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Nov
15

FCA to offer split, dual-function tailgate on Ram, spy photos reveal

Spy photographers have caught confirmation that at least some versions of the next-generation Ram 1500 pickup will have a new dual-function tailgate, capable of both dropping down or opening up ‘French door’ style.

Nov
15

Dealers crucial for vehicle purchase, J.D. Power study finds

Online tools may make it easier for consumers to shop for vehicles and products at home, but interacting with a salesperson is a key component of high customer sales satisfaction, a J.D. Power study finds.

Nov
15

Cordray to resign from CFPB, may run for Ohio governor

Richard Cordray plans to step down as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the controversial consumer watchdog created by President Obama following the 2008-09 financial crisis, amid growing speculation that he will run for governor of…

Nov
15

Lexus to unwrap 3-row RX crossover at L.A. Auto Show

Lexus’ U.S. dealers have clamored for a family-friendly version of the popular RX crossover for years, but it’s unclear whether the third row will accommodate two or three passengers.

Nov
15

Buffett-backed BYD to open electric-truck plant in Canada

BYD, the Chinese electric-vehicle maker backed by Warren Buffett, plans to open its first assembly plant in Canada, anticipating a surge in demand for electric trucks.

Nov
14

VW says chairman, CFO, HR chief offices raided by tax authorities, prosecutors

The Tuesday raid was related to suspicions of overpayments and tax evasion for VW works council chief Bernd Osterloh, a company spokesman said.

Nov
14

Infiniti freshens QX80 for 2018

It’s an evolutionary change in styling that tweaks the established design of the flagship QX80 SUV in the spirit of the QX80 Monograph concept unveiled earlier this year.

Nov
14

Ford signals cost-cutting will avoid layoffs, plant closures

Joe Hinrichs, Ford’s president of global operations, said the company’s latest effort to become more financially efficient won’t involve major layoffs or plant closures.

Nov
14

VW agrees to pay $69 million to settle New Jersey emissions suits

Volkswagen confirmed it has agreed to pay $69 million to settle New Jersey state diesel emissions claims, one of the last major outstanding diesel legal issues the German automaker faces in the U.S.

Nov
14

Tesla’s new electric semi already has some rivals

Tesla’s semi truck being unveiled Thursday is a major part of CEO Elon Musk’s master plan in which he vowed to expand the company’s lineup to “cover the major forms of terrestrial transport.”