sports utility vehicles and light trucks

October US Sales Fall as Auto Boom Slows

It's a chilly autumn for U.S. auto sales.

Toyota Agrees to $3.4 Billion Settlement in Corrosion Case

The proposed deal covers about 1.5 million Tacoma and Tundra pickup trucks and Sequoia S.U.V.s suspected of receiving inadequate rust protection.

Driven: Video Review: Nissan’s Rogue Joins the Toyota RAV4’s Hybrid S.U.V. Club

The Rogue Hybrid offers an even more fuel-efficient version of a compact sport utility vehicle that was already stingy with a gallon of gas.
Wheels: Driving Down Memory Lane in the Original Minivan

Wheels: Driving Down Memory Lane in the Original Minivan

The writer at the wheel of a 1984 Chrysler minivan at the Historical Vehicle Association in Allentown, Pa., last week.
Texas Journal: Rodeo Offers a 90-M.P.H. Glimpse of Texans’ Truck Mania

Texas Journal: Rodeo Offers a 90-M.P.H. Glimpse of Texans’ Truck Mania

Nick Cappa, a RAM representative, inspects one of their trucks before Texas Auto Writers Association members arrive to test drive them as part of the Texas Truck Rodeo.
Record 2016 for U.S. Auto Industry; Long Road Back May Be at End

Record 2016 for U.S. Auto Industry; Long Road Back May Be at End

General Motors announced plans to cut shifts at three plants, including this one in Hamtramck, Mich.
Wheels: As S.U.V.s Take Over, New Camry Gets a Quiet Greeting

Wheels: As S.U.V.s Take Over, New Camry Gets a Quiet Greeting

The all-new Toyota Camry was displayed at a news conference at the Detroit auto show.
Profitable Pickups May Be in Cross Hairs of Trump Border Tax

Profitable Pickups May Be in Cross Hairs of Trump Border Tax

A General Motors pickup truck assembly line in Flint, Mich. The company builds a large percentage of its pickups in Mexico.

Driven: Video Review: A Pickup Truck That’s Both Primal and Pampering

Pickups aren’t just big, they’re big business. The Ram 1500, with an engine note that announces its presence, can be better equipped than some luxury sedans.
Even Amid Trade Tensions, Ford Pushes Pickup Trucks in China

Even Amid Trade Tensions, Ford Pushes Pickup Trucks in China

A Ford pickup truck was among the models on display at a media event ahead of the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition last year. Detroit’s automakers see a potential new world of drivers in
Bigger, Faster, More Lavish: Americans Crave S.U.V.s, and Carmakers Oblige

Bigger, Faster, More Lavish: Americans Crave S.U.V.s, and Carmakers Oblige

Ford’s latest Lincoln Navigator is larger and more powerful than its predecessor, while aiming squarely at car owners seeking luxury features.
Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.2 Million Ram Pickups Over a Fatal Flaw

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.2 Million Ram Pickups Over a Fatal Flaw

The 2013-16 Ram 1500 and 2500 pickups, as well as 2014-16 Ram 3500 models, will be recalled, Fiat Chrysler says.
Wheels: Hyundai Faces Tough Times as Buyers Go Big

Wheels: Hyundai Faces Tough Times as Buyers Go Big

The Keyes Hyundai dealership in Los Angeles. Hyundai’s overall sales rose for eight years in a row, but so far this year they have fallen 4.8 percent.

Driven: Video Review: Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, a Leviathan With a Luxury Touch

There are pickup trucks and then there are heavy-duty pickup trucks. The 2500HD is as close as most will get to driving heavy machinery.
Auto Sales Contract as Demand Stalls for Trucks and S.U.V.s

Auto Sales Contract as Demand Stalls for Trucks and S.U.V.s

An employee at a Ford Motor truck plant in Louisville, Ky., in 2016, when new car and truck sales hit a record 17.5 million.
G.M. and Union in Canada Reach Tentative Agreement to End Strike

G.M. and Union in Canada Reach Tentative Agreement to End Strike

A bumper sticker on the Chevrolet car of one of the striking Canadian workers at the General Motors plant in Ontario.
China to Export Trumpchi Cars to U.S., Maybe With a New Name

China to Export Trumpchi Cars to U.S., Maybe With a New Name

Cars made by GAC Group, the parent company of Trumpchi cars, on display at the Guangzhou auto show on Friday.
China to Export Trumpchi Cars to U.S., Maybe With a New Name

China to Export Trumpchi Cars to U.S., Maybe With a New Name

Cars made by GAC Group, the parent company of Trumpchi cars, on display at the Guangzhou auto show on Friday.
Wheels: Lamborghini’s Urus Is the Luxury S.U.V. Party’s Most Flamboyant Guest

Wheels: Lamborghini’s Urus Is the Luxury S.U.V. Party’s Most Flamboyant Guest

“This is our ticket to the future,” Mitja Borkert, Lamborghini’s head of design, said of the Urus, which can go nearly 190 miles per hour.
Fiat Chrysler to Spend $1 Billion to Modernize Michigan Plant

Fiat Chrysler to Spend $1 Billion to Modernize Michigan Plant

A Ram 1500 truck at an assembly plant in Warren, Mich., in 2014. Fiat Chrysler announced plans on Thursday to move production of Ram Heavy Duty trucks to the factory from Mexico.