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Two-tone cars return, creating complexity in the paint shop

It could be the first inkling of a trend -- or a strictly European phenomenon. But two-tone cars are increasingly showing up in automakers' lineups there, mostly in upper trim levels.

Battery suppliers face capacity crunch

Concerns are growing that battery suppliers such as LG Chem and Samsung won't be able to keep up as automakers promise dozens of new electric vehicles in the coming years.

Mitsubishi plans for U.S. don't involve Nissan alliance yet

Mitsubishi's new three-year business plan identifies a U.S. resurgence as a key target. But lingering U.S. antitrust concerns under Nissan's new control will mean doing it alone.

Ford stamping plant worker fatally shoots himself

A Ford employee shot and killed himself at the company's stamping plant in Woodhaven, Mich., on Friday.

BMW boycott sought by Jesse Jackson

Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson is calling for a boycott of BMW products because of a lack of diversity among its dealer body.