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54.5 mpg isn't a done deal, EPA official says

1:00 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
A top EPA official today shot down the notion that the agency has already decided to implement the 54.5 mpg corporate fleet average proposed for 2025.

Jaguar F-Pace undergoes final tests ahead of Frankfurt debut

12:30 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
Jaguar’s first crossover, the midsize F-Pace, is going through final tests ahead of its sales launch next year.

 
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GM plans $877 million modernization for Michigan plant

10:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
GM plans to invest $877 million to modernize its assembly plant in Flint, Mich., one of its two U.S. full-size pickup factories.

As supplier business turns up, so will pressure

8:44 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
The good news for North American auto suppliers is that a robust industry is about to turn up the business volume with record numbers of new-vehicle...

Tesla critics still don't get it, executive says

5:32 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
Tesla Motors continues to be misunderstood and erroneously portrayed, the company's vice president of business development told an audience at the...

Harman calls software flaw that allowed FCA hacking an isolated case

11:34 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
Harman International, the maker of the audio system in the Jeep Cherokee that was hacked remotely, said the software flaw that allowed that incident...

Tesla executive challenges rivals to make better EVs

3:29 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
A Tesla Motors executive called on rival automakers to put more compelling electric vehicles on the road and said fuel-efficiency standards should be...

How GM makes a business case for its electrified vehicles

9:49 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
GM uses modular parts to dramatically reduce costs for batteries, motors and other components in its fleet of six electrified cars, its chief...

Chevy Volt's electric range hits 53-mile EPA rating for 2016

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
The 2016 Chevrolet Volt will have an EPA-rated electric range of 53 miles when it goes on sale this fall, a 39 percent boost from the outgoing model.

ZF opens office in Mexico to find Tier 2 suppliers

5:25 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
When ZF North America wanted to find Tier 2 suppliers in Mexico to make parts for a transmission plant in Graycourt, S.C.

Favorable tariffs, inexpensive labor boost Mexico

5:09 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
By 2018, light-vehicle production in Mexico is expected to approach 4.

Toyota profit jumps 10% to quarterly record on cost cuts, currency gains

3:04 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
Toyota posted a third straight year of record profit for its first quarter as cost cuts and currency gains made up for weaker vehicle sales.

VW plans new 4-cylinder turbo engine with direct injection on '16 Jetta

1:00 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
A new downsized, turbocharged engine will replace a more than 20-year-old four-cylinder motor currently powering entry-level Volkswagen Jetta compact...

Chevy Colorado lineup grows with all-terrain, ‘Midnight’ variants

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
Chevrolet is looking to maintain sales momentum for the Colorado midsize pickup with two new special editions, including an all-terrain model.

Turbo suppliers expect a lift from diesels

6:00 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
Rising U.S. demand for diesel-powered cars and trucks could be a windfall for turbocharger suppliers such as Honeywell Inc.

BMW's Q2 earnings fall 3% on China slowdown

2:05 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
BMW's second-quarter operating profit fell 3 percent to 2.53 billion euros ($2.

Army eyes self-driving convoys

3:52 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
The United States Army is getting ready to conduct road tests of automated truck platoons, in which convoys of computer-guided vehicles follow each...

Acquisitions make Mahle a major player

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
Just two years after German powertrain systems supplier Mahle GmbH acquired a majority stake in climate control specialist Behr Group, Mahle has...

European car sales rebound continues in July

4:57 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
The recovery in European car sales continued in July as sales rose in the major markets of Germany, France, Italy and Spain.

Digital images may turn mirrors into museum pieces

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
The lowly rearview mirror may be on the way out.

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