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Takata pleads guilty to U.S. fraud charge linked to faulty airbags

UPDATED: 2/27/17 6:39 pm ET -- adds details

Takata pleaded guilty to a felony charge as part of an expected $1 billion deal with the Justice Department that includes compensation funds for automakers and victims of its faulty airbag inflators.

Mexico warns U.S. it'll cut off NAFTA talks if tariffs proposed

Mexico's top trade negotiator doubled down on threats to break off talks to rework NAFTA, saying his country will walk away if the U.S. insists on slapping duties or quotas on any products from south of the border.

The millennials are coming

So you thought millennials didn’t care about owning cars? Think again. They’re the fastest-growing segment among vehicle buyers and are likely to represent about 40 percent of the U.S. new car market by 2020.
Millennials won't compromise on technology
AutoNation captures growth of millennials
Why did they buy? Millennials explain

GM dials up discounts on pickups as rivals tread on turf

GM boosted incentives on big pickup models this month after its biggest foes gained ground, intensifying a price war within the U.S. auto market's most hotly contested segment.

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Uber confronts dark side of Silicon Valley culture

Maybe it was some hard-earned experience that led Uber's CEO to respond quickly to the company's latest PR setback: a former engineer's claims of sexist treatment from company managers.

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During the past decade, the rise in car-sharing services, urban living and college debt payments led to doubts about millennials' desire to ever own a vehicle. Not anymore.

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