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PACE Award winners take on the fuel economy challenge

9:15 pm U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Auto suppliers are responding to automakers' needs for better fuel economy, claiming half of this year's Automotive News PACE Awards with innovations that cut weight or make powertrains more efficient.... Read More »

Phil Martens ousted as CEO of aluminum supplier Novelis

1:56 pm U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Top aluminum rolled products maker Novelis announced today the surprise ouster of CEO Philip Martens -- a former rising star executive at Ford -- who helped the India-owned supplier shift toward the...... Read More »

 
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PACE Award winners to be announced tonight

11:19 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
It's showtime for the 2015 PACE Awards. The winners will be announced tonight at a black-tie event at the Max M. Fisher Music Center in Detroit.... Read More »

Chevrolet explores autonomous driving with FNR concept

8:56 pm U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Having just declared its goal of hitting 1 million vehicle sales in China by 2020, Chevrolet revealed a futuristic concept car at the Shanghai auto...... Read More »

Lexus revamps ES with bolder looks for U.S., China

12:57 pm U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Lexus surveyed customers in China and the U.S.... Read More »

Small-car production migrates to Mexico

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Toyota's plan to build the Corolla at a new plant in Guanajuato is the latest sign that Mexico is becoming a giant in small cars.... Read More »

U.S. at the center of VW's crisis in Germany

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
The turmoil that nearly cost Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn his job last week is rooted in the company's travails in the U.S.... Read More »

Musk nearly sold Tesla to Google in 2013, new book says

11:33 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
A book titled Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future says Musk had a deal with Google's Larry Page to sell Tesla to the...... Read More »

Ghosn says China needs to boost incentives to move EVs

8:25 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Nissan CEO and EV champion Carlos Ghosn says he is disappointed with electric vehicle sales in China and that the government needs to step up...... Read More »

Google's top visionary to address engineers

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Consider it a speech from the future.... Read More »

Ex-rival revamps Mitsubishi design

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
In his 40 years at Nissan, designer Tsunehiro Kunimoto had a knack for reinventing the brand's image through design.... Read More »

BMW cutting production, prices in China as market slows

8:28 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
BMW has reduced the prices of some of its vehicles in China and will cut local production in the country to ensure that dealers are not overstocked...... Read More »

GM ignition-switch death claims rise by 3 to 87

11:47 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
The death count from General Motors' faulty ignition switches has reached 87, up three from a week earlier.... Read More »

VW says it could cut battery costs with single design

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Volkswagen's r&d boss says using a single type of lithium ion battery cell for all VW, Porsche, Audi and other group electrified vehicles could lead...... Read More »

JLR forced to accept Evoque lookalike from China's Jiangling

7:31 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Jaguar Land Rover will not take action against Jiangling Motors over the Chinese automaker's Landwind X7, which the UK automaker says closely...... Read More »

Fiat exec touts 500X crossover as 'the game changer for us'

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
The 2016 Fiat 500X is a subcompact crossover that will give the brand an all-wheel drive offering for regions that have inclement weather.... Read More »

Reuss: CT6 underpinnings could support a big Buick

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
General Motors may base a Buick flagship sedan on the same large, rear-wheel-drive platform used for the new Cadillac CT6, says GM product chief Mark...... Read More »

Freshened Fusion

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
The Ford Fusion, due for a freshening next year as a 2017 model, gets a restyled rear end, as shown in this spy photo.... Read More »

Chevy to unveil EV in Shanghai

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
General Motors is debuting a concept electric sedan dubbed the Chevrolet FNR at the Shanghai auto show this week.... Read More »

VW to build awd vehicles in Puebla

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20, 2015
Volkswagen will outfit its Puebla, Mexico, plant to build all-wheel-drive vehicles, according to a company source.... Read More »

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