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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.

2019
2019 North American Car, Truck, Utility Winners Announced
After hundreds of hours of test drives, research and evaluation by independent jurors, the Genesis G70, Hyundai Kona/Kona EV and Ram 1500 were revealed as the winners of the 2019 North American Car, U... More ›
All
All You Need To Know About The New Toyota Supra
Sports car enthusiasts have been waiting more than 20 years for the return of Supra and will soon be able to purchase the 2020 Toyota GR Supra for a Manufacturerís Suggested Retail Price of $49,990.More ›
Cadillac
Cadillac Reveals First All-Electric SUV
Cadillacís first all-electric SUV is on the way. While we donít know its name yet, we do know itís the first model derived from GMís future EV platform. The automaker made the announcement at this y... More ›
Fiat
Fiat Chrysler Settles Lawsuits Over EcoDiesel Emissions
FCA US has reached final settlements on civil, environmental and consumer claims with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Justice, the California Air Resources Board, the Stat... More ›
Ford
Ford & Volkswagen Enter Into Partnership
Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Company Tuesday announced the first formal agreements in a broad alliance that positions the companies to boost competitiveness and better serve customers in an era of rap... More ›
Total
Total U.S. Auto Sales Since Y2K
I always enjoy looking at auto sales history. So here is a look back at total sales going back to the year 2000. Notice the huge dip in 2008-2012 during the financial crisis.
2000-17,329,7002001-... More ›
Top
Top 25 SUV & Crossover Sales Leaders in 2018
Perhaps the most important sales crown in 2018 was for sales supremacy in the hottest segment in the auto industry: SUVs.

Every automaker strives for market share increases in this hot segment.... More ›
Dale
Dale Jr. To Pace Daytona 500 In A 2019 Chevrolet Silverado
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will find himself in a very familiar place at the 2019 Daytona 500: at the front of the pack.

Earnhardt Jr., a two-time Daytona 500 winner, will drive the 2019 Chevrolet Silv... More ›
Hyundai
Hyundai Debuts New Rescue Car Concept That Walks
Hyundai is unveiling a new rescue vehicle concept and itís one that would be right at home in a futuristic sci-fi movie.

Itís an electric slash robotic vehicle dubbed Elevate and itís designed ... More ›
All-New
All-New 2020 Ford Police Interceptor Is A Hybrid
Ford is rolling out the first police pursuit-rated utility vehicle thatís a hybrid. The all-new 2020 Police Interceptor Utility will feature a standard hybrid all-wheel-drive powertrain. Ford says it... More ›
General
General Motors Names Mark Reuss President
General Motors has a new president. And his name will likely be familiar. Itís Mark Ruess (pictured above unveiling the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado.)

You may recall Reuss is also the guy who wreck... More ›
2018
2018 U.S. Auto Sales Highlights
As mentioned here, 2018 turned out to be another great one for the auto industry. Almost 17,335,000 new vehicles were sold in America in 2018, toppin 17,239,000 in 2017. Here are some highlights:
... More ›
2018
2018 U.S. National Auto Sales Results
One thing I love about the auto industry is it is full of surprises. The doomsday auto analysts predicted 2018 would be the year the wheels fell off auto sales. Even going into the fourth quarter, t... More ›
Twin
Twin Buick Grand Nationals Will Cross Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction Block
As years go, 1987 was a big one. Aretha Franklin became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Chrysler acquired American Motors, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 2... More ›
Rare
Rare Ford GT Could Net $7 Million at Mecum
A rare Ford GT is expected to sell for millions when it crosses the auction block at Mecum Florida this Saturday, January 12th.

Itís a 1965 Ford GT Competition Prototype Roadster GT/109, and th... More ›
Mecum
Mecum Florida Auction Runs Jan. 3-13th
I could be wrong, but I donít recall Mecum and Barrett-Jackson going on at the same time, especially in the same state, but thatís what we have this year! However, the way the scheduling is set out, ... More ›
Barrett-Jackson
Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Is Auctioning The First Toyota Supra
Barrett-Jackson and Toyota announced that the first production 2020 Toyota Supra, VIN 20201, to roll off the assembly line will be auctioned to benefit charity during the 48th Annual Scottsdale Auctio... More ›
Hyundai
Hyundai Elantra Driver Hits A Million Miles
In just five years, a delivery driver from Olathe, Kansas drove her 2013 Elantra one million miles with the original powertrain. Farrah Haines is a proud Hyundai owner who drives about 200,000 miles a... More ›
5
5 Ways to Resolve To Be a Safer Driver in 2019
Thereís no better way to drive into the New Year than with a few resolutions to make you a better and safer driver.

1. Resolve to not drive distracted.While distracted driving is improving on... More ›
Best-Selling
Best-Selling Large Luxury Cars So Far This Year
The large luxury car segment has seen growth this year. Of course, we donít have fourth quarter numbers on any General Motors products, and Tesla doesnít report sales either. If Tesla did report sal... More ›

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