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  • PSA closes failing Berlin car sharing
    on November 20, 2017 at 5:01 am

    While PSA Group works on fine-tuning its mobility services in the United States, it is learning from at least one failed operation launched in Europe. […]

  • Infiniti's new turbo engine delivers fuel efficiency, performance
    on November 20, 2017 at 5:01 am

    Nissan engineers have succeeded in commercializing variable compression engine technology for the new Infiniti QX50. […]

  • Economists expect sales of used cars to rise in '18
    on November 20, 2017 at 5:01 am

    In contrast to new-vehicle sales, U.S. used-vehicle sales will rise in 2018, even as prices soften, on rising volumes of off-lease vehicles, economists forecast. […]

  • Lamborghini on the fast track to heaven?
    on November 20, 2017 at 5:01 am

    When you're the pope, you tend to get lavish gifts from visitors. Lamborghini just took it up a notch. […]

  • AutoNation's CEO anticipated upheaval, likes his chances
    on November 20, 2017 at 5:01 am

    Where do vanishing new-vehicle profits, a slumping market and an uncertain retail future leave AutoNation? CEO Mike Jackson says he's been preparing for years and likes the company's odds. […]

  • GM maps route to profitable EV portfolio
    on November 20, 2017 at 5:01 am

    The ambitious forecasts suggest that GM has surmounted some of the cost hurdles that make electric vehicles difficult to sell at prices that are affordable to consumers and profitable to the […]

  • Lithia a winner on Wall St.
    on November 20, 2017 at 5:01 am

    Of the six publicly traded new-vehicle dealership groups, Lithia Motors #8212; which prioritized US acquisitions over share buybacks #8212; has drawn the most applause from Wall Street. […]

  • Mercedes pickup aims to mimic SUVs' success
    on November 20, 2017 at 5:01 am

    Daimler hopes the new Mercedes-Benz X class will be a game-changer for its light commercial vehicles division by entering the booming global segment of midsize pickups. […]

  • Ghosn determined to bring Renault, Nissan, Mitsu closer
    on November 20, 2017 at 5:01 am

    Carlos Ghosn retired this year as Nissan CEO, but as CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, he's laying out strategies to make the three automakers larger and more profitable. […]

  • In self-driving race, bet on Baidu over Waymo
    on November 20, 2017 at 5:01 am

    Consultant Michael Dunne said he is betting on China's Baidu, known in the West as the Google of China, to outmanuever Waymo in the self-driving wars. […]

  • NAFTA defense strategies face political pitfalls
    on November 20, 2017 at 5:01 am

    The business community may have some options in trying to save the North American Free Trade Agreement from potential termination at the hands of President Donald Trump. But they are neither clear […]

  • Jackson will speak at AN World Congress
    on November 20, 2017 at 5:01 am

    Mike Jackson, CEO of AutoNation and one of the industry's most influential leaders, will speak at the Automotive News World Congress in January. […]

  • Dealer Jim Gramm puts managers on path to ownership
    on November 20, 2017 at 5:01 am

    Dealer Jim Gramm did what few are able to do: Go from sales to ownership. Now, as he grows his group, he wants to help other GMs do what he did. […]

  • Dude, where's my flying car?
    on November 20, 2017 at 5:01 am

    After a century of failed efforts to make vehicles that can soar above gridlocked traffic, the idea that such contraptions are "just around the corner" might not be so far-fetched. […]

  • Tesla's magic show diverts attention away from its problems
    on November 20, 2017 at 5:01 am

    Few companies can propose to take on both Freightliner and Ferrari in one night. But the dollars-and-sense business of automaking remains a deep and daily challenge for Tesla. […]