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Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japan to Lebanon, after more than a year of legal battles over alleged financial misconduct, changes the game for the former executive who “saved” the automaker, according to a former colleague. Jason Vines, a former public relations executive at Nissan who worked under Ghosn, said the automaker and
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Over the past few months, Ford has launched a barrage of SUVs, introducing key models like the new Ford Escape, new Explorer, and most recently, the all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E—and it’s not done with its SUV assault yet. The latest thing to hit the internet? Our first glimpse at what could be the so-called “baby
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WASHINGTON — The fatal Dec. 29 crash of a Tesla Inc. vehicle in Southern California will be investigated by the U.S. government’s auto safety regulator, the agency said on Tuesday. NHTSA said earlier this month it had opened an investigation into a 12th Tesla crash that may be tied to the vehicle’s advanced Autopilot driver
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Genesis lifted the veil on its first crossover, showing a production version of the GV80 with many of the premium brand’s new design features, including high-tech quad lamps and an imposing Creste grille. The long-awaited crossover also features the brand’s so-called Parabolic character line accentuating the sides and wheel arch treatment for “athletic elegance.” The
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Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. and courier services provider Postmates Inc. asked a U.S. court to block a California labor law set to go into effect on Wednesday, arguing the bill violates the U.S. Constitution. In a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles federal court on Monday, the companies and two app-based drivers said the law,
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Hundreds of miles into an epic hike across the French Pyrenees and into northern Spain, Steve Banfield knew the time when he could unburden himself would arrive in a matter of days. Banfield carried a stone from his Seattle-area home with him on the Camino de Santiago trail this spring, and he intended to leave
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Turkey unveiled prototypes for its domestic electric car project on Friday, as the government announced sweeping incentives to back President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ambition to create a Turkish-made vehicle. Turkey’s Automobile Joint Venture Group, or TOGG, which comprises five companies and a business umbrella organization, will establish a factory in the manufacturing hub of Bursa,
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When the Kia Soul was first introduced to the U.S. via dancing hamsters, it was a hit. Its combination of funky styling, eye-catching colors, and fun marketing made it Kia‘s best-seller. Now the Soul is in its third generation, freshly revitalized with its most drastic change yet but still retaining its box-on-wheels figure. Nissan, Scion,
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3 U.S. sales ranking of the Chevrolet Silverado in 2019. It marks the first time Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Ram pickup outsold the Silverado on an annual basis. Both trail Ford’s F series, which is about to seal its 38th consecutive year as the nation’s top-selling vehicle line. 4 Number of automakers that opposed the Trump
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You’re probably familiar with the Big Three automakers from Detroit. Ford, General Motors, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles all build cars throughout the lower 48. But there is a whole host of foreign automakers that manufacture cars in the contiguous United States. Acura, Honda, Toyota, BMW, and Subaru—to name a few—all make cars right here on
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Among the biggest surprises of the past decade was the initial public offering of the Palo Alto company that outperformed every automaker from Detroit to Toyota City to Wolfsburg and is now the undisputed champion of total return, sales growth and long-term shareholder value. That would be 10-year-old Tesla and its zero-emission, battery electric Model
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“We recognize that these two companies have faced very difficult moments in the past, that both companies were able to turn around themselves, and this is to the merit of the employees and the management of those companies. Both companies now have the maturity to conclude that it is best to be together to face
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Although it’s the bulging fenders and blacked-out A-pillars that first grab your attention, the 2020 Toyota Highlander‘s most important changes are inside. Whether Highlandering to you means commuting to work, carpooling to school, or something wildly different, the interior is where you’ll spend your time. With the Highlander new for the 2020 model year, here
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A California dealership group has filed suit against Nissan Motor Co. and two subsidiaries, saying “a culture of corporate corruption and greed” at the Japanese carmaker forced the plaintiffs into a “fire sale” of two popular dealerships to “cronies” of indicted former Chairman Carlos Ghosn. Also named in the suit, filed Monday, is Trophy Automotive
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A California dealership group has filed suit against Nissan Motor Co. and two subsidiaries, saying “a culture of corporate corruption and greed” at the Japanese carmaker forced the plaintiffs into a “fire sale” of two popular dealerships to “cronies” of indicted former Chairman Carlos Ghosn. Also named in the suit, filed Monday, is Trophy Automotive
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The 1935 Chevrolet Suburban launched a sub-segment that eventually attracted competitors like the Dodge Town Wagon, Jeep Utility Wagon, and International Travelall. Those trucks are long gone now leaving Chevy‘s Suburban to duke it out with the Ford Expedition (and soon the Jeep Grand Wagoneer). While we wait to see how the new 12th-generation Suburban
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