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  1. Subaru Ascent takes shape ahead of L.A. intro
    The official unveiling of the 2019 Subaru Ascent is just days away but spy photographers have spotted the three-row crossover out testing.
  2. Key Safety Systems signs deal to acquire Takata for $1.6 billion
    Key Safety Systems said it signed the long awaited definitive agreement to acquire Takata for $1.6 billion. The announcement comes weeks after the formal deal was submitted in bankruptcy court.
  3. Ford, Mahindra open to teaming up on electric cars in India
    Ford and its Indian partner Mahindra and Mahindra could create their own EV line in India to help battle pollution from the vehicles clogging the nation's roads.
  4. NAFTA nations lock horns on U.S. auto demands as fifth round ends
    Negotiators square off on Tuesday for the last time in a fifth round of talks to rework NAFTA, with a stalemate brewing on a contentious proposal to ramp up regional content for autos.
  5. Lincoln's freshened 2019 MKC gets new mesh grille, tech
    The freshened 2019 MKC compact crossover, due in showrooms next summer, features new infotainment and safety technology and the mesh grille found on Lincoln's newest products.
  6. Uber hit with $8.9 million fine in Colorado over unqualified drivers
    Colorado regulators fined Uber after finding the ride-services company allowed 57 people to drive with invalid driver's licenses or other offenses that would have disqualified them.
  7. Mahindra prepares 'brand journey' to launch passenger vehicles in U.S.
    India's Mahindra and Mahindra, preparing to launch an off-road vehicle in the US, will take a "thoughtful" approach to marketing on-road passenger vehicles next, company officials said.
  8. Dealership lobbyist Jonathan Morrison named NHTSA's top lawyer
    The White House appointed Jonathan Morrison, a former lobbyist with ties to auto dealerships, as chief counsel of NHTSA.
  9. Toyota puts U.S. workers on alert: Made-in-Japan Camrys cheaper
    Toyota issued an unsettling warning to Kentucky workers building its top-selling Camry sedan: Cut costs now or face an uncertain future.
  10. James Crellin, former director of communications at GM, dies
    James Crellin, former director of communications at General Motors, where he worked for 25 years after a short career in journalism, died Nov. 4 at his home in Michigan. He was 81.