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Automakers Renew Plea for Congress to Pass New NAFTA

Automakers Renew Plea for Congress to Pass New NAFTA

The top lobbyist for Detroit’s automakers has renewed efforts to win Congressional approval of the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement, or USMCA, that the Trump administration wants to replace NAFTA. Matt Blunt, president of the American Automotive Policy Council, the...
Fiat Chrysler Rides Ram to Second Quarter Profits

Fiat Chrysler Rides Ram to Second Quarter Profits

Fiat Chrysler rode strong full-size pickup sales to a strong second quarter result with net profit from continuing operations at €0.8 billion, or $891.4 million on revenue of €26.7 billion, or $29.8 billion. The company’s net income was up 14% while the revenue...
Nissan Job Cuts Go Deeper Than Expected

Nissan Job Cuts Go Deeper Than Expected

Nissan will slash 12,500 jobs worldwide, significantly more than earlier reports from Japan had indicated. The company also plans to reduce its production capacity by 10% over the next three years, while eliminating 10% of its current model mix. “Our situation right...
Tesla Stock Tumbles on Word of Latest Loss

Tesla Stock Tumbles on Word of Latest Loss

Tesla stock plunged in after-market trading Wednesday as the automaker announced a second-quarter loss of $408 million despite achieving record production and deliveries. Tesla did manage to drive up revenues by 47% compared to year-ago levels, to $5.2 billion. It was...
AutoNation Names Second CEO in Four Months

AutoNation Names Second CEO in Four Months

AutoNation named Cheryl Miller, the company’s CFO, to take the reins as Chief Executive Officer — the auto retailer’s second person to hold the job in the four months since long-standing CEO Mike Jackson gave up the job. Miller is replacing Carl Libbert, who took over...
Ford Electric Prototype Hauls 1M Pounds

Ford Electric Prototype Hauls 1M Pounds

Your locomotive in the shop? No problem. Or so it might seem if you can get your hands on one of Ford’s prototype all-electric pickups. While the truck is still several years away from production, the Detroit automaker is demonstrating off its potential muscle with a...
Motorists Uncertain About Driver Monitoring Systems

Motorists Uncertain About Driver Monitoring Systems

New technology is creeping into cars, but motorists remain ambivalent about its presence. Now a new study from Autolist.com shows that consumers’ attitudes towards driver monitoring system, or DMS, which can prevent a driver from nodding off while behind the...
Bronco Pickup in the Works

Bronco Pickup in the Works

Even as SUV sales begin to soften, demand for pickups remains solid, prompting automakers to consider ways to expand consumer choices. Ford, for one thing, will have a full five different pickup lines in its showrooms before the middle of the coming decade,...