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  • Fiat Chrysler denies report of merger talks with VW

    By Andreas Cremer and Agnieszka Flak BERLIN/MILAN (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler has denied a magazine report saying it's in merger talks with Volkswagen , while the German carmaker said it had no takeovers on its agenda. Germany's Manager Magazin said on...
  • Delphi CEO says the bad ignition switch was GM's responsibility

    (Reuters) - The chief executive of Delphi Automotive , the auto supplier that supplied the defective switch to General Motors Co that has been linked to at least 13 deaths, said on Thursday that the automaker was responsible for approving the faulty...
  • Prices could fall 10-20 cents, AAA says

    Gas prices Gas prices are declining, as the price for oil fell for the third straight week and U.S. stockpiles rose. "Motorists in the southeast could see prices at the pump fall 10 to 20 cents [per gallon] in the next two weeks," Mark Jenkins, a...
  • VW to build new crossover in Tennessee

    VW to build new crossover in Tennessee
    (Reuters) - Volkswagen will spend $900 million to build a mid-sized SUV at its U.S. plant in Tennessee, nearly doubling the factory's workforce, in an effort to revitalise sales in the world's second-largest auto market. VW said on Monday it had chosen...
  • Exclusive: GM recalled some cars with problematic switches; others deemed safe

    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co last month recalled millions of vehicles with three different designs of ignition switches that could accidentally turn off the engine and disable air bags in a crash. But the automaker has concluded that more than...
  • Nissan will roll out cars that use autopilot to park, change lanes

    Nissan will roll out cars that use autopilot to park, change lanes
    Nissan plans to introduce a series of autonomous driving functions in its vehicles to convince consumers that self-driving cars represent the future of automotive technology. Carlos Ghosn, the chief executive of both Nissan Motor Co. and Renault SA,...
  • Talks to end South African wage strike resume at weekend: SEIFSA

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Wage talks with South Africa's metalworkers union will resume at the weekend, an employer body said on Thursday, denying a report of a government-brokered deal to end a strike that is further sapping an ailing economy. More...
  • Miami's Virginia Key transforms from desolate hammock to tropical wilderness

    Miami's Virginia Key transforms from desolate hammock to tropical wilderness
    MIAMI - Just seven years ago, the 17-acre hammock in Historic Virginia Key Beach Park was as desolate as a moonscape, but now it brims with native plants and wildlife. Volunteer Gary Hunt, armed with a Home Depot fanny pack and a floppy tan hat, walks...
  • UK firm touts one-man flying machine for police and military

    FARNBOROUGH England (Reuters) - Once the preserve of science fiction, a one-man flying machine is now a viable, cost-effective option for the police and military, according to UK manufacturer Parajet International. Paramotors - which require pilots to...
  • VW, Fiat deny they're talking about a merger

    DETROIT Fiat, the Italian automaker, said Thursday that contrary to a German magazine report, it is not considering a merger with Volkswagen. "No merger discussions between Fiat and Volkswagen were held," said Andrea Griva, a spokesman for Exor, Fiat's...
  • Aston Martin announces fastest convertible yet: V12 Vantage S Roadster

    Aston Martin announces fastest convertible yet: V12 Vantage S Roadster
    The farewell tour continues for Aston Martin’s Vantage. The British sports car maker announced Tuesday the 2015 V12 Vantage S Roadster, the fastest convertible the company has ever built. A coupe version of the same car was introduced last year....