Lexus gives halo car another try with LC

For Lexus to make its popular LF-LC concept work as a production car, it had to keep the cost in check -- for the automaker and for consumers.

Fiat Chrysler plans to reveal full electric Pacifica at CES, report says

Fiat Chrysler plans to reveal a fully electric vehicle based on the Chrysler Pacifica minivan at CES in Las Vegas next month as the carmaker moves to

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Ford's Hinrichs on Trump, EPA and the year ahead

Joe Hinrichs, Ford president of the Americas; Joy Falotico, Ford Motor Credit CEO; and Stephen Odell, Ford's global marketing, sales and service chief, met with Automotive News' editorial staff earlier this week for a wide-ranging discussion about the business.

Detroit wants to maintain control of technological advances

Detroit is willing to let Silicon Valley into the car, but it’s not ready to hand over the keys. Automakers and suppliers said today that while the technology coming from the West Coast has been key to industry advancement, traditional companies still will control the fate of future vehicles.

Average U.S. fuel economy holds steady in November

The average fuel economy for new cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. remained unchanged in November as an increasing number of light trucks were sold in comparison to cars, the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute said today.

Former Mitsubishi plant in Ill. may house startup automaker

The former Mitsubishi assembly plant in Normal, Ill., soon could be purchased by little-known startup automotive firm Rivian Automotive. Rivian is in discussions to buy the plant, which was shuttered in May, and invest up to $175 million in it by 2024 and create 500 jobs by 2021, the state said.

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