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Nissan gets new U.S. sales boss; Meunier takes Infiniti role

Nissan has promoted former Saturn executive Dan Mohnke to lead sales and marketing for the brand in the United States; he succeeds Christian Meunier, who becomes a global vice president for Infiniti.

Sonic issues earnings warning because of hurricanes

Sonic Automotive lowered its estimated third-quarter results because of devastating storm damage, but kept its full-year forecast unchanged.


Tesla's former battery director joins farming startup Plenty

Tesla's former director of battery technology has joined Plenty to lead the vertical farming startup's plan to build indoor growing rooms around the world.

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Tokyo show spotlights home team's EV ambitions

Japan's automakers aim to electrify at the Tokyo Motor Show with a cavalcade of battery-powered cars as well as visions for autonomous driving and connectivity under the banner "Beyond the Motor."

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Marchionne stokes Ferrari SUV interest

Sergio Marchionne confirmed speculation that Ferrari will make its first SUV while tamping down rumors that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles may part ways with Jeep.

Toyota plots updates for trucks

Newly established Texas resident Toyota is planning a flood of Tacomas and major updates to body-on-frame vehicles such as the Tundra, Sequoia and 4Runner.

Exotics grow greener and taller

Once confined to the mundane world of Priuses and Volts, electrification is bringing sexy back, seeping into the highest echelons of the automotive stratosphere.

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