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Happy car dealer holding car keys

Car Sales End Year On A High Note

Fiat-Chrysler sales up 20 percent in December, 16 percent for full year. GM sales jump 19 percent in December, 5 percent for the year. Ford sales rise 1 percent in December, flat for year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2015

2016 Cadillac CTS-V (GM photo)

VIDEO: Cadillac To Unveil 640 HP, 200 MPH CTS-V At Auto Show

Cadillac will show off its performance side at January’s North American International Auto Show, with a new version of the CTS-V performance car. It has a 640 horsepower, turbocharged V-8 engine, and a top speed of 200 miles per hour.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2014

NAIAS Move In (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: Transforming Cobo Into The North American International Auto Show

AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert takes a tour of the floor of Cobo Center, where hundreds of construction workers are already well into the process of setting up the North American International Auto Show.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2014

Cadillac Streaming Video Mirror (GM photo)

Cadillac To Debut New High Tech, High Vision Rear-View Mirror

“Streaming Video Mirror” eliminates obstructions, increases field of view. Will be on 2016 Cadillac CT 6 flagship vehicle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2014

UAW President Dennis Williams meets reporters (Jeff Gilbert photo0

UAW President Seeks Pay Hikes In 2015 Detroit 3 Contract Talks

Dennis Williams says strike would be a failure, “We don’t plan to fail.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2014

SYNC 3 (Ford photo)

Ford Overhauls Its Sync Connectivity System

“Sync 3″ will replace “My Ford Touch.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2014

Mustang Launches At Flat Rock (Ford photo)

Car Chronicles Blog: North American Car And Truck Of The Year

It’s the most difficult vote that I’ve had in the several years that I’ve been a juror for North American Car and Truck of the Year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2014

Lexus VP-GM Jeff Bracken (Jeff Gilbert photo)

Lexus Chief Sees Luxury Growth–Targeting Younger Buyers

Lexus feels it can keep baby boomers, but also attract more younger buyers, with edgier ads and newer styling.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/24/2014

Ford Execs Pose With New Truck (Jeff Gilbert photo)

Ford Launches All New F-150 Pickup Truck [VIDEO]

The new pickup should be in dealerships by late December.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2014

Ford VP Jim Farley (Ford photo)

Ford Announces Executive Swap

Marketing Vice President Jim Farley to lead Ford of Europe, Ford of Europe President Stephen Odell to assume Farley’s marketing job.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2014

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