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    • 10:16 PM, Sep. 14, 2014

    Ferrari will boost production to keep pace with super rich

    Ferrari will churn out more cars than previously planned after Sergio Marchionne, chief executive officer of parent Fiat SpA, takes the top job at the supercar maker next month.

    • 10:21 AM, Sep. 14, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Could new technology devastate auto industry?

    Communications technology has shaken the book business to its foundations, not to mention newspapers, and automobile manufacturers might be the next industry ripe for attack.

    • 9:28 PM, Sep. 12, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Q&Auto: Ohio basketball star-turned-Acura TLX czar

    That a corn-fed, Ohio b-ball star is development chief for Acura tells you a lot about American auto-making.

    • 7:55 PM, Sep. 12, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Nissan's small car excels at affordability

    The 2015 Nissan Versa Note five-door hatchback is one of the lowest-priced new cars in the U.S. market and is affordable at the gas pump, too.

    • 2:42 PM, Sep. 11, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Toyota recalling 140,000 '14 trucks for air bag problem

    Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday it will recall 140,000 new trucks for possible air bag problems

    • 3:12 PM, Sep. 10, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Toyota said to scout first plant in Mexico as rivals expand

    Toyota Motor Corp., the last of the world's major automakers without a full assembly plant in Mexico, is scouting the country for possible factory sites, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said.

    • 5:16 PM, Sep. 9, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    VW: Fuel-cell cars doomed to struggle outside of Japan

    Volkswagen AG, vying with Toyota Motor Corp. for the lead in the global auto industry, said cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells will probably struggle catching on beyond Japan's borders.

    • 5:15 PM, Sep. 9, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Jaguar's cheapest sedan targets less affluent in volume push

    Jaguar is introducing a new entry-level sedan, challenging BMW AG's most popular model, as part of a push by the British brand to triple sales by building vehicles more people can afford.

  1. Tesla's Musk keeps door open to future auto projects with Toyota

    Tesla Motors Inc.'s Elon Musk said the electric-car maker may form another partnership with Toyota Motor Corp., as the companies conclude an initial vehicle project that met with mixed results.

    • 4:50 PM, Sep. 6, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Toyota: Cars will be safer, but still need drivers

    Ypsilanti Your car soon will do more to help avoid a crash. As for one day leaving all the driving to the vehicle while you relax in back, don't get your hopes up.

    • 12:31 PM, Sep. 7, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Fiat's Marchionne criticizes remarks by head of Ferrari unit

    Sergio Marchionne, Fiat SpA's chief executive officer, criticized remarks made Saturday by the head of the carmaker's Ferrari unit and said the subsidiary's Formula One racing team must improve its 'unacceptable' performance.

    • 12:15 PM, Sep. 7, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Honda recalls 126,000 motorcycles for a 2nd time

    Honda Motor Co. is recalling 126,000 motorcycles for a second time because their brakes can malfunction.

    • 9:57 PM, Sep. 5, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    German automakers boost stake in South

    Vance, Ala. German automakers are aggressively expanding production in the U.S., announcing billions in new investments this year and adding thousands of American jobs.

    • 7:42 PM, Sep. 5, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Rein-car-nation: 2014 BMW M235i vs. 2001 BMW M3

    For nearly $20k less, you get the legendary, 2001 BMW M3 reborn as a 2014 M235i. And much more.

    • 6:34 PM, Sep. 5, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Daimler upping production in Alabama by 60,000 vehicles

    Vance, Ala. Daimler AG said Friday it plans to boost its production at its Alabama assembly plant by 60,000 vehicles, the latest expansion by the German ...

    • 2:21 PM, Sep. 5, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Daimler chief urges U.S., EU to finalize free trade deal

    Vance, Ala. Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche on Friday urged negotiators to reach a deal to create a free trade agreement between the United States and the ...

    • 6:50 PM, Sep. 4, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Mazda unveils new Miata as top-selling two-seater turns 25

    Mazda Motor Corp. unveiled a new version of its iconic MX-5 Miata sports car for the first time in nine years, counting on the model to help sustain rising ...

    • 10:37 AM, Sep. 4, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    TLX makes Acura X-citing again

    Acura hopes to translate its MDX and RDX ute sales success to its moribund sedan lineup. Say hello to the 2015 TLX. It is X-cellent.

    • 3:00 PM, Sep. 3, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Daimler buys uber-rival Mytaxi in transport-services expansion

    Daimler AG bought the mytaxi and RideScout apps as the world's third-largest maker of luxury cars steps up its expansion into transport services.

    • 5:31 PM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Car sales in Japan skid to a 3-year low

    Japan's lowest auto sales in three years are reviving concerns that manufacturing will hollow out in Asia's second-largest economy.

    • 11:12 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Nissan exec tapped as Aston Martin CEO

    Washington The Nissan executive who oversaw the company's electric vehicle program has been tapped to oversee British luxury automaker Aston Martin.

    • 1:32 PM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Volvo pegs growth to $66,000 Swedish SUV

    Volvo Car Group, which has come to symbolize Swedish durability since its founding in 1927, is sticking to its Scandinavian roots with its first model since ...

    • 10:55 PM, Aug. 30, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Toyota supplier takes ISO role to catch German rivals in 3 years

    Toyota Motor Corp.'s biggest supplier said it expects Japanese car and parts makers will catch up with German rivals within three years in setting global ...

    • 8:14 AM, Aug. 28, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Jaguar's new little XE sedan favored to succeed despite mighty Germans

    Mission Impossible. David and Goliath. Feeding the five thousand. Tom and Jerry.

    • 3:40 PM, Aug. 27, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Kia to invest more than $1B to build auto plant in Mexico

    Kia Motors Corp. plans to build its first assembly plant in Mexico as the South Korean automaker follows European and Asian rivals in adding regional ...

    • 9:27 AM, Aug. 27, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Spiders force Suzuki to recall midsize cars

    Detroit Spiders have forced Suzuki to recall more than 19,000 midsize cars.

    • 11:27 AM, Aug. 27, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Anti-UAW workers to form own union at VW plant

    Nashville, Tenn. Volkswagen workers who oppose the United Auto Workers at the German automaker's plant in Chattanooga are looking to form their own union.

    • 11:34 PM, Aug. 26, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Toyota awarded $4M grant to move 250 jobs to Washtenaw County

    The Michigan Strategic Fund awarded Toyota a $4 million grant Tuesday to move 250 purchasing jobs from Kentucky to its Toyota Technical Center in York Township.

    • 11:02 PM, Aug. 26, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Toyota's most rugged Land Cruiser is back in Japan

    Tokyo Toyota Motor Corp. is bringing back the Land Cruiser 70 in Japan, catering to nostalgic demand for the rugged off-roader that's favored for challenging ...

  2. GM's Chevrolet, Buick achieve sole gains in annual auto survey

    General Motors Co., under scrutiny for its slowness in handling a recall linked to fatalities, was the only automaker to have two brands that gained ground in ...

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