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2018 Motor Trend Truck of the Year Introduction - Motor Trend

Haulers and rock crawlers: It's a Ford versus GM throwdown as the F-150 challenges Chevrolet and GMC<p>Fancy suspensions, high ground clearance, and knobby tires. Our 2018 Truck of the Year competition bordered on Off-Roader of the Year, thanks to three entrants packing hardware aimed at rock crawling …

Trucks

Auto safety group seeks Chrysler Pacifica recall

An auto safety group is asking the government for a recall of Chrysler Pacifica minivans over complaints that the engines can stall without …

Business

News Highlights: Top Financial Services News of the Day

Zions Plans to Challenge Its 'Big Bank' Label<p>Zions Bancorp has long insisted it isn't the same as bigger rivals with Wall Street businesses. Now it wants regulators to say so too.<p>Temporary Bank Regulator Departs, but Maybe Not for Good<p>The acting comptroller of the currency, Keith Noreika, is ending …

Jes Staley

Stalling Danger? Federal Regulators Urged To Recall Chrysler Models

By Christopher Jensen<p>A consumer advocacy group is asking the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to recall 150,000 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivans due to owner complaints about stalling.<p>“This has left drivers unable to accelerate, decelerate, or utilize power steering. It is well …

Transportation

Canada, Mexico to confront U.S. auto content demands at NAFTA talks

Canada and Mexico plan to confront the United States over its demand for tougher NAFTA automotive content rules, people briefed on the matter said on Monday, underlining slow progress on the trade pact's most important issues.<p>The Canadian and Mexican negotiators are expected to rebut the U.S. autos …

Business

Guangzhou Auto Looks to Enhance China Tie-Up With Fiat Chrysler

Guangzhou Automobile Group Co. is in talks with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to deepen their tie-up in China, as the world’s largest car market looks …

Business

Safety group requests a major recall for Chrysler Pacifica minivans

AUTO SAFETY<p>Groups seek recall of Chrysler minivan<p>An auto safety group is asking the federal government for a recall of Chrysler Pacifica minivans over complaints that the engines can stall without warning.<p>On Monday, the Center for Auto Safety petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety …

Transportation

Guangzhou Looking to Enter U.S. Market in 2019

November 21st, 2017, 3:21 AM UTC<p>China's Guangzhou Automobile Group is looking to deepen its ties with Fiat Chrysler as the world's biggest car market …

Business

This car is covered in 220 pounds of human hair

This car covered in hair is a cut above the rest. Maria Lucia Mugno, a 47-year-old hairdresser in Padula, Italy, spent almost $95,000 decorating her …

Hair

WSJ City: German Coalition Talks Collapse, Economic and Equity Trends Diverge

Good morning from the WSJ City desks in London. Be the first with high-value stories. Download WSJ City on your mobile and let us keep you in the loop from 6am. The WSJ City app. Upwardly mobile. iPhone and Android. Your friends and colleagues can sign up to this newsletter here.<p>MUST READS FROM WSJ …

Business

Italian luxury group Zegna tailors its cloth to suit millennials

in Milan<p>Ermenegildo Zegna, the Italian men’s luxury group, is hoping to lure a new generation of millennial-minded businessmen for whom the suit and …

Ermenegildo Zegna

Uber is taking a big risk by ordering 24,000 cars from Volvo | Ars Technica

Despite recent setbacks, Uber is making another big bet on driverless technology.<p>Uber has signed a deal with Volvo for 24,000 XC90 sport-utility …

Uber

Big Oil and Auto Makers Throw a Lifeline to the Combustion Engine

Big oil companies and giant auto makers are teaming up to preserve the internal combustion engine, as tough regulation and electric vehicles put the car industry’s century-old technology at risk. Their secret weapon: high-tech engine oil.<p>Exxon Mobil Corp., BP PLC, Royal Dutch Shell PLC and other …

Business

Taco Bell employees can get a $4K discount on a Chevy Corvette

When it comes to buying a new car, there isn’t a person alive who doesn’t want to save money on the sticker price, whether it’s haggling with the …

Taco Bell

The giant Takata airbag recall is taking a long time (and that makes it deadly)

The widespread recall of faulty Takata Corp. airbag inflators is lagging despite the potentially deadly consequences for millions of drivers. That's …

Takata

Factbox: Automakers get serious about electric cars

(Reuters) - Volkswagen's leaders on Friday approved a five-year spending plan that aims to further the German carmaker's goal of transforming itself into a leading force in electric cars.<p>Europe's largest carmaker by unit sales will spend more than 34 billion euros ($40 billion) on electric cars, …

Electric Vehicles

Judge won't dismiss lawsuit tied to fiery Jeep Liberty crash

DETROIT – The family of a pregnant woman who died in a rear-end crash while in a Jeep Liberty has cleared a hurdle in a lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler.<p>A federal judge in Detroit refused to dismiss a lawsuit Thursday filed by the estate of Kayla White. The 23-year-old Detroit-area woman was killed in …

Automakers Say They’re Going Electric–But They’re Also Lobbying For Weaker Fuel Standards

Car companies talk a lot about their climate priorities, but they’re part of a trade group that’s actively working to let cars burn more fossil fuels.<p>By 2019, Volvo says that every new car model that it sells will either be electric or a hybrid. By 2023, Ford plans to have 13 new electric or hybrid …

Climate

1978 Fiat 124 Spider

This 1978 Fiat 124 Spider was purchased by the seller two years ago and was repainted several years ago by a previous owner. Power comes from a 1.8 …

Classic Cars

Jeep Wrangler and Ram truck arrive to rescue Fiat Chrysler

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>TODAY'S TOP STORIES Raw: Tesla introduces new electric truck | 1:19<p>Tesla unveiled its new electric semitractor-trailer Thursday …

Trucks

News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

Treasury Calls for Overhaul of Systemically Important Designation<p>The Treasury Department has called for an overhaul of the process for designating financial institutions as systemically important.<p>U.S. Stocks Stall, on Track for Small Weekly Losses<p>U.S. stocks stalled, setting up the S&P 500 and Dow …

Economy

Meijer says drivers who got contaminated fuel Friday in Clinton Township get free repairs

CLOSE<p>The first hybrid minivan delivers 33 miles on a single charge and when combined with the gasoline engine promises 84 m.p.g. A Detroit Free Press …

Detroit

Why It Has Been So Hard to Win the Spinoff Trade

Corporate spinoffs such as Ferrari (from Fiat Chrysler) and PayPal (from eBay) have a well-documented history of outperforming the market. So it is a shame the few funds that invest exclusively in spinoffs haven’t.<p>The most straightforward way for investors to play the spinoff theme is to buy an …

Business

Sen. Johnson is a ‘no’ on the tax bill. He says it hurts businesses (like his own).

Here’s what Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.), the first Republican to oppose the Senate tax bill, doesn’t like about the measure: It would slash tax rates for conventional corporations and give a much smaller tax cut to firms like the four in which he has millions of dollars in investments.<p>Johnson’s …

Medicine

Chrysler Bets Big on New Jeep Wrangler

DETROIT—Jeep’s rugged Wrangler is known for scaling mountains and crossing rivers. The sport utility’s next challenge is to forge a path for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV as Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne prepares to leave the company.<p>A revamped version of the SUV debuts this month, the first …

Business

Caught on camera: 2019 Ram 1500's innovative new tailgate splits with truck tradition

The new Ram pickup can apparently do a split.<p>Photos of a prototype for the 2019 truck caught being tested on public roads reveal a new tailgate design that’s broken into two parts…intentionally.<p>It’s the realization of a patent filed in 2013 that described a similar setup, although the original …

Trucks

Fiat Chrysler October Europe car registrations: +1.5%

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles European car registrations +1.5% to 76,292 units in October, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association.<p>…

Business

Renault, Toyota lead 6% European sales gain

Related Downloads<p><b>Staff and wire reports</b><b><br>Automotive News Europe</b><p>European sales rose 5.9 percent in October, with Renault, Toyota and Volkswagen Group's …

Economy

At a Glance: How automakers perform on Takata recalls

Nineteen automakers will have to recall 69 million Takata air bag inflators in 42 million vehicles by 2020. They have replaced only 43 percent of the 43.1 million inflators recalled so far. Here's the completion rate for each automaker as of Oct. 27:Source: National Highway Traffic Safety …

Business

Many Automakers Too Slow in Fixing Recalled Takata Airbags, Report Says

The auto industry isn’t doing enough to reach consumers and get defective and potentially lethal Takata airbags repaired or replaced, a comprehensive …

Consumer News