Automotive News First Shift

AutoNation seeks next CEO; Jackson to become executive chair

• 9/19/2018

AutoNation seeks next CEO, Jackson to become executive chair; Tesla confirms DOJ probe; European auto sales surge; A bad-weather remedy for AVs?; Thieves still loyal to Honda.

Hyundai captive moves to foreclose on Pa. stores
• 9/18/2018

Hyundai captive moves to foreclose on Pa.

Midsize Ram pickup to be built in Jeep plant
• 9/17/2018

Midsize Ram pickup to be built in Jeep plant; Missing: Ex-Porsche...

Report: VW likely to ask jailed Stadler to quit
• 9/14/2018

Volkswagen likely to ask jailed Audi CEO Stadler to quit - report;...

Nissan signs tennis champ Osaka as ambassador
• 9/13/2018

Nissan signs tennis star Naomi Osaka; Hyundai dealers seek arbitration; Warning from Elon Musk; Lithia, Daimler invest in used-car ventures; A Subaru tech degree; Legos Bugatti.

Dealers brace for Hurricane Florence
• 9/12/2018

Dealers brace for Hurricane Florence; M-B reveals '20 GLE; U.S. to probe Jeep-like Mahindra; NIO goes low on IPO; Car parts, printed by HP; Racing mogul Donald Panoz dies at 83.

Volvo idling S.C. plant ahead of Hurricane Florence
• 9/11/2018

Volvo idling S.C. plant ahead of hurricane; Genesis' musical halftime show; Tesla drops two paint colors; Audi toll-payment tech; Fashionable debut for Kia; Safety for sleepers.

Ford: Won't build Focus Active in U.S., despite Trump tweet
• 9/10/2018

Ford: Won't build Focus Active in U.S., despite Trump tweet; Volvo delays IPO, Aston proceeds; Subaru Ascent ads; Mercedes GLE tease; M-B's slow EV rollout.

Musk smokes weed, sips booze on live podcast
• 9/7/2018

Musk smokes weed, sips booze on live podcast; Tesla short-seller sues; Elkann: Manley to outline FCA plan this month; Ex-Rolls designer joins China's FAW; Subaru future product.

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Ford recalls 2M F-150s over seat belt fire issue
• 9/6/2018

Ford recalls 2M F-150s over seat belt fire issue; Luxury cars have a new rival: Premium pickups; Uber gets new safety tech, and a partner in Japan; Driver sues Tesla over crash.

August U.S. sales winners, losers
• 9/5/2018

Aug. U.S. sales winners, losers; Camaro's Mustang battle plan; Nissan Titan ads stress social consciousness; Musk renews attack on diver; Prius recall; GM to improve battery lab.

Ford plans job, product cuts in Europe - report
• 9/4/2018

Ford plans job, product cuts in Europe - report; Mercedes, Audi, BMW prepare to face the enemy: Tesla; Suzuki China exit; Sales up at L-R, down at Jag; Electric scooter overload?

Trump rebuffs EU offer to scrap car tariffs
• 8/31/2018

Trump rebuffs EU offer to scrap car tariffs; Lincoln future product; Nissan ignition glitch; Lyft preparing for IPO?; Calif. dealer bill advances; GM salutes Aretha Franklin.

Ford hovering just above junk status
• 8/30/2018

Ford hovering just above junk status; U.S., Canada sprint toward Friday NAFTA deadline; VW renames Truck & Bus unit; A peek down Ford's product pipeline; Akio Toyoda's taste in art.

U.S.-Mexico deal opens door to tariffs - report
• 8/29/2018

U.S.-Mexico deal opens door to tariffs; Aston lays IPO groundwork; Mahindra hits back at FCA; Help for Hyundai in China? Kia vs. Lincoln: Blurry line between mass-market, luxury.

Toyota, Uber team up to play catch-up on AVs
• 8/28/2018

Toyota, Uber team up to play catch-up on AVs; Future of car ownership; Double legal victory for Tesla; An electrifying tease from Mercedes; Big bucks for a banged-up Porsche.

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