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| UPDATED: 11/19/18 11:58 am ET -- adds Mitsubishi statement

Nissan to fire Ghosn for alleged financial misdeeds; Mitsubishi expects to do the same

Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested in Japan, and the Japanese carmaker he once saved from the brink of bankruptcy now plans to fire the high-flying executive for allegedly being the “master mind” behind “significant” financial misconduct. The move against Ghosn -- also head of the global behemoth Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance -- sent shock waves around the automotive world on Monday.

GM on pickup mpg: 'Don't look at the label'

GM argues that EPA fuel economy ratings for its 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine don't tell the whole story.

Ford aims to simplify -- again

Reducing the number of side-mirror configurations on the Explorer is a small change but a telling example of how Ford let itself fall back out of shape after tiptoeing around bankruptcy -- and the sort of bloat CEO Jim Hackett sees as a threat to Ford's "fitness."

Subaru chooses Crosstrek for first plug-in hybrid

Subaru seeks to electrify at the Los Angeles Auto Show with the brand's first plug-in hybrid, a gasoline-electric version of the Crosstrek that arrives in U.S. dealerships by year end.

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Reducing the number of side-mirror configurations on the Explorer is a small change but a telling example of how Ford let itself fall back out of shape after tiptoeing around bankruptcy -- and the sort of bloat CEO Jim Hackett sees as a...

Colorado adopts California clean-car standard

Colorado has become the 13th state, along with the District of Columbia, to adopt low-emission vehicle standards based on those of California. The state's dealer group criticized the decision as a misguided interference in the free market.

Industry on edge with trade pact signing near

Provisional agreement on a new North American trade pact was supposed to reduce economic uncertainty for the industry after months of acrimonious negotiations. But less than two weeks before the official signing of the U.S.

VW: $50 billion for EVs, mobility

Volkswagen plans to spend about €44 billion ($50 billion) over the next five years on a comprehensive electrified mobility strategy that includes making at least 15 million battery-powered autos and further research into autonomous...

AutoNation and Scott Painter patch things up

After a public feud over customer-data access led to a severed contract, AutoNation and TrueCar made amends. Now, the dealership group is giving ex-TrueCar CEO Scott Painter a second chance.

Who's watching the watchers?

Onboard cameras are beginning to watch drivers to make sure they have their eyes on the road. Is this a Pandora's box of privacy issues?

Mulally: EVs are fun, but 'make no sense'

Former Ford Motor Co. CEO Alan Mulally, speaking at the National Auto Auction Association's annual convention, knocked tax credits and mandates for EVs as ineffective policy tools.

Porsche sees gold in classic cars

Porsche is looking to expand its Porsche Classic operations to build its lucrative vehicle service business through its U.S. dealerships.

New-gen pickups win high marks for safety

Crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety have violently demonstrated just how safe the latest generation of pickups has become, even compared with models from only a few years ago.


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