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  1. Marchionne's successor will come from within
    Besides Marchionne, there are 17 men on the FCA group executive council, but realistically, only a handful are likely candidates for CEO.
  2. Toyota's new execs see a crisis
    Toyota's latest batch of newly promoted executives injects new diversity of thought, but all are decidedly single-minded in warning that Japan's biggest automaker is beset by industry upheaval.
  3. Changes grip embattled GKN
    GKN has changed CEOs, embarked on a two-year profit drive and now is battling a hostile takeover -- all while launching its advanced eDrive technology.
  4. Takata's U.S. bankruptcy plan approved by judge
    Takata received court approval for its bankruptcy exit plan in the United States, clearing the way for the sale of Takata's assets and providing compensation for those injured by its deadly airbags.
  5. Lyft shops for drivers on used-car lots
    Lyft wants to put drivers in cars they can afford, rather than having them take on expensive loans for new vehicles.
  6. GM's Korea retrenchment gets an early start
    General Motors is already scaling back operations in South Korea ahead of an announced plant closure there in May.
  7. Phantom Auto tests remote control for driverless cars
    Phantom Auto is refining a system that lets remote drivers take over self-driving cars when the cars get stuck.
  8. Waymo wins Arizona's approval for first driverless ride-hailing service
    The first commercial ride-hailing service without human drivers has been approved in the United States. Google affiliate Waymo won a permit in January from the Arizona Department of Transportation.
  9. Tesla delays, tax credit concerns spur sales of Chevy Bolts
    Some potential buyers of Tesla's long-delayed Model 3 are concerned that they will miss out on federal tax breaks and are looking for alternatives such as the Chevy Bolt.
  10. American Axle posts more gains in Q4
    American Axle posted record sales driven by strong light-truck production, as it continues to absorb the benefits of its Metaldyne acquisition.