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Honda readies next-gen Fit, but not for U.S.

Honda readies next-gen Fit, but not for U.S.

The automaker released a fairly revealing teaser photo for the next generation of the subcompact it will present at the Tokyo Motor Show this month. But Honda is also making it fairly obvious that the hatch won't be coming to the U.S. for the time being.


Even with settlement reached, strike

Even with settlement reached, strike's economic impact grows

The 46,000-member strike at GM has amounted to the loss of more than $835 million in wages since the strike began on Sept. 14. Lost profits for GM total $1.5 billion, according to the latest estimates from Anderson Economic Group.


PSA names Lisa Mark as CMO as North America expansion continues

PSA names Lisa Mark as CMO as North America expansion continues

Mark is expected to lead all aspects of Peugeot's go-to-market strategy in North America as the company returns to the continent for the first time in nearly three decades.


Volvo XC40 Recharge EV delivers 408 hp

Volvo XC40 Recharge EV delivers 408 hp

The dual-motor XC40 Recharge is expected to arrive in U.S. stores in the second half of next year. The electric crossover can go from 0 to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds.


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Volvo's Polestar brand picks Montreal for first North American store

Polestar's new store in Montreal is set to open in 2020 in a province that saw its EV sales increase 93 percent in the second quarter this year. The Volvo brand also named Hugues Bissonnette as its Canadian manager.


UAW, GM reach tentative pact

UAW, GM reach tentative pact

It was not immediately clear when the UAW's strike, currently the longest against General Motors since 1970, would end. The union’s national GM council will gather in Detroit Thursday morning to discuss the tentative deal and vote on whether to immediately end the walkout or continue it until the tentative agreement is ratified by members.


China beats U.S. 8-1 when it comes to charging EVs

China beats U.S. 8-1 when it comes to charging EVs

A new-energy vehicle development plan under consideration by Chinese officials and intended to shape the sector through 2035 will set new goals for boosting the number of public and private chargers throughout the nation. 


Volvo aims to be climate neutral by 2040

Volvo aims to be climate neutral by 2040

Volvo aims to be climate neutral by 2040 and to get there it will slash its life cycle carbon footprint by 40 percent to 31.8 tons of CO2 per car by 2025 from 53 tons in 2018.


Senators target auto technology mandate to block drunk driving

Senators target auto technology mandate to block drunk driving

Senators Tom Udall, a Democrat, and Rick Scott, a Republican, say they will introduce legislation to mandate alcohol detection technology on all new vehicles within about four years of the bill's passage.


Tata looks for Jaguar Land Rover partners, but rules out sale

Tata looks for Jaguar Land Rover partners, but rules out sale

The Indian conglomerate that owns Jaguar Land Rover said it is open to finding partners for the automaker but isn’t planning on selling the embattled unit.