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VIDEO: First Shift: Tesla's burst of speed

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2016

Tesla boosts Model S speed to 'Ludicrous' level; Musk's SolarCity bond buy; Judge rejects GM motion to dismiss case; VW said to pay $14.7M to end dispute; Mazda future product.... Read More »

NSX returns to Japan as an American hybrid import

10:00 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2016

The NSX sports car is making a long-awaited homecoming in Japan that underscores the global ambitions of a halo hybrid that must do double duty for the Acura and Honda brands.... Read More »

What people are saying about the Cadillac Escala concept

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 23, 2016

Cadillac took to Monterey Car Week to unveil its latest concept, the Escala. The concept is a radical departure from Cadillac's current design language but consumers could see Cadillacs with this look in 2019.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Supplier rift hits six VW plants

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2016

Supplier rift hits six VW plants, 27,700 workers; Toyota restarts Venezuela factory; Experts: Luxury dealerships taking buy-sell bite; Subaru's product pipeline; A presidential spin.... Read More »

Volkswagen's 3-row crossover

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2016

The midsize crossover is due in the first quarter of 2017.... Read More »

Tiny Kia crossover likely to join the fray in 2017

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2016

Spy photos of Kia's upcoming subcompact crossover indicate a longish hood, stubby tail and limited cargo space -- a profile similar to the previous-generation Sportage.... Read More »

Mitsubishi pivots to crossovers and plug-ins

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2016

Mitsubishi is hoping to ride recent momentum — and consumers' unending appetite for trucks — to new growth in the near future.... Read More »

New world of possibilities for Subaru

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2016

Subaru is switching to a new global architecture that it says will guarantee competitiveness through 2025.... Read More »

Updates aim to nudge Mazda upscale

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2016

Mazda, the little automaker that could, is chugging into the near-premium space with updates to its core models.... Read More »

Japan's small 3 play to their strengths

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22, 2016

Lacking the budget for a blanket approach, Mazda, Mitsubishi and Subaru are aligning their vehicle lineups to play to their strengths -- and juice profits at the same time.... Read More »

Lamborghini's $2.3 million Centenario Roadster sold out before debut

1:30 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2016

Lamborghini's $2.3 million Centenario Roadster is so exclusive, it sold out before its debut today at Monterey Car Week.... Read More »

Ford to extend GT production two more years

11:16 am U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2016

Ford is officially extending production of its GT supercar for two more years. The initial run included 500 GTs, with 250 being built a year at a facility in Markham, Ontario.... Read More »

Cadillac debuts Escala concept, a preview of new design direction coming 'soon'

10:45 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 18, 2016

Cadillac did something unusual Thursday night: It used the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance to debut a concept that might actually reach production.... Read More »

Mercedes unveils Maybach concept car that harks back to classic aero coupes

6:00 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 18, 2016

Mercedes revealed a Maybach branded two-plus-two concept that is heavily influenced by the “aero coupes” of yesteryear but with a modern electric engine and high-tech interior.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Ford to mass-produce autonomous cars

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2016

Ford plans to mass-produce autonomous fleet in 2021, boost Silicon Valley staff; Hyundai exec takes aim at fortress mentality; VW tops GM in China; Lincoln future product.... Read More »

Lutz adds to Corvette rumor mill

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2016

The Corvette rumor mill in Detroit is spinning at high rpms this summer. Former General Motors product czar Bob Lutz speculates about a plug-in hybrid version, and a Cadillac sports car to replace the XLR.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: GM dealer program still paying off

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2016

After GM dealers spruce up, program still pays up; Civic hatchback shown; Audi adds vehicle-to-infrastructure tech; Ford future product; Infiniti QX30 close-up; Land of 1,000 Jeeps.... Read More »

Ford's brands enter a quiet period

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2016

Ford Motor Co. has a light schedule of vehicle launches in 2016 and 2017, but that's only because the automaker is coming off one of the busiest product-development periods in its history.... Read More »

Lincoln test starts with Continental

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2016

Lincoln has transformed from what looked like a sinking ship into one of the industry's fastest-growing brands.... Read More »

Flood of fresh Fords starts in '18

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2016

Having overhauled its pickups and most of its crossovers and SUVs in the past couple of years, the Ford brand enters a relative lull until 2018.... Read More »

2017 Infiniti QX30 pricing to start at $30,945

12:26 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 9, 2016

The 2017 Infiniti QX30 compact crossover will be available in six trims, starting at $30,945, including shipping, for the base model, when it goes on sale in September, joining an increasingly crowded but growing segment.... Read More »

Q&A

Lotus has a new vehicle architecture in the works

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 8, 2016

Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales has an SUV in the works, and new vehicle architecture.... Read More »

Sources: M-B plans EV subbrand; sales to start by end of decade

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 8, 2016

Mercedes-Benz will create a subbrand for electric vehicles, starting with two electric SUVs and two sedans, sources told Bloomberg.... Read More »

Kia spreads its bets across segments

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 8, 2016

Hyundai's corporate cousin is attacking the market on all fronts, with compelling updates and additions that include its Niro line of green CUVs; subcompact and full-size crossovers; large cars and savvy tweaks to its small cars.... Read More »

Hyundai makes room for hybrids, performance

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 8, 2016

The times they are a changin' at Hyundai. Its premium offerings will be spun out to a new luxury marque, but the mainstream Hyundai brand's lineup will expand to accommodate the Ioniq trio of green cars, a new subcompact crossover and a fuel cell crossover, along with variants from the N performance subdivision that will breathe some much-needed excitement into Hyundai's sportier models.... Read More »

 
Ghosn's life-changing post-Christmas offer

Douglas A. Bolduc
5:37 am U.S. ET | Aug. 22 2016

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Carlos Ghosn's powers of persuasion are very hard to resist, Nissan Brazil's current boss learned on Dec. 26. 2011. ...
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Automakers face uncertainty over key Chinese government policies

Yang Jian
6:24 am U.S. ET | Aug. 19 2016

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Auto executives in China are worried these days. ...
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Confessions of a diesel junkie


12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3 2016

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My plan to someday drive off into the sunset in a diesel-powered car at the conclusion of my career ...
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VW brand suffers most as car sales fall 2% in Europe's top 5 markets in July
VW brand car sales fell steeply in Europe's top five markets in July as the automaker continued to s ...
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Lada defies Russian market slump with new Western-style cars
Lada bucked the Russia's steep slump with a 4 percent rise in sales last month in a market down 17 p ...
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UK car sales flat in July amid signs of a consumer slowdown
British new-car sales were flat in July but demand from private consumers fell, suggesting a hit to ...
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Western Europe sales fall 2% in first monthly decline since 2013
New-car sales in western Europe fell 2 percent in July, the first monthly decline since August 2013, ...
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German car sales fell 3.9% in July as VW Group takes big hit
New-car sales in Germany fell 3.9 percent in July on fewer selling days, with VW Group brands suffer ...
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Italy car sales growth slows to 2.9% in July
New-car sales in Italy grew by 2.9 percent in July -- less than the double-digit growth recorded in ...
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French new-car sales plunged nearly 10% in July
French car sales fell 9.6 percent in July on fewer selling days with PSA and VW Group suffering stee ...
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Europe's first-half sales growth beats predictions, but Brexit could slow surge
Europe's first-half car sales grew by a stronger-than-expected 9.1 percent with nearly every automak ...
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European June car sales slow as Brexit vote reduces confidence
European car-sales growth slowed to 6.5 percent in June as the British vote on exiting the EU weighe ...
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Russia car sales fall 13% in June
Russian car sales fell 13 percent in June as an economic crisis driven by low oil prices and Western ...
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Bentley recruits new sales chief from VW's Seat
Bentley named Andreas Offermann from VW Group's Seat brand as its new sales and marketing chief as t ...
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Bentley names new head of exterior design
Bentley has promoted John Paul Gregory to its head of exterior design. Gregory was previously advanc ...
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Bentley names new head of exterior design
Bentley has promoted John Paul Gregory to its head of exterior design. Gregory was previously advanc ...
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Audi lures Volvo exec to lead electrics unit
Audi has hired former high-ranking Volvo executive Thomas Mueller to be its head of electrics/electr ...
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Volkswagen Group appoints China chief for VW brand
VW Group appointed veteran manager Stephan Woellenstein to the newly created position of CEO for the ...
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Ford promotes UK exec Periam to Europe finance chief
Ford executive Will Periam is the new chief financial officer of the automaker's European subsidiary ...
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Ex-Mini design chief Warming joins Chinese-backed Borgward
Borgward, a German brand that has been revived with Chinese backing, has recruited Mini's former des ...
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PSA names new Peugeot, China, Europe chiefs
PSA Group named new chiefs for its Peugeot brand and for its Europe and China regions. ...
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Daimler promotes Turkish unit boss Seeger to Mercedes sales and marketing chief
Daimler named Britta Seeger as global sales and marketing head of Mercedes cars. ...
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BMW names former F1 exec Duesmann as new purchasing chief
BMW has appointed Markus Duesmann, its former Formula One powertrain boss and current engine guru, t ...
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Hyundai sees Ioniq as brand hero
Hyundai sees its new Ioniq as its green flagship and a key image booster in Europe even if sales wil ...
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Seat expects Ateca to strengthen its profitability
Seat, which recently returned to profitability after years of losses, expects to further strengthen ...
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Ford makes Edge its European flagship
Ford says it will target premium rivals including the Volvo XC60 and Audi Q5 with its new European f ...
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Cadillac XT5 price undercuts rivals in Europe
Cadillac aims to increase its SUV market share in Europe by pricing its new XT5 below German premium ...
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Honda hopes NSX halo effect will give automaker a boost in Europe
Honda hopes for a halo effect boost in Europe from its NSX supercar. The NSX is a "branding exercise ...
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Alfa touts Giulia's driving dynamics
Alfa Romeo claims its new Giulia has better driving dynamics than rivals such as the BMW 3 series be ...
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Suzuki Baleno is company's first model in Europe with fuel-saving mild hybrid
Suzuki has boosted fuel economy in its new Baleno hatchback by using a mild hybrid system for the fi ...
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MG aims first SUV at budget buyers
MG Motor, a Chinese-owned UK brand, is aiming its first SUV, the GS, at families looking for a budge ...
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Maserati expects first SUV to become its best-seller
Maserati is embracing the boom in luxury SUV sales with the launch of its Levante crossover, which t ...
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McLaren aims cozy 570GT at new audience
McLaren says that the 570GT is the first supercar it has produced that was not conceived primarily w ...
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Suppliers to the new VW Tiguan
VW started production of the new Tiguan in January at its factory in Wolfsburg, Germany. Output is e ...
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Suppliers to the new Bentley Bentayga
Bentley Bentayga production began in November 2015 at the brand's factory in Crewe, England. ...
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Suppliers to the new Renault Talisman
Assembly of the new Renault Talisman began in September 2015 at Renault's factory in Douai, France. ...
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Suppliers to the new Alfa Romeo Giulia
Assembly of the all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia began in March at parent Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s ...
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Suppliers to the new Audi A4
Assembly of the fifth-generation Audi A4 began in July 2015 at Audi's factory in Ingolstadt, Germany ...
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Suppliers to the new Skoda Superb
Assembly of the third-generation Skoda Superb began in April 2015 at Skoda's factory in Kvasiny, Cze ...
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