http://www.freep.com - General Motors' posted a 7.5% sales increase in April over a year earlier, while Ford's sales fell 11%.
http://www.motorweek.org - Vital Statistics Engine: 2. 8 liter Horsepower: 181 Torque: 369 lb-ft.
http://www.businessinsider.com - Owning a car (or leasing one) means getting your ride serviced and sometimes repaired. Thus, the eternal question: dealership or independent mechanic.
http://www.businessinsider.com - Tesla reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings on Wednesday — and dropped a bombshell in a letter to shareholders: the company will accelerate its production plan, delivering 500,000 cars annually by 2018, not 2020 as it has long promised. CEO Elon Musk them got on a call with analysts and prompted a collective dropping of jaws when he pledge to sleep at Tesla's California factory and put out a call for the best of the best in auto-manufacturing talent on the same day that two Tesla manufacturing executives announced their departures.
http://www.motortrend.com - The next-generation Honda CR-V is due out in 2018 and a new report from Auto Express suggests that the new crossover will be bigger than the model it replaces. That aligns with earlier reports we’d heard that the popular crossover would grow when it is redesigned.
http://news.pickuptrucks.com - Ford unveiled an all-new 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 and 10-speed automatic transmission in Dearborn, Mich.
http://www.businessinsider.com - GM and Lyft will start testing self-driving electric taxis on public roads "within a year," according to the Wall Street Journal. This comes after GM recently invested $500 million Lyft, and acquired self-driving car technology company Cruise Automation, in a reported $1 billion deal.
http://www.detroitnews.com - Buick, Baojun and Cadillac brands post sales gains from April 2015.
http://www.motorauthority.com - Although decidedly modest by today's customizing standards, the 1996 Hummer H1 that Tupac Shakur picked out just a few months before he was gunned down in Las Vegas is full of surprises fitting with the rapper's taste.
http://www.thedetroitbureau.com - Ford is touting some big numbers for the updated, 2017 F-150 pickup.