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  • Volvo to Head Self-Driving Car Test in Sweden

    Posted: December 3, 2013 at 3:01 am Volvo Car Corp. and Swedish researchers and transport agencies plan to begin a 100-car test of autonomous vehicles on public roads by 2017.

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  • VW Workers in Tennessee Launch Anti-Union Drive

    A group of workers at Volkswagen AG’s assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., has begun a petition drive to oppose an effort by the United Auto Workers union to represent them, The Wall Street Journal reports.

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  • GM Scrambles to Match Demand for Fullsize Pickups

    General Motors Co. is struggling with component shortages in an effort to satisfy demand for its redesigned Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra large pickup trucks, according to Bloomberg News.

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  • Chrysler Files for IPO

    As expected, Chrysler Group LLC has filed a registration statement with the U.S.

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  • Chrysler Cuts Cherokee Production

    Chrysler Group LLC has dropped second-shift output of its 2014 Jeep Cherokee SUV in Toledo, Ohio, for two weeks because of a snag shipping already-produced vehicles to dealers, according to the Toledo Blade.

    BLOGS

    Hollywood vs. Detroit

    Sometimes it seems that other industries are in some ways more progressive than auto.

    2015 Buick Regal AWD GS

    The recent Buick TV ads—the one with the creepy neighbors with high-powered binoculars (!) looking at the new Enclave (yeah, like you want the Peeping Tom community to be admiring your new wheels); the clueless friend and the remarkably clueless parking valet each trying to find the Buick in question (would you trust your car to a valet who doesn’t have the sense to hit the fob before running back and forth like a proverbial headless chicken?)—miss the point about Buick.

    Passat (the German One) Gets iF Gold

    The internationally renowned iF Design Awards were presented last Friday in Munich, and the eighth-generation Volkswagen Passat took the gold in the “Automobile/Vehicles/Bikes” category.