Autos

Mercedes-Benz Expands Electric Vehicle Production at Alabama Plant

Daimler, the Germany-based parent of Mercedes-Benz, announced on Thursday that the company will invest $1 billion in its Tuscaloosa, Alabama, assembly plant in order to produce the company's EQ-branded electric ...
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Wall Street Won’t Buy Ford’s Story Because It’s Average

The spattering of news out of Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) recently includes its plan to temporarily close five plants and its venture with India's vehicle maker Mahindra and Mahindra. ...
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Ford to Slow Production in Effort to Control Inventory

Temporary shutdowns are on tap for five Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) North American assembly plants as the company reduces output on several of its slow-selling cars. In addition to ...
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CarGurus Files for IPO

CarGurus has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were given in the filing, but the ...
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How to Tell If Your Ford Explorer Is Pumping Carbon Monoxide Into the Vehicle

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened an investigation (called an engineering analysis) into consumer complaints of exhaust odors in the passenger compartment of Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: ...
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GM Canada Workers Strike Chevy Equinox Plant

Workers at the General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) Cami assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, walked out on strike late Sunday night after company and union negotiators failed to reach a ...
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1.3 Million Ford Explorers Could Get Recall Notice

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has taken the next step in its investigation of consumer complaints involving exhaust odor inside the Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) Explorer SUV. ...
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Supply of Popular Chevy Equinox Threatened by Strike

Workers at the General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) Cami assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, have voted to authorize a strike if negotiations between the union and GM Canada fail to ...
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Nissan-Renault Alliance Has No Chance to Sell 14 Million Cars

The "Alliance," as the broad venture among Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi is known, has set a target to sell 14 million cars and light trucks worldwide by 2022. As a ...
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Ford European Sales Draw Even With Fiat Chrysler

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Thursday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union (EU) rose 5.6% in August compared with new registrations in August of 2016. New ...
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Mercedes-Benz Shows Off Fuel Cell Car

When the Frankfurt Motor Show officially opens on Thursday, the press and the public will get a first look at the new Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell from Daimler. The preproduction model ...
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China to Join UK, France in Banning Future Sales of Petroleum-Fueled Vehicles

The biggest domino in the automobile industry has just begun to tip in the direction of electric vehicles. China, the world's largest maker and buyer of new automobiles, is going ...
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Hurricane Harvey and Irma Flooding May Be Huge for This Out-of-Favor Sector

Typically hurricane damage is the result of super-high winds and the resulting tornadoes that often spring up as part of the storm. Sure there is rain, and sometimes a storm ...
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BMW, Jaguar Land Rover Promise Electric Fleets by 2020

The blast of automakers introducing new all-electric vehicles (EVs) has intensified since early July when Volvo announced that all its cars beginning with model year 2019 would include at least ...
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Nissan Pickups Get Low Ratings in Crash Test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's car and light truck safety tests are the gold standard for the industry. The IIHS recently tested eight 2017 model small pickups. The only ...
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