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After smooth 1st year, Ford’s Fields faces ‘breakthrough’ challenge

Mark Fields succeeded one of the most revered executives in automotive history while generating barely a ripple among investors, dealers and employees. ... Read More »

GM-FCA merger speculation prompts restriction on analyst, report says

Morgan Stanley restricted coverage of General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV by analyst Adam Jonas because GM, a longstanding advisory client, disclosed that FCA approached it about a merger, two people familiar with the matter told... ... Read More »

Hyundai wants to prove performance cred

For the last three years, a team of select engineers at Hyun-dai's sprawling Namyang technical center outside Seoul has been toiling on a project to spice up the brand's ho-hum performance. ... Read More »

FCA scrambling as UAW targets Tier 2

Fiat Chrysler's bargaining shake-up reflects worries over UAW vows to roll back Tier 2 hiring. ... Read More »

Despite Russian woes, Mitsubishi limits fleet sales

Russia's economic crisis is hurting Mitsubishi's U.S. factory, which relies on exports of the Outlander Sport, but Mitsubishi is refusing to use fleet sales as a solution. ... Read More »

Tesla lines up $500 million line of credit

Electric car maker Tesla Motors said Friday it had entered into a $500 million senior secured line of credit. ... Read More »

U.S. slaps duties on Chinese tires for cars, light trucks

The United States on Friday imposed duties on certain car and light truck tires imported from China after finding they were being dumped at below-market value and unfairly subsidized by Beijing. ... Read More »

AutoNation’s top shareholder cuts stake

AutoNation Inc.'s largest shareholder, Edward Lampert, continues to reduce his stake in the nation's biggest dealership group. While he remains AutoNation's top shareholder, it's no longer by a lot. ... Read More »

2015 Automotive Hall of Fame inductees named

The Automotive Hall of Fame will induct four industry leaders at its 2015 ceremony in Detroit on Thursday, July 23. ... Read More »

GM to cut Chevy Sonic, Buick Verano production amid weak sales

General Motors plans to cut Chevrolet Sonic and Buick Verano production by more than 20 percent and lay off about 100 workers -- the latest result of slowing U.S. demand for small cars. ... Read More »