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China's Great Wall Motor is interested in buying the Jeep brand and has reached out to Fiat Chrysler to see whether a deal can be negotiated. FCA said Monday it had not been approached by Great Wall in connection with the Jeep brand or any other matter relating to its business.
A dealership car-sharing program represents one more step toward what Maven CEO Julia Steyn has called a "holistic mobility platform." The idea is a one-stop shop for emerging mobility services.
To deliver on its promises, the administration will need the cooperation of the U.S. business community and key members of Congress. Both groups sought to distance themselves from the president last week.
Honda's rapidly expanding footprint in China spotlights how the world's biggest auto market is pulling focus and resources away from the United States. The Japanese automaker is setting priorities in everything from production to product development.
With the Prototype 9, Infiniti imagines a 1940s racing heritage for a brand that did not debut until 1989.
There are the obvious reasons why Jaguar would want to build the fire-breathing Project 8 sport sedan, such as magazine covers and branding power. But there's a less-obvious motivation, too.
Longo Toyota has signed on to use Roadster's digital storefront. Consumers can complete transactions online and have vehicles delivered to them.
Nissan's exit from battery-making stirs the pot on its new-gen Leaf, as well as on North American EV battery capacity.
Ferrari apparently will build a crossover, but may not proceed with another project that has generated speculation — a modern version of the 1960s Dino small sports car.
Hyundai's Veloster N has been spotted on Germany's Nurburgring track with light camouflage.
In Pebble Beach, Mercedes-Benz is sharing its vision of an ultraluxury two-seat convertible.
At the Concours d'Elegance car show in Pebble Beach, Volkswagen confirmed plans for an electric-powered modern version of its iconic Bus from the 1960s.
A joint project with Toyota will bring about BMW's modern roadster. Pebble Beach concept sets design theme for next Z4.
President Donald Trump's narrative of Mexico as the big winner under NAFTA — so big that the U.S. needs to tilt the accord back toward American interests — is news to most Mexicans.
Roy Lunn was a mechanical and aeronautical engineer who led development of the first Jeep Cherokee and Ford's original GT40. He helped pioneer unitized vehicle construction to help meet fuel economy requirements.
The Chinese may have what it takes to vault FCA forward after decades of stagnation: money and the vision to know what to do with it.
In case you didn't notice, there has been a "For Sale" sign outside Fiat Chrysler headquarters in Michigan for some time.
The industry has witnessed two automakers tacitly acknowledging this month that they got their new factory plans wrong.
After Nissan of New Rochelle was caught defrauding almost 300 customers over a bogus theft-deterrent product, the new owner took action.
Raymond Auto Group in northern Illinois has embraced the "shop, click and buy" approach. It took some work.
The infotainment supplier is trying to simplify 'cognitive load' for drivers.
A judge in New York has sided with a Maserati dealership, saying changes to holdback payments constitute modifications to a franchise agreement.
A Chinese player builds its first U.S. tire factory, and Volkswagen signs up for business.
The rise of electric and autonomous vehicles plays into the hands of major global technology suppliers. But new growth segments are still beckoning smaller companies.
JTEKT Corp., one of the world's biggest steering system suppliers, face up to life in a world where vehicles steer themselves.
Researchers at Michigan State University and the American Chemistry Council's automotive group say they have developed a breakthrough in bonding mixed materials.
Kia is outshining big brother Hyundai in the U.S. But after a rebuilding year, Hyundai has big things planned for 2018.
Hyundai's dependence on a car-heavy lineup has been a weight on its sales all year. Some of that weight will begin to lift in the next year or two.
Kia continues to expand its horizons with more electrified powertrains, new crossover nameplates and a legitimate sports sedan that will seek to challenge the German stalwarts.
A new sports sedan will begin to round out Genesis' lineup, along with a trio of crossovers due in the next two to four years.
Dealers featured this week include Bill Siever, president of Siever Brothers in Carlyle, Ill.; Dealer Bill Gatton of Bill Gatton Chevrolet-Cadillac in Bristol, Tenn.; Gary Duncan, dealer principal of Duncan's Hokie Honda in Christiansburg, Va.
Just as Honda produces U.S.-focused vehicles such as the Ridgeline pickup, it makes a slew of nameplates for China that are rarely seen elsewhere.
Acura is finally getting serious about international expansion with an eye to the world's biggest auto market.
Regional auto shows in China are raucous affairs where manufacturers, dealers and customers come to not only look at cars but to buy and sell them.
Longtime dealer Fred Shaw died Aug. 14. He was 91.
Four people have now been charged in connection with a $4.5 million embezzlement case involving the UAW and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The ongoing federal investigation appears likely to ensnare more high-ranking officials.
It remains unclear whether Elio Motors will ever get its three-wheel vehicle to market, but one thing is certain: The startup needs more cash.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel opened her re-election campaign with an attack on the country's auto executives.
General Motors design chief Mike Simcoe last week took a fancy to veteran GM sculptor Todd Storrs' 1929 Ford Model T rat rod.