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FCA Chairman Elkann confirms Marchionne sent merger email to GM

8:45 am U.S. ET | May 29, 2015 | UPDATED: 5/29/15 2:24 pm ET - adds details, background
Fiat Chrysler Chairman John Elkann confirmed that CEO Sergio Marchionne sent an email to GM about a possible tie-up. Elkann said discussions had taken place with other players as well.

Sponsors Hyundai-Kia closely watching FIFA scandal

1:57 pm U.S. ET | May 28, 2015
In the wake of a U.S. federal investigation of several officials and executives with soccer governing board FIFA, major corporate sponsor Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors are keeping a close eye on the matter.

Toyota remains most valuable car brand despite airbag recalls

4:25 am U.S. ET | May 27, 2015
Toyota kept its title as the most valuable car brand in 2015 despite recent airbag recalls denting its worth, according to a study that ranks the top...

Lamborghini to build SUV in Italy; launch planned for 2018

10:35 am U.S. ET | May 27, 2015
Lamborghini will produce its new SUV in Italy, with the model due to enter the market in 2018.

GM president rebuffs Marchionne's merger talk

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 27, 2015
General Motors sees no need to merge with another automaker to maintain profitability, the company's president, Dan Ammann, said.

Valeo expects higher sales, profits this year

6:05 am U.S. ET | May 27, 2015
Valeo CEO Jacques Aschenbroich reiterated that the supplier's sales in 2015 will outpace growth in global markets.

Lamborghini set to announce Italian production for new SUV, report says

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2015
Lamborghini is set to announce Wednesday that it will build a new SUV in Italy, sources said.

Volvo begins shipping Chinese-built S60 sedans to U.S.

5:16 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2015
Volvo started exporting S60 sedans to the United States from its plant in Chengdu, China.

Ford's Turkish unit halts output as labor dispute resumes

2:56 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2015
The Turkish unit of Ford suspended operations at one of its plants after a week-long labor dispute flared up again.

Ford dips toe into London car-sharing market with GoDrive

9:46 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2015
Ford will start offering Londoners a network of cars to share, rather than buy, in an effort to tap the growing market for on-demand driving.

Tata profit falls as JLR China demand wanes

9:13 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2015
Tata Motors' quarterly profit slumped as demand for Jaguar Land Rover vehicles in China waned.

Mazda's new mantra: 'Driving Matters'

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
Fifteen years after coining the slogan "Zoom Zoom" to pitch its cars to customers who see driving as a pleasure and not a chore, Mazda Motor Corp.

Audi will add Q8 in 2019, electric SUV in 2018

5:35 am U.S. ET | May 22, 2015
Audi will begin sales of the Q8 SUV in 2019 and launch an electric-powered sporty SUV in the upper-mid segment in 2018.

Jeep leads Detroit's return to Tokyo Motor Show

6:25 am U.S. ET | May 22, 2015
For the first time in nearly a decade, a Detroit automaker will exhibit at the Tokyo Motor Show. Jeep -- the best-selling U.S.

Mazda, Mitsubishi and Subaru add more cars to Takata airbag recall

5:04 am U.S. ET | May 22, 2015
Mazda, Mitsubishi and Subaru maker Fuji Heavy Industries today said they would recall about 715,000 more cars equipped with airbag inflators made by...

Ford, Fiat resume output in Turkey

4:31 am U.S. ET | May 22, 2015
Production resumed at the Turkish operations of Ford and Fiat today after a labor dispute disrupted output for just over a week.

VW will evaluate ad agency work, report says

11:40 am U.S. ET | May 22, 2015
Volkswagen Group has reached out to advertising companies about an impending global media agency review, people familiar with the matter told...

VW works council boss wants smaller board

9:40 am U.S. ET | May 21, 2015
The head of Volkswagen Group's works council, Bernd Osterloh, has called for a pared-down management structure at the carmaker following the...

Mazda's new mantra: 'Driving Matters'

3:00 am U.S. ET | May 21, 2015
Mazda is hoping to refine its fun-to-drive message by launching its biggest U.S.

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