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Fisker’s Ocean EV crossover is priced to sell

The crossover, which can be leased for $379 a month, is powered by an 80-kilowatt-hour lithium ion battery pack with an expected range of up to 300 miles. ... Read More »

U.S. sales fall in 2019 but still top 17 million

Ford, the last automaker to report, came in with a 1.3 percent decline for the fourth quarter. That put total light-vehicle sales for the industry at 17.1 million for 2019, the fifth-straight year above 17 million. ... Read More »

FTC Finalizes Settlement with Utah Company and its former CEO over Allegations they Failed to Safeguard Consumer Data

The Federal Trade Commission has granted final approval to a settlement with a Utah-based technology company related to allegations that the firm failed to put in place reasonable security safeguards, allowing a hacker to access the personal information of more...

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What’s in the queue for 2020

A wave of new and redesigned models is coming in 2020, including the midengine Corvette, a redesigned Ford F-150 and an EV crossover with the Mustang name. ... Read More »

Nissan’s new CEO is rolling up his sleeves on U.S. market

Makoto Uchida lacks U.S. experience, but he pledges an "instant ramp-up" on the key market's problems and plans a visit "soon." ... Read More »

Subaru plots greater gains in U.S. market

Seemingly unstoppable Subaru intends to open the taps on tight supply in hopes of driving U.S. sales to a record high for a 12th straight year in 2020. ... Read More »

China’s Byton shows final production version of M-Byte crossover

The electric vehicle startup also announced its first major partnerships as an auto manufacturer. ... Read More »

BlackBerry QNX, Renovo collaborate on data management platform

The new platform being developed by BlackBerry and Renovo collects data on vehicle technologies, such as advanced driver assistance systems, with the goal of helping automakers continue to refine these features. ... Read More »

Daimler, Volvo mull engine r&d cooperation

A Volvo manager said there were initial talks with Daimler, but no concrete plans, while a company spokesman said it was too early to talk about firm projects, according to Automobilwoche, an affiliate of Automotive News in Germany.  ... Read More »

Mercedes recalls 744,000 U.S. vehicles for faulty sunroofs

The recall covers more two dozen vehicles from C-class, CLK-class, CLS-class and E-class models. The bonding between the glass panel and the sliding room frame might not meet specifications and could lead to sunroofs detaching. ... Read More »