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Thousands of car enthusiasts flock to Nebraska for auction

8:06 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2013
America's love affair with the automobile was on full display this weekend as thousands of people converged on a muddy field in rural Nebraska for the auction of one of the nation's largest collections of vintage Chevrolets

Tabloid past behind, Fiat heir pushes Italian design

Sept. 29, 2013 06:01 CET
Lapo Elkann, whose older brother John is Fiat chairman, has become as a global ambassador for Italian design after a past as the wild child of Italy's billionaire Agnelli family.

Bulgaria seeks new auto investment after China success

Sept. 29, 2013 06:01 CET
Bulgaria is stepping up efforts to win more auto industry investment to build on the success of attracting a new vehicle plant for China's Great Wall Motors.

Audi's return to Brazil coincides with leasing revival

Sept. 29, 2013 06:01 CET
Carmakers in Brazil are anticipating leases will spur demand for new models as a tax incentive expires and companies such as Audi start local production.

GM faces limited supply of most popular V-8 pickups, report says

4:58 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2013
General Motors, introducing its first redesigned pickups since 2006, can’t make enough of the most popular versions of its new Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, three people familiar with the effort told Bloomberg.

Mazda recalls 161,400 Mazda6 sedans

4:15 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2013
Mazda is recalling 161,400 Mazda6 sedans in the United States over defective door latches. The recalls affect Mazda6 models built before Aug. 24, 2012, for the 2009-2013 model years.

U.S. has become a backwater for Mitsubishi

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2013
Mitsubishi's U.S. dealers desperate for compelling new product will instead be getting the Mirage.

Lexus hits the gas on F Sport line

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2013
Lexus' F Sport lineup is moving into a higher gear.

Tabloid past behind, Fiat heir pushes Italian design

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2013
The dashing Lapo Elkann is one of Italy's most eligible bachelors and habitué of male best-dressed lists. He has flirted with scandal and nearly died of a drug overdose in 2005. But those days are long gone.

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