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Global price-fixing crackdown threatens supply chain's 'business model'

3:58 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2014
As antitrust regulators, most recently in China, go after auto suppliers in what has become a worldwide probe into price fixing, a longtime "business model" in the supply...... Read More »

Ford launches '15 Mustang output in Michigan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2014 | UPDATED: 8/28/14 1:15 pm ET - adds details
Ford today officially launched production of the redesigned Mustang at its Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Flat Rock, Mich.... Read More »

GM plans to move some Chevy Equinox assembly to Mexico, report says

6:30 am U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2014
General Motors and the UAW on Wednesday trumpeted the news that production of the Cadillac SRX would be shifted from Mexico to Tennessee, but Reuters...... Read More »

Ford wins dismissal in U.S. of claims it aided apartheid

9:19 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2014
Ford won dismissal of a lawsuit claiming the company aided South Africa's apartheid regime, with a judge saying it couldn't be sued in the U.S.... Read More »

Automakers still dogged by Bluetooth glitches, Power study finds

4:03 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2014
Bluetooth technology aims to leave drivers hands-free, but some drivers end up connection-free, according to a study of multimedia quality and...... Read More »

Deepening rivalries test German luxury car dominance

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2014
As German premium brands lose their exclusivity in a chase for volume, revived premium brands such as Jaguar, Land Rover, Volvo and Maserati are...... Read More »

Kia wants to sell 270,000 Sorento SUVs globally in 2015

4:05 am U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2014
Kia unveiled its redesigned Sorento, saying it aims to sell 270,000 units of the SUV globally next year as the automaker seeks to maintain its...... Read More »

Transmission parts supplier to invest $42 million in Mich. plant

3:21 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2014
Transform Automotive is expanding in Michigan after landing a new contract to build transmissions parts.... Read More »

Lear agrees to buy leather supplier Eagle Ottawa in $850 million deal

4:54 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2014
Lear agreed to buy automotive leather supplier Eagle Ottawa in a deal valued at $850 million that aims to strengthen the company's global seating...... Read More »

Kia says it will build 'range' of small cars at new plant in Mexico

2:59 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2014
Kia plans to produce “a range” of small cars for markets including the United States at its $1 billion plant in Monterrey, Mexico, after...... Read More »

GM details plans for SRX, engine production in Tenn.

11:45 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2014
General Motors said today it will invest $185 million to make small engines at its Tennessee assembly plant, while relocating production of the...... Read More »

Mercedes to ditch M-class in favor of GLE as part of renaming strategy

3:46 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2014
Mercedes-Benz is ditching the M-class nameplate as part of a comprehensive renaming strategy.... Read More »

Subaru casts wider net with safer, greener WRX

1:42 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2014
Subaru hopes the redesigned WRX line will capture a wider customer base with better fuel economy and safety features after spinning off the nameplate...... Read More »

GM ignition switch fund receives claims for more than 100 deaths

6:34 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2014
A program to compensate victims of crashes linked to a faulty ignition switch in General Motors vehicles has received claims for 107 deaths as of...... Read More »

AvtoVAZ aims to win back market share to return to profit, CEO Andersson says

4:54 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2014
AvtoVAZ plans to return to profit by cutting costs and rolling out new models to claw back market share that has been slipping away from the producer...... Read More »

Daimler settles dispute with UAW over retiree medical benefits for $480 million

6:55 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2014
Daimler will pay $480 million to settle a dispute with the UAW over medical benefits for retired employees of its North American trucks business, U.S.... Read More »

Spiders hooked on gasoline fumes cause another recall, this time for Suzuki

11:06 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2014
Spiders drawn to gasoline vapors and weaving webs that block a hose to vent those vapors have caused Suzuki Motor of America to recall about 19,000...... Read More »

Kia to unveil plans for assembly plant in Mexico, sources say

6:14 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2014
Kia will announce plans Wednesday to construct an assembly plant in Mexico, its first in the country, according to two sources with knowledge of the...... Read More »

Volvo banks on new era with debut of redesigned 2016 XC90

7:45 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2014
Volvo, embarking on an ambitious new era, formally unveiled the redesigned XC90, a flagship crossover whose sales performance will help recast the...... Read More »

Dollie Cole, spirited, outspoken wife of former GM president, dies at 84

3:14 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2014
Dollie Cole, the colorful, outspoken widow of former GM President Ed Cole and a leading champion of the National Corvette Museum, has died.... Read More »

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