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  • SUVs, muscle cars help auto industry maintain momentum

    Americans again bought vehicles that sit up high and come loaded with features like backup cameras and smartphone capabilities in June. Horsepower was also in; gas-sipping not so much. SUVs of all sizes continued to fly off dealer lots. Sales of the...
  • Personalities, newcomers are shaping UAW talks

    DETROIT Personalities and experience are likely to play major roles in contract talks between the UAW union and the Detroit-based automakers. Sergio Marchionne, head of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, could again be the wild card. He has shown himself in...
  • Auto sales and prices continue to rise

    Auto sales and prices continue to rise
    U.S. auto sales continue a robust year on the back of SUV and truck sales, while the average transaction price paid by consumers nears record highs.  The average transaction price (ATP) of new light-duty vehicles was $33,340, according to Kelley Blue...
  • Fiat Chrysler sales up 8 percent, Ford up 2 percent, GM down 3 percent in June

    DETROIT Sales of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles cars and trucks rose 8 percent in June; Ford was up almost 2 percent, and General Motors fell 3 percent, but the industry remains on track for its best year since 2005. Nissan's sales jumped 13 percent, led by a...
  • GM stops production at its single plant in Russia

    General Motors has halted production at its single assembly plant in Russia as sales have plummeted amid an economic downturn. Sergei Lepnukhov, GM's spokesman in Russia, said Wednesday the plant in St. Petersburg stopped work "in the framework of the...
  • Why Mexico is winning the auto jobs war

    DETROIT Mexico is the auto industry darling, Canada is struggling to retain a manufacturing footprint, and the U.S. is a house divided with most of the new automotive investment and jobs headed south of the Mason-Dixon line. The three countries are a...
  • Chevy Bolt testing meeting 200-mile range target

    DETROIT General Motors engineers say early testing of the automaker's upcoming Chevrolet Bolt EV is affirming their estimates that the car will have a range of 200 miles between charges. The automaker has produced 55 prototypes of the all-electric...
  • New Chevy Cruze gets bigger and roomier with more power

    Five years ago, General Motors revealed an all-new compact car in the U.S. that was designed to enter a market that GM ignored for decades. The Chevrolet Cruze accomplished its mission. It helped lead GM out of bankruptcy and solidified a place in the...
  • Senators: Safety agency must shape up to get more funding

    Senators threatened Tuesday to withhold additional funding from the nation's top auto safety agency until it improves its ability to spot defective parts like Takata Corp.'s exploding air bags. The Senate Commerce Committee met to grill Takata on its...
  • UAW, GM to open bargaining July 13, FCA the next day

    DETROIT General Motors will launch bargaining with the United Automobile Workers union July 13, with Fiat Chrysler following on July 14 and Ford holding its ceremonial start on July 23. GM's opening ceremony, which usually involves a ceremonial...
  • Senators slam NHTSA on auto safety

    WASHINGTON Armed with an inspector general's report, U.S. senators Tuesday morning sharply criticized a federal agency tasked with ensuring the safety of motorists and passengers, with several suggesting its pleas for more money and personnel should be...