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Each week on-air we bring you the latest happenings in the auto industry. You'll find our experts' take on news of note from new models to manufacturer announcements to, well, things that we just think are interesting. Check back each week for the latest news.

Listen to this week's Auto News Minute with Laura Reynolds.

Ram
Ram 1500 Wins Luxury Car Of The Year Title
The Ram 1500 is basking in yet another award - this one Luxury Car of the Year handed out by the editor’s at Cars.com. Yes, we said “Car of the Year”, and it’s the first time a truck has won the honor... More ›
Exotic
Exotic Sports Cars Seized By IRS To Be Auctioned In Austin TX
It’s not often you come across a car auction like this one.

According to a press release, the IRS-Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI), AECOM and CWS Marketing Group will auction off four seized exo... More ›
Hyundai
Hyundai Previews Star-Studded 2020 Sonata Super Bowl Ad
Hyundai is turning to Hollywood A-listers for its Super Bowl ad this year highlighting the all-new 2020 Hyundai Sonata. The spot, set in Boston, will kick of the Sonata’s national advertising campaign... More ›
Jeep
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon EcoDiesel Wins Big Award
The 2020 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon EcoDiesel is picking up a recognition. It’s been named FOUR WHEELER “2020 SUV of the Year”, an annual award handed out by the editors of the off-road enthusiast publicat... More ›
Nationwide
Nationwide Search For Stolen 1954 Corvette Convertible
The search is on for a stolen 1954 Corvette Convertible and its owner is hoping the both law enforcement and the public can help him track it down.

Here are the details from a press release:More ›
Updated
Updated 2020 Honda Civic Type R Arrives This Winter
The 2020 Honda Civic Type R made its world debut this week at the Tokyo Auto Salon. Model year changes and improvements include revised styling, improved aerodynamic performance, and the addition of s... More ›
Park
Park Place McLaren Dallas Makes A Dream Come True For 11-Year Old
No medical degree was required to evaluate 11-year-old Cory’s excitement when he saw the bright yellow, 2020 McLaren 720S parked in front of Children’s Medical Center Dallas. His jaw dropped open and ... More ›
2020
2020 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Celebrity Cars & TV Schedule
Barrett-Jackson will roll out the red-carpet when celebrity-owned collector vehicles cross the block during the 49th Annual Scottsdale Auction, going on through Sunday, January 19, 2020. From Hollywoo... More ›
Corvette
Corvette Stingray, Kia Telluride and Jeep Gladiator Win Car, Utility and Truck of the Year
The North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year finalists are in! And what a list! A Jeep wins the truck category and a sports car yet to be delivered to customers wins Car of the Year. Not to ... More ›
Watch
Watch A Ford Bronco Prototype Test Its Off-Roading Capabilty in the Desert
We’re getting close to the world premiere of the all-new Ford Bronco this spring. Ahead of its launch, Ford is testing its off-road skills in the Mojave desert. The company says its team is busy testi... More ›
America's
America's Best-Selling Trucks in 2019
Last week we discussed the fact that the Ram outsold the Silverado for the first time. However, it appears Ram took a bite out of Ford, too. F-Series truck sales for 2019 were down 1.4% from 2018 wh... More ›
Top
Top 25 Best-Selling Sedans/Hatchbacks In 2019
Car sales continue to decline, and the outlook will become more bleak as Ford and Chevy pretty much abandon this segment altogether.

In just one year, car sales were down roughly a half-million... More ›
What
What Americans Bought In 2019 By Segment
In 2019, Americans bought almost 17.1 million new vehicles, but what did they actually purchase or lease?

Here is a breakdown: Small Cars 11.2% Midsized Cars 10.2% Large Cars 1.1% ... More ›
2020
2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Begins Rolling Off Kentucky Assembly Line
The 2020 Toyota RAV4 hybrid is now rolling off the assembly line in Kentucky.

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (TMMK), known for producing the most popular sedan in the U.S., the Camry, for... More ›
Average
Average Price Of New Vehicles By Segment in December 2019
The average price of a new vehicle topped $38,000 according to Kelley Blue Book. KBB reports that the estimated average light vehicle transaction price in the U.S. was $38,948 in December 2019. While ... More ›
CarProUSA
CarProUSA Radio Show Broadcasts LIVE From Houston Auto Show January 25th
The CarProUSA radio show is coming to the Houston Auto Show on January 25th at NRG Center and we hope you can join us! We will broadcast live from 9 AM to 2 PM Central. The doors open at 10 AM.
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Genesis
Genesis Unveils Its First SUV The GV80
Genesis is sharing the first official images of the GV80, the first sport-utility vehicle for the brand. The much-anticipated, three-row (available) GV80 will become the fourth model in the Genesis li... More ›
Hyundai
Hyundai and Uber Announce Air Taxi Partnership, Unveil Concept
Hyundai Motor Company and Uber are going into the air taxi business together. They’ve announced a new partnership to develop Uber Air Taxis for a future aerial ride share network. The announcement cam... More ›
Sold
Sold Out Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Docket Includes Nearly 2,000 Vehicles
Barrett-Jackson announced its 2020 Scottsdale Auction docket is sold out, setting a new company record for consigned vehicles in the company’s 49-year history. Nearly 2,000 collector car vehicles are ... More ›
Top
Top 25 Best-Selling SUVs in 2019
America has gone gaga over SUVs the past few years, and 2019 brought 8,125,000 new SUVs to the roads of America. Bear in mind that total sales were slightly more than 17 million. SUVs are rapidly ap... More ›

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