During the past week, two of the Detroit Three automakers announced large vehicle recalls. American Honda, Mazda, and Mitsubishi also announced small recalls. In all, approximately 845,000 vehicles are affected.
While the monthly volume of new-vehicle sales has traditionally been the primary determinant of the health of the U.S. auto industry, the unprecedented growth in the average price of new vehicles in the past five years must be considered another key indicator.
During the past week, Chrysler Group, Mitsubishi, and Nissan issued recalls of several different models affecting a total of just under 700,000 vehicles.
Porsche has announced the expansion of its iconic 911 lineup with the reintroduction of four new models for 2015, including coupe and convertible versions of a 911 Carrera GTS and 911 Carrera 4 GTS. Prices range from $115,195 to $133,795, including a $995 destination charge. All will be available at Porsche dealers by the end of the year.
A growing number of car buyers are using mobile devices while researching and shopping for new vehicles, and the results of the J.D. Power 2014 Automotive Mobile Site StudySM demonstrate the importance of providing these vehicle shoppers with a satisfying mobile website experience.
The 2015 Honda CR-V receives a number of changes designed to make the popular crossover SUV safer, more fuel-efficient, better to drive, and more technologically advanced than ever.
Infiniti has entered the full-size premium hybrid sedan market with its aggressive-looking, low-profile Q80 Inspiration concept car, which made its debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show.
During the past week, the Detroit Three--Chrysler, Ford, and GM--as well as Mitsubishi and Toyota issued recalls affecting more than 1.9 million vehicles.
During the past week, Toyota recalled more than 130,000 Tundra pickup trucks, while several other automakers announced minor safety recalls.
Mercedes has released new details about a plug-in hybrid version of its flagship Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan that it will offer to U.S. consumers beginning next spring.