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Chevy freshens Trax as crossover competition multiplies

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2016
The Chevrolet Trax will get a new face and freshened interior for the 2017 model year, an effort to stay ahead of a slew of newcomers in the burgeoning market for subcompact crossovers.

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 engine under the hood.

 
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Google's autonomous tech can be considered driver under federal law, NHTSA says

8:12 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
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GM mobilizes to build more small pickups

3:44 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
General Motors will increase production of the Chevrolet Colorado midsize pickup, which has been in tight supply since its debut 18 months ago, a...

EPA, SEMA at odds over proposed racecar rule

5:10 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
A potential EPA ban on many road-to-racecar conversions has touched off a battle with the aftermarket industry, whose trade group says the move would...

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.

Toyota recalling 26,000 Scion FR-S sports cars

2:35 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Toyota today said it is recalling 26,000 Scion FR-S sports cars from the 2013-16 model years because of an ignition key interlock issue.

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...

Ford EcoSport inches closer to U.S. shores

10:30 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Ford appears to be getting closer to selling the tiny EcoSport crossover in the U.S.

Daimler recalls 840,000 vehicles in U.S. with Takata airbag inflators

2:49 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Daimler today said it would recall 840,000 U.S.

Diesel Fiat 500X has excess emissions, German lobby group claims

9:16 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
German environmental lobby group DUH stepped up its campaign against auto industry pollution today, accusing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' 500X compact...

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.

Ferrari retools FF four-seat grand tourer as GTC4Lusso

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Ferrari is renaming its FF four-seat coupe as the GTC4Lusso and adding rear-wheel steering to boost the appeal of a model launched five years ago as...

Mercedes is not chasing luxury sales lead at any price, Zetsche says

5:29 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche says Mercedes will not sacrifice margins in its quest to overtake rival BMW and become the world's best-selling luxury...

VW quality chief quits amid diesel scandal fallout

11:32 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Volkswagen named company veteran Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler as head of group quality assurance, replacing Frank Tuch, who held the job for six years...

TRUCK BATTLE BREWING

Countering Chevy's Silverado surge

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
General Motors gained a chunk of share in the full-sized pickup segment last year. But it faces stiffer competition from Ford and Ram in 2016.

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...

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