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Production

China's Auto Industry Still in "Park"

Auto production remains stalled by coronavirus epidemic

Marketing

Porsche Jumps to Top of CR Best-Car Ratings

Another year of surprising ups and downs

Economics

China Calls the Shots on Car Sales

China continues to magnify the ups and downs of global sales totals.

Production

Mazda, Subaru, Hyundai Group Top IIHS Safety Ratings

Tougher headlight criteria reduce number of Top Safety Pick+ winners

Business

Ghosn Goes Hollywood

Ghosn hires a big-time Hollywood agent to shop his story.

Sales

Time for Stock Sales at Nissan and Renault?

Nissan may push for stock sales that would loosen the glue that binds its alliance with Renault.

Hybrid

Rivian Confirms Platform for Ford EV

Electric-truck startup Rivian Automotive confirms it will supply the “skateboard” chassis to carry a premium-level electric vehicle developed by Ford.

Economics

Nissan Braces for a Break with Renault

A team of high-level executives at Nissan is stepping up what-if plans to go it alone should the company’s 20-year-old alliance with Renault fall apart.

Legal

How Ghosn Got from Tokyo to Beirut

Carlos Ghosn’s dash to Lebanon last weekend to avoid prosecution in Japan has all the trappings of a “Mission Impossible” movie.

Hybrid

EV Startup Rivian Gets $1.3 Billion in New Funding

Electric car startups are still attracting major funding from hopeful investors. The latest example: $1.3 billion landed by Michigan-based Rivian Automotive.

Business

PSA, Fiat Chrysler Agree to Merge

The auto industry contemplates its biggest merger ever, as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group formally agree to $47 billion deal.

Business

China’s GAC Motor Pivots from U.S. to Russia

Six months ago, Chinese carmaker GAC Motor suspended plans to break into the U.S. market. Last week it began selling SUVs in Russia.

Business

November Car Sales Tepid in Europe

Weak new-car deliveries in Europe totaled 1.18 million units, up only 5% over a depressed sales period at this time last year.

Business

Renault Zeros in on a New CEO

Renault aims to hire away a senior Volkswagen group executive to become its CEO, according to media reports.

Business

Fiat Chrysler, PSA Ready to Sign Merger Pledge

It will be a very big deal, literally, when PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles formalize their plan next week to merge.

Toyota RAV4 Named Japan Car of the Year

The Toyota RAV4 crossover has been designated Japan Car of the Year for 2019.

Renault-Nissan Alliance Names Overseer

Hadi Zablit, who heads business development for the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, has been named to oversee the 20-year-old partnership.

Business

Renault-Nissan to Name Alliance Chief

Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors say they will install a general secretary to oversee and coordinate the activities of their 20-year-old alliance.

Production

Mitsubishi Motors Moves U.S. HQ to Tennessee

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. confirms it will relocate its North American headquarters from Cypress, Calif., to Franklin, Tenn., next spring.

Economics

Subaru, Mitsubishi Cut Forecasts as Sales Cool

Subaru Corp. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. are the latest Japanese carmakers to lower their sales and profit guidance, blaming sagging demand and a stronger yen.

Business

Veoneer Exits Braking JV

Veoneer Inc. has agreed to sell its 51% stake in a brake systems joint venture to partner Nissin-Kogyo Co. and Honda Motor Co. for $176 million.

Business

Renault: New Business Customers Wanted

Renault SA tells analysts it wants to find new business partners to supply with vehicles and components.

Propulsion

Mitsubishi Hybrid Concept Gets Turbine Generator

Mitsubishi Motors Corp.’s plug-in hybrid Mi-Tech concept car teams four electric motors with a small turbine generator, a setup the carmaker aims to use in future compact vehicles.

Report: Cobee to Head Citroen

Vincent Cobee, who left Mitsubishi Motors Corp. in April, will succeed Linda Jackson as CEO of PSA Group’s Citroen unit, Automobilwoche reports.