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 |  Apr 11 2013, 5:05 PM

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Starting with the 2014 model year, the Ford Fusion mid-size sedan will come with six powertrain options now that a 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine is being added.

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 |  Apr 02 2013, 12:32 PM

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Maserati just confirmed that it will bring a world premier to the Shanghai Auto Show, although it isn’t clear what the car is yet.

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 |  Feb 24 2013, 10:01 AM

Despite having made impressive jumps in recent years, the Chinese automotive industry is believed to still be a decade away from being globally competitive.

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 |  Feb 19 2013, 10:31 AM

It’s no secret Fisker Automotive is in trouble. The maker of premium electric cars is clinging to life by its fingernails. One more setback could send them plummeting into the fiery abyss of financial ruin. Still, even if they roll snake eyes the firm’s founder has more than a few thoughts on what future transportation will be like.

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 |  Feb 01 2013, 10:02 AM

Still soldiering toward its goal to regain the world’s top luxury automaker title, Daimler paid 640 million euros for a 12 percent stake in Beijing Automotive Group today.

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 |  Jan 22 2013, 7:31 AM

Fisker is falling on some rough times and it appears that the American electric automaker is getting desperate, seeking strategic partners in China as well as funding.

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 |  Jan 15 2013, 4:47 PM

The Chinese are running at redline to develop, improve and promote their domestic automotive industry. Brands like FAW, Chang’an Motors and SAIC may be totally obscure to the typical American car buyer, but they may become household names in just a few years. One company that’s pushing hard is the GAC group.

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 |  Jan 07 2013, 1:32 PM

The China Investment Corporation, the country’s investment vehicle, is interested in purchasing a stake in Daimler AG between 4 and 10 percent according to a Chinese media outlet.

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 |  Jan 04 2013, 6:15 PM

Protests sprung up over the last couple of days after new rules took effect January 1 in China making it illegal to drive through a yellow traffic light.

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 |  Jan 02 2013, 8:01 AM

Back in September, General Motors announced plans to release nine new models over the course of 12 months, and it appears as though the Buick LaCrosse will be one of them.

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 |  Dec 06 2012, 1:31 PM

General Motors and its joint ventures have sold over 2.5-million vehicles in China through the first 11 months of the year, already exceeding total sales figures set in 2011, as well as setting a new annual record for Chinese sales. 

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 |  Nov 19 2012, 4:32 PM

Jaguar Land Rover and Chery Automobile have officially laid the foundation stone on a new manufacturing facility in China. 

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 |  Oct 22 2012, 7:45 PM

Jeep is considering shipping its manufacturing to China in a cost-saving measure on the heels of weak European demand.

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 |  Oct 18 2012, 9:47 AM

Mercedes is dropping one of the two shifts that normally build its flagship S-Class cars because of weak demand.

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 |  Sep 22 2012, 4:46 PM

Tensions are rising out in China, as anti-Japanese sentiment continues to grow as a result of the two countries’ dispute over a group of islands in the East China Sea.

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 |  Sep 13 2012, 5:35 PM

Despite having already made its official debut, there are still versions of the 2013 Range Rover under wraps that our shooters caught spy photos of. 

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 |  Aug 22 2012, 12:33 PM

Newly appointed head of Infiniti Global, Johan de Nysschen recently took a few minutes during this past weekends Pebble Beach events to answer a few questions about the luxury brand’s global presence.

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 |  Jul 26 2012, 1:02 PM

These photos of an aggressive-looking three-door Toyota Yaris have just surfaced in the Chinese media. Continue Reading…

 |  Jul 20 2012, 2:15 PM

Chinese automaker Shanxi Victory Group isn’t a household name, but its latest vehicle shown in the rendering above probably looks familiar. 

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 |  Jun 25 2012, 12:20 PM

Drivers in South Carolina are being treated to gas prices below $3 a gallon, something that might even creep into other parts of the country.

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 |  Jun 13 2012, 4:32 PM

The Chinese have something to learn about watching car racing, and maybe beer drinking too in light of the fact that the race was cancelled for a beer festival.

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 |  May 30 2012, 3:00 PM

General Motors’ advertising strategy made headlines several times already this year, but the latest revelation just might be the strangest yet.

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 |  May 29 2012, 5:02 PM

News that one of the Aston Martin One 77 supercars bit a curb and suffered severe damage has surfaced, narrowing the already tiny number of units that exist.

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 |  May 29 2012, 12:45 PM

Despite an unpopular initial offering, the Chrysler 300C will return to China late next month for a second stab at the country’s burgeoning luxury market.

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