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Porsche adds sporty ‘coupe’ to Cayenne lineup

Porsche aims to reignite sales of the popular Cayenne crossover with a sportier coupe variant that will square off against the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe and the BMW X6. The German automaker hopes to lure the sport-ute crowd and boost profitability with what it refers to as the “sportiest-looking model in the segment.” Porsche Chairman Oliver […]

FCA veteran powertrain chief Bob Lee to retire at end of April

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is losing its global head of powertrain development and a member of its top management circle at the end of April. Bob Lee, a 41-year veteran of Chrysler, has been a member of the automaker’s highest decision-making body, which it calls the Group Executive Council, since 2011. Lee was unavailable for comment […]

Veteran FCA powertrain chief Bob Lee to retire at end of April

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is losing its global head of powertrain development and a member of its top management circle at the end of April. Bob Lee, a 41-year veteran of Chrysler, has been a member of the automaker’s highest decision-making body, which it calls the Group Executive Council, since 2011. Lee was unavailable for comment […]

GM, blunting Trump criticism, plans EV investment at Mich. plant

DETROIT — General Motors will throw a bone to President Donald Trump on Friday by announcing an investment in its electric-car plant north of Detroit after enduring days of intense criticism for idling an Ohio factory. GM said in a media advisory that it will announce news on Friday along with the UAW and local […]

GM, blunting Trump criticism, plans investment at Mich. EV plant

DETROIT — General Motors will throw a bone to President Donald Trump on Friday by announcing an investment in its electric-car plant north of Detroit after enduring days of intense criticism for idling an Ohio factory. GM said in a media advisory that it will announce news on Friday along with the UAW and local […]

GM said to plan $300M investment, new Chevy EV at Mich. plant

DETROIT — General Motors will throw a bone to President Donald Trump on Friday by announcing an investment in its electric-car plant north of Detroit after enduring days of intense criticism for idling an Ohio factory. The investment is valued at $300 million, according to two people familiar with the plans cited by Reuters. The sources […]

GM said to plan $300M investment and new Chevy EV at Mich. plant

DETROIT — General Motors will throw a bone to President Donald Trump on Friday by announcing an investment in its electric-car plant north of Detroit after enduring days of intense criticism for idling an Ohio factory. The investment is valued at $300 million, according to two people familiar with the plans cited by Reuters. The sources […]

Plea hearing scheduled in U.S. court for former UAW vice president

DETROIT — A plea hearing is scheduled next month for the highest-ranking UAW figure charged to date for taking part in a multiyear conspiracy to siphon millions of dollars used to train union members at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. According to The Detroit News, Jewell is expected to plead guilty and could face up to five […]

Plea hearing scheduled in U.S. court for former UAW VP

DETROIT — A plea hearing is scheduled next month for the highest-ranking UAW figure charged to date for taking part in a multiyear conspiracy to siphon millions of dollars used to train union members at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. According to The Detroit News, Jewell is expected to plead guilty and could face up to five […]

If at first you can’t sell EVs, at least try

Automakers continue to put more electric and electrified vehicles on the market, and the conventional wisdom (not true, by the way) is that no one is buying them. It’s more accurate to say no one is selling them. Really selling them, that is. It’s no small thing to get consumers to understand, let alone embrace, […]