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UAW deals fail to curb health care cost burden

UAW deals fail to curb health care cost burden

Two of the Detroit 3 won the ability to close plants, but the automakers agreed to contracts that are costlier than expected and don't address one of their top priorities: reducing their massive health care burden.


Hyundai, Kia, Genesis moving fast on new vehicles, technology

Hyundai, Kia, Genesis moving fast on new vehicles, technology

Not only are Hyundai, Kia and Genesis growing U.S. sales in a down market this year, but the company is investing billions of dollars in new technologies globally that could allow it to leapfrog traditional competitors.


Uber report adds fuel to ride-hailing reform fire

Uber report adds fuel to ride-hailing reform fire

The results of Uber’s 2017-18 safety report, released this month, follow several external efforts to reform ride-hailing services.


Renault offers CEO job to Seat

Renault offers CEO job to Seat's De Meo, paper says

Luca de Meo, head of VW Group's Seat brand, will initially become CEO of Renault for two years before taking over responsibility for the automaker's alliance with Nissan, Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia reported.


Nissan aims to lift Sentra image with upscale look

Nissan aims to lift Sentra image with upscale look

The 2020 Nissan Sentra includes changes to give the near-entry sedan a touch of near-luxury class.


Maroone back in the retail business

Maroone back in the retail business

The former COO of AutoNation talks to Automotive News about why he's back in the retail business with the Maroone USA dealership group formed in 2017.


NHTSA probing 12th Tesla crash tied to possible Autopilot use

NHTSA probing 12th Tesla crash tied to possible Autopilot use

The federal agency said it will investigate a 12th Tesla crash that may be tied to the vehicle's advanced Autopilot driver assistance system after a Tesla Model 3 rear-ended a parked police car in Connecticut this week. Autopilot has been engaged in at least three fatal U.S. Tesla crashes since 2016.


French want PSA-FCA board control guarantee in merger, report says

French want PSA-FCA board control guarantee in merger, report says

The two companies are finalizing talks after announcing a plan for a $50 billion merger of equals in October that would create the world's fourth-largest automaker.


Mercedes to delay U.S. sales of all-electric EQC by a year

Mercedes to delay U.S. sales of all-electric EQC by a year

Strong demand in Europe and tougher emissions rules across the European Union are forcing Mercedes-Benz to postpone the U.S. sales launch of its first electric vehicle, the EQC, to 2021, stymying the American unit's plans to compete with EVs from Tesla, Audi, BMW and Jaguar.


Subaru recalls more than 600,000 Imprezas over loss of power

Subaru recalls more than 600,000 Imprezas over loss of power

One recall covers 205,000 2017-19 Imprezas; the other covers 466,225 2017-20 Imprezas.