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Mr. Cub made history in the car business, too

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2015
Here's a largely forgotten fact about Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks, who died Jan. 23 at 83: He was a Ford dealer from 1967-71.... Read More »

SPIED: Russia's nuke-powered AC-12 with NO camo!

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2015
While a photographer snapped pictures for a feature on the Mercedes-Benz GL450 in Arkhangelsk, on the shores of the White Sea, the classified "AC-12 Project," a deep-water nuclear submarine nicknamed...... Read More »
HANS GREIMEL

Exchange rate windfalls a mixed bag for Japan's Big 3

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015
After trading at record highs for several years, the Japanese yen has tanked against the dollar and many other foreign currencies.... Read More »

Spending on cars trounces spending on houses in U.S.

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015
Think about it: $1.1 trillion. That's how much TrueCar estimates consumers spent on new and used vehicles in 2014, up 8 percent from 2013.... Read More »

Pickup with a mere 790,000 miles on it 'still runs fine'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015
Dealer Lynn Thompson was shocked when he saw the odometer on a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 SS pickup he took in on a trade. It read 794,845 miles.... Read More »

For Leno, it's on to the next Challenger

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015
Jay Leno, one of the nation's best-known car collectors, is selling his original 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 to benefit the USO after he upgraded into...... Read More »

M-B joins the club, will move U.S. HQ

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015
The automaker headquarters migration continued last week as Mercedes-Benz USA said it will leave Montvale, N.J., for Atlanta.... Read More »

13 sales records, but that's no record

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015
There are lots of ways to gauge really good years in the auto industry, but here's one of the best: how many brands set sales records.... Read More »

De Nysschen: Infiniti deserves a driver's car

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015
Chatting on Facebook recently, Cadillac CEO Johan de Nysschen called out a former Infiniti underling for supposedly killing the Q50 Eau Rouge, the...... Read More »

After shaky start, a Subaru milestone

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015
It took 47 years, but last week Subaru of America reached a milestone in the United States: It achieved 500,000 sales for the first time in a...... Read More »

Hellcat reviewers rev up the thesaurus

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2015
The 707-hp Hellcat-powered Challenger and Charger had auto reviewers scrambling to outdo each other last year in their lusty appreciation of what one...... Read More »

Did Young rock Lincoln with talk of Continental?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22, 2014
Lincoln executives hope Neil Young will remember ... never talk about the brand's future product plans.... Read More »

VIN switcheroo a crushing defeat for Mini Cooper

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 21, 2014
It won't be a merry Christmas for the Mini enthusiast who bought a classic Mini Cooper in England and had it shipped to the United States.... Read More »

End of the road for midsize sedans?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2014
Talk about an epoch-making event: The midsize sedan's long, long (as in forever) run as the largest vehicle segment in the U.S.... Read More »

Next Pennsylvania gov not quitting on blue Wrangler now

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2014
Jeep has a history ferrying around heads of state. Some of the most iconic shots of Presidents Franklin D.... Read More »

Exciting stuff, those 'That's not a Buick!' ads

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2014
Buick executives believe the ubiquitous TV commercials they've been running since spring -- "That's not a Buick!" -- are connecting with consumers.... Read More »

Mazda executives zoom, zoom past dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2014
Some car companies say thank you to their dealers with a trip to Hawaii. Racing-mad Mazda executives do it by challenging retailers on the track.... Read More »

UAW makes strides in South, but it's not done

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2014
Persistence has paid off for the UAW in Chattanooga, less than a year after the union lost an organizing election at Volkswagen's plant there.... Read More »

CHRISTIAAN HETZNER

Poached from BMW, Diess in position for VW CEO job

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2014
Volkswagen's decision to poach BMW product development chief Herbert Diess to run its flagship VW brand puts the 56-year-old manager in the pole...... Read More »

Head-shaking over Americans' car buying

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 8, 2014
The Financial Times' legendary Lex column, a daily investment discourse famed for its irreverence and oh-so-British drollery, can be tough on us...... Read More »

Rewey and the Lincoln-Mercury glory days

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 8, 2014
Bob Rewey, who died Nov. 29 at 76, made his mark in the 1990s as Ford Motor Co.'s top North American sales executive.... Read More »

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