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  1. GM, Ford repeat as loyalty champions
    For a third year in a row, GM finished as the top manufacturer in IHS Markit's Loyalty Awards, while Ford extended its streak to eight years for customer loyalty to a specific make.
  2. Cadillac expects Project Pinnacle to lift brand to record global sales in 2018
    Project Pinnacle, Cadillac's overhaul of dealership operations, is working as designed and is expected to help the brand reach record global sales in 2018, according to Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen.
  3. Nissan CEO Saikawa says Infiniti will go mostly electric by 2021
    All new Infiniti models launched after 2021 will either be all-electric vehicles or will rely on Nissan's new range-extender electric motor-powered technology called ePower, Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa said.
  4. Mercedes-Benz expects 25 percent of its sales will happen online by 2022, sales chief Britta Seeger says
    Mercedes-Benz estimates that 25 percent of its new- and used-vehicle sales will be completed online by 2022, sales chief Britta Seeger says.
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    Ford expects its investment on mobility and autonomous vehicles to reduce its 2017 earnings by $300 million, providing a breakout of its investments in the future for the first time.
  6. BMW scratches the X in X7
    The BMW Concept X7 was supposed to make its Detroit auto show debut this week but "the SUV was damaged while in transport to Detroit by truck," a BMW spokeswoman said Tuesday.
  7. BlackBerry exec Chennakeshu warns against cybersecurity 'Band-Aid'
    Automakers and suppliers must make enhancing cybersecurity a key focus if the connected, autonomous vehicles of the future are to be safe, the president of BlackBerry Technology Solutions said.
  8. AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson sees EVs, autonomous cars as pivotal chance
    The auto industry can slash pollution and fatalities through production of electric and autonomous vehicles, said AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson.
  9. VW's Woebcken credits U.S. rebound to regional autonomy
    Hinrich Woebcken said heeding its dealers with a product lineup and business model that catered more to U.S. tastes helped the automaker rebound in sales and market share in 2017.
  10. Trump administration's California fuel-efficiency talks intensify
    California and the Trump administration will hold a series of new talks over fuel efficiency rules as the auto industry still hopes for a deal to retain nationwide requirements.
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