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GM sells out first year of electric Hummer production

22 Oct 2020

DETROIT General Motors Co said it has sold out the first year's worth of its hulking GMC Hummer EV electric pickup truck after a splashy video reveal on Tuesday.

AutoNation profit jumps as strong demand, tight inventory drive prices

21 Oct 2020

U.S. auto dealer AutoNation Inc's quarterly profit nearly doubled on Wednesday as a stronger-than-expected recovery in demand and tight inventories helped drive more profit per vehicle just months after the pandemic slammed the economy.

AutoNation profit jumps as strong demand, tight inventory drive prices

21 Oct 2020

Oct 21 U.S. auto dealer AutoNation Inc's quarterly profit nearly doubled on Wednesday as a stronger-than-expected recovery in demand and tight inventories helped drive more profit per vehicle just months after the pandemic slammed the economy.

UPDATE 4-GM to invest $2 billion to build electric vehicles in Tennessee

20 Oct 2020

DETROIT, Oct 20 General Motors Co said on Tuesday it will invest $2 billion to convert its Spring Hill, Tennessee, factory to produce electric vehicles, starting with the new Cadillac Lyriq, alongside existing combustion-engine Cadillacs.

GM plans investments to expand electric vehicle production

20 Oct 2020

DETROIT, Oct 19 General Motors Co is expected to announce on Tuesday significant investments to expand production of electric vehicles at a factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee and potentially other sites.

Honda makes a U-turn to catch U.S. truck, SUV trend

09 Oct 2020

DETROIT Honda Motor Co is redesigning the looks and the marketing for its sport utility vehicles and trucks to appeal to U.S. consumers who are paying premiums for rival automakers' vehicles that offer a more rugged, off-road adventure image.

Honda makes a U-turn to catch U.S. truck, SUV trend

09 Oct 2020

DETROIT, Oct 9 Honda Motor Co is redesigning the looks and the marketing for its sport utility vehicles and trucks to appeal to U.S. consumers who are paying premiums for rival automakers' vehicles that offer a more rugged, off-road adventure image.

Waymo opens driverless robo-taxi service to the public in Phoenix

09 Oct 2020

DETROIT Waymo on Thursday will relaunch and expand its fully automated, robo-taxi ride hailing service in Phoenix, rebooting its effort to transform years of autonomous vehicle research into a revenue-producing business.

Volkswagen's electric SUV opens a new front against Tesla

23 Sep 2020

Volkswagen AG's U.S. subsidiary on Wednesday revealed its ID.4 electric sport utility vehicle and a pricing strategy aimed at opening a new front in competition with Tesla Inc and other automakers.

Ford says new generation F-150 pickup trucks to go on sale in November

18 Sep 2020

DEARBORN, Mich. Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it has begun production of the new generation F-150 pickup truck at its Dearborn, Michigan, facility, and expects the redesigned model to go on sale in November.

World News

In final Trump-Biden showdown, less chaos but plenty of clashes

U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden offered sharply contrasting views on the still-raging coronavirus pandemic at Thursday's final presidential debate, seeking to persuade the few remaining undecided voters 12 days before their Nov. 3 contest.