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Renault, Nissan chief engineers to meet amid bid to revive r&d projects, report says

Renault, Nissan chief engineers to meet amid bid to revive r&d projects, report says

Analysts say that in order to turn investor sentiment around, the automakers need to make good on joint engineering projects that have slowed since the ouster of the alliance's former leader Carlos Ghosn.


Rivian expects lower prices than previously announced

Rivian expects lower prices than previously announced

CEO R.J. Scaringe declined to say how many prospective buyers have so far spent $1,000 on a refundable deposit to hold their spot for a Rivian, but he said the reaction had been "really positive."


Genesis GV80 Super Bowl ad is launch of new brand identity

Genesis GV80 Super Bowl ad is launch of new brand identity

Armed with its new crossover, Genesis is leveraging the Super Bowl, celebrity couple John Legend and Chrissy Teigen, a new logo and the Young Luxury slogan to raise its American profile.


Subaru plots EV strategy, despite doubts about U.S.

Subaru plots EV strategy, despite doubts about U.S.

The brand's plan calls for 40 percent of global sales from full electrics or hybrid vehicles by 2030. But executives aren't bullish about the vehicles' sales prospects in the U.S.


Unifor confident with Canada at crossroads

Unifor confident with Canada at crossroads

Union President Jerry Dias says he expects to maintain jobs during 2020 Detroit 3 labor talks. Analysts, meanwhile, forecast Canadian production to fall in the coming years.


When Mazda gambled on a rotary engine

When Mazda gambled on a rotary engine

To set itself apart in the 1960s, the automaker turned to German technology, and the rotary engine helped kickstart the Mazda brand around the world.


Virus sparks another China crisis

Virus sparks another China crisis

Global travel restrictions could jeopardize automotive projects in China, especially in the industry hub of Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus. 


FCA seeks dismissal of GM racketeering suit

FCA seeks dismissal of GM racketeering suit

FCA, citing "fatal flaws" and "hyperbolic assertions," laid out six points that it believes make GM's lawsuit, alleging bribery of UAW officials, worthy of dismissal.


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With 'The Heist,' Porsche has fun in return to Super Bowl

Porsche emphasizes speed and its German heritage with the brand's first Super Bowl ad since 1997, a plug for the Taycan, its first electric vehicle.


GM to build Cruise AV shuttle at Detroit-Hamtramck in 2022, forecaster says

GM to build Cruise AV shuttle at Detroit-Hamtramck in 2022, forecaster says

The Origin, a self-driving shuttle revealed in San Francisco this week, joins a roster of EVs slated for production at the assembly plant once destined for closure.