"Late Breaking Auto Industry News"
November 2016


Ford unveils new Fiesta lineup amid $1B European profit

(The Detroit News) - Ford Motor Co. on Tuesday unveiled its new lineup of Ford Fiestas that the automaker hopes will continue its European rebound, which has... More

Porsche looks to track 'experience' to boost enthusiasm

(USA TODAY) - CARSON, Calif. -- In an age when the buzz is about "virtual test drives" and buying cars without setting foot in a dealership, Porsche has... More

Audi's new A5 Sportback draws fastback looks from A7

(USA TODAY) - LOS ANGELES -- Audi had a problem. It had good, not great, market share for its compact sedan and coupe, but the larger A7 coupe had become... More

Alfa Romeo looks to climb luxury SUV ranks with Stelvio

(The Detroit News) - Los Angeles – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s Alfa Romeo luxury brand, working to expand its significance in the U.S.... More

L.A. Auto Show 2016: Aston Martin Vanquish S Super GT car

(WardsAuto) - British car maker Aston Martin has a new flagship. The Vanquish S Super GT, the second generation in the modern Vanquish line,... More

Porsche Adds Six Models to 2nd-Gen Panamera Lineup

(WardsAuto) -STUTTGART, Germany – Porsche adds six new models to the second-generation Panamera lineup as production of the 5-door liftback ramps up at... More

Ford to reveal small EcoSport SUV to sell in U.S.

(Detroit Free Press) - Ford said today it will reveal a new EcoSport crossover on Monday in Los Angeles and plans to bring the small SUV to the U.S. for the... More

Best New Luxury Cars at 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show: Preview

(Bloomberg) - Next week at the Los Angeles Auto Show, manufacturers will introduce more than 50 brand-new vehicles to the car-buying public. More

Michigan wants in on zero-emission funding in VW deal

(The Detroit News) - Washington — Michigan leaders are seeking information about projects to boost the use of zero-emission vehicles such as electric cars... More

The truth about U.S. exports may surprise you

(USA TODAY) - It’s indisputable: Free trade agreements have helped shutter some U.S. factories. More

Review: Kia Cadenza so beguiling, just ignore its name

(The Detroit News) - Why do full-size sedans have such ridiculous model names? More

Future Fords will use tech to avoid collisions

(USA TODAY) - SAN FRANCISCO — Ford Motor is working on a suite of new driver-assist safety features for its production cars that stop short of offering... More

Auto sales still strong despite 4.4% October slide

(Detroit Free Press) - Americans' voracious appetite for new cars and trucks showed no signs of abating in October — although two fewer selling days... More



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