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Smart isn't going anywhere, Winkler says

This is not exactly the golden age of microcars. Indeed, at a time when gas is cheap and looks like it will stay cheap, can Smart really hope to grow?


Time for a quiz

A Federal Trade Commission report tallied 2016's consumer complaints to state and federal agencies and watchdog groups. These are the top 10

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COMMENTARY: Dave Guilford
Normal job shuffling gets Trumpified

It happened again last week. President Donald Trump turned his attention to the auto industry, and, sure enough, an automaker coughed up plans to add jobs in the U.S. Sort of.


Time for a quiz

A Federal Trade Commission report tallied 2016's consumer complaints to state and federal agencies and watchdog groups. These are the top 10 categories, in alphabetical order.

COMMENTARY: Larry P. Vellequette
Does Marchionne grasp lessons of GM-PSA?

The GM-PSA deal comes as vindication for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne, who for years has been preaching about the need for consolidation. But does he grasp the broader lesson of the deal?


Found!

The Ford Mustang driven by the late Steve McQueen in the 1968 film Bullitt has been found.


Crossovers could zoom past cars this year

We know you know this already: Sales of light trucks are tearing it up while car sales keep sliding. Still, we can't resist hauling out new statistics to underscore the trend.

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