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Nissan sales rise 13% on car, crossover volume

Nissan, aided by strong crossover and small-car demand, reported a 13 percent increase in sales last month. ... Read More »

Chrysler, Nissan set pace as U.S. sales rise 6% on truck demand

U.S. light-vehicle sales, led by double-digit increases at Chrysler Group and Nissan Motor, rose 6 percent last month to 1.28 million, matching forecasts, with crossovers and light trucks fueling much of the industry's gains. ... Read More »

Audi’s third-quarter profit margin slips as plant costs offset sales gains

Audi's profitability slipped during the third quarter as spending on new plants in Brazil and Mexico and new models outweighed gains from record vehicle sales. ... Read More »

GM, Renault, VW, others bet on megaplatforms

GM, Volkswagen, Toyota and Renault-Nissan are among the automakers embracing flexible, globally compatible megaplatforms as a key to future success. Rivals that don't join them, including Fiat Chrysler, run a risk of being left behind, analysts say. ... Read More »

GM, Renault, VW, others bet on megaplatforms

GM, Volkswagen, Toyota and Renault-Nissan are among the automakers embracing flexible, globally compatible megaplatforms as a key to future success. Rivals that don't join them, including Fiat Chrysler, run a risk of being left behind, analysts say. ... Read More »

Few auto industry issues are riding on the midterm elections

The outcome of Tuesday's midterm elections may change the mix of red and blue in Congress, but it won't have much impact on the auto industry. ... Read More »

Getting suppliers ‘to believe in GM’

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has made 'building relationships' a key focus of her first nine months, from dealers to politicians to the media. But repairing frayed ties with suppliers might top the list. ... Read More »

Infiniti embraces events marketing

Infiniti Motor Co. will ask its new global ad agency to turn up the volume on public events and customer interaction as it hunts for customers in new markets around the world. ... Read More »

How to buy a car in 31 minutes

To see if Sonic Automotive's new approach to selling cars really works, Automotive News Staff Reporter Amy Wilson headed to the dealership group's trailblazing Town and Country Toyota store in Charlotte, N.C. ... Read More »

Chevy guy: Awkward and upward

Rikk Wilde's stumbling, train wreck of a free-truck presentation to the World Series MVP made him, literally, an overnight sensation. Now Chevy's trying to make the most of it. ... Read More »