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VW gets Mom involved in ad war with FCA

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2015
And now for the grudge report: In the latest round of provocation involving Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler, sedans from Chrysler and Dodge have been cast in unflattering supporting roles in a TV spot for VW's diesel Passat.

Porsche zooms from 3 sales a month to 5,217

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2015
The new monthly sales record pushed Porsche's year-to-date sales up by 17 percent and added to the celebratory mood as the brand opened its $100 million U.S. headquarters and customer experience center in Atlanta on May 7.

GM's O'Connell was down but not defeated

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2015
Bob O'Connell, who died last week at 76, was among the casualties of the revolution at General Motors in 1992, the one that ushered in the Jack...

High-level meeting minus high-level hoopla

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 11, 2015
You'd probably get an image in your head if we told you we saw the president of General Motors preparing to meet with the head of North American...

Mustang's mettle tested on the autobahn

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 11, 2015
Ford last week began introducing the latest generation of the Mustang to European auto writers. The location: Germany.

The auto-safety elephant in the room is the driver?

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 11, 2015
Celebrated author Malcolm Gladwell concludes that an obsession with defects in vehicles undermines efforts to address far more significant causes of...

Vive la Ford: French army picks Rangers

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 11, 2015
The French Army is buying 1,000 Ford Rangers to begin replacing its aging fleet of Peugeot P4 jeeps, The New York Times reported last week.

COMMENTARY: DAVE GUILFORD

Which road to self-driving tech will win?

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 11, 2015
The auto industry has an increasingly bipolar view of autonomous vehicles.

Isn't it lovely? Tesla ride thrills Wonder

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 4, 2015
Appearing on "Conan" last week, comedian Cedric the Entertainer told a story about giving Stevie Wonder a ride in C.T.E.'s Tesla.

RICHARD JOHNSON

Piech's fall is a familiar tale in this industry

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 4, 2015
Let's see, patriarch of giant auto group and acclaimed automotive genius late in life squabbles with members of his own family and is forced to give...

Marchionne: Here's what I'm not talking about

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 4, 2015
Addressing analysts on a conference call last week, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne made a presentation he called "Confessions of a...

Mercedes G class the next clone victim

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 4, 2015
At the Shanghai auto show last month, Land Rover was coming to terms with selling the Range Rover Evoque alongside its half-priced Chinese clone, the...

Will Aston crossover call the U.S. home?

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Not all new auto assembly plants are going to Mexico, or at least state economic development officials in the U.S. would like to think so.

Even MG is joining the crossover parade

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Amazingly, Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Aston Martin and Jaguar all plan to offer utility vehicles.

JESSE SNYDER

States' varying auto insurance rates play with the car-buying equation

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Want $7,700 more to spend on a new car? Move from Michigan to Maine before you insure it.

Cadillac's conundrum: Dare to change Escalade?

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
To say the redesigned Cadillac Escalade is a hit would be an understatement.

Chevy's Man U sponsorship scores from miles away

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
The crowd mobbing the Chevrolet stand at this month's Seoul Motor Show highlights the oft-overlooked upside of the brand's controversial Manchester...

De Niro starts the engines on Ferrari film

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Fans of Enzo Ferrari have waited a long time for a biopic of the great man.

RICHARD JOHNSON

Piech's career battles will be his legacy

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Ferdinand Piech started out his career with a pretty serious rivalry -- tangling with cousin Ferdinand "Butzi" Porsche, designer of the 911.

CEO Willisch says don't bet on a Bimmer pickup

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13, 2015
Don't expect BMW to follow Mercedes-Benz into the pickup segment.

RICHARD TRUETT

Left for dead, British industry booms again

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13, 2015
Ten years ago this month, MG Rover went bankrupt -- and appeared to symbolize the end of the once proud British auto industry.

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