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Just how much will recall storm cost GM?

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 5, 2014
For all of the screaming headlines about record recalls, safety lapses and victim compensation, General Motors' two most important constituencies -- customers and investors -- seem unfazed.

Ford says Mondeo sales will be boosted by platform sharing with Lincoln

July 5, 2014 06:15 CET
Ford says its new Mondeo will compete better in Europe's mid-sized segment because it has a platform that was also designed to underpin Lincoln models.

Tesla awaits L.A. police findings on Model S theft, fiery crash

2:34 pm U.S. ET | July 5, 2014
Tesla is assisting Los Angeles police and fire officials investigating the theft of a Model S sedan by a man who led police on a high-speed chase before crashing the car in West Hollywood.

Western European car sales rise 4% in June

July 5, 2014 06:15 CET
Western European car sales rose 4 percent in June, according to industry data collated by LMC Automotive, as a market rebound in southern Europe offset weaker demand in Germany.

Jeep aims to boost future Wrangler's fuel economy

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 5, 2014
Chrysler Group engineers are striving to improve the Wrangler's fuel economy with lightweight materials, more gears and perhaps a smaller engine.

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