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Mini's EV mission all about the price

Achieving an ambitiously low sticker price dictated many of the design and engineering decisions on the battery-powered Mini Cooper SE.


With 5th-gen Uconnect, FCA aims to stay in front

With 5th-gen Uconnect, FCA aims to stay in front

Fiat Chrysler has prospered in a tech realm where rivals have stumbled. Next up: dual Bluetooth connections and in-vehicle Alexa assistance.


Nissan plots civil case for Ghosn

Nissan plots civil case for Ghosn's millions

Carlos Ghosn jumped bail to avoid criminal trial in Japan. But Nissan may now ramp up civil action to claim tens of millions it says he improperly received.


Tesla Mich. win may hurt franchised dealerships

Tesla Mich. win may hurt franchised dealerships

A settlement in the birthplace of the U.S. auto industry, experts say, could serve as a template for similar cases in other states and pave the way for other startups to sidestep dealers.


GM envisions its AV as the next Model T

GM envisions its AV as the next Model T

Much as Henry Ford’s Model  T turned the gasoline-powered automobile into a mass-market product, GM’s Cruise Origin aims to make mobility-as-a-service a compelling consumer option. Once challenge: No federal regulatory framework.


Dale Pollak’s ‘new truth of used-car profitability’

Dale Pollak’s ‘new truth of used-car profitability’

The idea has been slow to catch on, but eventually dealers will get it, the vAuto founder says.


Trump to visit Dana plant near Detroit on Thursday

Trump to visit Dana plant near Detroit on Thursday

The Republican president's planned visit to the northern Detroit suburb comes amid his impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate over soliciting foreign help in his re-election campaign this year. The Dana plant has deep roots in manufacturing history, dating back to World War II.


Renault, Nissan chief engineers to meet amid bid to revive r&d projects, report says

Renault, Nissan chief engineers to meet amid bid to revive r&d projects, report says

Analysts say that in order to turn investor sentiment around, the automakers need to make good on joint engineering projects that have slowed since the ouster of the alliance's former leader Carlos Ghosn.


Rivian expects lower prices than previously announced

Rivian expects lower prices than previously announced

CEO R.J. Scaringe declined to say how many prospective buyers have so far spent $1,000 on a refundable deposit to hold their spot for a Rivian, but he said the reaction had been "really positive."


Genesis GV80 Super Bowl ad is launch of new brand identity

Genesis GV80 Super Bowl ad is launch of new brand identity

Armed with its new crossover, Hyundai's Genesis is leveraging the Super Bowl, celebrity couple John Legend and Chrissy Teigen, a new logo and the Young Luxury slogan to raise its American profile.