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Light trucks drive industry to 4.6% gain

UPDATED: 5/1/15 6:14 pm ET
U.S. light-vehicle sales, fueled by demand for light trucks, rose 4.6 percent in April as every automaker but Honda recorded an increase. ...

Ford F-150 regular cab, SuperCab join SuperCrew with 5-star safety ratings

7:00 pm U.S. ET | April 22
The redesigned Ford F-150 pickup has earned the government's highest possible crash safety rating, answering worries that the truck's all-new aluminum body would compromi ...

Volvo plans $500 million U.S. assembly plant

UPDATED: 3/30/15 10:35 am ET - adds timing details
Volvo will spend about $500 million to build its first assembly plant in the United States as part of an ambitious effort to jump-start lagging sales. ...
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Toyota's Lentz in Texas: A Lexus regret, fixing 'starved' Scion, the next Prius

Toyota's Lentz in Texas: A Lexus regret, fixing 'starved' Scion, the next Prius

Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz is a pioneer. He and a handful of other employees moved to north Texas last September to help build the automaker's new U.S. headquarters.
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