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Man fleeing police crashes, wedges Maserati under freeway

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A man fleeing the California Highway Patrol totaled his girlfriend's Maserati SUV after he careened up an embankment and slammed into the underside of an overpass, wedging the v...

Fiat Chrysler, PSA profits dropped in pandemic before merger

MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Peugeot on Wednesday reported their last financial statements as independent companies, each contributing full-year profits of around 2 billion euros to ...

Florida man charged with COVID relief fraud

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man received more than $7.2 million in coronavirus relief funds after concocting hundreds of nonexistent employees on loan applications, federal prosecutors said. ...

Ferrari earnings rise as production bounces back

MILAN (AP) — Ferrari reported Tuesday a 58% jump in fourth-quarter earnings as production and deliveries picked up after the brutal initial lockdown earlier in the 2020 pandemic year. ...

Stellantis CEO: New car company will protect jobs and brands

MILAN (AP) — The CEO of Stellantis, the carmaker created from the merger of PSA Peugeot and Fiat Chrysler, said Tuesday that the tie-up will help preserve jobs, factories and the 14 storied brands as ...

Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot shareholders to vote on merger

MILAN (AP) — The marriage of carmakers PSA Peugeot and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is built on the promise of cost-savings in the capital-hungry industry, but what remains to be seen is if it will be ab...

Peugeot shareholders approve merger with Fiat

Shareholders in PSA, the French parent company of carmakers Peugeot, Citroen and Opel, approved a planned merger with Italo-American Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) on Monday. The online meeting foll...

Cuts likely as Fiat Chrysler-PSA tie-up nears approval

MILAN (AP) — While running Nissan’s North American operations from 2009 to 2011, Carlos Tavares had a reputation for closely watching costs with little tolerance for vehicles or ventures that didn’t m...

Maserati with rare plate caught in mystery crash in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A driver crashed a NT$7.58-million (US$269,000) Maserati bearing a rare license plate in Taipei during the early morning hours, fled the scene, and asked friends to take t...

Nissan pulls out of Trump emissions fight with California

DETROIT (AP) — Nissan said Friday that it will no longer support the Trump administration in its legal fight to end California's ability to set its own auto-pollution and gas-mileage standards. ...

Automakers prep for stronger mileage standards under Biden

DETROIT (AP) — Now that it's clear Joe Biden soon will be president, the fight over automobile pollution and fuel efficiency standards is likely to peter out, and U.S. consumers should see a broader s...

Disgraced couple to be sentenced in Hawaii corruption case

HONOLULU (AP) — A once-respected, now-estranged power couple are scheduled to be sentenced Monday in Hawaii's biggest corruption case that unraveled after they framed a relative for stealing their hom...

GM flips to California's side in pollution fight with Trump

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says it will no longer support the Trump administration in legal efforts to end California's right to set its own clean-air standards. CEO Mary Barra sa...

Formula One Champions

Drivers 1950_Guiseppe Farina, Italy, Alfa Romeo 1951_Juan Manuel Fangio, Argentina, Alfa Romeo 1952_Alberto Ascari, Italy, Ferrari ...

Fiat Chrysler posts record Q3 profit ahead of PSA merger

MILAN (AP) — A rebound in car production in Fiat Chrysler on Wednesday reported record third-quarter earnings as production returned to nearly pre-pandemic levels. The Italian-Americ...