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Ferrari retools FF four-seat grand tourer as GTC4Lusso

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2016
Ferrari is renaming its FF four-seat coupe as the GTC4Lusso and adding rear-wheel steering to boost the appeal of a model launched five years ago as a practical ultraluxury sports car aimed at wealthy families.

Ford plans to double Mexico vehicle production, report says

3:42 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Ford plans to double vehicle production capacity in Mexico as the automaker focuses its U.S. assembly plants on more profitable pickups and utility vehicles, according to a report published Sunday.

 
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VW quality chief quits amid diesel scandal fallout

11:32 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Volkswagen named company veteran Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler as head of group quality assurance, replacing Frank Tuch, who held the job for six years...

TRUCK BATTLE BREWING

Countering Chevy's Silverado surge

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
General Motors gained a chunk of share in the full-sized pickup segment last year. But it faces stiffer competition from Ford and Ram in 2016.

EPA greenhouse gas rule would ban conversion of light vehicles to race cars

10:45 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
An EPA proposal to slash greenhouse gas emissions by medium and heavy duty vehicles would also ban the conversion of street cars into race cars, with...

Tesla shares dogged by falling gas prices, output concerns

4:49 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Tesla shares fell to a two-year low amid concerns that cheap gasoline is stifling demand for electric cars as well as whether the company can...

NEWS ANALYSIS

VW haunted by emissions lies as it faces tougher U.S. prosecutors

11:30 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
No one has died from the emissions-cheating software Volkswagen has admitted it installed in some of its cars, yet U.S.

Frederick Standish, former director of PR for Nissan North America, dies

5:50 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Frederick Standish, who managed Nissan North America's corporate communications as it reinvented itself in Tennessee, has died at 65 after a long...

VW dealership valuations slide; some smell opportunity

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Volkswagen's diesel scandal has dinged the company's sales, profits and image.

Mexico auto production, exports rise in Jan. despite sharp drops at VW

2:55 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Auto production in Mexico rose 0.4 percent in January 2016 compared with the same month last year, while exports were up 4.

Suzuki quarterly operating profit up slightly; net profit outlook trimmed

1:57 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Suzuki said operating profit rose slightly in the third quarter on healthy demand in India, but trimmed its full-year net profit outlook due to a...

GM: Others could use Chevy Volt's powertrain

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
The gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain General Motors uses in the redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Volt could end up in competitors' vehicles.

Porsche: Diesel Macan in limbo for now

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Porsche North America boss Klaus Zellmer still wants to bring the diesel-powered Macan to the U.S.

Kia plans 1st sport sedan, sources say

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Kia Motors Corp. plans to launch its first sport sedan next year, sources told Reuters.

EV to use new VW platform

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Volkswagen will build a production version of its BUDD-e electric vehicle concept, a senior VW executive told Britain's Car magazine.

Bentley at work on a sporty SUV

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Bentley is developing a sportier, coupelike version of the Bentayga, the ultraluxury brand's first SUV.

Conti must ration parts for recall fixes

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Summary: Supplier Continental is recalling five million airbag control units that affectvehicles made by companies including Volkswagen, Mazda,...

Nissan bolsters Sentra as gateway to the brand

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Nissan says it spent three times as much as usual to give its 2016 Sentra compact sedan a midcycle freshening.

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Nissan plans big strides in connectivity

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Nissan is working to leverage its early lead in electric vehicles for bigger strides in autonomy and connectivity.

Dual-sourcing dilemma hits Japan again

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Toyota is suspending production at all assembly lines in Japan because of an explosion at a steel plant.

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