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Recent articles

Who owns vehicle-generated data?

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 11
Determining who owns data generated by motor vehicles keeps getting more complicated. And it's going to get worse. ...

Piech's out at VW -- for the moment

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 4
Late last month, Ferdinand Piech resigned from his position as chairman of Volkswagen's supervisory board. Reportedly he was given the choice of resigning or being dismis ...

50 years since 'Unsafe at Any Speed'

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Ralph Nader's bursting onto the automotive scene by publishing Unsafe at Any Speed, an indictment of the early Chevrolet Corvair w ...

Most mergers come from weakness

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 20
Once again, there is talk about consolidation of the global auto industry. The fundamental problem with mergers is that, historically, they almost always have been of two ...

Cadillac, Lincoln place their bets

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13
Both Ford Motor Co. and General Motors are rolling the dice with their new luxury sedans, and the winners are bound to include customers and dealers across the globe. Tho ...

What's new at N.Y. auto show? Lots

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 6
New York is always an interesting auto show. It's in a city that seems to do everything in its power to discourage using a car, yet New Yorkers flock to the Javits Center ...

When will next shoe drop in China?

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 30
Many people are convinced that when the time comes -- and it might be tomorrow, next year or in a decade -- foreign companies in China will be nationalized. ...

Is cheap fuel permanent or a blip?

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 23
Lots of smart folks in the automobile industry are betting huge amounts of money that alternative-fuel vehicles will capture an important part of the market. ...

Keeping the passion alive for 20 years

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 16
If you have doubts about America's love affair with the automobile, go to a local car show. ...

Let's ensure recalled vehicles get fixed

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 9
The idea that each state should set its own standards for licensing drivers is ridiculous. ...

Katayama was quite a rebel

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2
Yutaka Katayama, the long-retired head of Datsun and Nissan in the U.S., became a legend. ...
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Nissan's Munoz: 'You Grow or You Go'

Nissan's Munoz: 'You Grow or You Go'

Nissan North America Chairman Jose Munoz has a tough goal to meet: Raise the combined U.S. market share of the Nissan and Infiniti brands from 8.4 percent last year to 10 percent by March of 2017.
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