Automakers And Suppliers

Marchionne didn't disclose expensive watch given to UAW leader, report says

The late Sergio Marchionne, former CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, in 2016 denied to investigators that he gave a top UAW official an expensive watch years before, a Detroit newspaper reported.


Mercedes, Porsche models banned by Swiss over emissions

Swiss authorities have halted registrations of some new Mercedes-Benz Vito and Porsche Macan and Cayenne vehicles which had diesel engines that disguised emissions levels.

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MORE OEM/SUPPLIER NEWS MANUFACTURING REGULATION/SAFETY
UPDATED: 8/15/18 4:17 pm ET
Musk may face national security review in a Tesla-Saudi deal

Elon Musk will likely need clearance from U.S. national security officials for any proposal to take Tesla private with financing from Saudi Arabia, just as the Trump administration steps up scrutiny of foreign investment in American technology.

UPDATED: 8/14/18 6:04 pm ET - adds details
EPA staff disputed claim fuel efficiency plan would save lives

As the Trump administration moves to freeze vehicle fuel efficiency standards, some regulatory officials have disputed the Transportation Department rationale that the plan would significantly cut traffic deaths, internal documents made public show.

Ford prices 2019 Ranger from $25,395

Ford is pricing the revived Ford Ranger about the same as the segment-leading Toyota Tacoma as it prepares to re-enter the midsize pickup market for the first time in about eight years.

GM's diesel center in Italy has a role post-Opel

GM has decided to keep its diesel development center in Turin even though selling Opel last year meant leaving diesel's global stronghold of Europe. Pierpaolo Antonioli, GM's diesel boss, explained why in an interview with Automotive News Europe.


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