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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." ...

Nissan deliveries climb 11%, set July record
3:44 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 1
Nissan North America sold 121,452 vehicles in the United States in July, a gain of 11 percent from the year-ago month, giving Nissan a monthly record for July. ...

Road to mythical 54.5 mpg not likely to change
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 28
Automakers have proved effective at wringing efficiencies out of internal combustion drivetrains, along with weight reduction and aerodynamics. ...

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