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Between the lines, GM rebuts Marchionne

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 4, 2015
GM's annual pitch to about 180 analysts and investors could be viewed as one long commercial for why GM doesn't need Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: The automaker is too busy “redefining the future of mobility.”

VW emissions violations put self-certification under new scrutiny

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 4, 2015
VW's diesel scandal has exposed holes in the U.S. emissions testing regime, prompting regulators to launch new tests.

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Safety regs kill Nissan's 'car that saved the company'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 4, 2015
Nissan has quietly ended production of the Xterra, a rugged light truck that helped fan the flame of SUV sales in the 1990s while aiding the...


An FCA strike: $1 billion a week in lost revenues

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3, 2015
A UAW strike of Fiat Chrysler could cost the Detroit automaker close to $1 billion a week in lost revenue and would quickly lead to a shortage of...

Ford, UAW resolve dispute at F-150 plant, ending strike threat

12:15 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3, 2015
The UAW late Friday called off its threat to strike a key Ford plant after settling a localized contract dispute with the company.

Porsche trades a bit of heritage for efficiency

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3, 2015
When Porsche's re-engineered 911 hits the U.S. next spring, it will bury another feature in the nameplate's graveyard of outdated technology.

VW's new chairman: Emissions crisis a threat to our 'existence'

10:19 am U.S. ET | Oct. 3, 2015
Hans Dieter Poetsch, the incoming chairman of Volkswagen AG, sees the global scandal around the rigging of emissions tests as a threat to the...

UAW faces tough road to salvage failed Fiat Chrysler deal

7:36 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
Mounting discontent among the UAW's rank and file will complicate efforts of the union's top leaders as they bid to recover from the defeat of a...

The Japanese emissions equipment maker that humbled VW

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
Horiba, an obscure Japanese manufacturer that makes about 70 percent of the world's auto emissions testing systems, played a key role in uncovering...

EPA: Post-VW emissions scrutiny tthe new normal

7:09 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
The tougher auto emission tests that U.S.

Ford adds overtime at Michigan F-150 plant as Missouri strike deadline nears

11:44 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
Ford canceled a planned overtime shift this weekend at its F-150 plant in Missouri, where workers threaten to strike as soon as Sunday, and is...

VW turns to insiders to probe, recover from emissions violations

12:19 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
Volkswagen AG will rely on a small group of company insiders to lead its recovery from a diesel-emissions scandal that's left regulators, investors...

California to launch separate VW emissions probe, report says

6:42 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
California plans to conduct its own probe of Volkswagen in the widening fallout from the company’s admission that 11 million of its diesel...

Aston Martin names JLR's Laura Schwab head of Americas

6:29 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
Aston Martin has hired Laura Schwab from Jaguar Land Rover to be president of its Americas region.

Musk: Tesla Model X crossover debut stokes 'strong' demand for sedan

4:04 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
Tesla Motors saw strong orders of the Model S sedan tied to the launch of its new crossover this week, relieving some concerns that the new model...

NHTSA upgrades probe of Ford police interceptor for brake failure

12:14 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
NHTSA upgraded an investigation of 20,275 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor vehicles over sudden brake failures.

Nissan recalls Versa to fix suspension prone to corrosion from road salt

12:30 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
Nissan is recalling 218,019 Versa cars in the U.S. to fix a front suspension problem caused by road salt that can corrode the front coil springs.

Hyundai loses $28.9 million patent infringement trial

6:49 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2, 2015
Hyundai and affiliate Kia were told to pay a Baltimore company $28.

UAW-FCA agreement fails with 65% rank-and-file rejection

12:15 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015
The UAW will return to the bargaining table with Fiat Chrysler after its membership rejected a proposed agreement by 65 percent, according to a...

VW's Horn to face U.S. House panel over emissions violations

6:38 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2015
Volkswagen of America CEO Michael Horn will go before a U.S.

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