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GM 8-speed likely to get wide use

The eight-speed automatic transmission that will soon debut in the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette is expected to get broad use in General Motors trucks and luxury cars in coming years. ... Read More »

Dealers in Georgia petition to shut Tesla down

Auto dealers in Georgia are the latest seeking to shut down Tesla's factory-owned stores. ... Read More »

Capital Automotive sold for $4.3 billion, source says

Brookfield Property Partners will acquire Capital Automotive for $4.3 billion, according to a source familiar with the deal. ... Read More »

Buick lifts cover on Envision crossover in China

General Motors has taken the wraps off a new midsize Buick crossover in China amid growing evidence that the vehicle is destined for showrooms in the United States. ... Read More »

FTC Approves Final Order Barring Anticompetitive Conduct among Barcode Resellers

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders settling charges that two Internet resellers of UPC barcodes, which are used by retailers to scan prices and maintain inventories, invited competitors to join in a collusive...

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FTC Approves Final Order Barring Anticompetitive Conduct among Barcode Resellers

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders settling charges that two Internet resellers of UPC barcodes, which are used by retailers to scan prices and maintain inventories, invited competitors to join in a collusive...

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Lexus NX may challenge RX for brand sales leader outside U.S.

The new Lexus NX compact crossover, already racking thousands of orders in Japan, may unseat big sibling RX as the luxury brand's top global nameplate. At least outside the United States. ... Read More »

Tesla shares jump to record after China charging network deal

Tesla Motors shares rose to a new record after the electric-car maker led by Elon Musk reached an agreement to create a vehicle-charging network in China with the country's second-largest mobile-phone company. ... Read More »

Ford to halt B-Max production again in Romania, report says

Ford will halt production of the B-Max at its Romanian plant for nine days in September, a report said. The automaker has halted output in Romania several times since September 2013 on slow sales of the minivan. ... Read More »

Ford wins dismissal in U.S. of claims it aided apartheid

Ford won dismissal of a lawsuit claiming the company aided South Africa's apartheid regime, with a judge saying it couldn't be sued in the U.S. over actions of their units overseas. ... Read More »