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Cadillac names European exec Jim Bunnell as U.S. sales chief

Cadillac named Jim Bunnell as its new sales chief in the United States today as the brand looks to improve sluggish volume and implement a fresh approach under new global boss Johan de Nysschen. ... Read More »

Deaths linked to GM ignition-switch defect rise to 21, Feinberg says

The number of deaths linked to a faulty ignition switch in General Motors vehicles rose by two last week to 21, according to a report today from a lawyer overseeing a program to compensate victims of accidents caused by the recalled part. ... Read More »

Updated mortgage data available

Last year, we released a web-based tool that provides the public with easier access to mortgage data for 2007 through 2012. Today, we’re updating the database with 2013 data, in coordination with the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council. What’s...

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Honda plans ‘bold’ styling, major upgrades to refreshed ’15 CR-V

The CR-V, the nation's top-selling crossover, is getting new, aggressive and bold styling that portends significant enhancements for 2015, the company said today. ... Read More »

FTC Provides Comment to Federal Communications Commission on Consumer Privacy and Data Security Issues and Broadband Internet Services

In a comment filed Friday with the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Trade Commission provided information on its enforcement, policy and education work related to consumer privacy and data security as applied to residential broadband Internet services. The...

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Mercedes plans plug-in hybrids across lineup

Mercedes-Benz will introduce plug-in hybrids throughout its lineup. ... Read More »

New Cadillac boss dusts off Audi playbook, pushes autonomy

Johan de Nysschen believes the people who work at Cadillac can't just make cars to rival BMW and Mercedes -- they need to think like those juggernaut brands, too. ... Read More »

Now, it’s NHTSA under fire

Seven months after General Motors' ignition-switch issue erupted into a full-blown safety crisis, NHTSA is taking its turn in the hot seat, facing tough questions about its past and its ability to effectively police auto safety. ... Read More »

Honda, GM crack down on certified-used rule benders

Honda and GM, among others, are closely monitoring dealerships' compliance with certified used-vehicle programs -- and cracking down on rule breakers. ... Read More »

UAW local ratifies Lear contract ending 2-tier wages

UAW-represented employees at a Lear seat plant in Indiana ratified a new contract today ending a wage structure that pays new-hires less than their veteran colleagues. ... Read More »