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Watch out for off-lease cars

We are flooding the market with low-mileage used vehicles with warranties that could throw a monkey wrench into the new-car marketplace.


Inside the mind of Cadillac's Super Cruise

Starting this fall, the Cadillac CT6 will be ready to drive itself. But it's not ready to let you catch up on sleep.


Outback snags some love, too

Most of the attention Subaru garnered at the New York auto show last week went to its Ascent concept and redesigned Crosstrek. But no less significant was a freshened 2018 Outback.


Canadians caught in the VW diesel crossfire

Many Volkswagen dealers are doing good work for their customers in the wake of the diesel-emissions scandal, but the automaker and courts could do more, say some owners of the affected diesels.

| UPDATED: 4/21/17 12:03 pm ET - adds hearing conclusion
VW diesel whistleblower identified in book

As Volkswagen's criminal case closed in federal court, a nagging question persists: Who blew the whistle and first admitted to regulators that VW was lying about its dirty diesels?

| UPDATED: 04/21/17 5:25 pm ET -- adds settlement details
Volkswagen diesel settlement approved by Canadian courts

A settlement in the class action suit against Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. related to the 2.0-litre diesel emissions scandal has been reached. About 105,000 vehicles were affected.

| UPDATED: 04/21/17 4:31 pm ET -- adds SUV details
Mercedes-Benz Canada strikes diesels from 2017 order list

Mercedes-Benz Canada says it has given up hope of selling 2017 model-year diesel-powered sedans and mid-sized SUVs “for the time being” because it's taking too long for them to be approved by U.S. and Canadian authorities.


Gentex Q1 net income up 22 percent

Mirror supplier Gentex saw its first-quarter net income jump 22 percent to $97.6 million thanks to an increase in sales at its core automotive unit.


Quebec offers cash incentives on used EVs

Quebec is pushing the boundaries of its vehicle-electrification goals with a project adding incentives on used EVs. But some observers warn regulations might restrict eligible-vehicle availability.


First Shift: Robot cars, sleepy humans

When humans sleep, as robots drive; U.S. officials to review seizure of GM Venezuela plant; Tesla's Musk talks 'consensual telepathy'; Bill Ford marks company's Irish centennial.

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