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Ram rolls out limited-edition specialty models to juice sales

Ram's new top U.S. executive says using limited-edition buzz models to juice Jeep Wrangler sales has worked so well that he trying it out on pickups. ... Read More »

Who’s showing what at the New York auto show

You don't think of New York City as a place to cut loose with a supercar - but the city's auto show seems to draw buyers of those ultraperformance marvels. ... Read More »

BMW plans an autonomous EV for ‘next era of mobility’

BMW's strategy for the next 10 years will include an all-new autonomous electric vehicle called iNext, CEO Harald Krueger said at the group's annual financial press conference. ... Read More »

Dashboard of the future mostly loses buttons

Over the next five years, global sales of steering-wheel controls, speech recognition, touch screens and gesture controls will jump sharply, according to a study by IHS Automotive. ... Read More »

GMC’s old and new Acadias to coexist

GMC will continue to sell its legacy Acadia for several months even after the arrival later this spring of a smaller, redesigned 2017 version. ... Read More »

In VW’s hometown, the gloom deepens

Six months into the scandal over VW's diesel emissions violations, the mood in Wolfsburg, where almost half the population works at its giant car factory or in related businesses, the mood is as gloomy as ever and shows little sign of recovering. ... Read More »

Hyundai plans multiple versions of Ioniq hybrid

Hyundai will offer at least two different versions of its Ioniq hybrid in the U.S., including a standard one and an eco one geared toward maximum fuel efficiency, a senior Hyundai executive said today. ... Read More »

Mazda stretches CX-9 into $40,000s, taking on Explorer, Grand Cherokee

Mazda, hoping to sell more high-priced crossovers to bolster its bottom line, has set richer prices for the redesigned CX-9 that goes on sale in the U.S. this spring, adding a top-of-the-line Signature package that costs nearly $45,000. ... Read More »

Uber seeking to buy self-driving cars, report says

Ride-hailing service Uber has sounded out car companies about placing a large order for self-driving cars, an auto industry source told Reuters today. ... Read More »

Former Chrysler veteran Landry named CEO of retailer AutoCanada

Former Chrysler executive Steven Landry has been named CEO of AutoCanada, Canada's largest publicly traded dealership group. Separately, the company said it swung into the red in the fourth quarter, largely due to problems in Canada's oil patch. ... Read More »