Final Assembly

A design of the times? Why all the talk about Jaguar's I-Pace

It's intriguing when, without prompting, designers talk up a rival vehicle. And that's happening with the Jaguar I-Pace electric crossover.

Is Kuniskis ready for the 'woods'?

Some of us tried to read between the lines of Fiat Chrysler's personnel changes last week — the reassigning of Tim Kuniskis, head of passenger car brands such as Dodge, Chrysler and Fiat in North America, as the new global head for Maserati and Alfa Romeo.

Thank you, Mitsubishi

Carlos Ghosn's Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance leapfrogged Volkswagen Group and Toyota Motor to become the world's top-selling automaker in 2017.

Bold China sales talk may come part true

Former Beijing Automotive CEO Dazong Wang's pronouncement in 2011 that China sales could hit 40 million by 2020 is not even close to coming to fruition. But he might have been right about one thing.

Red flags in the rearview mirror

Last year, AutoNation's Mike Jackson warned of three red flags the industry should watch: inventories, incentives and leasing. In his eyes, how did we do?

Gurney pushed Ford to racing triumphs

Legendary race car driver Dan Gurney played a major role in one of Ford Motor Co.'s greatest eras — its racing success under Henry Ford II and Lee Iacocca in the 1960s.

Copart buys land, gets tires

Copart plans a 36-acre expansion of its San Antonio, Texas, salvage auction. But first it has to clear the site of an estimated 1 million discarded tires.

Just call him rate-hike Mike?

AutoNation's Mike Jackson will help to set U.S. interest rates as chair of the Atlanta Fed's board, a term that began Jan. 1.

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