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U.S. prosecutors probing GM lawyers' role on vehicle recalls, reports say

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Federal prosecutors have learned that lawyers for General Motors were present at key meetings during which information about problems with some of its vehicles were discussed, a source close to the investigation told Reuters.

Jaguar's special performance unit shines

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Jaguar Land Rover's recently created Special Operations unit last week unveiled its Lightweight E-Type, an exact replica of an aluminum-body E-Type racecar first produced in 1963, with plans to complete the originally planned production run.

Chrysler's Ram pickup may stick with steel through 2020, report says

22 août 2014 - 00:27
Chrysler Group is planning an extensive facelift of its full-size Ram 1500 pickup in spring 2017, but has no firm plans to follow rivals GM and Ford in replacing steel body panels with aluminum until a complete redesign after 2020, industry sources...

Acura TLX's new assembly line is on Twitter

21 août 2014 - 22:25
Acura is advancing the social marketing spectrum with an interactive TLX launch campaign that allows Twitter users to build their own versions of the premium sedan within a tweet.

Recalls have little to no impact on residual values, study says

21 août 2014 - 22:16
Recalls have almost no effect on vehicle depreciation rates, a new study found. Even widespread recalls that generate sweeping publicity had little to no effect on residual values, which represent the value of a used vehicle.

Study sees dealership throughput breaking records in 2014

21 août 2014 - 22:14
For the third consecutive year, U.S. dealership throughput -- the average number of vehicles sold per store -- is expected to break records in 2014, a study released today found. But the experts behind the study warn that a downturn is inevitable.

Leaked stickers suggest a thirstier 2015 Ford Mustang as weight creeps up

21 août 2014 - 18:45
Adding independent rear suspension, numerous electronic safety features and other items raised the weight and lowered the fuel economy of several models of the rebuilt 2015 Ford Mustang, according to window stickers leaked on the Internet today.

Leaked window stickers suggest a thirstier 2015 Ford Mustang as weight creeps up

21 août 2014 - 18:45
Adding independent rear suspension, numerous electronic safety features and other items raised the weight and lowered the fuel economy of several models of the rebuilt 2015 Ford Mustang, according to window stickers leaked on the Internet today.

Cadillac considers moving some staff functions to Manhattan

21 août 2014 - 18:39
Cadillac is considering adding or shifting some staff functions from Detroit to Manhattan, GM said today, as part of an effort to remake the brand's image and broaden its appeal outside North America under new boss Johan de Nysschen.

Cadillac considers moving some functions to Manhattan

21 août 2014 - 18:39
Cadillac is considering expanding its offices from Detroit to Manhattan, General Motors said today, as part of an effort to remake the brand's image and broaden its appeal outside North America under new boss Johan de Nysschen.

Kia brings back hamsters for Soul EV ad campaign

21 août 2014 - 17:49
Kia rolled out the new 'fully charged' ad campaign for the Soul EV today, featuring Adam Levine's falsetto on the new Maroon 5 track 'Animals' and, of course, the Kia hamsters.

Ford tells U.S. dealers to stop selling some C-Max, Focus models

21 août 2014 - 16:05
Ford told its dealers in the United States to stop test-driving and selling C-Max and Focus models produced during a week this month because of potential problems with the steering gear assembly, a notice sent to dealers on Wednesday shows.

Honda to modify 12,000 redesigned Fits sold in U.S. to enhance crashworthiness

21 août 2014 - 15:00
Honda plans to modify 12,000 redesigned 2015 Fit models in customer hands in the United States following a mid-model-year engineering change that improved the subcompact's showing in a key industry crash test.

GM cuts production in Russia as market slump continues

21 août 2014 - 14:49
General Motors said it will reduce production at its plant in Russia, citing a continued slowdown of the country's auto market.

2015 Chevy Silverado to offer more pizzazz on high-volume models

21 août 2014 - 14:00
Chevrolet will offer a bold new trim package on light-duty Silverado pickups for the 2015 model year, adding some pizzazz to its highest-volume models.

2015 Chevy Silverado goes more high-end with new Rally 2 package

21 août 2014 - 14:00
Chevrolet will offer a bold new trim package on light-duty Silverado pickups for the 2015 model year, an effort to keep pace with the proliferation of pricey, high-end models from rivals Ford and Ram.

Novelis: Aluminum sales to automakers will nearly triple on new emissions, mpg rules

21 août 2014 - 13:49
Novelis, the world's biggest supplier of aluminum sheeting to carmakers, expects sales to customers including Audi and Ford to rise almost three-fold as new emissions rules restrict the use of steel.

New 2015 Lincoln MKC ads star Matthew McConaughey

21 août 2014 - 13:00
Lincoln has signed a multiyear endorsement contract with Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey that will begin in September with a series of spots promoting the 2015 MKC compact luxury crossover.

Penske Media acquires Fairchild trade magazines from Conde Nast

21 août 2014 - 12:40
Penske Media, the Los Angeles-based publishing company founded by automotive heir Jay Penske, is acquiring Fairchild Fashion Media's trade magazines from Conde Nast Publications.

Toyota to cut prices of Lexus parts in China amid antitrust concerns

21 août 2014 - 12:09
Toyota said today it would cut prices of parts for its luxury Lexus models in China, following similar moves by its German rivals, in response to heightened regulatory scrutiny over antitrust issues.

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