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Toyota FT-1 gets the souped-up 'Gran Turismo' treatment for video game

3:02 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2014 | UPDATED: 9/16/14 3:20 pm ET - includes video
Toyota has joined the “Gran Turismo” parade of video game racers with a beefier version of its FT-1 concept.... Read More »

Opel shakes up Russia operations

3:30 am U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2014
Opel will reorganize its Russian operations in response to difficult market conditions amid the crisis over Ukraine, the General Motors subsidiary said Tuesday.... Read More »

Cadillac's new chief vows no retreat on pricing strategy

4:30 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 15, 2014
Cadillac has no plans to back off its sharply higher sticker prices or sweeten incentives to improve slumping U.S.... Read More »

TRW agrees to be acquired by ZF for $13.5 billion in cash

3:11 am U.S. ET | Sept. 15, 2014
TRW Automotive Holdings, in a supply chain megadeal that has been in the works since mid-July, today said it agreed to be acquired by German supplier...... Read More »

ZF set to sell stake in Bosch steering venture to smooth TRW deal, report says

7:26 am U.S. ET | Sept. 14, 2014
ZF Friedrichshafen is nearing a sale of its steering business as part of its proposed acquisition of TRW Automotive to resolve expected antitrust...... Read More »

Porsche SE does first post-VW deal, buying 10% stake in U.S. traffic tracker Inrix

11:05 am U.S. ET | Sept. 12, 2014
Porsche Automobil Holding bought a 10 percent stake in Washington-based traffic information provider Inrix for $55 million, its first move to expand...... Read More »

JLR will build Range Rover Evoque in China

4:28 am U.S. ET | Sept. 12, 2014
Jaguar Land Rover says the Range Rover Evoque will be the first model built at the company's new China factory.... Read More »

Jeep launches Renegade into fast-growing segment

8:26 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2014
Jeep will begin later this month its foray into the market for subcompact SUVs -- the industry's fastest-growing segment -- when it puts on sale the...... Read More »

Opel targets Chevy buyers with new entry-level car

6:41 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2014
Opel/Vauxhall will launch a budget minicar in Europe next year to win customers from the Chevrolet brand, which will be discontinued in the region at...... Read More »

Ferrari will build more cars with Marchionne as chairman

10:18 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2014
Ferrari will cater to growing numbers of super rich clients by building more cars than previously planned after Sergio Marchionne becomes chairman of...... Read More »

Fiat awards outgoing Ferrari chairman $35 million severance

3:18 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2014
Ferrari Chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo will receive a severance package worth nearly 27 million euros ($34.89 million).... Read More »

Porsche recalls a number of 918s for rear-axle problem

5:44 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2014
Porsche has recalled 46 of its 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid supercars to fix a potential defect with rear-axle components.... Read More »

Marchionne to become Ferrari chairman as Montezemolo quits

2:57 am U.S. ET | Sept. 10, 2014
Luca Cordero di Montezemolo will step down as chairman of Ferrari as of October 13 and will be replaced by Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne, Fiat...... Read More »

Ad campaign for redesigned Lincoln Navigator starts next month

12:46 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 10, 2014
Next month, Lincoln will kick off its first significant marketing campaign for the Lincoln Navigator since 2007, brand executives said at a press...... Read More »

ZF's takeover bid for TRW causes stir in supplier's German home town

11:09 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2014
ZF Friedrichshafen's potential $11 billion takeover of TRW Automotive surprised and unsettled workers in the supplier's home town of Friedrichshafen,...... Read More »

Decision to build BMW's new electric Mini months away

1:25 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2014
An electric version of the Mini that will move the classic British car further away from its original design will have to wait at least six months...... Read More »

Hyundai taps actor Paul Rudd as new U.S. pitchman

6:10 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 8, 2014
Hyundai, in a push to appeal to younger buyers in the United States, has selected actor Paul Rudd as the brand's new celebrity pitchman.... Read More »

Jaguar targets iPad generation with XE sedan

6:12 am U.S. ET | Sept. 8, 2014
Jaguar's new XE sedan is a critical test of the brand's ability to compete for entry-level luxury buyers after production of the Ford Mondeo-based...... Read More »

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Dodge knocks off $15K to spur sales of pricey new Viper

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 8, 2014
Since the Viper's reintroduction at the 2012 New York auto show, the sports coupe has moved fast everywhere except where it matters most: off dealer...... Read More »

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