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9:51 am U.S. ET | July 24
Bentley may add a fifth model to its lineup after it launches an SUV in 2016, CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer said. The new model could be a two-seat sports car or a larger model slotted between the Continental GT coupe and Mulsanne sedan.
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Fiat investors urged to vote against Chrysler merger
2:59 pm U.S. ET | July 23
Proxy advisor ISS has recommended that Fiat investors vote against a cross-border merger of the Italian carmaker and its U.S. unit Chrysler at a meeting on Aug. 1, saying ...
Marchionne says Fiat Chrysler tie-up with VW was never on agenda
6:27 am U.S. ET | July 23 | UPDATED: 7/23/14 7:48 am ET -- adds comments
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne quashed all speculation of a possible tie-up with Volkswagen Group today, saying the idea had never been on the agenda. ...
Nissan to add L.A. to 'No Charge to Charge' Leaf promotion
4:01 pm U.S. ET | July 23
Nissan said today it will add Los Angeles to its “No Charge to Charge” promotion for the Leaf electric vehicle on Aug. 15. ...
Metals and plastics company NN to buy supplier Autocam in $300 million deal
11:23 am U.S. ET | July 22
A Tennessee metals and plastics company said it has agreed to acquire auto parts supplier Autocam in a deal valued at $300 million. ...
Chrysler recalls older Jeep Commanders and Grand Cherokees for ignition switch
4:15 pm U.S. ET | July 22
Chrysler Group will recall as many as 792,300 2006-07 Jeep Commanders and 2005-06 Jeep Grand Cherokees globally to fix ignition switches that could be knocked out of the ...
Kia in talks to open $1.5 billion Mexico assembly plant, report says
6:52 pm U.S. ET | July 22 | UPDATED: 7/22/14 7:09 pm ET - details added
Kia is in talks with Mexico to open a new auto assembly plant worth at least $1.5 billion, officials from Nuevo Leon's state government told Reuters. The factory, which s ...
Tesla asks hackers at Beijing contest to report vulnerabilities
8:26 am U.S. ET | July 16
Tesla Motors, whose Model S sedan is the target of a hacking contest in Beijing starting today, said it will investigate and rectify any vulnerabilities discovered as a r ...
Owners of 8 N.J. dealerships settle claims of deceptive practices for $1.8 million
3:14 pm U.S. ET | July 15
Eight dealerships in New Jersey owned by Carmelo and Ignazio Giuffre have reached a $1.8 million settlement with the state's Division of Consumer Affairs. ...
Mulally joins Google board
4:16 pm U.S. ET | July 15 | UPDATED: 7/15/14 9:14 pm ET
Former Ford CEO Alan Mulally has joined the board of directors of Google as the technology giant ramps up development of autonomous light vehicles. ...
Toyota's massive engine overhaul
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14
Toyota, after long neglecting the internal combustion engine in favor of hybrids, is preparing a sweeping powertrain makeover. ...
Jay Leno, Jeb Bush to keynote 2015 NADA convention
2:03 pm U.S. ET | July 14
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno will be among the keynote speakers at the 2015 National Automobile Dealers Associatio ...