Auto industry bemoans lack of budget support as UK auto production falls for third consecutive month and September production is lowest since 1982 Some 67,169 cars rolled off UK production lines last month, according to recently released data Productions were down 41.5% from a year ago and lowest in SeptemberRead More →

Photo: Getty Images (Getty Images) You’ve probably bought a car from a dealership before, or maybe you’re lucky not to. The pre-pandemic process consisted of something like 90% awkward small talk with a salesperson and then 10% signing a bunch of forms with someone in finance who actually seemed toRead More →

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – The automotive industry faces unique challenges. A shortage of microchips is slowing new car production and fueling used car sales. Today, Commonwealth dealerships are struggling with high demand and low supply. “We were criticized,” describes Shannon Jones. Jones works for Don Franklin Auto Mall on RichmondRead More →

South Africa’s largest metalworkers’ union is calling for an indefinite strike after wage talks with employers’ organizations failed. South Africa’s largest metalworkers’ union has launched an indefinite strike, demanding wage increases and threatening to block the supply of spare parts to make new cars and accessories, industry and union officialsRead More →

Imagine driving down the autobahn in Germany when your on-board diagnostics system notices your oil level is low or your tail light is off, and wasting no time, it automatically schedules an appointment with your favorite shop for the repair. It may sound fictitious, but it’s at the heart ofRead More →