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Why Russia's crash is just part of the emerging markets drill
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 23
Russia is the latest developing market to go through convulsions. But automakers invested in Russia say they’re staying. Their eyes are on the prize of long-term sa ...


Ghosn expects Europe sales to rise in 2015
Dec. 4, 2014 06:15 CET
Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn expects growth in Europe, China and the U.S. next year and is bullish about plans to diversify beyond electric cars into plug-in hybrids a ...


Why lower oil prices might not be good for automakers
7:02 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2
Oil prices have fallen precipitously, from over $100 per barrel last summer to under $70 for some types of crude. ...


Ghosn: 'We're going to continue the offensive' in U.S.
12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24
Nissan Motor Corp. CEO Carlos Ghosn, 60, is one of the auto industry's longest-serving chief executives. ...


Ghosn sets the record straight on price-fixing conspiracy
12:53 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20
In our package of stories on supplier price-fixing published Monday, one report said Carlos Ghosn inadvertently created the bid-rigging tradition. It was an intriguing sc ...


For some, a big downside to cheap gas
12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10
The volatility of gasoline prices has long bedeviled teams devising business plans for battery electrics, plug-in hybrids and even standard Prius-type hybrids. ...


Lower gas prices, longer alt-power payback
3:32 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 5
I've enjoyed seeing my gas tank fill-ups cost $10 to $15 less than usual. I'm sure that people selling bigger vehicles do, too. But one group probably isn't cheering: Any ...


Sergio has been the glue that kept Fiat Chrysler intact
3:16 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 8
Sergio Marchionne's declaration that he will leave his job as head of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles at the end of 2018 sent my memory back nearly a decade to an ornate love f ...


Betting on Russia, despite turmoil
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6
It sounds risky, but many auto executives say that the best response to Western sanctions against Russia is to continue investing there. ...


Toyota: Fuel cell sedan sales won't match Prius' launch
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5
Sales of Toyota's fuel cell sedan probably won't grow as quickly as those of the Prius hybrid. ...


Why U.S.-European auto harmony is still just a dream
1:06 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 3 | UPDATED: 10/6/14 8:30 am ET - corrected
Wolfgang Schneider remembers when French cars had yellow-tinted headlights and German cars had white lights. ...


Will the customer buy what governments demand?
7:30 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler says that after a global wave of new emissions and fuel economy regulations, the automotive industry needs a break. ...


TT buzz
4:02 am U.S. ET | Oct. 2

Third Audi TT variant -- and sign of how much Audi wants to rekindle TT buzz -- Sportback concept.

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VW’s XL Sport concept full of surprises
5:12 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1
Volkswagen dropped a surprise on Wednesday by rolling out the XL Sport concept on the eve of press previews for the Paris auto show. ...


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Canadian dealer buries a Jeep, hires an ambassador and puts on the Ritz

At Bay King Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram in Hamilton, Ontario, dealer Jamie Richter has put luxury-hotel touches in his new showroom. They include concierges who see to the needs of service customers. Mon., December 15
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