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Nissan expects to reach 10% U.S. share goal ahead of schedule

9:15 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015 | UPDATED: 2/26/15 10:37 pm ET - adds regional profits
Nissan North America Chairman Jose Munoz outlined a four-prong capacity expansion plan that could power Nissan to its 10 percent U.S. market share goal ahead of schedule.... Read More »

U.S. Senate panel OKs auto industry whistleblower incentive

1:18 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
A measure that would offer financial incentives for auto industry employees to expose safety defects won unanimous backing from a US Senate panel today.... Read More »

 
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Ford hires 400 more than planned in Canada to support output of new Edge

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
Ford has hired about 400 more workers than it previously said it would need to build the redesigned Edge crossover in Canada.... Read More »

Automakers choose aerospace firm to run Takata airbag tests

10:54 am U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
A consortium of 10 automakers formed to investigate the root cause behind Takata airbag inflator ruptures said today they have selected Orbital ATK...... Read More »

GM cuts capacity, jobs in Indonesia, where Japanese dominate

7:32 am U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
General Motors is to stop making cars in Indonesia, a battleground for global automakers in emerging Southeast Asia, closing an assembly plant, axing...... Read More »

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Audi says new R8 is its most powerful production car

4:54 am U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
Audi today released pictures and details of its second-generation R8 supercar.... Read More »

Volvo boosts 2014 profit by 17% on record sales

2:31 am U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
Volvo said its 2014 operating profit rose 17 percent in its best year of sales to date as rapid expansion in China and recovery in Europe offset the...... Read More »

Strike ends at Brazil GM plant after union flexes muscle

4:13 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
Workers at a General Motors factory in Brazil ended a six-day strike today after the company dropped plans to lay off 800 employees, the union said,...... Read More »

Federal-Mogul delays split into two public companies

9:58 am U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
Federal-Mogul, the powertrain and aftermarket parts supplier controlled by Wall Street investment mogul Carl Icahn, said this week it will delay a...... Read More »

GM cutting production at 2 plants as car inventory mounts, sources say

11:12 am U.S. ET | Feb. 25, 2015
General Motors is trimming production at two of its car plants amid mounting dealer inventories, an effort to reduce stocks of the Chevrolet Sonic...... Read More »

U.S. orders Takata to preserve airbag inflators for federal probe

4:39 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 25, 2015
A federal safety regulator on Wednesday ordered troubled Japanese supplier Takata to preserve all airbag inflators removed through a recall process...... Read More »

Blazing-fast McLaren 675LT to debut in Geneva

9:20 am U.S. ET | Feb. 25, 2015
British sports car manufacturer McLaren Automotive plans to introduce the 675LT at next week’s Geneva auto show.... Read More »

Daimler should rethink expanding U.S. output if euro stays weak, labor chief says

4:54 am U.S. ET | Feb. 25, 2015
Daimler's plans to expand production in the United States should be recalibrated if the euro remains weak against the dollar, the automaker's top...... Read More »

Toyota says union pay demand 'impossible' because costs would jump

6:19 am U.S. ET | Feb. 25, 2015
Toyota rebuffed the largest wage increase proposal from its union since 1998, saying the raise would lift costs by about $168 million.... Read More »

VW CEO Winterkorn sees BMW, Daimler managers as potential successors

7:04 am U.S. ET | Feb. 25, 2015
Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn told a German magazine that he sees Andreas Renschler and Herbert Diess, who are joining VW from rivals...... Read More »

Magna cuts sales forecast on weak Europe demand, approves stock split

7:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 25, 2015
Canadian auto parts maker Magna International Inc. cut its revenue forecast for 2015, hurt by weak demand from Europe.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover 'is indeed looking' at N.A. plant, Tata says

11:16 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 24, 2015
Jaguar Land Rover is "indeed looking at North America as a location for another plant," said the chairman emeritus of owner Tata.... Read More »

Tata plans image lift for ultracheap Nano

6:43 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 24, 2015
Tata Motors, producer of the car conceived as the world's cheapest, is rethinking the “cheap” part of it.... Read More »

Group 1 director resigns citing Buffett-Van Tuyl deal

5:27 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 24, 2015
Group 1 Automotive board member Beryl Raff has resigned, citing a potential conflict of interest related to her employer, Berkshire Hathaway, and its...... Read More »

Toyota's most high-tech car gets ultra low-tech birth

6:47 am U.S. ET | Feb. 24, 2015
Toyota celebrated the launch of its high-tech Mirai fuel cell vehicle today from its noticeably low-tech production line.... Read More »

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