http://www.thedetroitbureau.com - Mitsubishi isn’t the only automaker facing trouble for misstating its fuel economy numbers.
http://www.autoguide.com - When Chevy‘s new fire breathing Camaro Z/28 launches, it will likely be packing a naturally aspirated 7.0-liter V8 under the hood. A spy video helped to confirm that the Z/28 won’t be supercharged based on the noise coming from the prototype, but now Motor Trend is reporting that the car will use a 7.0-liter V8 making somewhere between 540 and 565 horsepower. The previous Camaro Z/28 also used a 7.0-liter V8 known as the LS7, a name that is likely to be changed to LT7 for the new car.
http://www.autonews.com - 'Precipitous' drop in Nissan supplier relations, GM gains ground; Hyundai hires another ex-Bentley designer; Audi production exec joins Tesla; General Motors seals Cruise Automation deal.
http://news.pickuptrucks.com - Average transaction prices for full-size pickups are climbing at a significant rate, surpassing the average of the automotive industry as a whole. According to Automotive News (subscription required), pickup truck sales were up 10 percent for April, with each truckmaker searching for ways to squeeze more trucks out of production lines, especially since they are investing in more well-equipped models and luxury trim packages for the light-duty and heavy-duty segments.
http://www.tflcar.com - With all the talk these days about self-driving cars and diesel emission scandals, it’s easy to forget that we live in the golden age of performance.
http://www.forbes.com - When dieselgate broke last September, automakers the world over tried to paint it as an incident isolated to rogue Volkswagen. This reporter disagreed, stating that the problem was and is widespread through the industry.
http://www.motorauthority.com - Chevrolet has been out testing a new version of its Camaro on the Nürburgring.
http://www.motortrend.com - It’s a tumultuous time in the US for a number of reasons, and our automotive marketplace is no exception. Every segment is staring down a big shake-up, and no matter what happens, consumers will have more choice than ever before. Here's a look at what some new vehicles from Chevrolet, Buick, and GMC.
http://wardsauto.com - GM improved markedly and Ford somewhat in the way they treat their Tier 1 parts makers, but other automakers were viewed less favorably in Planning Perspectives’ annual survey. Nissan dropped dramatically on the index after getting aggressive on price cuts.
http://www.detroitnews.com - Annual Planning Perspectives Inc. study shows Toyota and Honda remain ahead of Detroit Three in supplier relations. General Motors, which has revamped purchasing department leadership, increased training and improved communication with suppliers, has moved up from the bottom and into fourth place in an annual study ranking the six largest automakers by their relationships with suppliers.