Automotive News First Shift

Amid EU cartel probe, a denial from BMW

• 7/24/2017

BMW denies emissions cheating as EU probes alleged cartel; Infiniti dropping QX70; Chevy product pipeline; A warning for Audi's Stadler?; GM axes plan to build giant LED wall.

New push to clear the air in Europe
• 7/21/2017

New push to clear the air in Europe: Audi recalls 850,000 vehicles;...

Volvo to invest in sibling Lynk & CO
• 7/20/2017

Volvo to invest in sibling Lynk & CO; Audi in hot water over ad;...

EV startup sought sale to Ford - report
• 7/18/2017

EV startup Lucid sought sale to Ford - report; Future-proofing Porsche; Tesla expands board; Nissan-UAW and autonomous-car votes set; 30-year BMW veteran joins Faraday Future.

States back dealers in ratings battle
• 7/17/2017

States side with dealers in performance-ratings battle; Wells Fargo curtails car lending; Musk calls for regulating AI; Carmakers' dirty dilemma; Honda's Disney-themed 'Minnie' van.

Jag E-Pace flips its way into SUV market
• 7/14/2017

Jag E-Pace flips its way into SUV market - literally; FCA recalls 1.33M vehicles, Honda recalls 1.15M Accords; Mazda puts Japanese twist on Hispanic-market ads; More spectrum for safety.

Daimler facing emissions-violations probe
• 7/13/2017

Daimler facing emissions-violations probe in Germany; China accelerating switch to EVs; Korea gets look at new Kia Stonic; KC Crain named president of Automotive News parent.

Last days for FCA's Viper factory
• 7/12/2017

Viper plant closing in Aug.; UAW-Unifor NAFTA wishlist; EPA boss vows tough stance; Uber assurances; Toyota venture-capital unit; GM's Mahoney on Chevy, China and Canadian dream.

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UAW pushes to organize Nissan plant
• 7/11/2017

UAW pushes to organize Nissan plant; Faraday halts Nevada factory plan; GOP to act on autonomous cars; Ford makes Dream sponsorship deal; Workers both asset, liability in buy-sells.

Focus gets new look, bigger footprint
• 7/10/2017

Ford Focus gets new look, bigger footprint for '19; Tesla starts making Model 3; Infiniti tops in mystery-shopper ranking; VW disclosure delay?; FCA design ace marks 25th year.

U.S. charges ex-Audi manager with fraud
• 7/7/2017

U.S. charges ex-Audi manager with fraud; FCA workers: Ram 1500 diesel output resumes; Tesla slips in California, on Wall Street; NADA forecasts 17.1M U.S. sales in '17; Why radio resonates with shoppers.

Hyundai drops Azera in U.S., retools Veloster
• 7/6/2017

Hyundai drops Azera in U.S., retools Veloster; VW's new N.A. sales boss; Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota top crash test; Can Saban score in showroom?; Baidu probed in Beijing.

June U.S. sales winners, losers
• 7/5/2017

June U.S. sales winners, losers; Volvo's electrified path; Honda, Hitachi formalize JV for EV motors; Battery shortage bites Tesla in Q2; Continental's speaker-less strategy.

Snyder's tasty take on 2017 sales
• 6/30/2017

Snyder's tasty take on 2017 sales; Spreading the smoke: More Mustangs get 'burnout' feature; Tesla setback in Va.; Ford creates robotics, AI unit; Audi RS5 micro-hybrid?

BMW 3 series going electric?
• 6/29/2017

BMW 3 series getting EV?; Calif. weighs EV rebates; Uber denies knowing about Waymo trade-secrets theft; Self-preservation for car rental firms?; Audi 'Spider' crawls red carpet.

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