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Is Fiat Chrysler obsessed with horsepower? Execs say no
Tim Kuniskis, head of Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and Fiat, talks about the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon during a preview for the New York International Auto Show in April 2017 in New York. (Photo: Julie Jacobson, AP)
(Detroit Free Press) - In an era where the biggest buzz in the automotive industry is about autonomous vehicles, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has been doubling down on jaw-dropping horsepower. More

BMW Plots $110,000 Coupe to Counter Mercedes High-End Blitz

(Bloomberg) - BMW AG is plotting the revival of a high-end coupe to claw back market share lost to arch-rival Mercedes, part of a model blitz that BMW is billing as the biggest in its history. More

Acura seeks electrifying new identity

(Detroit Free Press) - LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Honda’s struggling Acura brand hopes to reverse its fortunes by building a reputation for sporty hybrid vehicles... More

Toyota recalls quarter-million Tacoma pickups over oil leaks

(USA TODAY) -Toyota is recalling about a quarter-million pickup trucks to fix a defect that could cause vehicles to leak oil and potentially increase the risk of a crash. More

Tesla Doubles Its Superchargers With Massive Solar Stations

(Bloomberg) - Tesla is going to need more chargers. Lots of them. More

GM laying off 600 at Michigan SUV plant

(USA TODAY) - LANSING, Mich. — General Motors' Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant will lay off 600 workers as it is shut down for a month starting this week to prepare for the launch of the new Buick Enclave and Chevrolet Traverse crossovers. More

VW sweetens the deal for unsold U.S. diesels

(The Detroit News) - Washington — Volkswagen is offering sweet deals to entice drivers to buy its remaining diesel cars in stock at U.S. dealers after receiving clearance from federal regulators to sell its 2-liter TDI diesels from the 2015 model year. More

April sales dip at Ford, GM and FCA amid industry slowdown

(Detroit Free Press) - U.S. auto sales fell 7.2% for Ford, 7% for Fiat Chrysler and 5.8% for General Motors in April as a long-awaited industry-wide slowdown began to take hold. More

Fiat Chrysler quarterly profits rise 34% to $698 million

(Detroit Free Press) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said Wednesday it earned a profit of $698.2 million (641 million euro) during the first quarter,... More



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