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    Top-End German Automakers Waging Price War  

    BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz have relied on heavy discounting in their fight for sales supremacy, but industry-watchers say the automakers are sacrificing exclusivity and brand equity....More
  • Newswire

    GM Russia Plant Scales Back Production  

    As vehicle sales in the country continue their tailspin, the automaker will operate its St. Petersburg assembly plant only four days in August, four in September and eight in October....More
  • Newswire

    REFILE-EU regulators seek to close car emissions testing loopholes  

    (Fixes dateline, typo in first bullet point) * Nitrogen oxides a bigger issue than CO2 * Vehicles would be tested on roads, not in laboratories * "Real-world" testing rules to be unveiled by year-end By Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS, Aug 21 (Reuters) - EU regulators are preparing draft legislation that will require vehicle fuel use to be tested on roads rather than in laboratories, looking to close loopholes that allow car makers to exaggerate fuel-saving and emissions credentials....More
  • Newswire

    Fuel Systems Cuts Revenue Forecast Amid Europe Slump  

    The New York-based company, whose products allow vehicles to run on propane and natural gas, says business is down in Europe, which accounts for about 40% of its revenues and is its largest market....More
  • Newswire

    UPDATE 2-Russia may ban car imports if West applies new sanctions-Vedomosti  

    * Automakers with Russian factories likely to be exempt: report * Mercedes-Benz, with no Russia car production, could suffer * Chinese, Korean carmakers might benefit from embargo (Adds comment by a European lobby group, details) By Maria Kiselyova and Katya Golubkova...More
  • Newswire

    Possible Merger Delay Would Endanger Fiat Chrysler Growth Plan  

    The merger of Fiat and Chrysler into a single legal entity, seen by CEO Sergio Marchionne as the key to a global growth plan, could be derailed if too many shareholders oppose it....More
  • Newswire

    PSA Peugeot Citroen Shares Continue Rallying  

    Europe's No.2 automaker, excluded in 2012 from the benchmark CAC-40 index for the first time in the index's history, has seen its stock value rebound since a $4 billion share sale to the French government and China's Dongfeng Motor Group....More
  • Newswire

    Fiat-Chrysler Merger: Won't Waive, Raise Payout Cap  

    Fiat says it won't call a shareholders' meeting to waive or raise the E500 million ($668 million) limit it has set for paying out dissenters in its merger with Chrysler....More
WardsAuto Blogs
Aug 28, 2014

Why Young People Shun Auto Industry 4

The difference today is automakers have stopped selling the dream in favor of selling the deal. Dream cars disappeared decades ago, and concept cars are merely production cars with the door handles and side mirrors removed....More
Aug 25, 2014

Finally, Voice of Reason

The concept of an autopilot is not new, particularly in aerospace. But Owens notes even the airline industry has never crossed that threshold by placing hundreds of lives solely in the digital hands of a computer....More
Aug 21, 2014

Michigan, Great Lakes Region Still Core of North American Production

The Great Lakes Region is well-positioned to remain a North American production hub for years, perhaps well into the next decade....More

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