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Roy Lunn, father of the modern SUV, dies at 92

A mechanical and aeronautical engineer who led development of the first Jeep Cherokee and Ford's original GT40, Roy Lunn helped pioneer unitized bodies for SUVs to help meet fuel-economy requirements.

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GM suspended Alphons Iacobelli after federal officials accused him of being at the center of a multiyear, multimillion-dollar conspiracy while previously leading labor negotiations at FCA.

U.S. judge in Takata bankruptcy halts lawsuits vs. automakers for 90 days

A federal judge overseeing the bankruptcy of Takata's business in the United States halted lawsuits for 90 days against automakers brought by victims of its faulty airbag inflators.

M-B Financial, Mini Financial, TD Auto Finance score highest in dealer satisfaction

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Mini Financial Services and TD Auto Finance topped their segments in lender services satisfaction among auto dealers, a JD Power report said.

N.Y. Nissan dealership to pay $298,000 for consumer deception

New York dealership Nissan of New Rochelle has agreed to pay more than $298,000 in restitution and penalties for deceptively charging hundreds of customers for a phony anti-theft product.