Automotive News First Shift

Ford explores Chinese EV venture

• 8/22/2017

Ford explores Chinese EV venture, offers scrapping incentives in U.K.; Early exit for JCI chief Molinaroli; Chery plans new brand for Europe; Hyundai, Genesis future product.

China's Great Wall sets sights on Jeep
• 8/21/2017

China's Great Wall sets sights on Jeep; VW to build I.D.

Shotgun, purses and a widening scandal
• 8/18/2017

UAW exec, and his shotgun, entangled in growing scandal, report says;...

Ford settles bias, harassment charges
• 8/17/2017

Ford to settle bias, harassment charges for up to $10.

FCA joins BMW-Intel self-driving team
• 8/16/2017

FCA joins BMW-Intel self-driving alliance; Geely exec: No plans to buy FCA; AFL-CIO leaders quit Trump panel; GM said to have suspended Iacobelli; How natural gas fell out of favor.

Activist investor Einhorn pares GM stake
• 8/15/2017

Activist investor Einhorn pares GM stake; Cox layoffs; Germany's Merkel open to internal-combustion vehicle ban; Carvana loss grows; Ditlow successor named; Acura's hopes for RLX.

Why FCA is being pursued by Chinese automakers
• 8/14/2017

Why FCA is being pursued by Chinese automakers; Smart's store count to shrink; Texas adds most dealerships, study says; Discounting 'blue-collar luxury'

Bargaining begins at GM's big Equinox plant
• 8/11/2017

Bargaining begins at GM's big Equinox plant; Feds seek MPG input; A more-elegant Nissan Altima?; Toyota's big data quest; Ford confirms Mondeo probe; Tesla trims wiring.

Toyota's Corolla shuffle to delay Mexico output
• 8/10/2017

Toyota's Corolla shuffle to delay Mexico output; Tesla readying robotruck?; Maven's Gig is growing; Mercedes bullish on youth, power; Mobileye, Intel aim for Level 4.

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Lithia's big L.A. buy
• 8/9/2017

Retail giant Lithia continues to grow with L.A. acquisition; Takata: Halt lawsuits against manufacturers; Ford fixes 50 cop SUVs; Mini's plug-in plan; Intel completes Mobileye purchase.

Mazda's engine breakthrough
• 8/8/2017

Mazda's engine breakthrough; Nissan to sell battery biz; BMW's bigger, greener plan; Uber looks to 'mature'; Akio Toyoda's friends in China.

Genesis aims to fly solo faster
• 8/7/2017

Genesis aims for faster separation from Hyundai; Nissan workers reject UAW; Tesla seeking more cash; Former NADA president Mallon dies at 83; Supplier survival in age of mobility.

Toyota, Mazda confirm plans for U.S. factory
• 8/4/2017

Toyota, Mazda confirm plans for U.S. factory, joint venture; $5.5B Toyota net profit; Volvo buying 30 pct. of Lynk & CO; Faraday Future lifeline?; Hailing rides, skipping seatbelts.

UAW decision time for Nissan workers
• 8/3/2017

After nasty fight, decision time at Nissan; Ferrari considers going big; Conspiracy trial date; Tesla loss, BMW, Subaru profits; Toyota's trek beyond cars; Robo-car reality check; Corvette spy shots.

July U.S. sales winners, losers
• 8/2/2017

July U.S. sales winners, losers; Despite slump, sky not falling; Mazda exec: Yank electric car tax credit; German auto CEOs meet to defend diesel; Daimler backs flying taxi venture.

End of an era: GM officially sheds Opel
• 8/1/2017

After 88 years with GM, Opel now part of PSA; How they did it: FCA, Toyota execs on boosting quality; Autonomous cars make cross-border trek; Honda profits rise; Wells Fargo sued.

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