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Hyundai, Kia sued by owners claiming engine defect caused fires

Hyundai  and Kia were sued by U.S. drivers over an alleged defect that could cause certain engines to catch fire, adding pressure on the Korean automakers being probed by U.S. authorities.

FCA to extend holiday shutdowns at 2 North American plants

FCA plans to extend holiday downtime at plants that build the Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger, Charger and Ram 1500 Classic as the automaker aligns production with demand.

Nissan board fails to pick successor for Ghosn as tensions brew

Nissan Motor 's board failed to pick a successor for former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, leaving the carmaker without a top official as it enters the fifth week since the car titan’s arrest and faces escalating tensions with partner Renault.

Jaguar Land Rover plans to cut 5,000 jobs, paper says

Jaguar Land Rover plans to cut thousands of jobs as part of a turnaround plan, the Financial Times reported, citing several unidentified people close to the company.

Limited run of suicide-door Lincoln Continentals coming next summer

It's an effort by executives to leverage the brand's glory years and spark interest in a vehicle whose U.S. sales have fallen drastically despite re-entering the market just over two years ago.