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Hyundai Nexo is a rolling showcase of self-driving eco-car technology

Hyundai Nexo is a rolling showcase of self-driving eco-car technology

The Hyundai Nexo fuel cell vehicle marries futuristic fuel cell technology to next-generation autonomous-driving systems in a rolling showcase that aims to quash notions the automaker is a straggler.
Will scandal cripple the UAW, or transform it?

Will scandal cripple the UAW, or transform it?

UAW dissidents see the situation as an opportunity for profound change. They're urging rank-and-file members to "take back" the union from leaders they claim are overly willing to comply with
Sergio Marchionne's final lap at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Sergio Marchionne's final lap at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

One thing about Marchionne stands out as the onetime tax accountant and philosophy student prepares to step aside after nearly 15 years running first Fiat and now FCA: The guy knows how to make money.
Genesis snub leaves some Hyundai dealers reeling

Genesis snub leaves some Hyundai dealers reeling

While elite-level Hyundai dealers in key markets have the chance to bid for Genesis franchises, other pockets of the dealer body are bitter over the tumultuous rollout of the luxury brand's retail
Ghosn's final challenge is to ensure alliance's longevity

Ghosn's final challenge is to ensure alliance's longevity

Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn's final task may be his toughest: Ensure the survival of the alliance after he is no longer around to lead it.
Another reinvention for AxleTech

Another reinvention for AxleTech

Detroit's heavy-duty and off-road axle and brake maker AxleTech is being reborn as a supplier to electric garbage trucks, buses and construction vehicles.
Gentex' two-way mirror strategy

Gentex' two-way mirror strategy

Auto mirrors will change in the future -- but which technology to bet on? Gentex is ready to go either way.

Two big auto lenders rethink their fee structure

Two lenders who ditched dealer reserve in favor of flat fees, when the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau favored the latter, have revised their policies.
Lexus' new pricing math for hybrids

Lexus' new pricing math for hybrids

Lexus has quietly changed the math for the 2018 model year, significantly lowering the hybrid premium for its two most popular crossovers and rolling out a sporty new hybrid platform for its LC halo
Continental bracing for a world of bugs

Continental bracing for a world of bugs

Continental needs software engineers. There will be a world of software bugs to keep them busy.
Toyota-Mazda venture offers opportunities

Toyota-Mazda venture offers opportunities

Toyota and Mazda's planned north Alabama auto plant will operate as a separate entity, making its own supply chain decisions.
Adient stumbles, but barrels ahead

Adient stumbles, but barrels ahead

Adient reported a painful financial quarter, but more than a year into its makeover, the seating giant is determined to stay focused on future products.
BMW store enlists wrap artists

BMW store enlists wrap artists

A Chicago BMW dealership uses art to increase accessory sales.

Ford dealers gain access to artificial intelligence tool for used-car sales

The analytics tool from Vast helps dealers identify what makes a vehicle unique.
Marchionne's successor will come from within

Marchionne's successor will come from within

Besides Sergio Marchionne, there are 17 men on the FCA group executive council, but realistically, only a handful are likely candidates for CEO.
Toyota's new execs see a crisis

Toyota's new execs see a crisis

Toyota's latest batch of newly promoted executives injects new diversity of thought, but all are decidedly single-minded in warning that Japan's biggest automaker is beset by industry upheaval.
Changes grip embattled GKN

Changes grip embattled GKN

GKN has changed CEOs, embarked on a two-year profit drive and now is battling a hostile takeover -- all while launching its advanced eDrive technology.
Takata's U.S. bankruptcy plan approved by judge

Takata's U.S. bankruptcy plan approved by judge

Takata received court approval for its bankruptcy exit plan in the United States, clearing the way for the sale of Takata's assets and providing compensation for those injured by its deadly airbags.

Lyft shops for drivers on used-car lots

Lyft wants to put drivers in cars they can afford, rather than having them take on expensive loans for new vehicles.

GM's Korea retrenchment gets an early start

General Motors is already scaling back operations in South Korea ahead of an announced plant closure there in May.