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  1. GM could add 1,750 jobs, invest $800M in Michigan with tax credit

    GM says it could create up to 1,750 new jobs and up to $800M in new investment in Michigan as the Michigan Strategic Fund today approved an amendment of the automaker's global state tax credit.

    • 2:23 PM, Jul. 22, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • FORD

    Ford reveals details about engines in aluminum-body F-150s

    Ford today revealed details about the engines that will power the aluminum-body 2015 F-150, and showed the pickup is lighter than originally estimated.

    • 12:41 PM, Jul. 22, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Judge orders PBGC to turn over documents in Delphi pension suit

    Washington — A Republican senator on Tuesday praised a ruling by a federal judge that ordered the government's pension insurer to disclose more documents related to its decision to absorb the salaried pension plans at Delphi Corp in bankruptcy.

    • 2:26 PM, Jul. 22, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • FORD

    Ford names new president of Lincoln brand

    Kumar Galhotra, Ford Motor Co.'s former vice president of engineering, was today named president of Lincoln in a management move that underscores the automaker's commitment to overhauling its troubled luxury brand.

  2. Consumer Reports: Buick Regal beats Volvo S60, ties Mercedes-Benz C250 in road test

    Consumer Reports magazine said Tuesday that the Buick Regal beat the Volvo S60 in a head-to-head road test, and finished one point lower than the BMW 328i and tied the Mercedes-Benz C250 in the 'upscale' sports sedan ratings.

  3. Mercedes seeks to close gap in China with more dealers, new models

    Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz expects to outpace the growth in industry sales of premium autos in China this year, after merging two competing sales networks and adding new models including its new C-class sedan.

    • 11:21 PM, Jul. 20, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Feds want faster pace for auto recalls

    Washington — The Obama administration and some members of Congress want to give the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration sweeping new authority to get unsafe cars off the road quickly. And they want higher fines to deter automakers from delaying recalls.

    • 6:52 PM, Jul. 21, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    Foxx: No NHTSA officials fired, disciplined in GM probe

    Washington — Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says no one has been disciplined or fired as a result of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s handling of complaints related to General Motors Co.’s delayed recall of 2.6 million vehicles linked to at least 13 deaths.

  4. Opel Group to manage GM's European business

    General Motors Co. said Monday it has given full responsibility for GM's European business to a new entity called Opel Group that combines oversight of the Opel/Vauxhall brands, plus other operations including GM's Russian business.

    • 11:42 PM, Jul. 20, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Websites ease car-buying process

    Want to take some of the stress and mystery out of the car-buying process? Get on the Internet.

  5. Nissan cars seen self-parking by 2016 as autos go driverless

    Nissan Motor Co. will introduce cars that park themselves by 2016, as the Japanese carmaker rushes to be among the first to offer automated driving.

    • 10:50 PM, Jul. 18, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    The best of the best auto features

    Herewith my 2014 list of the best features in autos today – mechanical, digital, aesthetic, and otherwise. What did I miss? Got your favorite feature?

    • 10:28 PM, Jul. 18, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    To say Jay Leno is obsessed by cars is a vast understatement

    On a sunny day in the Burbank hills, Jay Leno's canary yellow McLaren supercar shatters the silence.

    • 10:29 PM, Jul. 18, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    GM waited more than 10 years to recall 6.7M cars after first report of stalling

    General Motors disclosed today that it first received a report of stalling in 2003. It said it improved ignition switches in 2004 in some older cars, but didn't recall the cars for more than a decade.

  6. Embattled legal chief tests GM's culture of loyalty

    Score two for the Senate in the deadly ignition-switch recall case of prosecutors-turned-senators vs. GM's chief lawyer.

  7. NHTSA reviewing Chrysler Jeep recall plan, pushing GM to 'do more'

    Washington — The head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the agency is questioning Chrysler Group LLC's estimate that it will only have ...

  8. GM: 8-speed automatic transmission to be standard on best-selling 2015 trucks

    General Motors said Friday that the company's new eight-speed automatic transmission will be standard on 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra and GMC Yukon ...

    • 7:06 PM, Jul. 18, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • FORD

    Ex-COO led Ford through 'critical time'

    Nick Scheele, president and chief operating officer of Ford Motor Co. from 2001 to 2005, and the former chairman and CEO of Ford-owned Jaguar Cars Ltd., died ...

  9. Kia recalls nearly 52,000 Souls to fix steering

    Detroit — Kia is recalling nearly 52,000 Soul small SUVs to fix a problem that can cause steering failure.

  10. Volvo profit misses estimates on China production cuts

    Volvo AB, the world's second-largest truckmaker, reported second-quarter earnings that missed analyst estimates as declining demand in Brazil and China ...

  11. Subaru sued over claims of dangerous auto defect

    Newark, N.J. — Some Subaru vehicle models have a defect that could lead to engine failure while they're being driven, a federal lawsuit says.

    • 11:25 PM, Jul. 17, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    Senator: 'How in the world' did top GM lawyer keep job?

    Washington — General Motors top lawyer came under harsh criticism as the head of a Senate panel investigating GM's ignition switch recall questioned why he wasn't fired.

  12. Driver imprisoned for fatal GM crash in 2008 wants payback

    Pontiac Alexis Wilson doesn't remember the crash just after 4 a.m. July 6, 2008, as she was driving her best friend, Tamia Williams, back to Wilson's Pontiac home. But ...

    • 5:49 PM, Jul. 17, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • CHRYSLER

    VW says acquisitions not on agenda as Fiat denies talks report

    Volkswagen AG said takeovers aren't on the agenda at the moment after both Fiat SpA and its biggest investor denied a magazine report that Europe's largest ...

    • 6:19 PM, Jul. 17, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • FORD

    Study: Ford's new aluminum F-150 piques truck drivers' interest

    A new study says most pickup owners don't care whether their truck is made of aluminum or steel, but there is great interest in Ford Motor Co.'s new aluminum F- ...

    • 10:31 PM, Jul. 16, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Happy Birthday, sport: The 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata

    After 25 years, Mazda's little roller-skate has stayed true to its roots: Affordable, fuel efficient, and more fun than Monty Python's Spamalot.

    • 8:28 PM, Jul. 17, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    Senate panel praises GM CEO Barra for handling of recall crisis

    General Motors Co. CEO Mary Barra, who was grilled during her first Senate appearance earlier this year on the ignition switch recall, faced a less contentious ...

    • 11:37 PM, Jul. 16, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    SUV, crossover sales surpass sedans for first time

    For the first time, more people are buying or leasing SUVs and crossovers than sedans, according to Colorado-based forecasting firm IHS Automotive.

  13. Delphi CEO defends role in producing GM ignition switch

    Washington — Delphi Automotive CEO Rodney O'Neal defended the auto supplier's role in building a defective switch saying it was General Motors' decision to set ...

    • 3:01 PM, Jul. 17, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    ZF said able to raise TRW offer to as much as $13B

    German auto supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG, moving to acquire TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., has been told by lenders that financing is available for a higher ...

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