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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.


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. ...

Supercar reality check: It's crossover time
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 15
Reality is intruding into the realm of elite vehicles, both in terms of market trends and government regulation. ...

Gigafactory: Tesla's key to meeting cost, range targets
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 8
The ceremony last week announcing Tesla's decision to build its lithium ion battery "gigafactory" in Nevada was filled with phrases such as "as many as" and "as much as." ...

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