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Today's News- October 24, 2014

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The Washington Post: Defective air bags raise questions about automakers’ ability to handle gigantic recall


The New York Times: Ford earnings drop before debut of revamped F-150


The New York Times: Profit doubles at GM, as it strives to move past its litany of recalls


FOX Business, The Willis Report:’s Jack Nerad on Takata airbags backlash


CBS News: Senators- air bag recall should be nationwide


Fortune: 6 bumps in the road automakers still face


Detroit Free Press: Ford earnings fall in Q3 amid record product launches


Houston Chronicle: Texas pickup drivers were key in Ford's F-150 redesign


Toledo Blade: Wrangler frame reportedly will stay the same


The Youngstown Vindicator: SUV, truck sales impact GM profit


The Clarion-Ledger: Automotive study suggests we are what we buy


Sci-tech today: Faulty air bags prompt massive alert Will Takata airbags drive the biggest automotive recall ever? Auto sector shrugs off largest recall in history



Top News


Ford profit falls as output limited during F-150 change


Ford earning top expectations


Ford profit falls in third quarter on truck costs



OEM/Vehicle News


Audi recalls 850,000 A4 sedans and wagons globally for air bag issue


Toyota sells some Tesla shares, cooperation still possible


Ford CEO: We have expertise to do Tesla-like vehicle


Tesla details employment, investment plans for gigafactory


Honda cuts executives’ pay after Fit recall


Daimler reports Mercedes expected to his sales record


Rolls-Royce plans low-cost transmissions factory location


Volvo jumps as cost cuts widened, adjusted earnings gain


Fisker’s back! Makes return at LA Auto Show



Industry/Dealer News


Takata’s troubles don’t end with faulty airbags


Are franchised dealerships in Tesla’s future?



International Automotive News


China's tough fuel economy goal will punish foreign imports


Manufacturers' group cuts forecast for 2014 sales growth to 5%


Land Rover to build Discovery Sport in China



Ad/Media/Marketing News


Ad of the day: Ford pranks drivers by turning a car wash into a haunted house


Saatchi, team on to open shop in Texas for Toyota and Lexus


Team Detroit CCO says Cadillac has been searching for its soul for 20 years and it’s not going to find it in New York


AutoNation to be title sponsor of new bowl game in 2015


Facebook launches rooms, interest trump social





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