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Fiat Chrysler management shuffle boosts Kuniskis, Manley

12:15 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015 | UPDATED: 10/5/15 1:50 pm ET - corrected
Fiat Chrysler has shuffled its North American upper management, giving more responsibility and brands to Dodge boss Tim Kuniskis and Jeep head Mike Manley. North American sales chief Reid Bigland also gets a larger role, taking over fleet sales.

VW has no evidence against suspended top engineers, report says

1:41 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
VW has not found any evidence against three top engineers suspended as part of its internal investigation into the rigging of U.S. emissions tests, a source told Reuters today.

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Subaru preps midcycle update for Forester at Tokyo show

10:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Subaru will unveil an update of the Forester at this month's Tokyo Motor Show, freshening the crossover's styling and installing the company's latest...

UAW's Williams calls out outside agitators, says more info coming on FCA talks

10:59 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
UAW President Dennis Williams issued a statement to his members regarding contract negotiations with Fiat Chrysler, taking to task outside groups...


Continental defends software caught up in VW emissions crisis

5:53 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Continental said software it supplied to VW Group cannot be used to manipulate emissions test results.

VW's Horn must use his candor wisely

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
VW of America CEO Michael Horn's candor could be his best asset or his Achilles' heel as he assumes the burden of being Volkswagen's public face in...

GM's Ammann to speak at World Congress

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
General Motors President Dan Ammann, who has been a key player in sharpening GM's global focus, will speak at the 2016 Automotive News World Congress.

Fiat, Ford offer incentives to win VW owners in Italy

9:14 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Fiat Chrysler and Ford are offering incentives in Italy to encourage owners of Volkswagen Group models that may be affected by the German automaker's...

Execs offer vision of TrueCar post Painter

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
As the Scott Painter era slowly fades, TrueCar is sketching a new vision of the online car-buying portal, one that's guided by a team of executives...

Ford touts driving technology for scary L.A. traffic conditions

7:49 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Ford took its mobility technology road show to L.A.


Tesla prepped its crossover for tight parking spots, apocalypse

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Tesla delivered the first few units of the Model X to a select group of investors and showed off features that include falcon-wing doors, a sky-view...

Tennessee reviews provisions to recoup investment from VW

6:33 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Tennessee lawmakers will review the state’s investment of hundreds of millions in incentives for Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant and...

Nissan's concept aims to engage 'share native' generation

1:00 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Nissan shares its vision for ultraconnected digital-era driving at this month's Tokyo Motor Show with a concept minicar in which nearly every...

Bridgewater Interiors names Ron Hall Jr. as CEO

3:42 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Bridgewater Interiors LLC appointed Ron Hall Jr. to CEO of the joint venture between Johnson Controls Inc. and Epsilon Technologies LLC.

Mitsubishi gives Lancer a new face for 2016

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Mitsubishi aims to breathe some life into its slow-selling Lancer compact sedan with a freshening for 2016 that includes a revamped front fascia, new...

Smart ForTwo EV to arrive in U.S. late next year

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
The next-generation electric Smart ForTwo will arrive in the U.S. at the end of 2016.

G class gets downsized V-8, new AMG version for 2016

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Mercedes-Benz USA chief Steve Cannon says the brand will sell more G-class SUVs in 2016 than even.

Does Mazda concept for Tokyo point to RX sports car's return?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Mazda plans to unveil a sports car concept at the Tokyo Motor Show that is sure to stoke speculation about a possible successor to the RX-8.

'Fiata' ready for its close-up

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
An unmasked 2016 Fiat 124 Spider captured on a photo shoot in Southern California looks far more like its Mazda MX-5 Miata twin than the 124 Spider...


As times change, it's time to do better

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 5, 2015
Following last year's record number of safety recalls and now Volkswagen's emissions testing debacle, one thing has become clear: The auto industry...

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