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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.

Ford
Ford Recalls Nearly 1.5 Million F-150s Due To Crash Concern
Ford is recalling 1.48 million F-150 pickups in North America, most of those in the U.S, because they could downshift into first gear without warning.

In a statement, Ford says itís aware of ... More ›
2020
2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty Offers New 7.3-Liter V8
Ford is rolling out its most powerful Super Duty F-Series yet. The 2020 Super Duty will launch with two new engines, including a new V8 and an upgraded Power Stroke diesel. Toss in an all-new 10-speed... More ›
Best-Selling
Best-Selling Large Luxury SUVS For 2019
This segment of SUVs continues to do well in America. About 1000 more large luxury SUVs were sold this January versus January 2018. The big winner was Range Rover, it doubled its sales this year fro... More ›
Chicago
Chicago Auto Show Is Going On Now
There is still time to check out the Chicago Auto Show which runs through Monday, Feb. 18, Presidents Day, at McCormick Place. This year marks the showís 111thth year and nearly 20 vehicles made thei... More ›
Ram
Ram 1500 Debuts New Multi-Function Tailgate
The tailgate wars are heating up between Ram Truck and GMC. Ram just unveiled a new multifunction tailgate for the Ram 1500. Itís to compete with the Sierraís MultiPro tailgate.

New Ram 1500 Mu... More ›
Lamborghini
Lamborghini Urus Is The Robb Report Car Of The Year
The 650p-horsepower Lamborghini Urus is the Robb Reportís 2019 Car of the Year.

The 17th year of the luxury and sports car competition pitted 10 cars against each other. (You can see them all... More ›
U.S.
U.S. News 2019 Best Cars For The Money
Quality and value are two musts on our list when it comes to shopping for a new car at places like the Chicago Auto Show. Thatís also where U.S. News & World Report recently handed out its 2019 Best ... More ›
Mazda
Mazda MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Edition Sells Out Hours After Pre-Orders Open
If you were hoping to get your hands on a limited 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Edition that recently debuted at the Chicago Auto Show, it will be something of a challenge. Mazda is only as o... More ›
2019
2019 Ram Chassis Cab With New Limited Trim Makes Debut
Hot on the heels of revealing the new Ram Super Duty lineup in Detroit, Ram is showing off its new Ram Heavy-Duty 3500, 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cab at the Chicago Auto Show. The 2019 model-year brings ... More ›
700-Horse
700-Horse Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Details
Ford is rolling out its most powerful street-legal Ford ever with a supercharged 5.2-liter V8 producing more than 700 horsepower.

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500Arriving this fall to join the Shelby ... More ›
2019
2019 Camaro ZL1 1LE Offers 10-Speed Automatic
The 2019 Camaro ZL1 1LE ó the fastest, most track-capable Camaro ever ó will offer an available 10-speed automatic transmission beginning later this month.

2019 Camaro ZL1 1LEDuring development... More ›
2019
2019 Nissan Pathfinder Rock Creek Edition
Nissan is rolling out the 2019 Pathfinder Rock Creek Edition. Available on either the SV or SL grades, itís designed to emphasize the Pathfinderís rugged heritage.

Pathfinder Rock Creek Edition... More ›
Auto
Auto Industry Winners And Losers in January 2019
As I have told you, as a car company, you are judged by the last monthís sales results versus the same month of the prior year.

Here are your automakers that were up or down 5% or more from las... More ›
Automaker
Automaker Ads Score Big During Super Bowl
The Big Game was not only a fierce competition between the top two professional football teams, it was also a battleground for the five automakers that ran a combined six commercials during the game o... More ›
Best-Selling
Best-Selling SUVs Of All Sizes For 2019
The SUV craze continues for 2019. We donít have a good picture, however, because General Motors does not report sales except quarterly, and although Ford released total numbers, we donít have a break... More ›
January
January 2019 National Auto Sales Results
January sales are all said and done, and when all the sales were tallied, except General Motors that doesnít report monthly, the industry was down 1%. I really thought it would be worse than that due... More ›
Boeing
Boeing Tests Autonomous Passenger Air Vehicle
Boeing successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing NeXt, which leads the company's urban air mobility efforts, ut... More ›
GasBuddy
GasBuddy Reveals Americaís 2018 Top-Rated Gas Station Brands
If there is one thing drivers all have in common, itís the need to fill up at the gas station. And you may find youíre doing more than buying your gas there. The $600 billion dollar convenience store ... More ›
Best-Selling
Best-Selling Large SUVs For 2018
The large SUV segment showed growth for the calendar year 2018, no surprise with so many nice choices, and lower gas prices.

The segment grew by almost 30,000 vehicles, with GMC Yukon showing t... More ›
Ford
Ford And Mecum Settle Lawsuit Over 2017 Ford GT
A Ford-initiated lawsuit over a 2017 GT sold at auction is now in the history books.

The lawsuit stems from a GT sold at auction last year. On May 19, 2018, Mecum Auctions presented a limited e... More ›

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