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First Shift: Import dealers' D.C. agenda

7:45 am U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2015
CFPB, trade issues on new leader's priority list; the Gen-Y workplace; Toyota sales projection; big hopes for Buick, GMC.... Read More »

 

First Shift: AutoNation's quest to click

7:45 am U.S. ET | Jan. 23, 2015
Jackson: Buyers 'not as delighted' as should be with auto retail; big role for big stores; diversity drive; Toyota-Tesla fuel flap.... Read More »

 

First Shift: Self-driving pay day

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 22, 2015
Autonomous vehicles may hit $42 million by 2025; Auto braking for top crash ratings?; Ford's California r&d plans.... Read More »

 

First Shift: Volvo N.A. exec shuffle

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 21, 2015
Product strategy chief takes helm ahead of critical launch; Toyota still No. 1; PR vet dies; NHTSA chief on recall fatigue.... Read More »

 

First Shift: Hyundai on innovation streak

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2015
Company outpacing rivals in patent filings; Ford, Lincoln sitting out Super Bowl; 6,000 FCVs by 2020?; Unifying GM, suppliers.... Read More »

 

First Shift: Lessons from 1st-gen Volt

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2015
Exec: GM struggled to explain technology; Acura lineup to grow?; Feds probe Ford recall; Subaru parent's China plans on hold.... Read More »

 

First Shift: Exec shuffle at AutoNation

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 16, 2015
Jackson to broaden duties as Maroone retires; Europe sales rise; Ford boosting German output; BMW, Lexus in big game.... Read More »

 

First Shift: In defense of 'stair steps'

7:45 am U.S. ET | Jan. 15, 2015
FCA's Bigland: Controversial incentives 'not for the faint of heart'; Google to seek car-building partners; lessons from Taco Bell.... Read More »

 

First Shift: Why Musk welcomes Chevy Bolt

7:45 am U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2015
Tesla CEO on competition, fuel cells, and 'invisible love'; Audi's virtual-reality shopping; Porsche plug-in?; TrueCar update.... Read More »

 

First Shift: Tacoma rearms for battle

7:45 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2015
Toyota plays to base, amid new rivals; Hyundai concept blends crossover, pickup; Audi Q7 drops 700 lbs.; Bentley names SUV.... Read More »

 

First Shift: Buick's future flagship?

7:45 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015
On eve of Detroit show, Buick shows Avenir concept, Cascada droptop; VW's SUV hint; Infiniti Q60; Mercedes plugs in.... Read More »

 

First Shift: Honda chief vows quality push

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 9, 2015
Ito pledges to scrutinize development; Nissan, NASA team up; Barra 'cautiously optimistic' about 2015; JCI's stop-start battery.... Read More »

 

First Shift: First look at 2016 Tacoma

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2015
Toyota pickup to battle Colorado, Canyon; Subaru's latest Crosstrek; Obama on Mustangs and bailouts; big boost for Bentley?... Read More »

 

First Shift: Musk on handling adversity

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 7, 2015
Tesla CEO talks Churchill, sleep, Model 3; another big recall year?; why Mercedes USA is moving; Obama's gas-price advice.... Read More »

 

First Shift: December winners, losers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 6, 2015
Chrysler brand takes monthly U.S. prize, Jeep is full-year standout; Mercedes Atlanta-bound?; insights from design chiefs.... Read More »

 

First Shift: Sneak peek at '16 Volt

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015
GM offers look at car's front end, showcases new OnStar services; BMW to subsidize China dealers; 2014's top-trending ads.... Read More »

 

First Shift: Top blunders of 2014

8:00 am U.S. ET | Dec. 31, 2014
'Stuff' happens at Chevy; 'Big Brother' bombs for Ford exec; Edmunds walks away from haggling spoof; fateful choice at GM.... Read More »

 

First Shift: Luxury rides high in 2014

8:00 am U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2014
Lincoln MKC, Porsche Macan join luxury crossover war; Kia reaches upscale; Acura's 1-for-2 debut; Nissan van, by Chevy.... Read More »

 

First Shift: Top Stories From 2014

8:00 am U.S. ET | Dec. 29, 2014
Aluminum revolution; Barra makes an entrance; Texas ropes Toyota; Jeep's rise; Buffett bombshell; airbags and ignition switches.... Read More »

 

First Shift: Takata president steps down

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 24, 2014
Chairman Shigehisa Takada replaces Stefan Stocker amid recall crisis; FJ Cruiser departs; 918 Spyder recall; Faurecia appeal.... Read More »

 

First Shift: Safety booming, despite recalls

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 23, 2014
'Top Safety Picks' rise; 'tis the overtime season at truck plants; Google self-driving milestone; supplier relations worsen.... Read More »

 

First Shift: Most powerful Cadillac ever

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22, 2014
2016 CTS-V has 640-h.p. V8; Volt to get ELR tech; Hyundai hires BMW engineer; China-made Jag; re-energizing Malibu.... Read More »

 

First Shift: A 'bloodbath' for automakers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 19, 2014
Renault-Nissan latest to curb Russia sales; phone-free Android?; U.S. exiting Ally; Caddy video mirror; Honda honors heritage.... Read More »

 

First Shift: Takata CEO speaks out

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 18, 2014
In open letter, vows to rebuild confidence; GM, Jaguar halt in Russia; Camry Hybrid named best value; Honda on gas prices.... Read More »

 

First Shift: Mercedes moving to South?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 17, 2014
U.S. unit reportedly may shift from New Jersey to Atlanta or North Carolina; NHTSA in battle mode; Volvo to tap Swedish roots.... Read More »

 

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