Mercedes-Benz Pickup Takes Shape

The joint effort between the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG that is expected to yield a pickup for Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz subsidiary is starting to bear fruit. Automotive News reports that spy shots of an early test mule have emerged showing the Mercedes truck – likely to be named GLT – taking shape from the Nissan Navara on which it is based.

U.S. Auto Sales Expected to Break April Record

Automakers on Tuesday are expected to report the best-ever April for vehicle sales in the United States, adding fuel to the fire for another record-breaking year, reports The Detroit News.

In Texas, 'Everyone is in Hail Mode'

Texas auto dealers are turning to "hail sales" and "storm chasers" to try to make the best of a bad situation: the Lone Star State's worst run of hail damage in years. According to Automotive News, San Antonio is the latest victim, with a storm last week piling on more damage after one in mid-April that the Insurance Council of Texas declared the costliest hailstorm in state history.

Cars So Hot They're Out of Stock

American motorists bought a record 17.5 million new vehicles in 2015. While automobile sales are at an all-time high, certain makes and models are in much higher demand than others, according to 24/7 Wall St.