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Powerful? In this race, Ferrari trails Lego

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015
Lego has toppled Ferrari from the top spot as the world's most powerful brand, says a new study.... Read More »

Ghosn's 10% share goal: No worries

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015
Carlos Ghosn's audacious drive to claim a 10 percent U.S. market share for Nissan and Infiniti by March 2017 looks to some in the competitive industry like a tall order.... Read More »

A debut befitting the Kia K900?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015
To take the wraps off the Ford Police Interceptor Utility at the Chicago Auto Show, Ford called on Keegan, a 3-year-old protection dog, who sank his...... Read More »

Tesla: The one company that can get Kochs, Sierra Club to see eye to eye

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015
The Koch brothers' businesses market fossil fuels and turn forests into toilet paper. The Sierra Club, well, doesn't do those things.... Read More »

Did you hear the one about the GM phone?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015
News reports about Apple getting into the car business were the talk of Detroit and Silicon Valley last week.... Read More »

Jeep Cherokee grille remains polarizing

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015
The Jeep Cherokee's front fascia was -- to say the least -- controversial when the first images of it leaked out in February 2013.... Read More »

JAMES B. TREECE

Car stores could be just like Apple stores, right?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015
"How's it going?" I asked my friend Gene-Erik Marketer. I hadn't seen him since the NADA convention. "Great!" he replied.... Read More »

Ram not hot over scorching grille reviews

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 16, 2015
Hot design topic at the Chicago Auto Show: the grille on the Ram Laramie Limited. The critics did not hold back.... Read More »

Taurus 101: It's a sales ranking, not a class

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 16, 2015
Ford rocked the auto world 30 years ago, and became a player again in the U.S.... Read More »

Harry Wilson's way

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 16, 2015
Harry Wilson, who intends to nominate himself for a seat on the board of General Motors and propose an $8 billion stock buyback, was a central figure...... Read More »

Dead for 54 years, Borgward now staging a comeback

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 16, 2015
Germany's Borgward brand declared bankruptcy 54 years ago and hadn't built a car since.... Read More »

The numbers tell the story: Toyota's back

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 16, 2015
Some questioned whether Toyota could re-create its glory days after the one-two punch of unintended acceleration and earthquake/tsunami in the early...... Read More »

Ford III embraces racing heritage -- and his own

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2015
Henry Ford III, the great-great-grandson of Henry Ford and grandson of Henry Ford II, says he downplayed his identity while growing up.... Read More »

Georgia gov. has JLR on his mind

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2015
Who's next among European brands to build an assembly plant in the United States? In January, there were reports from China that Geely-owned Volvo...... Read More »

Jackson's good news: Buyers await F-150, too

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2015
Be patient, Ford's shift from one F-150 pickup to another will take some time, says Mike Jackson, CEO of retail group AutoNation.... Read More »

Trouble in the oil patch? Group 1 says it's ready

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2015
Houston's Group 1 Automotive hasn't seen sales soften yet in the oil patch because of the drop in energy prices.... Read More »

Look down the list for the real brand battles

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2015
The five top-selling vehicle brands in the U.S. make for a stable bunch. It's Ford, Chevrolet, Toyota, Nissan and Honda -- the Fab Five.... Read More »

Uh, here's how Odell survived the '89 quake

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Stephen Odell has moved to America in his new role as Ford's global sales and marketing chief.... Read More »

Dealership's billboard brings in business -- to 911

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
The Des Moines County Sheriff's Department noted that about 20 people who drove by the sign called 911 to report a possible jumper.... Read More »

Mr. Cub made history in the car business, too

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2015
Here's a largely forgotten fact about Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks, who died Jan. 23 at 83: He was a Ford dealer from 1967-71.... Read More »

SPIED: Russia's nuke-powered AC-12 with NO camo!

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2015
While a photographer snapped pictures for a feature on the Mercedes-Benz GL450 in Arkhangelsk, on the shores of the White Sea, the classified "AC-12...... Read More »

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