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Jeep Marks U.S. Return to Tokyo Motor Show

Jeep Marks U.S. Return to Tokyo Motor Show

Among the dozens of cars and concept vehicles on display at the Tokyo Motor Show this year will be eight from Fiat Chrysler. While FCA won’t be introducing anything new, its appearance at the Tokyo Big Sky convention center is nonetheless noteworthy because it...
General Motors Gets Independent Monitor

General Motors Gets Independent Monitor

General Motors is getting one more safeguard as part of its revamp of its safety efforts: an independent monitor. The automaker agreed to the appointment of federal monitor to oversee the company’s compliance with the terms of the “Deferred...
Tokyo Goes Green – and Autonomous

Tokyo Goes Green – and Autonomous

When the Olympics roll into Tokyo in 2020, visitors from around the world are likely to get a glimpse of the future as they race to the various sports venues now under construction around the sprawling, crowded city. One choked by pollution, Tokyo plans to use the...
Jaguar Going Electric with E-Pace

Jaguar Going Electric with E-Pace

Jaguar appears ready to join the rapidly growing list of luxury brands planning to offer long-range electric vehicles. Several senior officials contacted by TheDetroitBureau.com confirmed an electric vehicle program is underway, and it could result in a variant of the...
Toyota Pushes Design Boundaries with FCV Plus

Toyota Pushes Design Boundaries with FCV Plus

The funky styling of the new Toyota Mirai hydrogen car has already been raising some eyebrows, but if you think that’s pushing the envelope, well, as the old saying goes, you ain’t seen nothing’ yet. The fundamentals of a fuel-cell vehicle are radically different from...
Courts Move to Consolidate, Speed Up VW Lawsuits

Courts Move to Consolidate, Speed Up VW Lawsuits

(The caption for the second photo has been corrected.) So far, more than 300 lawsuits have been filed against Volkswagen in the wake of revelations it cheated on diesel emissions tests, and a former U.S. Bankruptcy Judge has been given the difficult challenge of...
UAW Scores Health-Care Win on New GM Pact

UAW Scores Health-Care Win on New GM Pact

The United Auto Workers managed to win broad health-care coverage for the second-tier workers at General Motors and a $60,000 bonus for up to 4,000 long-term GM employees who agree retire during the first half of 2016. The health-care package, which includes dental...