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Toyota: Fuel cell math is right

CHICAGO -- Toyota believes just a few hydrogen stations will go a long way toward meeting its needs for launching hydrogen fuel cell vehicles next year in the United States. A few dozen stations strategically concentrated in California will get fuel ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10

Subaru will build more Legacy sedans in Indiana

CHICAGO -- Now that it has redesigned its Legacy sedan, Subaru plans to increase production at its Lafayette, Ind., plant, said Subaru of America President Tom Doll. "We've got a little extra capacity," said Doll after Subaru introduced the 2015 ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10

Mazda stays flexible in Mexico

CHICAGO -- Mazda will keep its newly opened North American factory flexible in its mix of Mazda3 and Mazda2 models. The new plant in Salamanca, Mexico, began producing the Mazda3 in January and is building up inventory. Dealers will begin receiving ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10

Nissan mulls small diesel, seeks input

CHICAGO -- Nissan wants consumers, dealers and the media to help decide whether to put a turbocharged four-cylinder Cummins diesel engine into its mid-sized Frontier pickup, which would make it one of the few small-diesel trucks in the United States. ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10

Chevy joins growing small-van market

CHICAGO -- Ford's Transit Connect will have its first real challenger this fall when the City Express compact cargo van arrives at Chevrolet dealerships. The Nissan-built City, which was introduced last week at the Chicago Auto Show, has a tightly ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10

Ford people mover targets minivan buyers

CHICAGO -- Ford hopes the 2014 Transit Connect Wagon will give shoppers a smaller, cheaper alternative to minivans such as the Honda Odyssey, Toyota Sienna or Chrysler Group's minivan siblings. The Transit Connect is built in Spain and is offered in ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10

Speedy Volvos

Volvo introduced Polestar Performance versions of the V60 wagon, above, and S60 sedan at the Chicago Auto Show. Production for the United States will be limited to 120 units of each body style out of 500 globally. The cars are due to arrive in late ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10

Subaru seeks more traction in mid-sized sedan segment with '15 Legacy

CHICAGO -- Subaru may be one of the hottest brands in the United States, but it has never made a major dent in the mid-sized sedan market.The all-wheel-drive specialist is out to change that by taking aim at its segment-topping rivals with a ... 11:30 am U.S. ET | Feb. 6 | UPDATED: 2/6/14 5:31 pm ET

GM adds Nissan-built van to take on Transit Connect

DETROIT (Bloomberg) -- General Motors is introducing a new cargo van, built by Nissan Motor Co. under a supply alliance formed last year, to compete with Ford Motor Co.'s Transit Connect in the U.S."There is so much opportunity in this particular ... 6:57 am U.S. ET | Feb. 6 | UPDATED: 2/6/14 11:51 am ET - adds photo gallery

Toyota readies sport hybrid version of top-selling Camry

CHICAGO (Bloomberg) -- Toyota Motor Corp., looking to keep its Camry as the top-selling car in the United States, plans to introduce a sport hybrid version of the family sedan, said Bob Carter, senior vice president for the world's largest automaker. ... 2:19 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 6

Kia Soul EV to launch in 3rd quarter

CHICAGO -- Kia Motors revealed an electric version of the boxy Soul subcompact at the Chicago Auto Show today.The Soul EV will be Kia's first zero-emission vehicle sold in the United States when it arrives in select markets in the third quarter. ... 8:33 am U.S. ET | Feb. 6 | UPDATED: 2/6/14 11:15 am ET - adds details

Nissan hints at a smaller pickup with a diesel

CHICAGO -- Nissan Motor Co. is exploring plans to put a small but powerful four-cylinder Cummins diesel engine in its mid-sized Frontier pickup.The company used the Chicago Auto Show today to showcase a 2.8-liter turbo diesel engine that would ... 11:00 am U.S. ET | Feb. 6

Toyota kicks up off-road appeal for trucks

CHICAGO -- Toyota will take three of its best-selling trucks to a new trim level of off-roading features and styling under the banner of TRD Pro Series.Toyota will introduce TRD Pro options on the 4Runner this fall and on the Tundra and Tacoma ... 10:30 am U.S. ET | Feb. 6 | UPDATED: 2/6/14 10:53 am ET

Subaru Legacy, Kia Soul EV and Chevy's Transit Connect fighter set to debut in Chicago

Subaru's redesigned Legacy sedan, Kia's Soul EV, Chevrolet's new Nissan-built small commercial van and two high-performance Volvos highlight the world debuts next week at the Chicago Auto Show.Kia hopes to lure buyers from the Nissan Leaf sedan, the ... 8:16 am U.S. ET | Jan. 31 | UPDATED: 2/3/14 9:35 am ET - adds Kia Soul EV

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Canadian dealer buries a Jeep, hires an ambassador and puts on the Ritz

Canadian dealer buries a Jeep, hires an ambassador and puts on the Ritz

At Bay King Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram in Hamilton, Ontario, dealer Jamie Richter has put luxury-hotel touches in his new showroom. They include concierges who see to the needs of service customers. Mon., December 15
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