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VIDEO: First Shift: Smart ForTwo gets U.S. twist

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2015

Smart ForTwo gets U.S. twist; Hyundai Accent changes; Tesla tries PayPal idea; Mazda's new retail look; In-car ID theft risk?... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Consumer Reports' best car ever

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2015

Consumer Reports' best car ever: Tesla Model S P85D; Honda CR-Z face-lift; BMW's 7-Series goal; Trump's Ford fallout; EV rebates in Conn.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Ford Ranger U.S. comeback?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2015

Ford Ranger U.S. comeback?; Honda sets Civic debut; Hyundai's 'Gran' Vision; Jaguar's F-Pace boast; Toyota to resume in Tianjin; Dodge performance strategy gets in gear.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Lexus tops M-B in satisfaction

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2015

Lexus tops M-B in satisfaction index; Feds probe reported Grand Cherokee rollaways; Jeep hacker for hire?; Tesla's store makeover; N.A. production rises.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Toyota to ban below-invoice ads?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2015

Toyota to ban below-invoice sales ads - dealers; Study: VW, Infiniti dealers among unhappiest; United against hackers; Subaru product peek; F-150 Raptor test.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Toyota taps Takata rival

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 21, 2015

Toyota taps Takata rival; a plus for Honda Pilot; Cadillac's diesel plan; VW Phaeton delayed - report; Model T's return trip; Pope to ride in a Wrangler.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Hyundai teases next Elantra

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 20, 2015

Hyundai teases next Elantra; GM assembly line gets reprieve; Tesla stock-sale update; Ford self-driving idea; UAW chief on Trump; Dealership digs drones.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Audi's answer to Tesla

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2015

Audi's answer to Tesla; McConaughey to pitch redesigned Lincoln MKX - report; Volvo: U.S. looking up; SEC aiding Ford probe?; keeper of Fiat's legacy.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Tesla rises on bullish prediction

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 18, 2015

Tesla the next Uber?; VW in Takata-airbag probe; Redesigned Tacoma ready for hot midsize-pickup market; Change for Toyota in Russia; Hyundai agency move.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Toyota to offer online buying

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2015

Toyota to offer online buying; UAW plans FCA, GM strike votes; Infiniti to get small turbo; A handy FCA service tool; 2 Aston Martin debuts.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: New look for Lexus LX

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 14, 2015

New look for Lexus LX, GS gets refresh; BMW shows M4 GTS concept; Benz previews C class coupe; GM boosting SUV, pickup output?; Cobalt recall; In Colo., a slick competition for auto techs.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: How Fields responded to Trump

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 13, 2015

Fields emailed Trump about Mexico - report; Takata's team of rivals; Audi EV project; Dodge's game-changer; Power of seniors; Toyota exec's VW story.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Hyundai's next leap in luxury?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2015

Hyundai's next leap in luxury?; Ford F-650, F-750 shift from Mexico to Ohio; Nissan-CarShare deal | Infiniti narrows gap with Cadillac; Study predicts 945 sales per store... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: JLR nixes U.S., Mexico plant

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 11, 2015

Jaguar Land Rover chooses Slovakia over U.S., Mexico; Tesla exec takes leave ahead of key launch; Ford hires ex-GM China exec; Ford vet Jean Mayer dies; The birth of a Bentley.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Tesla saving gas, burning cash

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2015

Tesla saving gas, burning cash; Caddy rethinks dealer spiffs; Novelis: Automakers testing stronger aluminum; Dodge, VW in 'healthy' ad rivalry.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: TrueCar CEO: 'Time for a change'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 7, 2015

TrueCar's Painter: 'It's time for a change'; Next Mazda crossover?; Lear's shopping list; GM landmark dedicated; Mini 'superhero' lineup; Birth of a Jeep-sicle?... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: A way to mend FCA-supplier rift?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 6, 2015

A way to mend FCA-supplier rift?; A 2nd Lexus flagship; Volvo recalling XC90; Remembering Johanna Quandt; Sharing the risk at GM, Honda.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Hacking risk unique to FCA?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2015

Harman CEO: Hacking risk 'unique to Chrysler'; More power for VW Jetta; 54.5 MPG not done deal; A Lexus without wheels; NADA: 17M sales pace unsustainable.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: July winners, losers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015

July U.S. sales winners, losers; 2016 Volt EV range: 53 miles; Toyota's earnings rise, BMW's slip; Dealer Mel Farr dies at 70; Army's self-driving aim.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: BMW, Audi, Daimler buy Here

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015

BMW, Audi, Daimler buy Nokia mapping unit; Hacking risk in Harman car radios?; Subaru parent puts suppliers on notice; High tech, high pressure on automakers; CAR gathering turns 50.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Honda, Subaru parent profits rise on robust U.S. sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 31, 2015

Honda, Subaru profits rise on U.S. sales; OnStar app under attack; Senate cracks down on automakers; Toyota skips Apple, Google; Snyder: U.S. to earn sales bronze.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Mixed F-150 crash-test results

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 30, 2015

Mixed F-150 crash-test results; Ford rejects IIHS repair findings; costs cut Mazda's profit; Delphi to buy cabling firm; Tesla's $1,000 test.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: U.S., yen fuel Nissan profit

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 29, 2015

U.S., yen fuel Nissan profit; Calif. dealership whacks Trump; judge cuts Jeep verdict; hope for Hyundai pickup; vehicles slowly get older.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: N.A. drives Ford Q2 profits

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 28, 2015

N.A. drives Ford Q2 earnings up 44%; GM's $5B emerging-market plan; VW outsells Toyota in first half; Accavitti leaves Acura; Scion sticks with cars.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: FCA failure leads to U.S. fine, oversight

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 27, 2015

FCA failure leads to U.S. fine, oversight; D3 interest in Mitsubishi plant?; Dodge's Hellcat headache; Daimler self-driving truck; NADA bets on Vegas.... Read More »

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