Automotive News Automaker News Feed http://www.autonews.com News, blogs and commentary from the leader in North American automotive news en-us Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:00:00 EST Canadian JCI workers reach tentative pact http://www.autonews.com/article/20140822/OEM10/140829948/canadian-jci-workers-reach-tentative-pact Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:37:15 EST Canadian union workers at an interiors plant that supplies General Motors' Oshawa assembly complex have reached a tentative contract agreement that could avert a strike at the supplier plant. Some 2015 Ford F-150 buyers will have to wait until next year http://www.autonews.com/article/20140822/RETAIL/140829951/some-2015-ford-f-150-buyers-will-have-to-wait-until-next-year Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:32:23 EST Some retail and all fleet customers who order their 2015 F-150s early won't see their trucks until February. Nissan stands pat on 2015 Frontier pricing, raises Xterra about $300 http://www.autonews.com/article/20140822/OEM04/140829952/nissan-stands-pat-on-2015-frontier-pricing-raises-xterra-about-300 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:40:55 EST Nissan announced pricing on the 2015 models of its Frontier pickup and Xterra SUV today. Barra's career path shows how a woman becomes CEO, but can more follow? http://www.autonews.com/article/20140822/OEM02/140829962/barras-career-path-shows-how-a-woman-becomes-ceo-but-can-more-follow Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:26:17 EST Mary Barra made corporate history seven months ago when she became the first female CEO of a major global carmaker. GM opens IT center in Phoenix, plans to hire 1,000 workers http://www.autonews.com/article/20140822/RETAIL/140829953/gm-opens-it-center-in-phoenix-plans-to-hire-1000-workers Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:25:23 EST General Motors said it opened its fourth information technology center today -- this one in Chandler, Ariz., near Phoenix. Toyota to expand Highlander production in Indiana, invest $100 million http://www.autonews.com/article/20140822/OEM01/140829956/toyota-to-expand-highlander-production-in-indiana-invest-100-million Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:36:12 EST Toyota said today it will spend $100 million to increase production of the Highlander crossover in Princeton, Ind. The Highlander has been bumping against its production ceiling at the Indiana assembly plant. 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 starts at $78,995 http://www.autonews.com/article/20140822/OEM04/140829955/2015-chevrolet-corvette-z06-starts-at-78995 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:54:21 EST Pricing on the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 will start at $78,995, including shipping, General Motors said today. The convertible model will start at $83,995, including shipping. Infiniti seeks U.S. trademark for Formula One landmark http://www.autonews.com/article/20140822/OEM04/140829961/infiniti-seeks-u-s-trademark-for-formula-one-landmark Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:25:56 EST Infiniti is seeking a trademark in the United States for 'Eau Rouge,' the name of a storied Formula One racetrack bend in Belgium, for a potential luxury car that may cost more than $100,000. GM reviews timing of Russia plant expansion http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20140822/ANE/140829957/gm-reviews-timing-of-russia-plant-expansion Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:19:16 EST General Motors is reviewing the timing of the expansion of its Russian plant near St Petersburg because of a slump in the country's auto market. Russian slump prompts GM to review timing of plant expansion http://www.autonews.com/article/20140822/COPY01/308229971/russian-slump-prompts-gm-to-review-timing-of-plant-expansion Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:19:16 EST General Motors is reviewing the timing of the expansion of its Russian plant because of a slump in the country's auto market. %]