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Detroit's Wild West: With industrial space tight, group offers a solution
Dec. 9

With industrial space in Detroit in short supply, a regional group is eyeing two Detroit airports as a site for future industrial development.

Sergio's influence lingers for Manley
Dec. 9
Author: Larry P. Vellequette

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Mike Manley clearly learned many lessons from his predecessor — and even some the late Sergio Marchionne never intended to teach.

Acura turns to cars
Dec. 9
Author: Vince Bond Jr.

The redesigned RDX has gotten off to a torrid start, but brand chief Jon Ikeda says Acura isn't planning more crossovers.

Mazda goes for emotional appeal
Dec. 8
Author: Vince Bond Jr.

Mazda doesn't see the slowing sedan market as an excuse to become complacent about its cars. In fact, it sees this as the perfect time to raise the bar with an artistic approach to design that enhances some of their emotional allure.

Mitsubishi's Fred Diaz on dealer demands, incentives and Ram
Dec. 8

Mitsubishi Motors North America CEO Fred Diaz discusses retail strategy, alliance opportunities and 'lifelong' friends at Ram. Plus, why the e-Evolution concept is the 'prelude' to the company's future.

Genesis: Sales drop not as bad as it looks
Dec. 8
Author: Vince Bond Jr.

Genesis' steep sales dropoff is largely a byproduct of the brand's accelerated separation from Hyundai.

Ethics and compliance go hand in hand, pros say
Dec. 8
Author: David Muller Hannah Lutz

The relationship between compliance and ethics is especially acute in the F&I department.

What happens to Ghosn on Monday?
Dec. 7

Monday marks the end of Carlos Ghosn's 22-day detention, having been held without charge since his arrest on suspicion of under-reporting compensation following a whistleblower tip.

AutoNews Now: Chevy's employee pricing sale returns
Dec. 7

Chevy's employee pricing sale returns; Why some '19 GM pickups get lower mpg than '18 models; Detroit's compressed auto show schedule; Nissan's $1.1M GT-R50; More Tesla turnover.

Trump's pick to lead financial regulator wins Senate approval
Dec. 7

President Donald Trump will finally have his own permanent nominee running the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, a controversial agency that Republicans say has stifled economic growth.

Detroit auto show gets June date through 2026
Dec. 7
Author: Danielle Szatkowski

The Detroit auto show, seeking to reinvent itself following decades as a January venue, has committed to seven years with its new June date.

Nissan recalls more cars, as exec partially blames Ghosn
Dec. 7
Author: Hans Greimel

Nissan discovered more final inspection problems and said it will recall 150,000 vehicles in Japan as an executive blamed ousted boss Carlos Ghosn for partially fanning the lapses.

Tesla replaces legal chief with power lawyer from Washington
Dec. 7

Tesla General Counsel Todd Maron is leaving the company, adding to a long list of senior management departures this year. Tesla said it hired Washington lawyer Dane Butswinkas as his successor.

Tesla plans to use stock-cash mix to pay March debt, report says
Dec. 7

Tesla notified holders of bonds due in March that if they elect to convert the debt, they'll be paid with a 50-50 mix of cash and stock, according to a copy of a document seen by Bloomberg.

Chevy launches year-end employee pricing campaign
Dec. 7
Author: Michael Wayland

Chevrolet has launched a national employee pricing sales campaign on all 2018 and some 2019 models through the end of the year.

Nissan begins taking orders for $1.1 million GT-R
Dec. 7

Nissan said it will build 50 versions of the GT-R50 by Italdesign, which was unveiled earlier this year at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the U.K. The car starts at $1.1 million.

Renault said to be near first conclusions in Ghosn probe
Dec. 7

Renault is aiming to reach in about a week the first conclusions of an internal probe into whether the pay packages of Carlos Ghosn and other top managers of the automaker were properly disclosed.

Nissan to be charged alongside Ghosn in unfolding scandal, report says
Dec. 7
Author: Hans Greimel

Tokyo prosecutors are expected to charge Nissan as a corporate entity, alongside ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn for allegedly violating financial laws, a report said.

Some 2019 GM pickups will have lower mpg than outgoing models
Dec. 7
Author: Michael Wayland

The fuel economy on some redesigned Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra models will be worse than the outgoing pickups they're replacing.

Ford begins European restructuring with management shakeup
Dec. 7
Author: Nick Gibbs

Ford has taken the first step in restructuring its money-losing European business that is expected to involve axing models, cutting jobs, and possibly factory closures.

Tower International to sell European unit in $291 million deal
Dec. 7
Author: Anisa Jibrell

Metal components supplier Tower said it agreed to sell off its European division to a privately owned French automotive supplier in a deal valued at about $291 million.

First Shift: Prosecutors targeting Nissan?
Dec. 7

Prosecutors targeting Nissan?; Barra faces unhappy Mich. delegation in D.C.; Financial watchdog nominee confirmed; Three Ford VPs to retire; Why Lexus prefers to wait.

TrueCar buys retail software company for $27 million
Dec. 7
Author: Jackie Charniga

Vehicle-shopping site TrueCar has acquired DealerScience, a provider of digital-retailing software, for $27 million, the companies said Friday. DealerScience's founder will also join TrueCar's executive team effective immediately.


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