from Breakingviews:

Uber’s law flouting could bring joyride to a halt

December 15, 2014

By Robert Cyran

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Breakingviews:

Uber flips the bird at critics with convertible

December 5, 2014

By Robert Cyran

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Expert Zone:

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz GLA

By Ashish Jha
October 7, 2014

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters)

The trend of luxury crossovers was started by BMW with the X1. Audi followed suit with its Q3 and Mercedes-Benz is now entering the game with the GLA.

from The Great Debate UK:

Financing must improve if UK auto sector is to thrive

By Guest Contributor
July 1, 2014

--Guy Walsh is Regional Director at ABN AMRO Commercial Finance PLC. The opinion expressed are his own.--

from Data Dive:

Auto industry looks up

June 20, 2014

Car companies are taking advantage of low interest rates and expanding their finance arms -- so much so that they are nudging out the big banks, Reuters reported this week. Automakers made half of new car loans last quarter, up 37 percent from a year earlier. According to Reuters:

from Counterparties:

MORNING BID – Spending concerns and car sales

June 4, 2014

Coming data on same-store sales will help illuminate whether the modest upward tick in prices is something that is being replicated throughout the economy and signalling a stronger overall economy or perhaps one that remains more weighted to the most wealthy in the United States. According to Thomson Reuters data, Costco is poised to post the strongest same-store sales figures among the retail chains, though its 4.6 percent estimated increase would fall short of the 5 percent rise a year ago. The figures have a bit less utility than in the past given the likes of Wal-Mart stopped supplying this data years ago, but you work with what you have. Either way, it's notable that the discounters have been weak this year - a sign of lackluster spending outlooks for lower income Americans.

from Breakingviews:

Ford schools U.S. firms on turnarounds, succession

May 1, 2014

By Antony Currie and Kevin Allison
The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own.

from Breakingviews:

GM can find small comfort in Toyota’s ride

April 1, 2014

By Kevin Allison
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from India Insight:

Organised players, growing acceptance boost India’s used car market

January 31, 2014

One would expect the former head of India’s No. 1 car maker to drive a glitzy new SUV or an imported luxury car, but Jagdish Khattar thinks differently. The industry veteran who spent 14 years at Maruti Suzuki now buys only second-hand cars and drives a used Volkswagen Passat.

from Breakingviews:

GM’s dividend hits right spot on multiple levels

January 15, 2014

By Antony Currie

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.