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Fiat Chrysler agrees to sell Magneti Marelli to KKR’s Calsonic Kansei

Fiat Chrysler is selling its parts unit, Magneti Marelli, to Calsonic Kansei in a $7.1 billion transaction, the two companies said. The new company will be called Magneti Marelli CK Holdings. ... Read More »

New car buyers feel the pinch as interest rates rise and incentives dip

Customers coming back to the new-vehicle market are finding heftier price tags and dwindling financing options. ... Read More »

Why automakers let some outdated vehicles hang around

Automakers are usually all about what's new -- new product, new technology, new brand image. But they're also pragmatic businesses willing to milk profits out of vehicles overdue for a refresh. ... Read More »

John Hennessey puts the more in Ford F-150

If anyone needed further proof that "too much" and "pickup" no longer belong in the same sentence, Texas tuner John Hennessey has created the 2019 Hennessey Heritage F-150, a supercharged 758-hp Ford pickup with a starting price of $94,950. ... Read More »

Getaway cars find home in Tenn. museum

The Alcatraz East Crime Museum in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. is home to a collection of notorious getaway cars, including the white Ford Bronco made famous in the slow-speed chase involving O.J. Simpson. ... Read More »

A roundup of 2018 sales races, including those coming down to the wire

Well into the fourth quarter, we have a pretty good grasp of 2018's sales winners and losers. Still, several races will go down to the wire. ... Read More »

Hyundai, Kia face potential safety crisis even as their quality ratings soar

The automakers and NHTSA point to recalls already issued for engine fixes. But the Center for Auto Safety says those calls weren't comprehensive enough, and Congress wants answers. ... Read More »

China poses challenge for Nissan-Google partnership

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi's plan to roll out Google connectivity faces a roadblock in China. ... Read More »

FCC move may affect vehicle wireless

The Federal Communications Commission may re-evaluate the auto industry's claim to spectrum that enables wireless vehicle-to-vehicle technology. ... Read More »

New Audi A8 Sedan protects against side impact

The redesigned Audi A8 sedan gives new meaning to the term "active suspension." ... Read More »