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Caddy’s pricey ELR and other blunders of 2014

Not everything went as planned in 2014. Here are some of the auto world's top blunders of the year, from our annual Lists of 10. ... Read More »

Mexico fuels surge in 2014 N.A. output

Driven by surging Mexican factories, North American light-vehicle production in 2014 is headed for the second-highest level on record. Full-year 2014 output for the United States, Mexico and Canada will total 17. ... Read More »

Audi earmarks $29 billion through 2019 to chase BMW’s crown

Audi will spend $29 billion to develop technology and expand production, boosting its five-year investment plan by $2.44 billion as it chases BMW for the top spot in luxury-car sales. ... Read More »

In Cuba’s sea of classic cars, the truly valuable are elusive

American collectors who envision a wave of classic cars from Cuba coming onto the market will need to temper their expectations. ... Read More »

Tesla offers Roadster upgrade package to reach a 400-mile range

Tesla Motors is offering a suite of upgrades to its sporty two-seat roadster, which it no longer sells, giving owners as much as a 400-mile range, enough to drive from San Francisco to Los Angeles. ... Read More »

Tesla to help Chinese buyers trade in their old cars for Model S

Tesla Motors will help Chinese buyers trade in their old cars if they buy a Model S, part of the automaker's latest efforts to spur sales of its all-electric sedan in the world's biggest vehicle market. ... Read More »

Hyundai, Kia promote younger execs, with eye on succession planning

Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors promoted younger executives in moves analysts said would help smooth an eventual leadership succession at the family-owned conglomerate. ... Read More »

Subaru scraps plan to shift Crosstrek production to U.S., report says

Fuji Heavy Industries, the maker of Subaru brand cars and SUVs, has scrapped a plan to shift production of the new XV Crosstrek to its plant in the United States and will instead make the SUV in Japan, a source familiar with the company's production... ... Read More »

FTC Approves Final Order Preserving Competition in Ambulatory Surgery Center Market

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission approved a final order settling charges that the $792 million proposed acquisition of Symbion Holdings Corporation by Surgery Center Holdings, Inc., would likely be anticompetitive.   Under the...

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FTC Approves Final Order Preserving Competition in Ambulatory Surgery Center Market

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission approved a final order settling charges that the $792 million proposed acquisition of Symbion Holdings Corporation by Surgery Center Holdings, Inc., would likely be anticompetitive.   Under the...

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