Automotive News First Shift

Nissan embarks on EV push, retail overhaul

• 4/20/2018

Nissan EV push, retail overhaul; Ghosn's 'irreversible' quest; VW Canada settlement; Chrysler, Lexus win in Texas; Barra among 'Greatest Leaders'; Hyundai showcases NFL prospects.

Ford claims mpg leadership with diesel F-150
• 4/19/2018

Ford claims mpg crown with diesel F-150; McQueen's 'Bullitt' Mustang...

Senate opens door to repeal CFPB loan guidance
• 4/18/2018

Senate opens door to repeal CFPB loan guidance; Tesla trying 24/7...

China to lift foreign-ownership limits
• 4/17/2018

China to lift foreign-ownership limits on automakers; Tesla halts...

Cadillac battles Lincoln with $10K SUV spiff
• 4/16/2018

GM dangles $10K spiff to keep Escalade owners from Navigator; Ghosn: Renault-Nissan options open; JLR to ax 1,000 jobs; SUVs, EVs star in Beijing; Record utility-vehicle loyalty.

A push for single, higher fuel octane level
• 4/13/2018

Why some are pushing for single, higher octane level; VW's Diess vows faster decisions; Trump: No NAFTA timeline; NTSB kicks Tesla off probe; Actor Wahlberg backs distraction fight.

Lincoln to build 5 models in China - report
• 4/12/2018

Lincoln to build 5 models in China - report; M-B plans full-size EV; Family of Tesla crash victim hires law firm; CEO: Uber still believes in AVs; Fast facts on new Ford Focus.

VW's Diess to retain brand duties as CEO?
• 4/11/2018

VW's Diess to retain brand duties as CEO - report; FCA in emissions settlement talks; Calif: Still hope for a deal with U.S.; Dems fight EPA move; Charging Kia Soul without wires.

Tenneco to buy Federal-Mogul for $5.4B
• 4/10/2018

Tenneco to buy Federal-Mogul; Ford reveals all-new Focus; China willing to ease trade barriers; '20 Silverado HD, '19 Camaro; 'Multiple eyes' at Nissan; PACE Awards winners.

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Lincoln quietly cuts back fleet business
• 4/9/2018

Lincoln quietly curtails fleet business; GM Korea may extinguish Spark; What GM could gain by losing Chevy Sonic; Likeliest car subscribers? Young consumers with deep pockets.

GM plans face-lifts for Cruze, Malibu, Spark
• 4/6/2018

Chevy to refresh Cruze, Malibu, Spark; Trump to name NHTSA boss; VW drops supplier; Ford bank approved; Longtime GM economist retiring; GM Korea office trashed; F&I in EV world.

FCA prepares to spin off parts unit
• 4/5/2018

FCA plans to shed parts unit; Trump said to soften NAFTA demands; China aims at U.S., may hit Germany; Zetsche: Talks with Geely's Li positive; Hazy future for two BMWs?; Karma ad

March U.S. sales winners, losers
• 4/4/2018

March U.S. sales winners, losers; Toyota, VW, Honda, GM awarded millions in Takata payouts; Ford teases 2019 Focus; Escape, Outlander Sport fall short in crash test.

GM to buck tradition, report sales quarterly
• 4/3/2018

GM to buck tradition, report sales quarterly; Automakers praise, environmental groups pan EPA move; Costco not interested in selling cars - exec; Why Musk's sleeping at plant again.

Why NTSB is unhappy with Tesla
• 4/2/2018

NTSB unhappy Tesla disclosed accident details; The case for a VW pickup; More GM Korea cuts?; Musk jokes about bankruptcy; April Fools' Day antics from Lexus, Audi, Mitsu and Fisker.

EPA to tout mpg-rule rejection, report says
• 3/30/2018

EPA to tout mpg-rule rejection, report says; Honda details plan to cut Accord output; Ford pays Hackett $16.7M; UAW membership up; BMW-Daimler mobility merger; Win for Volvo XC60.

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