Automotive News First Shift

Ford moving EV, AV units to Detroit

• 12/15/2017

Ford moving EV, AV units to historic Detroit neighborhood; Tesla's Meatpacking move; Mini logo gets new look; Subaru ads: All caring, no cars; Zetsche's hair-razing feat.

Shaky future for Ford Fusion?
• 12/14/2017

Shaky future for Ford Fusion?; UAW rep quits GM board; EV credit...

Toyota, Panasonic unite on battery research
• 12/13/2017

Toyota, Panasonic unite on battery research; Automakers rap Calif.

Barra: Dealers will adapt to tech changes
• 12/12/2017

Barra: Dealers will adapt as tech disrupts industry; Cox sues CDK...

Nissan factory-to-salesperson spiffs
• 12/11/2017

Nissan steering spiffs directly to salespeople; Robotaxi rides in Japan; Genesis aiming for 85-90 stores; Toyota's big Olympics play; Auctioning off the last Oldsmobile.

Ford plans city test of AV tech
• 12/8/2017

Ford plans city test of autonomous vehicle; Lentz's focus: Getting Toyota's team in Plano up to speed; Can Toyota teach EPA?; Saab successor plans EV output in '18; A Mitsu memory.

Ford EV goes to Mexico; Mich. gets AV boost
• 12/7/2017

Ford EV goes to Mexico; Mich. gets AV boost; 7-year sentence for former VW exec; Tesla wins in Mo.; Prison time for ex-Honda store manager; Maintaining dealer profits in an EV world.

Ford to test online sales with China's Alibaba?
• 12/6/2017

Ford to test online sales in China, report says; Congress cleared to probe CFPB guidelines; Lyft funding grows; Kia preps for Super Bowl; VW's big ad spend; Electric black cabs.

Nov. U.S. sales winners, losers
• 12/5/2017

Nov. U.S. sales winners, losers; Ford ramps up EV push in China; BMW's iX-filled future?; GM opens in-dash Marketplace; Mini's electric evolution.

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FCA-Hyundai technical partnership?
• 12/4/2017

FCA, Hyundai mull tech venture - Marchionne; Marketing boss leaving Cadillac; VW unit tests electric minibus; Red Roadster for a Red Planet; Should U.S. mandate recall repairs?

Subaru's Doll: 'I hate incentives'
• 12/1/2017

From LA Auto Show: Subaru's Doll on why he hates spiffs, Audi's Keogh will avoid acts of 'madness' in luxury sales race, Kia's 7-seat Sorento, Nissan's 'Star Wars'-themed lineup.

Jeep promises plug-in hybrid Wrangler in '20
• 11/30/2017

From LA Auto Show: Jeep to add plug-in hybrid Wrangler in '20, A 'nimble' Nissan Kicks, Mitsu's coupe-like CUV, Mazda6 gets high-end trim, turbo; Snyder on sales, spiffs and a mismatch.

Why Chevrolet built the Corvette ZR1 droptop
• 11/29/2017

From the L.A.

Toyota's 'now or never' executive shuffle
• 11/28/2017

Toyota shuffles execs in 'now or never' move; Hyundai Kona snag; Honors for Giulia, F-150, CR-V, Barra; Subaru, Land Rover residuals leaders; All-Stars: GM's Ammann, PSA's Tavares.

Jeep Scrambler's optional soft-top
• 11/27/2017

Jeep Scrambler mixes it up with optional soft-top; Spied: Hyundai fuel cell CUV; Battle erupts over CFPB leadership; Compass recall; Retooling auto retailing.

Uber paid hackers $100K to hide data breach
• 11/22/2017

Uber paid hackers $100K to hide data breach; NAFTA talks go nowhere; Apple's slice of robocar research; Subaru is fit at 50; Porsche's smart glasses.


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