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Renault to invest $144M in Jiangling EV venture

Renault, which has had a limited presence in China, is pushing ahead with an electrification strategy that includes a new battery-powered car and hybrid versions of three existing models. ... Read More »

AutoCanada has its 3rd CFO in a year

Mike Borys begins his new role Aug. 12. He replaces Raj Juneja, who resigned from the dealership group in March. ... Read More »

Nemak to shut Canada plant that supplies GM in China

About 90 percent of the engine blocks produced in Nemak's Windsor plant are destined for Cadillac vehicles at GM's Shanghai plant, CBC Windsor reported. ... Read More »

Toyota strikes battery deal with China’s CATL

The agreement is part of a push by global automakers to secure batteries for a growing number of electric vehicles amid capacity constraints and limited access to raw materials ... Read More »

U.S., Japan eye possible small trade deal by Sept., report says

An auto industry official said the deal could involve Japan offering U.S. farmers new access to its market in return for Washington reducing tariffs on certain Japanese auto parts, Reuters reported. The talks remain fluid. ... Read More »

Inovatec Systems Partners With ZestFinance

A new partnership between Inovatec Systems Corp. and ZestFinance was designed to leverage artificial intelligence in an effort to enhance auto lending processes. ... Read More »

‘TheCarGuy’ Joins DealerBuilt Team

DealerBuilt has hired former dealership manager and self-branded entrepreneur Mike ‘theCarGuy’ Correra as a client experience specialist. ... Read More »

NHTSA pressed to force automakers to keep safety records even longer

The Center for Auto Safety wants NHTSA to require automakers to keep records of safety defects for at least 20 years, up from a proposed 10 years. ... Read More »

UAW headquarters staff relocated after fire

It is unclear when employees will return to UAW headquarters after a fire broke out Saturday on the third floor of Solidarity House. Patrick McNulty, chief of fire investigation for the Detroit Fire Department, said the investigation into the cause of the fire...

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Subaru hikes prices on retooled 2020 Outback, Legacy

The redesigned Outback, the top-selling midsize crossover in the U.S., and the Legacy are the latest vehicles to migrate to Subaru's global platform. The standard 2.5-liter boxer engine in both features 182 hp and 176 pound-feet of torque, up from 175 hp and 174...

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