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UPDATED: 1/22/18 9:43 pm ET - adds plea agreement details

Iacobelli pleads guilty in FCA-UAW criminal case as probe spreads

Former Fiat Chrysler labor relations chief Alphons Iacobelli pleaded guilty to two federal counts related to a conspiracy to siphon millions from an employee training fund.

JASON STEIN

A captivating new contrast in Detroit

Through the years, for obvious reasons, the pathways of Ford and GM have always been intertwined. Their leaders have always been compared. Today, the differences are glaring.
■ Hackett urging Ford to think, act in new ways

New pickups leave Ford on aluminum island

Ford looked to be leading the way toward making aluminum the industry standard for automakers trying to cut weight and improve fuel economy — but nobody followed.

Detroit's hits & misses

Richard Truett, staff powertrain savant and design connoisseur, jumped up on just about every stand, thought and pondered, changed his mind a couple of times and came up with a list of auto show hits and misses.
■ BMW will add fwd model to X2
■ If it's not a Scrambler, what is it?
■ Despite baggage, Insight name carries weight
■ Hyundai keeps fuel cell crossover understated
■ Toyota quietly rolls out Apple CarPlay
■ Toyota seeks to trim small-car models
■ More Detroit auto show coverage

Ford tests Focus prototype in U.S. ahead of China launch

Ford is testing prototypes of the redesigned 2020 Focus compact car on U.S. roads 18 months ahead of the car's production launch in China.

UPDATED: 1/22/18 4:10 pm ET
Trump's first year ends with some wins, uncertainty

In January 2017, gauging whether the administration of President Donald Trump would be pro-business or populist was a challenge. One year into the administration, it still is.
■ Fresh signs of optimism as NAFTA talks resume

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A captivating new contrast in Detroit

Through the years, for obvious reasons, the pathways of Ford and GM have always been intertwined. Their leaders have always been compared. Today, the differences are glaring.

Detroit's hits & misses

Richard Truett, staff powertrain savant and design connoisseur, jumped up on just about every stand, thought and pondered, changed his mind a couple of times and came up with...

China's GAC has a big to-do list for U.S.

At the upcoming NADA convention in Las Vegas, you can expect to find the Trumpchi GS8 nestled in a corner of the North convention hall, just past the booth for Two Hats Ranch.

Mercedes, BMW wade into subscriptions

The German rivals are joining the list of luxury automakers exploring subscription models as they try to figure out the future of car ownership – and whether such plans...

Ford outlook sours ahead of EV push

Ford insists it's on track to deliver consistently strong profit margins at the end of the decade. But in the meantime, the automaker will feel some financial pain.

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