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Chrysler to boost output of 2013 Rams, V-6 engines

Chrysler Group will add a third shift in March at its Warren Truck plant in suburban Detroit and revamp part of its Mack Engine complex in Detroit to make more Pentastar V-6 engines. Read More »

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FROM THE CURRENT ANE PRINT ISSUE:

How Europe's decline has changed Fiat CEO Marchionne's priorities

The European downturn has reversed Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne's priorities. Read More »

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AutoNews Now: 1,250 new Chrysler jobs

3rd shift at Ram plant, more work at engine factories; BorgWarner names CEO Manganello's successor; how many in a Mini? Read More »

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GM won't 'cut and run,' Akerson tells Opel staff

General Motors will neither sell its loss-making European unit Opel nor "simply close up shop and leave," CEO Dan Akerson told more than 5,000 staff in the brand's headquarters in Ruesselsheim today. Read More »

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2012 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW:

Mercedes Ener-G-Force: The shape of SUVs to come?

The Mercedes Energ-G-Force, which will debut at the Los Angeles auto show, could be the shape of Mercedes SUVs to come. Read More »

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Akerson tells Opel workers GM won't abandon Europe

GM will neither sell Opel nor "simply close up shop and leave," CEO Dan Akerson told more than 5,000 staff at the brand's headquarters. Read More »

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First Shift: Male drivers on decline?

Study: Gadgets replace cars; Chrysler said to be talking with lender Santander; GM narrows green focus; Ford margin drop. Read More »

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VW Golf aims to conquer

Volkswagen seeks to retain traditional buyers with its seventh-generation Golf but also attract customers who are planning to downsize from larger cars. The carmaker expects 30 percent to 40 percent of Golf customers in Europe to be new to the car. Read More »

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BorgWarner picks Verrier to succeed Manganello as CEO

BorgWarner named James Verrier as CEO, succeeding Tim Manganello after 10 years at the helm of the powertrain technology supplier. The move is effective Jan. 1. BorgWarner signaled its succession plan in March when it named Verrier, 49, to the newly created position of president and COO. Read More »

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NICK BUNKLEY:

How to buy a minivan without really trying

The scene is a Ford dealership in the fall of 2013. And a customer is looking for anything but a minivan. But also very soccer friendly. Read More »

Hertz' $2.6 billion purchase of Dollar Thrifty cleared by FTC

Hertz’ $2.6 billion purchase of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group was cleared by U.S. antitrust regulators after the company agreed to divestitures ensuring the deal doesn’t harm consumers. Read More »

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MARK RECHTIN:

Lamborghini unveils topless Aventador

If Lamborghini makes a coupe, you can be sure a topless version is coming as well. Sure enough, the Italian supercar-maker revealed a roadster version of its Aventador LP700-4. Read More »

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Fisker plans Midwest tech center to help develop second hybrid

Fisker Automotive says it plans to open a tech center in the Midwest, possibly in Southeast Michigan, to aid development of the Atlantic, the hybrid automaker's second vehicle. Read More »

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BorgWarner picks Verrier to succeed Manganello as CEO

BorgWarner named James Verrier as CEO, succeeding Tim Manganello after 10 years at the helm of the powertrain technology supplier. The move is effective Jan. 1. BorgWarner signaled its succession plan in March when it named Verrier, 49, to the newly created position of president and COO. Read More »

Toyota recalls 11,153 Scion iQs

Toyota is recalling 11,153 Scion iQ hatchbacks because the front passenger air bags might not deploy in a crash. Read More »

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GM may exit one of its venture unit's investments soon

General Motors may soon exit one of its venture capital unit's investments, either through an initial public offering or the acquisition of that company by another, the automaker's chief technology officer said. Read More »

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LINDSAY CHAPPELL:

Plentiful oil? A V-8, anyone?

Four years after the auto industry started trembling at the real prospect of a global fuel shortage, painful pump prices and consumers clamoring for vehicles that can deliver 50 mpg, this news arrives from the International Energy Agency in France: There’s way more oil under America than we... Read More »

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Ghosn puts Mexico in the mix for Nissan’s next North America plant

Nissan Motor, Mexico’s largest automaker, will consider the country along with the U.S. for a new North American factory to meet demand in both nations, CEO Carlos Ghosn said on Wednesday. Read More »

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UK company Eterniti launches luxury SUV

Eterniti Motors has opened its first showroom, in London, to coincide with the launch of its premier production model, the Artemis SUV. Read More »

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Visteon recruits Dura Automotive CEO Stafeil as CFO

Visteon has appointed supplier industry veteran Jeffrey Stafeil as chief financial officer. Stafeil joins Visteon from Dura Automotive, where he was CEO. Read More »

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Jaguar Land Rover global sales rise 7% in October

Global sales of Jaguar Land Rover vehicles rose 7 percent in October, as deliveries at parent company Tata Motors rose 6 percent in the same period, the Indian company said. Read More »

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