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US: Ford’s lightweight F-150 further aided by low gasoline price


The second-largest US automaker decided that a game-changer was in order for the best-selling vehicle in America and made a billion-dollar bet on the switch to an aluminum-intensive generation. The 2015 F-150 full-size pickup has been heralded as a true auto industry “Mesia” when Ford reveled it would use a mix of high-strength steel and an aluminum body to reduce weight ...
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Report – VW to get rid of its product strategy leader
Volkswagen Ag, the second largest carmaker in the world and the European leader, is ready to oust its No. 1 product strategist, Klaus-Gerhard Wolpert, dissatisfied with the Group’s profitability and ...
Japan: auto industry association signals sales crisis could be around the corner
According to the leader of the Japan's auto lobby, the auto industry’s fate hangs in balance as a “sense of crisis” looms over, stemming from the unforeseen low domestic delivery ...
Germany: Bosch top executive quits to lead Mahle rival
Robert Bosch’s chief of the automotive division, Wolf-Henning Scheider, has opted to resign from the ranks of the largest supplier globally in order to lead its smaller local competitor Mahle, ...
US: Uber driver charged for raping passenger in Boston
An Uber Technologies Inc. driver from Boston has been charged because he took a woman that called for a ride to a secluded area and raped her, a hit for ...
Recall roundup: Nissan in Mexico for Takata airbag issue
The second-largest Japanese automaker, Nissan, has announced it was recalling at least 80,000 vehicles delivered to Mexican customers to initiate checks over potential failures coming from Japanese auto safety parts ...
Report – Alfa Romeo to introduce flagship performance engines
The Italian premium brand, which has fallen under the shadow in recent years, now plans to reconnect to its sporty heritage by introducing to the model lineup new high-performance engines, ...
Hankook and investment partner Hahn & Co to acquire majority stake in Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp.
South Korea’s largest tiremaker, Hankook Tire Co. and its investment partner Hahn & Co agreed to pay around $3.6 billion for the purchase of the majority stake in Visteon Corp’s ...
UK: car production to remain level with last year’s figures due to lower exports
According to the latest forecast coming from an industry association, British automotive production is expected to essentially flatten in 2014 after output declined last month because of continued low exports ...
Report – In drive to lower costs, PSA could give up prestigious headquarters location
PSA Peugeot Citroen, the second-largest European carmaker, has been deeply affected by the region’s six-year slump in demand that led to sales falling to record two-decade lows. Now, according to sources ...



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US: Ford’s lightweight F-150 further aided by low gasoline price
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