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Piech exit to shake up VW's politburo, creating U.S. opportunity

6:00 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
The sudden departure of VW Group Chairman Ferdinand Piech may loosen his politburo-style management on the automaker, which could help VW finally start making cars Americans want to buy.... Read More »

How Hummer maker, Mercedes came together

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Production of the Mercedes-Benz R class will begin on the line that once made Hummer H2s for General Motors, just a stone's throw from where AM General builds light tactical military vehicles for the U.S.... Read More »

 
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Senate bill would reward workers for reporting safety concerns to regulators

5:31 pm U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
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DIAL IT DOWN

Are automakers addicted to in-car features overload?

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Automakers are confusing customers by overloading vehicles with an array of infotainment features, many of which are never used.... Read More »

GM ignition-switch death toll rises to 90

4:35 pm U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
The death count from General Motors' defective ignition switch has risen to 90, three more than a week earlier.... Read More »

Ford's Sync 3 debut, vehicle launches are out of sync

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
The 2015 Ford Edge has been on sale for only a month, but it's already about to be out-of-date. Ford Motor Co.... Read More »

GM to give Kettering University $4 million for proving ground, powertrain lab

6:38 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Kettering University, which taught General Motors leaders such as CEO Mary Barra, is getting a $4 million gift from the carmaker to build a proving...... Read More »

Lexus reworks ES with bolder looks

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
After surveying customers in China and the U.S.... Read More »

Next BMW i to be based on 5 series, report says

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
BMW will add a plug-in hybrid based on the 5 series to its i subbrand, according to a German auto magazine.... Read More »

VW coupe-style sedan concept previews a new look

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Volkswagen's C Coupe GTE concept unveiled at the Shanghai auto show would be positioned between the Passat and the Phaeton if produced.... Read More »

Q80 Inspiration concept's design flourishes arrive in Infiniti lineup

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Futuristic design flourishes from Infiniti's Q80 Inspiration concept are already creeping into the lineup.... Read More »

Sogefi names former Faurecia exec new CEO

9:58 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Italian supplier Sogefi has named Laurent Hebenstreit as its new CEO.... Read More »

Tenneco Q1 net income up 6.5%; revenue hit by exchange rates

3:05 pm U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Ride control and emission control supplier Tenneco reported net income improvement and adjusted revenue growth for the first quarter.... Read More »

Tesla hit by hackers on Twitter, media-relations email accounts

8:14 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Tesla's Twitter feed and its media-relations email account were hacked Saturday, with the electric-car maker becoming the latest victim of online...... Read More »

VW investors hope Piech exit may usher in change

7:09 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Investors hope that Volkswagen will be able to revive profitability at its core division, cure underperformance overseas and bury lingering plans for...... Read More »

Hyundai to create shareholder-rights group after land deal irks investors

7:23 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Hyundai Motor will establish a committee to represent shareholder interests when the board makes key decisions such as acquisitions, heeding calls...... Read More »

Francois to speak at congress

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Olivier Francois, FCA's chief marketing officer who has been the driving force behind several highly praised and high-impact advertising campaigns in...... Read More »

TRW details China plans, sale of unit

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
TRW, the safety components supplier being acquired by Germany's ZF, said it plans to open three plants in China this year and next.... Read More »

Toyota: Output of fuel cell cars will top out at 3,000 a year

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Japanese customers have a three-year wait for Toyota's new Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car, because the automaker can't make more of the cars.... Read More »

Can automakers unplug connected cars?

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
In the era of over-the-air software updates, automakers will happily add new features. But what happens when they decide to take them away?... Read More »

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