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  1. IIHS: Lane departure warning, blind spot detection reduce crashes

    08.23 / 18:52 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Lane departure warning and blind spot detection systems significantly prevent crashes, according to two new IIHS…
  2. Audi to pad nameplates with more numbers

    08.23 / 18:52 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Beginning with the launch of the redesigned A8 sedan this year, Audi is adding a two-digit subdesignation to 2018 models to delineate respective power output, regardless of the makeup of the…
  3. True price of an Uber ride in question as investors assess firm's value

    08.23 / 18:52 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    What is the true cost of an Uber ride? That simple question is often lost among the many controversies facing the ride-services…
  4. U.K. spec Nissan Qashqai races around town

    08.23 / 16:57 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    In the latest new video to debut on our viral video chart, the Nissan Qashqai, sold as the Rogue Sport in the U.S., goes for a quick…
  5. Key Safety CEO resigns as final Takata deal looms

    08.23 / 15:55 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Key Safety Systems CEO Jason Luo is resigning as the supplier inches closer to finalizing a $1.59 billion deal to acquire the embattled Japanese airbag supplier Takata…
  6. Trump's NAFTA threats are a negotiating tactic, Mexico official says

    08.23 / 15:55 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    President Trump's threat to scrap NAFTA is little more than a negotiating tactic, aimed at his political base, that should neither scare nor surprise Mexico, the country's foreign minister…
  7. Jeep pickup to carry Scrambler badge, report says

    08.22 / 23:07 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    According to information obtained by the Jeep Scrambler Forum, Jeep's Wrangler-based pickup will be called the Scrambler -- recalling the original CJ-8 Scrambler, a long-wheelbase variant of the C-7 built from 1981 to…
  8. Asbury CEO Monaghan will retire; COO Hult moves up

    08.22 / 21:57 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Asbury Automotive CEO Craig Monaghan will step down Jan. 1 after nine years leading the public dealership group. COO David Hult will replace…
  9. South Korea rejects U.S. request to revise trade agreement

    08.22 / 20:59 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    South Korea rejected a United States proposal to revise a five-year-old trade deal as the Trump administration pushed for major changes it says will cut its trade gap with the Asian…
  10. Rock Connections to handle used car sales calls for Vroom

    08.22 / 20:59 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Rock Connections is adding online used car retailer Vroom to its client list as the downtown Detroit call center continues to expand its local…
  11. Lear receives grant for plant at old Buick City complex in Flint

    08.22 / 20:59 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Lear has received a grant from the state of Michigan's development arm to build a $30 million plant at the old Buick City complex in Flint,…
  12. Chevy's Ford Edge, Nissan Murano rival takes shape

    08.22 / 18:55 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Chevrolet's newest crossover, which will slot between the Equinox and the Traverse, has been spotted testing alongside a Nissan Murano, suggesting it will be more crossover than…
  13. Lexus' 3-row RX on deck

    08.22 / 17:56 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    The Lexus RX "L," captured by spy photographers in Southern California, features a longer rear overhang and a more upright roof to better accommodate riders in the far back, but otherwise, it isn't much different than the two-row…
  14. Audi expected to replace 4 board members by Sept.

    08.22 / 17:56 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Audi's management will be reshuffled by the start of the Frankfurt auto show in mid-September, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, with four of the board's seven members to be…
  15. Michigan lawmakers must turn over correspondence to Tesla, judge rules

    08.22 / 17:56 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    A federal magistrate ordered two Michigan lawmakers to hand over correspondence to Tesla regarding the state's law prohibiting direct-to-consumer sales as the company fights for the right to sell and repair its vehicles in the…
  16. Chevy's new crossover takes shape

    08.22 / 17:01 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Chevrolet's newest crossover, which will slot between the Equinox and Traverse, has been spotted testing alongside a Nissan Murano, suggesting it will be more crossover than…
  17. Ford to set up JV in China to make all-electric vehicles

    08.22 / 15:58 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Ford is preparing to set up a joint venture with Chinese automaker Anhui Zotye Automobile to manufacture all-electric vehicles for that…
  18. Great Wall cites 'big uncertainties' in making deal with Fiat Chrysler

    08.22 / 14:56 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Great Wall Motor cooled prospects for a deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, saying there are "big uncertainties" and it may not pursue a takeover of FCA's Jeep…
  19. Hyundai confirms pickup coming to U.S.

    08.22 / 14:56 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    Hyundai plans to launch a pickup in the United States as part of a broader plan to catch up by shifting away from sedans in one of the Korean automaker's most important markets, a senior company executive told…
  20. California's auto crackdown reinforced by emissions uptick

    08.22 / 14:56 autonews.com Autonews.com - Auto
    California's advocates for tougher fuel economy standards and zero-emission vehicle mandates received fodder for standing firm with their…