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Tammy Darvish sues father, DARCARS in ownership dispute

Tammy Darvish, the well-known face of DARCARS Automotive Group, is suing her father, John Darvish Sr., and the company he founded, after being left out of the dealership group's ownership team. ... Read More »

GM plans all-electric Chevy Bolt with 200-mile range

GM plans to introduce by 2017 an electric car that will travel about 200 miles on a single charge, a person with knowledge of GM's plans said. GM will show a concept of the EV, the Chevrolet Bolt, on Monday. ... Read More »

Dodge aims to energize advertising

Dodge, recast as a performance brand, plans to use three high-powered halo vehicles and new advertising aimed at younger buyers to keep sales steady in 2015. In May, Dodge gave up to the Chrysler brand its previous role as FCA US's full-range brand. ... Read More »

Honda supercar father Ito misses rebirth as recalls sully NSX debut

Honda President Takanobu Ito will be a notable no-show in Detroit next week when he sends company deputies to unveil a new version of the high-end supercar that helped catapult him into the top job. ... Read More »

KBB Predicts 16.9 Million U.S. Sales in 2015

IRVINE, Calif. — Kelly Blue Book reports that new-car sales will total 16.9 million vehicles in 2015, up 2.5% from 2014 totals. KBB is also predicting that it will be the slowest year of growth for new-car sales since 2009, a year in which sales...

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FCA’s planned 90-day Windsor shutdown could squeeze dealer supplies of minivans

A planned three-month shutdown of Fiat Chrysler Automobile's Windsor, Ontario, assembly plant starting in mid-February could leave dealers scrambling to find minivans. ... Read More »

Honda action signals NHTSA emphasis on beefed-up oversight

Additional federal scrutiny of company processes is emerging as a key part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's arsenal for reining in automakers that violate federal auto safety laws. ... Read More »

GM to use GM Financial for subsidized leases, drop Ally, U.S. Bank

General Motors plans to make GM Financial its preferred lender for subsidized leases, a big step toward elevating its in-house lending arm into a full-line captive finance provider to enhance GM dealers' ability to sell vehicles. ... Read More »

Chinese automaker Guangzhou will tout autonomous hybrid, SUV

China's Guangzhou Automobile Group will show an autonomous hybrid concept and an SUV at the Detroit auto show Monday afternoon. The autonomous concept, called the Witstar, is powered by a battery and a gasoline engine. ... Read More »

GMC Canyon gets new Nightfall special edition

The newly redesigned GMC Canyon already has a new special edition. The Canyon Nightfall will be offered on both two-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive SLE crew cab models and will come in Onyx Blac ... Read More »