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Former UAW official resigns from GM board

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by CAHairyBear Joe Ashton, a former UAW vice president, has resigned from GM’s board of directors amid a widening federal probe into joint training centers overseen by representatives of the union and Detroit automakers. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Hyundai bolsters electric car lineup to narrow gap with rivals

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by archer10 (Dennis) 107M Views Hyundai Motor Group, lagging behind rivals in the introduction of electric vehicles, is stepping up plans for battery-powered cars as world governments crack down on polluting fossil fuels. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

VW Jetta gets new look, platform in quest to win sedan shoppers

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by pedrosimoes7 VW believes that much-improved driving dynamics, more technology and a more fuel-efficient gasoline powertrain in a redesigned Jetta that is moving onto the brand’s global MQB platform will draw sedan customers to U.S. showrooms. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Uber poised to hire media agency, report says

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by charlie cars MediaCom is poised to win media duties for Uber in North America, people with knowledge of the matter told Advertising Age. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Cox sues CDK, cites anticompetitive practices

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by theparadigmshifter In a battle between two dealership vendor giants, Cox Automotive is suing CDK Global for anticompetitive business practices. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

GM will lighten next-gen pickups with carbon fiber

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by Dave Adams Automotive Images It would be the largest-scale automotive application of carbon fiber, whose long, labor-intensive production process and high cost relative to steel and aluminum have limited its use mostly to luxury vehicles and sports cars. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed