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Dodge to build more Hellcat engines

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 29, 2015
Fiat Chrysler plans to substantially increase production of the popular 707-hp Hellcat engines.

VW supplier Gestamp to expand stamping line in Tenn. for new SUV

10:30 am U.S. ET | June 23, 2015
Gestamp Automocion, a Spanish supplier to Volkswagen AG, said it plans to expand its stamping plant in Chattanooga to produce body panels for VW's new midsize SUV.

BMW, Toyota agree to platform on shared sports car

8:50 am U.S. ET | June 29, 2015
BMW AG and Toyota Motor Corp.

Chasing Jetta, Chevy equips Cruze with a new turbodiesel

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 29, 2015
Chevrolet isn't just sticking with a diesel offering on the next-generation Cruze - it's talking tough about challenging Volkswagen for passenger-car...

Bosch positions for electrification growth

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 29, 2015
German supplier Robert Bosch and Japanese battery partner GS Yuasa are “on a good path” toward developing a lithium ion battery that...

Gestamp along for VW's expansion ride in N. America

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 29, 2015
Gestamp Automocion announced plans last week to expand its stamping plant in Chattanooga to produce body panels, hot-stamped steel parts and chassis...

Passing a big rig? Don't sweat it, Samsung says

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 29, 2015
Passing an 18-wheeler on a two-lane road is pretty harrowing.

How Mexico could color UAW talks

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 28, 2015
When the UAW and Detroit automakers open contract talks next month, Mexico will be hovering over the proceedings and influence the outcome.

Honda restates earnings after airbag recall costs increase

6:29 am U.S. ET | June 26, 2015
Honda restated its financial results for the fiscal year ended in March, to account for additional costs to cover an expanded recall of cars equipped...

Takata cuts CEO's pay in wake of airbag crisis

6:57 am U.S. ET | June 26, 2015
Takata CEO Shigehisa Takada earned less than 100 million yen ($810,373) in the business year ended in March, or less than half of the 206 million yen...

Delphi, Google deny report saying self-driving cars nearly collided

10:00 pm U.S. ET | June 25, 2015
Delphi Automotive and Google denied a report by Reuters that their self-driving prototype cars had a close call on a Silicon Valley street earlier...

NEWS ANALYSIS

Should driverless cars make life-or-death decisions?

7:31 am U.S. ET | June 25, 2015
The gearheads have mostly figured out how to build driverless vehicles.

GM readies wireless downloads of new features

12:11 am U.S. ET | June 25, 2015
GM is preparing to roll out vehicle technology that allows new features to be downloaded wirelessly, the company's head of global product development...

Takata president makes public apology for airbag deaths

6:17 am U.S. ET | June 25, 2015
Takata President Shigehisa Takada made a public apology for the eight deaths and hundreds of injuries related to the company's airbags dating back...

Subaru recalls 72,000 vehicles in U.S. for possible brake failure

8:56 am U.S. ET | June 25, 2015
Subaru is recalling 72,000 newer-model vehicles in the U.S.

ZF to invest $71M in Mich. tech center

3:54 pm U.S. ET | June 24, 2015
German auto supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG plans to spend more than $71 million and add 571 jobs by expanding its technical center in suburban...

Senator calls for compensation fund for Takata airbag injury victims

10:00 am U.S. ET | June 23, 2015
An influential U.S.

Tech race will strain automakers, report says

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23, 2015
Automakers face enormous pressure on profit margins as technology and connectivity demands grow and car sales slow in markets such as the U.S.

Denso sees 15-year wait for self-driving car

3:30 pm U.S. ET | June 23, 2015
The technology to make cars fully autonomous probably won't be established until at least 2030, according to Toyota's largest supplier.

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