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Sergio: Wrangler will still use steel

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
The next Jeep Wrangler won't follow the Ford F-150's lead with an aluminum body. Instead, the off-roader will keep its steel body structure but add aluminum doors, fenders and other parts.

GM wrings more pickups out of busy plant

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
GM's Wentzville, Mo., plant is trimming lunch breaks and hiring extra weekend staff to fill surprisingly strong demand for its midsize pickups and commercial vans.

 
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Kansas City bids to become EV mecca

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
A Kansas City utility is installing a large electric vehicle charging network, assisted by Nissan, in an attempt to decrease range anxiety and spur...

Will Nissan's big gamble on Maxima pay off?

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
Nissan was leaning toward killing the Maxima sedan as the industry recovered from the recession and turned to smaller models.

Automotive News adds reporter

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
Hannah Lutz has joined Automotive News as finance and insurance reporter, writing for the website, weekly print issue and weekly F&I newsletter.

Ford Explorer Platinum aims at high-end competitors

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
Ford is taking its iconic SUV into luxury territory, adding a high-end Platinum trim as it tries to attract a more affulent customer and increase the...

ROADSTER REVIVAL

4th-gen MX-5 Miata tries to renew interest in small sporty cars

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
Mazda is betting a lighter, sportier, more fuel-efficient redesign will offset the next MX-5 Miata's weaker horsepower - and rekindle waning demand...

Chrysler awd minivan dilemma: Electrify axle or ditch Stow 'n Go

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
Before it can offer another all-wheel-drive minivan, Fiat Chrysler must electrify the rear axle or give up its popular collapsing seats, says CEO...

Hyundai boss Zuchowski sees green light for small pickup

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
A small, versatile Hyundai pickup based on the Santa Cruz concept seems to be headed toward production soon.

BMW to build X2 crossover, report says

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
BMW will produce a coupe-styled crossover called the X2 to rival the Range Rover Evoque, a report said.

JLR aiming high with SVO unit

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
Jaguar Land Rover hopes to match its German competition with a specially badged line of performance and luxury variants.

EDITORIAL

Vigor, vigilance are just what we need from NHTSA

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
Federal auto regulators are cracking down. This month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has forced Takata Corp.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

An exception for skilled workers

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
While the notion of a 10-year progression to top pay appears sound, a few exceptions may exist.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Lear: 'Facts speak for themselves'

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
Recently, you may have seen some allegations in the media by the UAW about unfair labor practices or unsafe working conditions at Lear.

Lessons from a self-driving instructor

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
Raj Rajkumar, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, was on the team that won the 2007 DARPA Urban...

Software issues hold back some Renegades

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
The 2016 Jeep Renegade is no track car. So why are hundreds and hundreds of Renegades lining a 2-mile-long oval test track here?

Now that's what we call a hands-on executive

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
When one of Mark Reuss' classic cars needs a bit of roadside repair, he doesn't reach for a cell phone.

Detroit returns to Tokyo auto show with Jeep

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
For the first time in nearly a decade, a Detroit automaker will exhibit at the Tokyo Motor Show. Jeep - the best-selling U.S.

Ford makes over another icon by going aluminum

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
The F-150 isn't the only Ford Motor Co. icon that's been changed to aluminum this year.

'NEW SHERIFF IN TOWN'

NHTSA's Rosekind lays down the law, and the industry is rattled

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 24, 2015
NHTSA chief Mark Rosekind is invoking extraordinary powers and tools to clear up logjams on recalls, pressure automakers and get unsafe cars off the...

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