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Fiat Chrysler launches U.S. media agency review

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it is beginning a media agency review in the United States. The incumbent is Interpublic's UM.

Tesla's Musk admits Model 3 braking issue, promises fix

Tesla CEO Elon Musk admitted there was a braking issue with the Model 3 sedan, pointed out by Consumer Reports, and said it can be fixed with a firmware update.

Tesla hires Snapchat exec to head engineering

Stuart Bowers has a passion for robotics and will be working on Tesla's semi-autonomous driving program, Autopilot.

Bracken retiring from Lexus, to be succeeded by deputy David Christ

David Christ, who switched from the Toyota Division to Lexus at the start of this year, will succeed his boss, Jeff Bracken, who is retiring as head of Lexus' United States operations after 40 years with Toyota.

Germany's Grammer buying Toledo Molding and Die in $271 million deal

German auto supplier Grammer AG is more than doubling its presence in North America with the $271 million acquisition of Toledo Molding and Die Inc.