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Bentley at work on a sporty SUV
Bentley is developing a sportier, coupelike version of the Bentayga, the ultraluxury brand's first SUV.

Frederick Standish, former director of PR for Nissan North America, dies
Frederick Standish, who managed Nissan North America's corporate communications as it reinvented itself in Tennessee, has died at 65 after a long illness.

Tesla shares dogged by falling gas prices, output concerns
Tesla shares fell to a two-year low amid concerns that cheap gasoline is stifling demand for electric cars as well as whether the company can efficiently produce enough of its new crossover.

Ford plans to double Mexico vehicle production, report says
Ford plans to double vehicle production capacity in Mexico as the automaker focuses its U.S. assembly plants on more profitable pickups and utility vehicles, according to a report published Sunday.

Conti must ration parts for recall fixes
Continental is recalling five million airbag control units that affect vehicles made by companies including Volkswagen, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Honda and Fiat Chrysler.

EPA greenhouse gas rule would ban conversion of light vehicles to racecars
An EPA proposal to slash greenhouse gas emissions by medium and heavy duty vehicles would also ban the conversion of street cars into racecars, with far-reaching effects on auto racing and the aftermarket parts industry.

Chicago Auto Show preview
Expected this week at the show are an updated Ram heavy-duty pickup, a freshened Hyundai Santa Fe crossover, a special-edition Ford Explorer Sport crossover and a new version of the Toyota Tacoma midsize pickup.

Is this what the 2017 Buick Encore will look like?
The 2017 Buick Encore will debut at the New York Auto Show in April, but before that its European-market Opel Mokka X twin will premiere at the Geneva motor show.

Which 'Super' ad will be remembered by history?
Super Bowl 50 may be over, but the competition among Super Bowl commercials for Internet phenomenon status is just beginning.

Ferrari retools FF four-seat grand tourer as GTC4Lusso
Ferrari is renaming its FF four-seat coupe as the GTC4Lusso and adding rear-wheel steering to boost the appeal of a model launched five years ago as a practical ultraluxury sports car aimed at wealthy families.