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How Infiniti climbed quality chart

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 4, 2015
The entire auto industry got a little bit better on quality this year, but few brands jumped in the rankings of a closely watched survey the way Infiniti did.

Jeep will keep Cherokee's 'spot on' shape, styling

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 4, 2015
The popular Jeep Cherokee departed from the brand's traditional boxy styling, and Jeep strategists plan to keep the polarizing look when the midsize SUV is freshened in mid-2016.

 
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Ferrari's value to exceed $11 billion in IPO, Marchionne says

2:04 pm U.S. ET | July 3, 2015
Fiat Chrysler's CEO expects the company's Ferrari supercar unit to be valued "at least" at $11 billion in an initial public offering scheduled for...

NASCAR, sponsors cool on Confederate flag, but fans still fly it

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 3, 2015
NASCAR's move to get rid of the controversial Confederate flag after the murder of 9 black worshippers in South Carolina comes as the racing circuit...

Jaguar Land Rover in talks on setting up plant in Poland

12:20 pm U.S. ET | July 3, 2015
Jaguar Land Rover has made Poland one of two finalists for an auto factory, Deputy Prime Minister Janusz Piechocinski said.

Japanese cement comeback in China as Toyota posts record sales

3:19 am U.S. ET | July 3, 2015
Japanese automakers sold a record number of cars in China in the first six months of the year, cementing a comeback from anti-Japanese protests in...

Toyota finds airbags are in demand on world's deadliest roads

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 3, 2015
For many years, carmakers have been loath to make airbags standard on models in India, worried that higher costs will hurt sales.

Honda to make English official language by 2020

6:57 am U.S. ET | July 3, 2015
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Legendary car designer Giugiaro quits company that bears his name

12:42 pm U.S. ET | July 2, 2015
Legendary car designer Giorgetto Giugiaro, whose work includes the original VW Golf and first Fiat Panda, has resigned from Italdesign Giugiaro, the...

Jaguar Land Rover contracts with Magna Steyr to build cars in Austria

2:46 am U.S. ET | July 2, 2015
Jaguar Land Rover has signed a contract to build some vehicles at Magna Steyr's plant in Austria, the UK automaker said today.

BMW begins tests of fuel-cell car developed with Toyota

6:45 am U.S. ET | July 2, 2015
BMW will test a vehicle powered by hydrogen fuel cells -- developed with Toyota -- for the first time on public roads this month as the German...

Toyota prices 'Model AA' shares at top range

9:50 am U.S. ET | July 2, 2015
Toyota set the price for its "Model AA" class shares at the top of its range, as retail investors flocked to the $4 billion issue the world's biggest...

VW worker killed by robot in Germany

5:39 am U.S. ET | July 2, 2015
Volkswagen said a contractor was crushed to death by a robot at its German components factory in Kassel.

NHTSA sees FCA penalties over recall, safety shortcomings

4:14 am U.S. ET | July 2, 2015
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is expected to face penalties by NHTSA for violating auto safety laws over its handling of recalls under federal scrutiny.

Tesla vehicle sales rise 52% in Q2

7:54 am U.S. ET | July 2, 2015
Tesla Motors beat its car-sales forecast for the second consecutive quarter with a 52 percent surge in the three months through June.

Nissan drops Pathfinder hybrid

7:00 pm U.S. ET | July 1, 2015
Nissan has quietly discontinued the hybrid version of Pathfinder crossover as U.S.

GM fund leaves out scores hurt or killed in cars with switch flaw

10:53 am U.S. ET | July 1, 2015
GM's compensation fund for faulty ignition switches covers only 2.59 million vehicles with that specific flaw.

Toyota's top female executive, Hamp, steps down after arrest in Japan

4:34 am U.S. ET | July 1, 2015
Toyota said Julie Hamp, its first female managing officer, had resigned following her arrest last month on suspicion of illegally importing the...

Fiat Chrysler will start Jeep output in India in 2017

10:10 am U.S. ET | July 1, 2015
Fiat Chrysler will invest $280 million to begin Jeep production in India in 2017 through an expanded joint venture with Tata Motors.

Japanese automakers to subsidize hydrogen station operating costs

6:25 am U.S. ET | July 1, 2015
Toyota, Nissan and Honda plan to help cover the cost of operating hydrogen stations in the country to popularize cars powered by fuel cells.

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