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Why GM is expanding Maven's peer-to-peer car-sharing program

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General Motors plans to expand its Maven peer-to-peer car sharing initiative to 10 cities by the end of the year.

Nvidia's first autonomous safety report promotes simulations

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Simulated test drives enable the company to "catch a lot of things we wouldn't be able to catch otherwise, or which would take forever to see in the real world."

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Asbury net income surges on gains in FandI, parts and service

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Asbury Automotive's net income surged in the third quarter, driven by increases in the company's finance and insurance and parts and service business lines. The company also lifted its revenue.

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Why these three vehicles will get my votes for North American Car and Truck of the Year

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Last week I was one of 57 jurors who drove 70 vehicles that are semifinalists for the North American car, truck and utility of the year awards. Here's my early picks for winners and losers.

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Subaru nearly halves profit forecast after faulty inspections

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The inspections violated transport ministry norms and eventually led to the recall of 395,000 vehicles.

Dyson picks Singapore to build electric cars

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The choice of Singapore -- which doesn't have a single car-manufacturing plant and is one of the costliest places in the world to buy an automobile -- comes as Tesla zeroes in on establishing a factory in China.

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Faraday plans layoffs, temporary pay cuts after funding dispute

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The electric-vehicle maker said it will lay off some employees and cut staff salaries by 20 percent because of "financial difficulty" following a dispute with its property-tycoon backer.

BMW expands recall on fire risk to 1.6 million diesel vehicles

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The voluntary service action follows a BMW investigation that found coolant could leak from the car's exhaust recirculation unit.

Rolls-Royce names veteran BMW exec as manufacturing boss

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Johann Wolff began his career at BMW as an apprentice before going on to manage several BMW foundries as a master craftsman in foundry pattern making.

FCA's Magneti Marelli sale offers chance to fulfill Marchionne dividend vow

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Fiat Chrysler has not paid a dividend since it was formed in 2014, but the automaker now has the chance to change this following its sale of supplier Magneti Marelli.

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Ford Ranger won't cannibalize F-150 sales, Joe Hinrichs says

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As F-150 prices continue to climb, the automaker's head of global operations says "there's room now" for a less expensive midsize pickup in Ford's lineup.

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Ford's Hinrichs says Trump tariffs make U.S. steel costliest in the world

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A top Ford executive is escalating its criticism of the Trump administration's metals tariffs that the company has already said took a $1 billion bite out of profit.

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Ford will place next self-driving fleet in Washington, D.C.

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Ford plans to make the nation's capital a pillar in its strategy to commercially deploy self-driving vehicles. Starting in the first quarter of 2019, the company will begin testing its autonomous-driving technology in Washington D.C.

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London taxi company Addison Lee promises self-driving cars by 2021

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A fleet of autonomous taxis could roll onto the streets of London within three years, after one of city's biggest private-hire taxi companies, Addison Lee, struck a deal with a maker of autonomous vehicle software.

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Audi's electric SUV faces four-week delay because of software issue

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Audi's first electric SUV will hit showrooms four weeks later than planned because of a software development issue.

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Why this Tesla wannabe has a big brother problem

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Nio, the Chinese EV maker that raised almost $1 billion in recent IPO, is banking on its smart and connected car. But there are concerns over data privacy.

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Trump's EU trade talks quickly become contentious

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A review of EU and U.S. trade ties could include a new tariff on cars, but an overhaul of their more than $1 trillion commercial relationship may be some way off.

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Fiat Chrysler agrees to sell Marelli to KKR's Calsonic Kansei

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Fiat Chrysler is selling Magneti Marelli to Calsonic Kansei in a $7.1 billion transaction. The new company will be called Magneti Marelli CK Holdings and will be based in Japan.

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Jamie Butters joins Automotive News in new role of content officer

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Jamie Butters has joined Automotive News in the new role of chief content officer. The move positions Butters to succeed Richard Johnson when he retires as editor of the weekly print edition on March 1, 2019.

Honda tests V2X technology at intersection in Marysville, Ohio

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Last November, the city of Marysville, Ohio, mounted four cameras above the traffic lights at an nondescript intersection as part of a pilot project with Honda. Residents thought it was a way to trap them with speeding tickets.

Car dealers in Florida and Georgia rebuild after Hurricane Michael

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Dealerships in several states were damaged after Hurricane Michael, but in terms of concentrated wreckage, Panama City, Fla. appears to be ground zero.

Why automakers let some outdated vehicles hang around

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Automakers are usually all about what's new -- new product, new technology, new brand image. But they're also pragmatic businesses willing to milk profits out of vehicles overdue for a refresh.

Amid unease, dealers get clearest look yet at Ford's restructuring plan

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Dealers got the clearest look to date at CEO Jim Hackett's restructuring plan. Executives vowed to freshen showrooms through shorter product development cycles.

New car buyers feel the pinch as interest rates rise and incentives dip

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Customers coming back to the new-vehicle market are finding heftier price tags and dwindling financing options.

Navya has plans for its Saline plant

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Navya, the French maker of autonomous shuttle buses, has opened an assembly plant in Michigan and plans to add a robotaxi to its lineup.

AutoNation: CEO to see which products need a boost

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Next year, AutoNation will be ready to hand off its brand extension strategy to a new leader and decide in which elements of the brand extension to invest its capital and management expertise.

Roger Penske joins speaker lineup at World Congress

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Roger Penske, a household name in the auto world for more than a half-century, will speak at the Automotive News World Congress on Wednesday, Jan. 16.

Dealers sue Mazda over multi-tier bonus plan

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Florida dealership Kuhn Mazda and the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers are suing Mazda Motor of America Inc. in two lawsuits alleging its new Mazda Brand Experience Program 2.

Cox Automotive to shed staff as it restructures

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Cox Automotive plans to cut more jobs as the company restructures its priorities in a shifting industry landscape.

Automotive News Mexico launches

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The Automotive News Group has created Automotive News Mexico, a Spanish-language news organization devoted to covering North America's fastest-growing auto market.