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EVs take center stage in L.A.

EVs take center stage in L.A.

This week's L.A. auto show promises the kinds of clean electric and electrified autos that California's consumers — and precious few other Americans — appreciate. But it will also offers hulking SUVs and even a few sedans. Here's a preview.


UAW’s FCA workers contemplate life after PSA merger

UAW’s FCA workers contemplate life after PSA merger

As the union turns its attention to Fiat Chrysler for the last of the contracts it's negotiating with the Detroit 3, workers are trying to make sense of the blockbuster news that the automaker plans to merge with PSA Group.


Service shop swaps fuel pumps for EV chargers

Service shop swaps fuel pumps for EV chargers

In September, the United States' first converted electric vehicle charging station went online.


Supplier concerns linger after UAW strike

Supplier concerns linger after UAW strike

The strike that halted GM's production for 40 days could have a lingering effect on many suppliers in North America. It might also serve as a taste of things to come.


Nissan will join move to electrify U.S. pickups

Nissan will join move to electrify U.S. pickups

Whether Nissan pickups receive hybrid powertrains or full battery-electric powertrains will hinge on the results of technology now in development, and also on affordability.


Workers ratify UAW-Ford contract with 56% in favor

Workers ratify UAW-Ford contract with 56% in favor

With a Ford deal in hand, union officials can now move on to Fiat Chrysler, the last of the Detroit 3 to finalize a contract this year. The UAW said the Ford contract passed with a 56.3 percent margin. 


New Orleans dealer Ray Brandt dies at 72

New Orleans dealer Ray Brandt dies at 72

The two-time head of the Nissan dealer council held more than a dozen import and domestic franchises in two states and was a 2017 nominee for Time magazine's Dealer of the Year award.


Nissan recalls over 450,000 vehicles for risk of fire

Nissan recalls over 450,000 vehicles for risk of fire

The company is recommending owners who see an ABS warning light on the dashboard park their cars outside until they can have the vehicle towed through roadside assistance to an authorized dealer.


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Renault's Delbos vies for permanent CEO post as hunt narrows, report says

Delbos was propelled to the top job on a temporary basis after CEO Thierry Bollore's ousting in mid-October, as Renault and its Japanese partner Nissan clear the decks of managers closely associated with the Carlos Ghosn era.


Ford documents GT Le Mans victory over Ferrari ahead of new movie

Ford documents GT Le Mans victory over Ferrari ahead of new movie

Ford Motor Co., to mark the premiere of Ford v. Ferrari, is unearthing archives on the Ford GT program and the automaker's key victory at the 1966 Le Mans race.