Today's News

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Today's News: August 31, 2015

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The Motley Fool: 3 cars under $30,000 that could take the auto market by storm

TheStreet: 5 best back-to-school cars 2015

TheStreet: Fiat Chrysler’s sales streak will get snapped in August

Auto Remarketing: 2 new facilities open at Manheim Riverside

Autoblog: August sales may struggle because of Labor Day

Newsmax: Ford Ranger pickup truck may be coming back to US factory

The Kansas City Star: Finding cars for new college student drivers Ford looking to relaunch Ranger pickup in U.S. by 2018, sources say

The Long Island Press: 2015 Jeep Renegade SUV: Roomy, reliable & rugged

The Press-Enterprise: Transportation: 10 lanes open for buyers of high-end autos Editorial

2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio revealed

2016 Honda CR-Z lives on

This Week in Car Buying: Slowing sales set stage for big deals; Mind the gap between new and used car payments; Toyota bans below invoice ads


Top News

Fiat Chrysler CEO again pushes for merger with GM

Marchionne wants a partner but says FCA can survive alone ‘in mediocrity’

Marchionne puts the squeeze on GM; GM’s response: ‘Why bail out FCA?’

Fiat Chrysler’s Marchionne says ‘unconscionable’ to give up on GM deal: paper

Suzuki plans to go it alone after four-year VW dispute ends

Suzuki Motor says it will buy back VW stake as court settles feud


OEM/Vehicle News

Fiat hopes new 500X pulls brand out of sales slump

Smart reveals new ForTwo Cabrio

BMW aims to redefine “the ultimate driving machine”

Foot-operated rear doors coming on upgraded Town & Country


Industry/Dealer News

Here are the best and worst car brands for 2015

Michelin recalls light truck, RV tires prone to sidewall ruptures under severe use

Uber hires the Jeep Cherokee hackers

Auto supplier Sapa sets up shops in Detroit


International Automotive News

Renault, Nissan halt $756 million India investment, report says


Ad/Media/Marketing News

Mercedes captures tennis fans in action for US Open contest

Ad-blockers are terrifying companies and publishers, but there’s no holding them back

TV networks confront ad blockers erasing their commercials online



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