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GM mobilizes to build more small pickups

3:44 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016 | UPDATED: 2/9/16 4:31 pm ET - adds detail
General Motors will increase production of the Chevrolet Colorado midsize pickup, which has been in tight supply since its debut 18 months ago, a company executive said today.

Ford plans to double Mexico vehicle production, report says

3:42 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Ford plans to double vehicle production capacity in Mexico as the automaker focuses its U.S. assembly plants on more profitable pickups and utility vehicles, according to a report published Sunday.

Camaro 1LE performance version will offer V-6

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2016
The Chevrolet Camaro 1LE track-ready performance model that debuts this week at the Chicago Auto Show will for the first time be offered with a V-6...

GM recalling 473,000 SUVs, pickups in N.A. for brake pedal problems

4:14 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
General Motors said it is recalling 473,000 pickups and SUVs in North America because brake pedals could fail due to a faulty nut.

Bob Rossiter, who helped build and rebuild seating giant Lear, dies at 69

11:28 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Former Lear CEO Bob Rossiter, who worked with the company for 40 years and led it through bankruptcy in 2009, died Sunday after a yearlong battle...

Tenneco adjusted earnings rise 23% in Q4, shares rise

3:14 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Tenneco's fourth-quarter adjusted earnings rose 23 percent to $80 million as the the supplier of emission-control systems and ride-control components...

Porsche CEO says profits will be hit by EV investment

5:02 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Porsche is bracing for smaller profit gains in the future as the sports-car maker steps up spending on models such as its first EV, CEO Oliver Blume...

Applied Acoustics International names industry veteran Larry Hagood as CEO

3:55 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Applied Acoustics International, the sound barrier and noise dampening supplier created last week when UGN Inc.

Continental to build $1.4 billion tire plant in Mississippi

6:07 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Continental's decision to commit $1.

Tesla shares dogged by falling gas prices, output concerns

4:49 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Tesla shares fell to a two-year low amid concerns that cheap gasoline is stifling demand for electric cars as well as whether the company can...

Conti must ration parts for recall fixes

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Continental is recalling five million airbag control units that affect vehicles made by companies including Volkswagen, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Honda...

Mexico auto production, exports rise in Jan. despite sharp drops at VW

2:55 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Auto production in Mexico rose 0.4 percent in January 2016 compared with the same month last year, while exports were up 4.

Dual-sourcing dilemma hits Japan again

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Toyota is suspending production at all assembly lines in Japan because of an explosion at a steel plant.

N.A., Takata, currency sway Japanese earnings

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Better business in North America helped Subaru, Mazda and Mitsubishi in the October-December quarter.

UAW was unprepared for social media influence on talks, Williams says

2:50 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 5, 2016
UAW President Dennis Williams said the union took away several lessons from its rocky 2015 negotiations with Detroit automakers -- chief among them...

Toyota recycling program gives second life to parts

12:40 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 5, 2016
One automaker’s junk is becoming one of its treasures.

Takata posts quarterly profit gain as airbag recalls mount

6:54 am U.S. ET | Feb. 5, 2016
Takata reported quarterly profit rose from a year earlier, as it seeks to convince automakers including Honda to continue to support it through...

Chrissy Taylor named Enterprise COO

1:45 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 5, 2016
Christine "Chrissy" Taylor has been promoted to Enterprise Holdings Inc.'s COO, the company said today.

Continental recalls defective airbag control units used in 5 million vehicles

8:03 am U.S. ET | Feb. 4, 2016
Continental Automotive Systems said it supplied potentially defective airbag control units to 5 million vehicles used by Honda, Fiat Chrysler,...

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