amid Harvey’s destruction in Texas, auto industry assesses damage

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by Philipp Lücke Editor’s note: Automotive News is monitoring the effects Harvey is having on automotive operations, supply chain, retailers and shipping. We will report developments as details emerge. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Auto industry prepares for Hurricane Harvey havoc in gulf

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by Dave Adams Automotive Images Freight transportation in Texas could be severely disrupted by Hurricane Harvey – potentially delaying deliveries of finished vehicles as well as auto parts to and from Mexico. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

FCA envisions Jeep as global SUV giant to fulfill auto dreams

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by Dave Adams Automotive Images While automakers around the world covet Jeep for its fat profits, FCA sees potential for much more, banking on the rugged brand to vie with global giants like Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Profit-rich trucks may catch break in Trump auto review

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by Reece Garside | Photography A move under consideration by the Trump administration could ease tough fuel-efficiency standards set to take effect in 2021 on light trucks, the bulwark of U.S. auto industry sales and profits. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed