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GM considered selling HQ amid 2018 restructuring

Talks between GM and billionaire Dan Gilbert did not advance far, at least in part because the Renaissance Center -- first built by Ford Motor Co. -- requires substantial upgrades, including a costly overhaul of the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system, three sources told Automotive News and Crain's Detroit Business.

Mercedes tells U.S. dealers that products, trims will be reduced

The Germany luxury kings have seen exponential growth in their product offerings, but for Mercedes it's time for some pruning.

Nissan pledges hands-free option in Japan as early as fall

Nissan will introduce truly hands-free highway driving this fall when it debuts its second-generation ProPilot system with several advances over the current technology.

Turbochargers move from the showroom to the track

The list of technologies that migrated from race cars to street-legal vehicles is long. Rarely, however, does technology pioneered for regular production cars move from the road to the track.

Why Clarios is sticking with lead-acid batteries

The world's biggest vehicle battery supplier believes it has more growing to do, even as the industry shifts from the combustion engines that those batteries start.

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