Autos

Volvo Cars to build U.S. plant to spearhead sales recovery

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PARIS - Volvo Cars will invest $500 million (337 million pounds) in its first U.S. assembly plant under plans announced on Monday, plugging a longstanding gap in the Swedish carmaker's manufacturing base as it pursues a global comeback under Chinese ownership.

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Ford revives the Lincoln Continental, aims at U.S. and China 8:59pm BST

NEW YORK - Ford Motor Co will resurrect the Lincoln Continental as its top-of-the line luxury sedan, betting the classic name will help rebuild the brand's image in the United States and China. | Video

Toyota to roll out low-cost automated braking safety packages 3:01pm BST

- Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A Inc, a unit of Toyota Motor Corp , said it would offer low-cost automated braking safety packages to U.S. customers as an optional accessory for all its Toyota and Lexus cars by the end of 2017.

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GM's Cadillac CT6 tests strategy for taking fat out of big cars 5:07am BST

NEW YORK - When General Motors Co takes the wraps off its new Cadillac CT6 on Tuesday the most important thing about the vehicle could be what is under its skin.

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Ferrari's Vettel storms to victory in Malaysia 29 Mar 2015

SEPANG, Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel showed again that form is temporary and class permanent when the four times world champion put in a faultless display to record his first victory for Ferrari at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday.

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Vettel delights at long-awaited return to top step 29 Mar 2015

SEPANG, Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel knew he had joined a special team when he left Red Bull for Ferrari at the end of last season, and the four-time world champion was delighted to become the latest driver to celebrate victory in "the red car" on Sunday.

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Alonso remains positive despite early retirement 29 Mar 2015

SEPANG, Malaysia - Fernando Alonso's first race of the season ended with a 21st lap retirement at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday but the Spaniard saw positive progress at misfiring McLaren.

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Hamilton holds off Vettel for Malaysia pole 28 Mar 2015

SEPANG, Malaysia - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton splashed through the puddles at a rain-soaked Sepang circuit to secure pole position for Mercedes in a hectic Malaysian Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday.

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Red Bull have no plans to make own engine 27 Mar 2015

SEPANG, Malaysia - Former champions Red Bull say they have no plans to make their own engine and could be forced out of Formula One if current partners Renault walk away.

Mercedes to launch a pickup truck outside the United States 27 Mar 2015

FRANKFURT - German carmaker Mercedes-Benz plans to launch a mid-sized pickup truck, expanding its premium brand into a lower-priced bracket in a bid to narrow the sales gap with arch rival BMW .