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Jeep Wrangler to stay in Toledo, Cherokee leaving, Wrangler-based pickup coming

11:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015 | UPDATED: 9/1/15 11:28 am ET -- adds details
Fiat Chrysler has decided to keep making the Jeep Wrangler in Toledo, Ohio, move production of the Jeep Cherokee to a nearby state and build a Jeep pickup.

UAW members at GM vote to authorize a strike

5:45 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2015
UAW-represented workers at General Motors plants overwhelmingly authorized union leadership to strike the carmaker if the two sides reach an impasse during talks over a new wage and benefit pact.

U.S. drops estimates for vehicles equipped with defective Takata airbags by 36%

4:16 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015
U.S. auto safety regulators now believe about 19.2 million U.S.

FCA recalls 206,668 2014 Jeep Cherokees to fix windshield wiper defect

11:35 am U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 206,668 2014 Jeep Cherokee SUVs because of a defect that could cause windshield wipers to stop working.

Grupo Antolin completes purchase of Magna interiors unit

1:33 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2015
Grupo Antolin closed on its acquisition of Canadian auto supplier Magna International Inc.

Renault, Nissan halt $756 million India investment, report says

5:43 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2015
Renault and alliance partner Nissan have halted plans to invest 50 billion rupees ($756 million) in India because they say they are owed 46 billion...

Denso goes green with center to grow algae-based biofuel

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2015
Toyota-affiliated supplier Denso, better known for its fuel injectors, air-conditioners and electronics, will open a large testing center in Japan to...

Automakers' high tech collects dust

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2015
According to J.D.

Toyota's top suppliers prepare a tech blitz

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 30, 2015
Toyota's top suppliers are readying a host of advanced technologies for their No.

Will automakers go for Gorilla Glass?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 29, 2015
Gorilla Glass, the tough, lightweight, scratch-resistant glass made by Corning and used on the screens of billions of smartphones and tablets, is...

GM's Duramax V-8 engine to power U.S. Army's Humvee replacement

1:45 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2015
GM's powertrain division will supply the engine for the successor to the Army's Humvee -- a deal that could see GM deliver as many as 55,000 diesel...

Bosch acquires U.S. electric car battery developer Seeo

9:43 am U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2015
German auto supplier Robert Bosch has bought Seeo, a California-based company that has developed next-generation lithium-ion batteries that could...

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The UAW benefits failure that wasn't

10:42 am U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2015
Five years ago, GM, Ford and Chrysler, with the UAW's blessing, created an independent entity to provide health insurance for more than 700,000...

Ten automakers sued in U.S. over keyless ignitions

11:30 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Ten of the world's biggest automakers were sued today by consumers who claim they concealed the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning from millions of...

Acura, Mercedes, Mazda get top rating in IIHS collision prevention tests

12:29 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Acura, Mercedes and Mazda made an impressive showing in the most recent IIHS testing of vehicles with front collision prevention technology.

Toyota poised to restart production at China plant shut in blast

6:28 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
Toyota said it will restart work Thursday at China plants that were shut after explosions in the city of Tianjin.

T.RAD, Fujikura settle U.S. price-fixing civil litigation

3:21 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015
T.RAD and Fujikura are the latest to agree to civil settlements linked the ongoing U.S.

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Why UAW VEBA could be model for contract talks between union, Detroit 3

2:48 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2015
UAW President Dennis Williams recently said an independent health care cooperative might be formed to negotiate health care services contracts...

Honda to unwrap retooled 2016 Civic sedan on Sept. 16

5:45 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2015
Honda says the 10th generation of the venerable Civic compact sedan will be introduced Sept.

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