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Safety idea gets a mandate

Automakers were already testing the waters for child-detection safety features. If regulators move forward in the U.S. and Europe, the technologies would be required.

With '19 Outback selling well, Subaru taking time with '20 model

Subaru's production switch to the redesigned 2020 Outback crossover comes at a time when the outgoing model is still carrying the brand's volume. So why hurry to ramp up the new one?

Mahindra tests Mich. tax-break program

A plan to hire 2,000 people at the former GM site in Flint hinges on getting incentives from a program that's nearing its cap and about to expire.

Have we seen this all before? Only some of it

The most recent earnings reports are an important reminder that, though the product lineups and general economic conditions may look the same, today's auto industry is far removed from where it was a dozen years ago.

No U.S. sales future for Smart

Mercedes-Benz will discontinue sales of its battery-electric Smart brand in the U.S. and Canada.