For the month of May, U.S. new-vehicle retail sales, on a selling-day-adjusted basis, are expected to hit their highest levels since August 2014, according to a monthly sales forecast from J.D. Power and LMC Automotive.
In the eyes of a consumer, a salesperson's most important role in the new-vehicle purchasing process is that of negotiator, according to 46% of purchasers of new vehicles in the United States.
While you could perceive that BMW is imaginatively adding "zip" to this 4 Series model's name, the fact is that "ZHP" references a decade-old option package code used on the 2003-2006 3 Series models.
Recently, several automakers have introduced special blacked-out versions of some of their most popular models in an effort to boost sales. Now, Porsche is offering its 2016 Boxster and 911 Carrera in a special Black Edition.
Of the approximately 687,000 vehicles that were recalled during the past week, Toyota Motor manufactured the lion's share. Most of the Toyota recalls--dating back to the 2003 model year--come on account of issues with the front passenger air bag.
Chevrolet revealed the sixth-generation 2016 Camaro yesterday at an enthusiast and media event on Belle Isle in Detroit, promising 30-plus mpg from the base turbocharged, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. V-6 and V-8 engines will also be offered.
SUVs and crossover utilities--particularly premium or luxury SUVs--were the hottest models on dealer lots during April, according to retail new-vehicle sales transaction data collected by the Power Information Network(R) (PIN) from J.D. Power.
In honor of the Mustang GT's heritage, Ford will bring back turn signals on the hood vents of all 2016 Mustang GTs and also offer several new equipment packages when the new model reaches dealer showrooms in the third quarter of 2015.
During the past week, various automakers issued recalls affecting more than 180,000 vehicles. Mitsubishi and Chrysler issued two recalls apiece, the former recalling more than 130,000 vehicles while Chrysler recalled about 46,000 units.
This fall, car enthusiasts will have a chance to buy what Dodge officials claim is the fastest street-legal Viper in the car's history.