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Cadillac to introduce EV, report says

Cadillac is expected to become GM's lead electric vehicle brand as the company gears up to introduce a new model under the luxury marque to challenge Audi, Tesla and EVs planned by other automakers, Reuters reported, citing two people briefed on the matter. ... Read More »

Ford-owned Chariot shuttle service to close

Chariot, a Silicon Valley-based shuttle service that Ford Motor bought to be a key cog in its mobility future, is closing. ... Read More »

UAW VP condemns Mexico-produced Chevy Blazer, calls GM ‘heartless’

UAW Vice President Terry Dittes is urging union members and their families not to purchase General Motors' Mexico-made Blazer. ... Read More »

VW seeks damages from ex-managers for emissions scandal, paper says

Volkswagen is seeking damages from former managers who were dismissed for their roles in the diesel emissions scandal that has cost the automaker as much as $30 billion, a German newspaper reported. ... Read More »

HomeNet Launches SnapLot 360

The latest release from HomeNet Automotive was designed to provide 360-degree interior and exterior photo capture to boost dealers’ online merchandising efforts. ... Read More »

Volkswagen challenges Tesla with EV charging, electricity unit

Volkswagen is challenging Tesla's push into energy services by setting up its own charging and electricity unit in a bid to make the German automaker's upcoming EVs more attractive to buyers. ... Read More »

VW, China spearhead $300 billion global drive to electrify cars

Global automakers led by VW are planning a $300 billion surge in spending on EV technology over the next five to 10 years, with nearly half of the money targeted at China, accelerating the industry's transition from fossil fuels and shifting power to Asian battery...

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Renault, Nissan hold board meetings before expected new Ghosn indictment

Renault directors were due to be updated on the investigation into suspected financial misconduct by alliance boss Carlos Ghosn on Thursday, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, as Nissan's board met to discuss ways to bolster governance. ... Read More »

Rapid Recon Releases RECON T2L

Rapid Recon founder and CEO Dennis McGinn has published a new how-to reconditioning manual, ‘RECON T2L,’ in time for NADA 2019. ... Read More »

FCA Will Pay $700M to Settle Diesel Dispute

Sources say Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has agreed to pay at least $311 million in penalties and $280 million to settle lawsuits brought by U.S. Department of Justice, the State of California, and Jeep and Ram buyers over 104,000 diesel engines regulators say illegally...

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