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Mueller's plan for a leaner and humbler VW

Sun, 19 Jun 2016 00:01:00 EST

Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller last week unveiled a 15-point strategic plan to transform a hierarchical, engineering-driven German carmaker plagued by low margins in its core business into a nimble company of entrepreneurs focused on serving its...

How the Grand Cherokee became a Jeep

Sun, 19 Jun 2016 00:01:00 EST

The Last American CEO, a new book co-authored by ex-American Motors CEO Joe Cappy and former Ford and Chrysler public relations chief Jason Vines, describes Chrysler's acquisition of AMC from Renault in 1987 -- a momentous deal largely...

Toyota: New Prius plug-in ready for prime time

Sun, 19 Jun 2016 00:01:00 EST

The first Prius plug-in hybrid was a 'failure,' Toyota acknowledges. Now the company really want to sell it.

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NHTSA investigates fatal crash of Tesla Model S in Autopilot mode

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:39:55 PDT

NHTSA opened a preliminary investigation into 25,000 Tesla cars after a fatal crash in Florida involving a Model S with the "Autopilot" feature engaged, putting new scrutiny on emerging autonomous technology.

Unifor loses organizing vote at 2 Toyota plants in Ontario

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:15:00 PDT

Maintenance workers at two Toyota assembly plants in Ontario voted against unionization, in a recruiting setback for Unifor, one of Canada's biggest unions.

Elio Motors shows off three-wheel test vehicle

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:41:23 PDT

Elio Motors provided a look at its first test vehicle, in what the company calls one of its 'most important milestones' before the planned 2017 launch of its three-wheeled vehicles.

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Citroen hopes 'punchy' new-generation C3 will help attract young buyers

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 10:00:00 EST

Citroen hopes that the "punchy" styling of its new C3 will help it attract younger buyers as the automaker returns to its roots with a design that distinguishes it from rivals in Europe's highly competitive subcompact segment.

Germany's Merkel weighs pollution goal that would spur EV, hybrid sales

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:49:52 EST

Chancellor Angela Merkel's government is working on targets to cut pollution on Germany's roads that may effectively set a deadline for the car industry to shift a large portion of production to electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.

UK minister says tariff-free EU access for automakers is a top priority

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 06:54:42 EST

The UK's business minister, Sajid Javid, who is seeking to become the country's next finance minister, said he is focused on securing uninhibited access to European markets for UK car exports in EU divorce talks following last week's vote to leave...