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  • Renault-Nissan Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn speaks about his company's ambitions in the autonomous vehicle market.

  • Renault-Nissan Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn discusses hacking and protecting the consumer from cybersecurity threats.

  • Carlos Ghosn, Renault-Nissan Chairman and CEO, speaks about growth in regional markets.

  • PARIS, Oct 5- Western European car sales dropped 2.8 percent in September on a year-on-year basis due to weakening German and British demand, according to industry data compiled by LMC Automotive. Registrations fell to 1.36 million cars from 1.4 million a year earlier, the consulting firm said on Thursday. Registrations fell 3.3 percent in Germany and 9.3...

  • BERLIN, Oct 4- Sales of new cars in Germany will grow more strongly than expected this year, helped by automakers' trade-in incentives for older diesel models which boosted orders in September despite fewer selling days, the VDA auto industry lobby said. New car registrations in Europe's largest auto market may increase 4 percent this year to around 3.5 million...

  • A customer ooks at a Ford vehicle on the showroom floor at a Ford AutoNation car dealership in North Miami, Florida.

    New auto sales jumped in September, and that momentum should continue, strategist Eric Ross told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • DETROIT, Oct 3- Major automakers on Tuesday posted higher U.S. new vehicle sales in September as consumers in hurricane-hit parts of the country replaced flood-damaged cars, extending a rally in their shares that began when Hurricane Harvey hit southeast Texas in late August. While U.S. sales rose beyond the storm zones, according to automakers and dealers, much...

  • Ford Motor Company president and CEO James Hackett

    Ford's CEO used most of his first 100 days at the helm to evaluate what works and what doesn't at the company.

  • Oct 3- Americans bought cars and light trucks at the fastest rate in a dozen years in September as many drivers scrambled to replace vehicles lost to hurricanes that struck Texas and Florida in the past six weeks. The seasonally adjusted annual sales rate for all U.S. light vehicles hit 18.57 million units last month, up from 16.14 million in August and well above...

  • DETROIT, Oct 3- Major automakers on Tuesday posted higher U.S. new vehicle sales in September as consumers in hurricane-hit parts of the country replaced flood-damaged cars, extending a rally in their shares that began when Hurricane Harvey hit southeast Texas in late August. While U.S. sales rose beyond the storm zones, according to automakers and dealers, much...

  • General Motors' Cruise Automation is quickly learning what it takes to put autonomous-drive vehicles on the road.

  • DETROIT, Oct 3- Major automakers on Tuesday posted higher U.S. new vehicle sales in September, as consumers in hurricane-hit parts of the country, in particular southeast Texas, rushed to replace flood-damaged cars. Most of the September sales gains came after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas. Replacing cars during the recovery in southeast Texas and Florida will...

  • DETROIT, Oct 3- Major automakers on Tuesday posted higher U.S. new vehicle sales in September, as consumers in hurricane-hit parts of the country, in particular southeast Texas, rushed to replace flood-damaged cars. Most of the September sales gains came after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas. Replacing cars during the recovery in southeast Texas and Florida will...

  • Mary Barra, chief executive officer of General Motors Co. (GM), stands next to a Chevrolet Bolt EV self-driving test car while speaking during a news conference at GM's headquarters in the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016.

    General Motors has long tried to position itself as a leader in electric vehicles.

  • Side angle of the 2017 Range Rover Supercharged

    You don't buy the Range Rover for value, you buy it for status.

  • Sept 29- Americans in hurricane ravaged cities are replacing their damaged vehicles and that is set to lift the pace of vehicles sales for September to its highest level this year, according to consultancies J.D. Power and LMC Automotive. "The effect of hurricanes Harvey and Irma is expected to boost retail light vehicle demand through the remainder of 2017 and...

  • *China's NEVs push comes amid goal to curb traditional-fuel autos. BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, Sept 28- China has set a deadline of 2019 to impose tough new sales targets for electric plug-in and hybrids vehicles, slightly relaxing an earlier plan to launch the rules from next year that had left global automakers worried about being able to comply. The quotas are a key part...

  • *China's NEVs push comes amid goal to curb traditional-fuel autos. BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, Sept 28- China has set a deadline of 2019 to impose tough new sales targets for electric plug-in and hybrids vehicles, slightly relaxing an earlier plan to launch the rules from next year that had left global automakers worried about being able to comply. The quotas are a key part...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 26- People hate buying cars, because they think the seller will take advantage of them. Buying a car "is the second-largest expense our clients are likely to have after buying a house," said Rick Kagawa, a certified financial planner in Huntington Beach, California. If you walk into a dealership for a test drive, you are going to get the hard sell, so...

  • The 2017 Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV.

    Toyota is the latest automaker to choose the southern United States as the place to build key components for a green vehicle.