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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.
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Mercedes S-class cabrio will bow in Frankfurt

6:15 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015
Mercedes-Benz is adding a fourth convertible to its North American lineup: the S class. The German automaker will introduce the car this month at the Frankfurt auto show. Press days are Sept. 15 and 16.

 
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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.

Hyundai's U.S. sales chief Pradzinski departs abruptly

1:09 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015
Bob Pradzinski, the No. 2 sales executive at Hyundai Motor America behind CEO Dave Zuchowski, has left the company, Hyundai said today.

First Tesla Model X buyers now picking colors, 'Ludicrous Mode'

12:29 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015
The first customers who reserved Tesla's Model X all-electric SUV have been alerted that, at long last, they can choose their paint color, wheel size...

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.

Land Rover to roll out two diesels in October

12:56 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015
Land Rover expects its first U.S. diesel vehicles will account for up to 20 percent of sales for the two SUVs powered by the new-generation engines.

Toyota's venerable Land Cruiser sports modern, safety updates for 2016

11:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015
The oldest nameplate in the Toyota lineup, the Land Cruiser, is receiving significant upgrades for the 2016 model year.

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...

FCA details buy-backs, incentives for completing older recalls

4:04 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2015
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles today issued details on its buy-back and incentive program offered to more than 1 million owners of vehicles recalled in...

Suzuki plans to go it alone after 4-year dispute with VW ends

5:14 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2015
Suzuki says independence will be a "precondition" for future dealings after an international court ended a failed cooperation with Volkswagen after a...

Mazda CX-9 to borrow from Mazda6

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2015
The next-generation Mazda CX-9 will adopt the elongated hood, sweptback stance and narrow headlights of the Mazda6 sedan, recent spy photos show.

No S660 convertible for U.S., but Honda has some sporty ideas

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2015
Honda's tiny S660 roadster from Japan likely has no future in the U.S. market, according to John Mendel.

Kia's sleeker Sportage

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2015
Kia has released pictures of its fourth-generation Sportage before the compact crossover's debut next month at the Frankfurt auto show.

Chevrolet's next-gen Equinox gets sportier front end and lower profile

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2015
The redesigned Chevrolet Equinox expected for the 2017 model year will sport a streamlined face and a lower, sleeker profile.

Internet entrepreneurs back Chinese electric vehicle startup, NextEV

3:13 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2015
A group of deep-pocketed China-based internet entrepreneurs and financial investors, including Tencent and Hillhouse Capital, is backing an effort to...

Updated Smart ForTwo convertible is due next summer

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2015
The convertible version of the redesigned Smart ForTwo will debut next month at the Frankfurt auto show and go on sale in the U.S. early next summer.

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.

Smart ForTwo redesigned to better fit U.S. buyers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2015
Smart's all-new 2016 ForTwo may have a European flavor to it, but significant portions of the car were specifically designed for the U.S. market.

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...

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