First Shift

First Shift: Ex-FCA quality boss Betts joins J.D. Power

Ex-FCA quality boss Betts joins J.D. Power; Audi fires diesel engineers; Former CAW, Land Rover execs die; Supplier optimism grows.

First Shift: Barra visits Opel amid sale talks

Barra visits Opel amid sale talks; VW, Bosch deals win preliminary OK; Toyota recalls fuel-cell Mirai; Ford Focus, Audi A6 spied; 194-day supply of

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First Shift: Nissan profit drops in Q3

Nissan profit drops in Q3; VW board spared probe over Piech remarks; Tesla idles plant to prep for Model 3; Uber's next Calif. clash?; Kid power fuels Honda ad.

First Shift: GM's Q4 earnings, margins slip

GM's Q4 earnings, margins slip; Honda-Hitachi motor venture; Tesla fights Trump travel ban; Rival sues CDK, Reynolds; Safety groups sue over CPO policy; Upscale U.S. Chinese cars?

First Shift: Super Bowl ad winners

Kia, Lexus lead Super Bowl ad winners; Toyota posts lower earnings, offers detail on Suzuki collaboration; Lear to buy seat business; Hyundai, Chevy, Nissan, Subaru plan Chicago reveals.

First Shift: Wal-Mart jumps into car sales

Wal-Mart jumps into car sales; Ford Credit launches online buying, financing; Penske ends no-haggle pilot; Google search exec joins Uber; Nissan, Hyundai-Kia join fleet elite.