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Nissan's 2016 Maxima drives back to roots

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 21, 2014
Nissan's redesigned Maxima sedan may be getting back to its “4DSC” roots. Recent spy photos show an early prototype of the 2016 Maxima. The 2016 Maxima's fastback styling mimics the four-door coupe body styles found on several German cars....
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Acura plans refreshed ILX for 2016

12:34 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 21, 2014
Acura plans to introduce a "substantially new" 2016 ILX entry premium sedan at the L.A. Auto Show next month....
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Kia to build production version of GT concept

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2014
Kia's GT concept, a four-door luxury coupe that turned heads at the 2011 Frankfurt auto show, will be produced for sale in the U.S. The new Kia halo car is expected to appear in 2017, according to a person familiar with the company's plans....
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AutoNews Now: Concerned Cadillac dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2014
GM says big network can be asset as some stores fear consolidation; Hyundai seeks capacity; Porsche ahead of plan; Toyota expands recall....
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World Congress kickoff speaker: Audi's de Meo

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2014
Luca de Meo, Audi AG's board member for sales and marketing, will be the opening speaker at the Automotive News World Congress on Jan. 13....
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KEITH CRAIN

Something new at NADA

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2014
In January we're going to add a new wrinkle to the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in San Francisco. Automotive News is hosting its first annual Retail Forum -- a half-day conference focused exclusively on issues that matter to dealers....
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Concept to signal new era for Audi design

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2014
Audi will introduce a new design direction with a concept car debuting next month at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The concept will be the first Audi vehicle styled under Marc Lichte, who took over as Audi's design chief in February after leading exterior design at Volkswagen....
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AutoNews Now: CEO's prescription for dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 17, 2014
Time to 'take a brave pill,' says Hyundai N.A. chief; GM top lawyer to retire; Porsche Vatican party; interacting with Mustang....
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AutoNews Now: 'Grandfather' of SUVs thrives

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 16, 2014
After 35 years, Mercedes-Benz in no rush to change look of G Class; ex-Fiat exec's new gig; Kia rolls with LeBron....
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Honda says it's committed to hybrids in Europe

Oct. 15, 2014 11:10 CET
Honda says it remains committed to hybrids in Europe and will import a gasoline-electric hybrid version of its next Jazz subcompact in 2016, despite reducing its hybrid lineup in the region due to slow sales....
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AutoNews Now: Japan 3 lead in ethnic sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 15, 2014
IHS: Toyota is volume leader, Nissan most reliant on ethnic buyers; anti-Tesla bill in Mich.; TrueCar says no fee 'surprises.'...
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2014 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Audi concept to usher in new styling era

2:08 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 15, 2014
Audi will introduce a new design direction with a concept car debuting next month at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The concept will be the first Audi vehicle styled under Marc Lichte, who took over as head of Audi design in February after leading exterior design at Volkswagen....
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Colorado Ford, Subaru dealer Carlson in line to become '16 NADA chairman

4:03 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2014
The National Automobile Dealers Association chose Colorado dealer Jeff Carlson as its next vice chairman, putting him in line to become chairman after Bill Fox of New York, who -- as expected -- will be NADA's 2015 chairman....
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AutoNews Now: 'No crown princes' at FCA

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2014
Marchionne evokes Henry Ford II's words in discussing succession; Tesla like big iPad?; high marks for adaptive headlights....
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Citroen mulls production of SUV-styled C1

Oct. 14, 2014 10:36 CET
Citroen will launch a production version of the C1 Urban Ride concept if public response is favorable, the brand's CEO Linda Jackson said. The SUV-styled concept is based on the brand's C1 minicar....
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AutoNews Now: Acura mulls going all AWD

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 13, 2014
Exec: 'We need something different from the competition'; Ford hiring; GM urges dealers to 'speak up'; fracking firing up sales....
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AutoNews Now: Cadillac lineup may double

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 10, 2014
One car may slot below ATS, brand boss says; lobbying to keep Wrangler; LED-lighting laureates; this Toyota is a boat....
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AutoNews Now: Downside to used-car boom?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 9, 2014
Supplies expected to grow rapidly, but a price drop could follow; Benz outsells Audi globally in Sept.; Marchionne up close....
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AutoNews Now: Fuel economy at record high

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2014
U.S. avg. rises to 24.1 mpg, Mazda keeps lead; retail competition killer?; JCI fires firm after affair; a Maserati under the tree....
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2014 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Porsche adds 4 GTS variants to 911 lineup for 2015

6:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2014
Porsche, feeling the heat from such cars as the redesigned Chevrolet Corvette, is giving the venerable 911 a tune-up for 2015....
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Volvo tests triple-turbo 4-cylinder that cranks out 450 hp

10:46 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2014
Volvo Cars is testing a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that uses three turbochargers and cranks out at least 450 hp....
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Bentley crossover is coming to U.S., along with store upgrades

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2014
Bentley expects its U.S. dealers to comply with a new corporate identity standard that is being rolled out for dealerships globally by the time they receive a new, as-yet-unnamed crossover....
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Hybrid Chrysler minivan will hit market in '15, a year early

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2014
Chrysler Group will launch a plug-in hybrid version of the next-generation Chrysler Town & Country minivan late next year....
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Infiniti plans family of smaller, more powerful engines

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2014
PARIS — Infiniti is developing a family of aluminum engines that will begin hitting the market within two years, promising more horsepower for its higher end cars....
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Porsche rejects entry-level roadster -- again

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2014
After thinking about it long and hard, Porsche has abandoned the idea of building an entry-level roadster....
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