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June 20 – 24, 2016 at the Ritz Carlton Naples, Florida

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Automotive News Latest Issue Feed

China: A maturing auto market that still has long road ahead of it

Mon, 2 May 2016 00:01:00 EST

The Chinese market is fascinating, but it shows you how sophisticated our dealers are here in the U.S. If it's like everything else over there, they'll catch up quickly.

Freshening gives Lexus IS sedan a bolder look

Mon, 2 May 2016 00:01:00 EST

Lexus unveiled a freshened IS compact sedan last week at the Beijing auto show with an aggressive, heavily creased front fascia that echoes those of the RC coupe and upcoming LC 500 sports car.

Next Infiniti QX70, QX50 may borrow features from concept

Mon, 2 May 2016 00:01:00 EST

Infiniti previewed a new styling direction for its SUV/crossover lineup with the QX Sport Inspiration concept unveiled last week at the Beijing auto show.

Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Magna's Q1 profit rises on increased vehicle production, Getrag acquisition

Thu, 05 May 2016 07:20:16 PDT

Canadian auto supplier Magna International today reported an 8 percent rise in first-quarter profit, helped by an higher vehicle production in North America and Europe along with the completion of a major acquisition.

Automakers, states urge White House to reject plan to open spectrum

Thu, 05 May 2016 07:11:50 PDT

A group of more than 50 automakers, state transportation agencies and other groups today urged the White House and other federal policymakers not to immediately open a portion of the wireless spectrum reserved for connected vehicles.

Ford, looking to speed tech rollout, pours $182.2M into software company Pivotal

Thu, 05 May 2016 05:30:00 PDT

Ford is investing $182.2 million in the Silicon Valley software company behind its new FordPass smartphone app, as it works to develop and roll out technology to customers faster.

Dealers: Issues Important to Dealers & Other Retail News from the US

Billions are being invested in driverless cars that Americans don't want

Thu, 5 May 2016 06:48:38 EST

The driverless revolution is racing forward, as inventors overcome technical challenges such as navigating at night and regulators craft new rules. Yet the rush to robot cars faces a big roadblock: People aren't ready to give up the wheel.

First Shift: Tesla goal: 500,000 cars by 2018

Thu, 5 May 2016 00:01:00 EST

Tesla revs goal to 500,000 units by '18, EV-maker buoyed by Model 3 orders; Honda: Two more deaths linked to Takata inflators; Nissan recalls Rogues; Ford banks on Russia comeback.

PSA CEO defends new targets; demands pricing discipline over volume

Thu, 5 May 2016 00:01:00 EST

PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares has turned the automaker around since taking the helm in 2014. Now Tavares' new Push to Pass plan aims to triple PSA's profit target to 6 percent by 2021, as he explained to Automotive News Europe.