Automakers squabbling over emissions regulations, Brexit anxiety, Chinese car sales and more await you in this The Morning Shift for Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018.
Car loan interest rates are too high, a Tesla investor takes a big stake in a rival, and so much more in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.
People are buying used cars more and more, Android Auto is coming to Toyota, Porsche is done with diesel, and more. This is The Morning Shift for Monday.
A gloomy sales outlook for the rest of the year, a devastating earthquake affecting Toyota production, and a deep-dive into the effects of BMW’s South Carolina operations on the state’s economy. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Monday, Sept. 10.
Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the stories you need to know.
For the past decade, Mitsubishi has been almost an afterthought in the U.S. car buying market, fading from the popular imagination as it limped forward with older, cheap, uncompetitive cars and sank in quality rankings. But Fred Diaz, the newly-minted CEO of Mitsubishi Motors North America—now a part of the…
Though it seems hard to believe, violent crime rates in Mexico have skyrocketed in some areas to their highest levels ever, and further to the south in Brazil, declining crime rates have failed to convince the country’s wealthiest citizens that things are getting safer. In both nations, we now see conditions that are…
A staggering 34.2 percent of all new vehicles sold in the first four months of 2018 were SUVs, with that segment’s 15 percent growth largely responsible for still-rising auto sales.
Cars are typically depreciating assets (unless you’re buying a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO) but this is actually good news if you’re a used car shopper. Here are the late-model cars with the highest three-year depreciation and the top one is kind of surprising.
Marci Robin was buying a Fiat 500X from a West Palm Beach, Florida dealership, and was in the final stages of signing all the paperwork, when she was presented with a strange but simple question: was she a robot?
It’s extremely hard to be funny in the written word, so much so that you should probably not even try. Which makes this Craigslist ad all the more remarkable, because it is very funny. So much so that we’re contravening an unofficial Jalopnik policy of not posting Zany Craigslist Ads to this website.
Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories that your favorite auto exec is probably feverishly double-checking right this second.
Walmart is expanding their partnership with CarSaver to start selling cars at more locations on April 1st. Which sounds kind of like it should be an April Fool’s Day joke, but is actually true.
Sad news, friends. The new Lincoln Continental—the lovely, languid blueberry of a vehicle—isn’t selling well. And as a result, there are now rumors that Ford might just kill it off after this generation.
Joe Girard sold 1,425 cars in 1973, and over 13,000 in an impressive 15-year stretch that later led to a career as a motivational speaker. Ali Reda sold 1,582 cars in 2017, besting Girard by some margin. Girard, initially, was extremely unhappy about this, but now has changed his tune a bit. He’ll accept it, he told …
Well, friends here is yet another topic that I shall file under “things I thought were obvious,” but apparently there are a number of folks who think they have a legal case because a dealer for whatever reason did not sell them a car.