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Is Nissan’s Qashqai coming to U.S.?

It's a wonder the compact-ish Nissan Qashqai crossover has managed to stay out of the U.S. this long, having been a best-seller in Nissan's lineup elsewhere in the world since 2006. ... Read More »

Ford’s reversal on Mexico plant spooks suppliers

Ford's abrupt move to scrap a planned $1.6 billion car plant in central Mexico has spooked a network of suppliers who bet on a growing customer base and dramatized the risk that Donald Trump's agenda poses to the country's broader economy. ... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler, a master of showmanship, will be quiet in Detroit

One of the auto industry's historic master auto showmen has almost nothing new to show at this year's Detroit auto show. To quote the president-elect: Sad! ... Read More »

CPO buyers stay loyal, study finds

Certified pre-owned vehicle owners who buy another CPO vehicle down the line tend to stay loyal to the same brand, Experian Automotive found in a new study. ... Read More »

When Trump turns to FCA — and he will — here’s a response

In an effort to increase my efficiency, allow me to preemptively respond on FCA's behalf to the Twitter attack that hasn't yet come -- but probably soon will -- from President-elect Donald Trump. ... Read More »

As Trump targets Toyota over Mexico, Nissan faces bigger risk

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has threatened Toyota over its Mexican-built cars, but the biggest risk from a punitive tariff would be for its compatriot Nissan, the largest automaker operating in the country. ... Read More »

Smart windshields seen as the new ad billboard inside a car

The next frontier in digital advertising may be the windshield. ... Read More »

FTC Staff Provides Supplemental Public Comment in Tennessee Opposing Health Systems’ Certificate of Public Advantage Application

Staff finds likely harm not outweighed by the potential benefits of the merger or mitigated by the proposed COPA commitments The Federal Trade Commission staff submitted a supplemental comment and analysis to the Tennessee Department of Health that opposes issuing...

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FTC Staff Provides Supplemental Public Comment in Tennessee Opposing Health Systems’ Certificate of Public Advantage Application

Staff finds likely harm not outweighed by the potential benefits of the merger or mitigated by the proposed COPA commitments The Federal Trade Commission staff submitted a supplemental comment and analysis to the Tennessee Department of Health that opposes issuing...

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Lincoln triples China sales

Ford's Lincoln luxury brand set a sales record in China in 2016, increasing threefold from a year ago. Lincoln sold 32,558 vehicles in the world's largest auto market last year, compared to 11,630 sold in 2015. ... Read More »