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GM defense unit gets new leaders, stays quiet on plans

GM has remained in stealth mode a year and a half after re-establishing its defense unit. What is known is that the new leadership team will be responsible for launching several hydrogen fuel cell-powered products.

How rising depreciation will affect the used-vehicle market

Last year's depreciation rates were relatively low thanks to several factors that simply can't last forever. The rate is expected to grow this year, which will affect the used-vehicle market.

Mazda's next-gen engine may signal U.S. pricing strategy

Mazda's Skyactiv-X roll out in Japan foreshadows how the high-tech offering is playing into the carmaker's global strategy to lift its brand image and pricing power.

Manley's outside hires will make FCA more competitive

FCA's chief has used his first months in the role to make some key organizational changes, including the outside hire of former Infiniti chief Christian Meunier as global president of Jeep.

GKN prepares for shift to electric awd

U.K. supplier GKN is preparing for a market shift, knowing that in the long term, its conventional drive systems will be replaced by electric all-wheel drive.