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What other deals will Kanye foresee?

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 6, 2015
In his 2005 hit "Gold Digger," rapper Kanye West told a story of a football star whose onerous child-support payments force him to “win the Super Bowl and drive off in a Hyundai.

Google Maps will sound train whistle

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 6, 2015
Google, responding to a call from the Federal Railroad Administration to help reduce the occurrence of train-vs.

By the numbers: $33,340

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 6, 2015
The estimated average transaction price for new light vehicles in June was $33,340, according to Kelley Blue Book. That's up $821, or 2.

UAW wages may be flat, but workers' pay is up

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 6, 2015
In contract talks with the Detroit 3, the UAW will be looking to boost the pay of veteran Tier 1 workers, who haven't had a wage increase in a decade.

Car guy Lutz still has the vision for flying high

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 29, 2015
Bob Lutz, the former General Motors product development chief who turned 83 in February and is getting married this summer, is still involved with...

In CASE you missed it, here's the future of the car business in a word

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 29, 2015
Consulting firm AlixPartners has taken a shot at creating some shorthand to describe the coming investment crunch faced by automakers.

'The Future' is now: Lexus will test hoverboard

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 29, 2015
It's been 30 years since the first Back to the Future movie was released, and Marty McFly only hopped on a hoverboard to evade his pursuers in the...

Isn't it obvious? It'll be a Caddy crossover

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 29, 2015
General Motors announced last week that it will invest $245 million at its Orion Assembly plant in Michigan Lake Orion, Mich.

Kirk, Lee and the one that got away

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 22, 2015
When billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian set his sights on acquiring Chrysler 20 years ago this summer, he effectively pushed the automaker into its...

Mehari could be Citroen's comeback kid

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 22, 2015
Here's a way that Citroen might find its way to the U.S. market.

Consolidation is key? How to explain Nissan?

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 22, 2015
If synergies deriving from automotive partnerships are so great - as Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne posits - why is Nissan's return on capital...

How the right car at the right time reset the industry

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 22, 2015
French car designer Patrick le Quement 6/21is associated with several landmark European vehicles.

The setup that saved de Gaulle may be history

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15, 2015
Reuters reported last week that Citroen will cease using its signature hydropneumatic suspension technology after the C5 sedan is discontinued as...

The compact crossover takes the king down a notch

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15, 2015
In the second half of 2014, sales of compact crossovers were rapidly catching up with those of midsize sedans, long the category king in the U.S.

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A tale of 2 production booms

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 1, 2015
It's easy to view Mexico's auto manufacturing ascendancy as an encore of last decade's production boom in central Europe.

Lamborghini sets SUV in motion

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 1, 2015
Last week, Lambo announced it will produce a new SUV at its Sant'Agata Bolognese plant in Italy, for launch in 2018.

How to say 'Hyundai'? Close enough

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 1, 2015
If a Sonata driver asks Android Auto for directions to a Hyundai dealership, the female voice will answer with a sound that makes Hyundai executives...

No EV talk no problem at all

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 1, 2015
The annual Vienna Motor Symposium always attracts big thinkers and lots of provocative talk, and this year was no exception.

Trouble for ex-FCA execs Down Under

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 1, 2015
Fiat Chrysler's Australian subsidiary has filed suit against two former top executives in the country, accusing them of bilking the company out of...

Ford makes over another icon by going aluminum

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
The F-150 isn't the only Ford Motor Co. icon that's been changed to aluminum this year.

Now that's what we call a hands-on executive

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015
When one of Mark Reuss' classic cars needs a bit of roadside repair, he doesn't reach for a cell phone.

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