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KEITH CRAIN

Automotive News editor-in-chief
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Where's HQ? It's like musical chairs

The music stopped, and Nissan and Infiniti moved to Franklin, Tenn. The music stops again, and Toyota is moving to Plano, Texas. Once more the music stops, and Cadillac is moving its headquarters from Detroit to the Big Apple. Once Toyota is gone, ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24

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How Sprinter dodges the chicken tax

LADSON, S.C. -- A curious exercise in auto manufacturing takes place daily inside the old, 350,000-square-foot Western Star truck plant here now owned by Daimler. This is where Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter cargo vans are reassembled after ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24

MARK RECHTIN

Automotive News Los Angeles bureau chief
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Marketers: Auto purchase funnel is dead

LOS ANGELES -- Awareness. Consideration. Preference. Purchase. The automotive purchase funnel has been written in stone for decades. While more data than ever are available on consumer habits, those habits are becoming less predictable. Is it time ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | May 19

JASON STEIN

Automotive News publisher and editor
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Marchionne still goes his own way with tell-all strategy

Some called the concept audacious (eight brands, 14 speakers and 19 PowerPoint presentations -- in one day?). Others compared the 10-hour session to a "hostage situation." And most couldn't believe the detail -- "there are 87 pages in the Fiat brand ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12

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China's fuel economy goal will punish foreign imports

SHANGHAI -- For many years in China, vehicle imports have soared as rising incomes whetted consumers' appetite for luxurious cars that proclaimed their status. But foreign automakers -- especially producers of big, gas-guzzling sedans -- soon will ... 12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 3

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