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HANNAH LUTZ

Lenders need to stay diligent

This year was full of relatively positive, consistent auto finance trends. Next year will likely follow suit, but the upswing won't last forever.

YANG JIAN

How China plans to create a giant state-owned automaker

In recent years, Beijing has forced the consolidation of state-owned industries such as steelmaking. Now it's the auto industry's turn.

LARRY P. VELLEQUETTE

Schmidt's statement showed a broken man with misplaced faith in VW

Oliver Schmidt's vacant almost defiant stare has been the face of VW's $30 billion diesel emissions scandal. That wasn't the face seen in court on Wednesday.

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