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  • Fiat shareholders green-light Chrysler merger, end of an Italian era

     
    Filed under: Chrysler, Fiat Fiat has just taken a major step away from its Italian heritage, as shareholders officially approved the company's merger with Chrysler. That move will lead to the formation of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, a Dutch company...
  • Chrysler profit up amid investor concerns over merger with Fiat

    Chrysler profit up amid investor concerns over merger with Fiat
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Amid concerns that Fiat shareholders will prevent a merger of the Italian automaker with Chrysler Group, the American automaker reported that second-quarter profit was up 22 percent to $619 million. Fiat shares fell as much as 8.5...
  • Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies

    Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies
    Russia on Thursday began rolling out a sweeping embargo on food imports from the United States, members of the European Union and allied nations in response to those countries' economic sanctions for Moscow's aggressiveness in Ukraine. Prime Minister...
  • How the 'unpretentious beauty' of 'flyover states' will influence your next car color

     
    Filed under: Design/Style Chemical giant BASF is getting mighty philosophical in its 2014 report Under the Radar, predicting the popular automotive colors of the 2018 model year. The company believes that the US is embracing "the unpretentious beauty of...
  • NLRB says Mercedes violated Alabama worker rights

     
    Filed under: Sedan, SUV, Government/Legal, Mercedes-Benz, UAW/Unions, Luxury Mercedes-Benz has run afoul of the National Labor Relations Board after an administrative judge ruled that the company violated organizing rights of workers at the company's...
  • Infiniti to get Leaf-based electric sedan after all

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Crossover, Hatchback, Infiniti, Electric, Luxury Infiniti suffered a huge blow a few weeks ago when CEO Johan de Nysschen jumped ship after two years on the job to take the helm at Cadillac. As boss, he spearheaded change within the...
  • Study: 46 Percent of Drivers Admit to Driving When They Shouldn't

     
    Nearly half of all drivers admitted to driving when they shouldn't have. That's one finding in a poll of 2,000 licensed drivers from December 2013, which CarInsurance.com released Monday. The website found that 46 percent of respondents admitted to...
  • Hyundai readying Juke rival with 'edgy, dynamic styling' for 2017

     
    Filed under: Crossover, Hyundai, Design/Style Love it or hate it, the Nissan Juke has drawn attention to itself and to its maker. Little wonder, then, that Hyundai wants to follow a similar formula. According to our compatriots over at Edmunds, Hyundai...
  • Next Buick Regal coming in 2017, could be imported from Germany

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Europe, Plants/Manufacturing, Buick, Rumormill The Buick Regal is based on the Opel/Vauxhall Insignia, a pair of sedans from General Motors' European and British outfits. In fact, over 46,000 Regals from model years 2010 and 2011...
  • Recall Alert: 2003-2005 Subaru Baja, Impreza, Legacy, Outback

     
    Vehicles Affected: An unspecified number of model-year 2003-05 Subaru Legacy cars, Outback wagons and Baja crossovers, and model-year 2004-05 Subaru Impreza cars, including WRX and STI variants, all currently or previously registered in Florida, Puerto...
  • U.S. moves to cash in on African economic promise

    U.S. moves to cash in on African economic promise
    When Kevin Smith and his partners started a solar energy firm in Santa Monica in 2008, they expected to sell their technology to advanced economies in Europe and the United States. But much of the action has been in a part of the world Smith initially...