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Fiat shares tumble again on fears over Chrysler deal unraveling

Shares in Italian carmaker Fiat SpA fell sharply for the second day in a row on concerns that the company may have to pay heavily to compensate shareholders who have voted against its proposed merger with Chrysler. 344 more words


Is Mazda ready to go zoom-zoom?

Is this Mazda’s moment?

  • Its sales are up 8% this year, twice the industry average;
  • June 2014 represented Mazda’s best June in ten years and a 17% improvement over a year earlier;
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Here's what automakers have to gain from connecting cars to the internet

Carmakers from Detroit to Seoul are talking up their efforts to build “connected cars”—cars with in-built mobile connectivity. But their product managers are left to worry… 445 more words

Five lessons from GM's and Ford's Q2 earnings

With General Motors and Ford reporting earnings on the same day, we get a snapshot of where the auto industry is heading.

The fortunate answer: upward. 357 more words


Ford’s Epic Gamble: The inside story

The Baja 1,000 is considered one of the world’s most grueling off-road races, and the engineers at Ford figured the 2013 running was just what they needed to shake down their new, aluminum F-series pickup truck. 2,935 more words


Chrysler Recalls Up to 800,000 Jeeps Over Ignition-Switch Problems

Around 800,000 older Chrysler Jeeps could be affected by a recall due to a problem with the ignition switch, the company said in a statement Tuesday. 180 more words

Everybody is making connected cars but nobody knows how to make money from them

Every major automobile manufacturer is making some sort of connected car—vehicles embedded with internet connections to provide richer navigation, diagnostics, and entertainment options. But internet connections in cars—just like the ones in homes and on phones—can be costly. 554 more words