Roy Lunn, father of the Ford GT40, modern SUV, dies at 92

A mechanical and aeronautical engineer who led development of the first Jeep Cherokee and Ford's original GT40, Roy Lunn helped pioneer unitized bodies for SUVs to help meet fuel-economy requirements.


Toyota's Carter still bullish on 'healthy' U.S. market

Contrary to what he has been reading in the press, Toyota's Bob Carter believes the U.S. auto market is doing just fine.

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Center for Auto Safety names Ditlow's successor

The Center for Auto Safety has appointed an official with a track record in federal government consumer protection agencies as its new executive director, the advocacy group said Tuesday

Canada lays out its NAFTA priorities

Canada's negotiating objectives for NAFTA include reducing red tape associated with border transport, harmonizing regulations and guaranteeing labor rights and environmental protection.

NAFTA rewrite: Who wants what

Key players, negotiating strategies, wish lists and more for the U.S., Canada, Mexico, automakers, suppliers and organized labor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Let’s continue Mallon’s work

If there was ever a dealer you could call Mr. NADA, it was Bob Mallon, and I cannot begin to count the times I have repeated to myself his famous phrase, “in perpetuity.”

U.S. opens comment period for review of mpg rules

The federal government began seeking public comments for a review of tougher U.S. vehicle fuel-efficiency standards put in place by the Obama administration. The review by the Department of Transportation and EPA is widely seen as a preamble to loosening fuel-economy standards, handing a victory to the auto industry.

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