How Americans got to meet the Jeep in 1942

In January 1942, Reader's Digest, then America's best-selling consumer magazine, introduced the public to the “jeep” with a reprint of a Scientific American article. Even today, the article's praise of the car's virtues rings true.

Nissan backs off profit targets

Stung by currency changes and home-market problems, Nissan is stepping back from CEO Carlos Ghosn's big goal of reaching an 8 percent global

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