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Mercedes tells U.S. dealers that products, trims will be reduced

Mercedes tells U.S. dealers that products, trims will be reduced

The Germany luxury kings have seen exponential growth in their product offerings, but for Mercedes it's time for some pruning.


Nissan pledges hands-free option in Japan as early as fall

Nissan pledges hands-free option in Japan as early as fall

Nissan will introduce truly hands-free highway driving this fall when it debuts its second-generation ProPilot system with several advances over the current technology.


GM considered selling HQ amid 2018 restructuring

GM considered selling HQ amid 2018 restructuring

Talks between GM and billionaire Dan Gilbert did not advance far, at least in part because the Renaissance Center -- first built by Ford Motor Co. -- requires substantial upgrades, including a costly overhaul of the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system, three sources told Automotive News and Crain's Detroit Business.


Toyota takes issue with Trump proclamation

Toyota takes issue with Trump proclamation

In an unusually strong-worded statement, Toyota said Trump’s proclamation that the U.S. needs to defend itself against foreign cars and components “sends a message to Toyota that our investments are not welcomed.”


Turbochargers move from the showroom to the track

Turbochargers move from the showroom to the track

The list of technologies that migrated from race cars to street-legal vehicles is long. Rarely, however, does technology pioneered for regular production cars move from the road to the track.


Plant problems take toll on Visteon

Plant problems take toll on Visteon

Visteon is working to perfect a tricky new product, and was waylaid by a bungled plant move.


Why Clarios is sticking with lead-acid batteries

Why Clarios is sticking with lead-acid batteries

The world's biggest vehicle battery supplier believes it has more growing to do, even as the industry shifts from the combustion engines that those batteries start.


FCA issues two recalls for more than 600,000 U.S. vehicles

FCA issues two recalls for more than 600,000 U.S. vehicles

The two recalls covered nearly 200,000 Pacifica minivans and more than 400,000 pickups in the U.S. No injuries or accidents were reported. 


Berkshire Hathaway dealership bill passes Texas legislature

Berkshire Hathaway dealership bill passes Texas legislature

The Texas House approved a bill that would allow a vehicle manufacturer or distributor to also own a dealership, as long as it was for a different type of vehicle than what that company manufactures or distributes.


GMC Sierra with carbon fiber box starts at nearly $67,000

GMC Sierra with carbon fiber box starts at nearly $67,000

GM plans to produce less than 1,000 of the carbon fiber boxes for the 2019 model year, followed by less than 20,000 for 2020.


 

 

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