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Nissan CEO hands off to Toyota CEO

In decorum-obsessed Japan, the auto industry is cooperating to keep Nissan's recent factory inspection scandal from dimming the glitz at this month's Tokyo Motor Show.

Chinese seek keys to U.S.

A number of other Chinese brands with global ambitions made their presence felt at Frankfurt, including Future Mobility Corp., a startup created by veterans of BMW's electric-vehicle program.

UPDATED: 9/10/17 10:57 am ET - adds details
China, in EV push, plans ban on fossil-fuel vehicles

China will set a deadline for automakers to end sales of fossil-fuel powered vehicles, accelerating efforts to develop EVs in the world's biggest auto market. The move will have a profound impact on the environment and growth of China's auto industry, a top government official said Saturday.

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China’s EV shift may worsen the air

Your Aug. 21 editorial may be accurate but incomplete in describing how Chinese ownership of FCA can “lead 1.5 billion people or more toward a zero-emission future.” Really?

China auto bid could hit a U.S. wall

If a Chinese buyer emerges for all or part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, it could face heightened scrutiny by U.S. security officials. That hurdle has increased under a Trump administration that has promoted economic nationalism and criticized China's trade policies.

European castoffs thrive in China

China's appetite for European brands and SUVs is turning out to be the perfect recipe for Borgward, the revived German automaker backed by Beiqi Foton Motor Co.

UPDATED: 8/21/17 4:13 pm ET - adds closing stock price
China's Great Wall sets sights on Jeep

China's Great Wall Motor is interested in buying the Jeep brand and has reached out to Fiat Chrysler to see whether a deal can be negotiated. FCA said Monday it had not been approached by Great Wall in connection with the Jeep brand or any other matter relating to its business.

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