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How Hummer maker, Mercedes came together

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Production of the Mercedes-Benz R class will begin on the line that once made Hummer H2s for General Motors, just a stone's throw from where AM General builds light tactical military vehicles for the U.S.... Read More »
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Are automakers addicted to in-car features overload?

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Automakers are confusing customers by overloading vehicles with an array of infotainment features, many of which are never used.... Read More »

 
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Ford's Sync 3 debut, vehicle launches are out of sync

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
The 2015 Ford Edge has been on sale for only a month, but it's already about to be out-of-date. Ford Motor Co.... Read More »

Lexus reworks ES with bolder looks

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
After surveying customers in China and the U.S.... Read More »

Next BMW i to be based on 5 series, report says

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
BMW will add a plug-in hybrid based on the 5 series to its i subbrand, according to a German auto magazine.... Read More »

VW coupe-style sedan concept previews a new look

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Volkswagen's C Coupe GTE concept unveiled at the Shanghai auto show would be positioned between the Passat and the Phaeton if produced.... Read More »

Q80 Inspiration concept's design flourishes arrive in Infiniti lineup

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Futuristic design flourishes from Infiniti's Q80 Inspiration concept are already creeping into the lineup.... Read More »

Francois to speak at congress

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Olivier Francois, FCA's chief marketing officer who has been the driving force behind several highly praised and high-impact advertising campaigns in...... Read More »

TRW details China plans, sale of unit

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
TRW, the safety components supplier being acquired by Germany's ZF, said it plans to open three plants in China this year and next.... Read More »

Toyota: Output of fuel cell cars will top out at 3,000 a year

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Japanese customers have a three-year wait for Toyota's new Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car, because the automaker can't make more of the cars.... Read More »

Can automakers unplug connected cars?

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
In the era of over-the-air software updates, automakers will happily add new features. But what happens when they decide to take them away?... Read More »

Power study: Safety trumps infotainment

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Automakers should invest in safety technology, over entertainment and convenience, to satisfy customers, according to a J.D.... Read More »

Futurist sees self-driving cars as a given

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Self-driving cars aren't just possible. They're inevitable, says Ray Kurzweil, the inventor and futurist who's now director of engineering for Google.... Read More »

SHAREHOLDER VALUE REPORT

Automakers, retailers post shareholder value gains for 1st quarter

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Global automakers and U.S.-based auto retailers generally produced strong shareholder returns in the first quarter.... Read More »

Innovation inspires suppliers along with industry

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
The 21st annual Automotive News PACE awards were handed out April 20 at the Max M. Fisher Music Center here.... Read More »

To EV or not to EV: The China question

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
As automakers race to comply with China's increasingly stringent emissions rules, they are conflicted about the best electric-vehicle strategy and...... Read More »

AM General has big plans for MV-1 wheelchair vans

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
AM General earned a name for itself building vehicles for other people: the original Humvee for military customers and the Hummer H2 SUV for General...... Read More »

AM General has big plans for MV-1 wheelchair vans

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Now and OEM in its own right, AM General works to build its Mobility Ventures brand and grow sales of the MV-1 wheelchair accessible vehicle.... Read More »

Even MG is joining the crossover parade

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Amazingly, Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Aston Martin and Jaguar all plan to offer utility vehicles.... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover lets Land Wind flap blow over

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Jaguar Land Rover vowed to take “appropriate action” in November when China's Jiangling Holding unveiled its Range Rover Evoque...... Read More »

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