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Volkswagen's electric SUV opens a new front against Tesla

Sep 23 2020

Volkswagen AG's U.S. subsidiary on Wednesday revealed its ID.4 electric sport utility vehicle and a pricing strategy aimed at opening a new front in competition with Tesla Inc and other automakers.

Ford says new generation F-150 pickup trucks to go on sale in November

Sep 17 2020

DEARBORN, Mich. Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it has begun production of the new generation F-150 pickup truck at its Dearborn, Michigan, facility, and expects the redesigned model to go on sale in November.

Jeep rolls out Wagoneer SUVs in challenge to GM and Ford

Sep 03 2020

DETROIT Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Thursday unveiled its new family of Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer sport utility vehicles, and the head of the Jeep brand told Reuters he wants to match or beat the sales of rival models made by General Motors Co .

GM CEO Barra, Ivanka Trump talk jobs in a 2020 battleground

Sep 02 2020

WARREN, Mich. General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra hosted Ivanka Trump, daughter and adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, for a tour on Wednesday of a GM worker training center in one of the hottest battlegrounds of the U.S. presidential race.

GM, Ford coronavirus U.S. ventilator projects close in on their finish lines

Aug 25 2020

DETROIT General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday they are close to completing production of ventilators ordered by the Trump Administration in response to the surge in coronavirus cases, and are ramping down or exiting the operations.

GM, Ford coronavirus U.S. ventilator projects close in on their finish lines

Aug 25 2020

DETROIT, Aug 25 General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday they are close to completing production of ventilators ordered by the Trump Administration this spring in response to the surge in coronavirus cases, and are ramping down or exiting the operations.

Americans are driving older cars as workers stay home, economy slows

Jul 28 2020

DETROIT Americans are hanging on to their cars and trucks longer, pushing the average age of vehicles on the road to the highest level in nearly 20 years even before the coronavirus hit, according to new data from IHS Markit Ltd .

AutoNation profit jumps on lower expenses, gain in Vroom investment

Jul 23 2020

U.S. auto dealer chain AutoNation Inc reported a nearly three-fold rise in quarterly profit on Thursday due to lower expenses and a one-time gain on its investment in online used-car retailer Vroom.

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