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Nissan gets new U.S. sales boss; Meunier takes Infiniti role (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
Nissan has promoted former Saturn executive Dan Mohnke to lead sales and marketing for the brand in the United States; he succeeds Christian Meunier, who becomes a global vice president for Infiniti.
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How GM forced Unifor to stand down (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
It isn't what Unifor's leadership was hoping for, but the new four-year labor contract at CAMI Assembly in Ontario is as good as they were going to get.
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2019 Ram (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
Fiat Chrysler plans major styling changes to the Ram pickup for 2019 as evidenced by new spy photos of the truck at the company's technical center near Detroit.
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Unifor ratifies contract at GM's Equinox plant in Canada; 86% of workers approve (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
Union workers at a GM plant in Ingersoll, Ont., have ratified a new contract, ending a four-week strike that threatened to pinch sales of the Chevrolet Equinox.
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Ford faces 'significant work' before autonomous vehicles become reality, Argo AI exec says (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
Argo AI, a Pittsburgh artificial intelligence company backed by Ford, has grown aggressively, but its CEO says much work remains to help Ford bring an autonomous car to market in 2021.
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Sonic issues earnings warning because of hurricanes (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
Sonic Automotive lowered its estimated third-quarter results because of devastating storm damage, but kept its full-year forecast unchanged.
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Leaked 2018 Jeep Wrangler user guide gives details of off-roader's amenities (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
The user's guide for the next-generation Jeep Wrangler has been leaked before the start of production, showing some of the off-roader's modern goodies.
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Mobility Center signs education partnership with 15 Michigan schools (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
American Center for Mobility enlists universities and community colleges to help drive retraining and education as hedge against jobs lost to future mobility
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Why is Tesla struggling to build the Model 3? (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
What's behind Tesla's manufacturing woes? It could be something as simple as steel.
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Tesla's former battery director joins farming startup Plenty (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
Tesla's former director of battery technology has joined Plenty to lead the vertical farming startup's plan to build indoor growing rooms around the world.
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Porsche experiments with vehicle subscriptions (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
An experimental subscription service in Atlanta lets customers switch among up to 22 models for $3,000 a month.
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U.S. NAFTA briefing offers little reassurance to business community (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
Lobbyists expressed concern that extreme U.S. positions could make a NAFTA deal impossible, with the potential that beneficial trading benefits for industries in all three countries could end.
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Industry resigned to life without NAFTA (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
Automakers and suppliers are starting to envision a world without the North American Free Trade Agreement. Signs are growing that the Trump administration is determined to gut the 23-year-old deal.
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With new store, Bob Benoit adopted a new attitude (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
A new building did more than expand Anchor Subaru. It changed dealer Bob Benoit's outlook and his connection with his customers. Here's his story.
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Germany's Hubject raises funds to advance e-mobility in China, U.S. (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
Germany's Hubject, which is developing a standard method to pay at EV charging stations, secured fresh funds from shareholders to expand into China and the United States.
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Dealers must retool retail (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
Dealers can reshape auto retailing by embracing new business models and developing value propositions that meet the needs of today's consumers, says Don Flow, CEO of Flow Automotive Cos.
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Toyota expands mobility, AI reach with 2 concepts (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
Toyota plans to broaden its vision of future mobility at the Tokyo Motor Show with two tiny electric runabouts that predict the driver's emotions and guide them away from danger.
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Daimler starts reorganization that could lead to breakup (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
Daimler has started the process of creating separate legal entities for its Mercedes-Benz cars and Daimler Trucks divisions, a move that fueled speculation of an eventual break up of the automaker.
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NXP Semiconductors hopes new tech platform will future-proof cars (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
NXP Semiconductors introduced its S32x processing platform, which it claims has 10 times the performance of current chipsets. The platform makes over-the-air updates possible.
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Cadillac holds off on virtual showrooms as small dealers balk (Mon, 16 Oct 2017)
Cadillac plans to hold off on a key pillar of its Project Pinnacle dealer incentive program and shift its strategy for virtual reality technology in showrooms to larger dealers.
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