Automotive

The Middle Seat

Unlikely alliances, higher passenger fees and remote pick-up spots are roiling airports and transportation companies Uber, Lyft, Hertz and Avis.

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Nissan Motor Chief Executive Makoto Uchida faced down angry shareholders at a rowdy 2½ hour meeting, where they questioned whether he had a plan to reverse the company’s widening losses.

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Investors increasingly see the future of the car as electric—even if most car buyers haven’t yet. And lately, those investors are placing bets on Tesla to usher in that future versus auto makers with deeper pockets and generations of experience.

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GM will stop selling and designing Holden vehicles in Australia and New Zealand by 2021, marking the end of a brand that began in the 1850s as a leather and saddle company and has been part of GM for almost a century.

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Fiat Chrysler is temporarily halting production at a car factory in Serbia while union officials at two U.S. General Motors factories are warning more production outages could come.

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Volkswagen, the world’s biggest car maker by sales, on Friday reported an 11% drop in sales in China in January, as the coronavirus outbreak begins to take a toll on the auto industry.

Rumble Seat

As an off-road SUV with luxury styling and a six-figure price tag, the 2020 Mercedes-AMG G 63 is a boxy bundle of contradictions. Dan Neil explains why organized crime’s favorite SUV is a thrill to drive and not long for this world.

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Auto makers in China are struggling to restart factories as the coronavirus epidemic rages on, dashing hopes of a rebound in the world’s largest market for vehicles.

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Nissan sued Carlos Ghosn in a Japanese court, seeking $90 million in damages to recoup costs related to the former chairman’s alleged financial misconduct.

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The auto maker faces nuts-and-bolts challenges as well as strategizing for an industry in flux—and to some the recent departure of a veteran executive doesn’t help.

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Daimler warned it would sell fewer cars this year and posted an unexpected net loss of €11 million, while slashing its dividend, as the diesel-emissions scandal weighed on its balance sheet.

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Ford elevated a longtime marketing executive to the No. 2 job, betting his experience fixing operations in Europe and guiding the company’s future technology bets will help reverse a multiyear profit decline.

Rumble Seat

Sure, white vehicles can seem a bit bland compared with the flaming red sports cars they share the road with. But there are a few great reasons that nearly 40% of the world’s autos come in a snowy shade of paint, Dan Neil discovered.

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North American sales of high-margin Ram trucks and Jeep SUVs continued to drive Fiat Chrysler’s profit, as the auto maker contends with weakness in other markets and the prospect of softening demand in the U.S.

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Toyota powered through a car-market slowdown and recorded solid profits in its fiscal third quarter, but it cautioned about uncertainty in China caused by the virus outbreak there.