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Insurance Institute trains its sights on headlights

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is developing a new stand-alone ratings program for automobile headlights, with the first batch of results due out next year.

Nader warns of 'hazard on the highway'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
On the 50th anniversary of the publication of his landmark book, “Unsafe at Any Speed,” consumer advocate Ralph Nader says the auto industry should put the brakes on automated driving.

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After 40 years, BMW's 3 series rules a tougher league

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
After 40 years, BMW's 3 series still rules the sporty-compact segment. But tougher competition and changing market tastes pose challenges.

Mitsubishi CEO promises an electrified U.S. rebound

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
Mitsubishi will fortify its fragile U.S. rebound with three electrified crossovers in five years, a bolstered listening post in Washington D.C.


Acrimony lingers as Ford, Toyota go solo in race for hybrid pickups

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
Long after a Toyota-Ford hybrid pickup partnership unraveled, the rivals are racing to roll out their own products.

BMW concept shown in China previews 1-series sedan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
BMW unveiled a compact sedan concept at China's Guangzhou auto show that previews a small sedan expected to be badged as a 1 series.

Kia's redesigned Cadenza gets a more angular look

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
Few exterior images of the redesigned Kia Cadenza for 2017 show a sharper, more angular look than the previous generation, which marked Kia's entry...

Mercedes GLC will get a fuel-cell variant

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
Yet another powertrain variant is in the works for the Mercedes-Benz GLC, the recently renamed and redesigned compact crossover.

Next-gen Honda Ridgeline goes mainstream

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
More revealing spy photos of Honda's second-generation Ridgeline pickup confirm what many in the industry had expected -- that Honda would ditch the...

Mini wind tunnel fine-tunes GM designs

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
General Motors is counting on four core strategies to meet rising fuel-economy standards: weight reduction, advanced powertrain technologies, more...

Nissan imagines tomorrow's transportation

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
In a small shared office not far from Venice Beach in Los Angeles, Nissan Motor Co. is gazing into the far-off future.

GM may boot vans to boost pickup output at Mo. plant

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
GM is considering a contract with AM General to offload some commercial van production, which would free up capacity for GM's hot-selling Colorado...

Dearborn's a game changer in Ford-UAW pact

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
Call it the Dearborn Contract. Ford Motor's UAW workers narrowly approved a new labor contract with a 51.

Cadillac's sedan overlap? Don't ask

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
To understand why Cadillac's U.S.

Bezos sets off rocket, Musk sets off squabble

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk's passion is for rockets, and last week, he took to Twitter to argue with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos over whose rocket was,...

Higher UAW wages will push Detroit 3 to find cost solutions

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 29, 2015
New UAW contracts give workers the biggest gains they've seen in years and will likely force the Detroit 3 to search for ways to trim costs to avoid...


VW knew fuel use in some cars was too high a year ago, report says

1:28 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 29, 2015
VW Group 's top executives knew a year ago that some of the company's cars were markedly less fuel efficient than had been officially stated, a...

'Japanese dominate' list of innovators

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 28, 2015
If companies' r&d chops are measured by the number of patents received, the Japanese auto industry -- led by Toyota and Honda -- appears to be...


Audi CEO Stadler told to 'push on' with emissions probe

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 27, 2015
Audi's top labor representative said that CEO Rupert Stadler needs to "push on" with an investigation into the causes of emissions issues at VW...

Volkswagen's labor boss says CO2 scandal has hit car orders

9:21 am U.S. ET | Nov. 27, 2015
VW Group is dealing with a slowdown in new-car orders in the wake of admitting this month that it understated CO2 emissions in about 800,000...

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