Nissan's to-do list: Range, autonomy

Nissan will introduce two new technologies this year to move the needle on CEO Carlo Ghosn's goal of making Nissan a leader in electric vehicles and self-driving cars.

Tesla's luxury branding clashes with SolarCity's thrifty pitch

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Jeep Compass, Patriot replacement due early next year

The single vehicle replacing the Jeep Compass and Patriot will debut in late September in Brazil and will retain one of the two names, Jeep brand head Mike Manley said Thursday. The vehicle, known internally as the C-SUV, is not delayed and will be shown in the U.S. at the L.A. Auto Show in November. It will go sale in the U.S. in early 2017. Jeep has also set a hard date for the introduction of a long-awaited Wrangler-based pickup: Early 2018.

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