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Head of Cadillac Departs

DETROIT — Nearly four years after becoming head of General Motors’ luxury brand, President Johan de Nysschen has left the company to pursue other interests, General Motors announced last week.Replacing de Nysschen as president of Cadillac is Steve Carlisle,...

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Waymo Applies for Calif. Driverless Vehicle Testing

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Waymo has applied to California’s Department of Motor Vehicles to test its autonomous vehicles without safety operators on the state’s roads, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. To date, only two companies have...

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Rich LeFurgy Joins LotLinx Board

CHICAGO — LotLinx announced that veteran adtech executive and founding IAB Chairman Rich LeFurgy will be added to the company’s board of directors. LeFurgy’s background and expertise includes programmatic data, mobile, social, and...

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Mercedes seeks to keep China luxury lead with stretched A class

Mercedes aims to widen the brand's appeal to Chinese buyers with a long-wheelbase version of its latest A class. ... Read More »

GM, Volvo team with Amazon to deliver packages to customers’ cars

General Motors and Volvo have partnered with Amazon to offer customers in-vehicle delivery of packages in the United States. ... Read More »

Once an industry joke, electric buses start to dent oil demand

Suddenly, buses with battery-powered motors are a serious matter with the potential to revolutionize city transport -- and add to the forces reshaping the energy industry. ... Read More »

Flying taxi start-up hires designer behind modern Mini, Fiat 500

Lilium, a startup with ambitions to put electric "flying taxis" in the air next decade, has hired Frank Stephenson, the designer behind several iconic cars such as the Mini, Fiat 500 and McLaren P1. ... Read More »

Mercedes-Maybach is betting on a hybrid SUV-sedan look

Mercedes is betting on a hybrid SUV-sedan look to attract wealthy Chinese buyers to its Maybach ultraluxury brand. ... Read More »

Ferrari pushes possible EV launch beyond 2022

Ferrari Chairman Sergio Marchionne says the supercar brand will not launch a full-electric car until after its next business plan ends in 2022. ... Read More »

Gentex Q1 net income up 14 percent as revenue softens

Gentex said its first-quarter net income surged 14 percent from a year earlier as the mirror and electronics supplier managed to boost mirror deliveries despite a production glitch. ... Read More »