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Nico Rosberg captures Formula One opener

...Robert Hight won the top two divisions at the NHRA Gatornationals.Kalitta beat former series champion Antron Brown in the Top Fuel division Sunday, and Hight topped his boss, 16-time champion John Force, in the Funny Car division.

...Sainz, of Spain, won the fourth stage of the Dakar Rally and moved into first place in the overall standings in the car division.Sainz finished the stage 6:04 ahead of 11-time champion Stephane Peterhansel, of France, and 8:58 in front...
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Last week's photo showed the 2012 Scion iQ, a two-door hatchback for Toyota's small-car division. For a better photo and information, read this week's road test.Chosen randomly from the correct entries was Valerie Longtin...
Renault-Nissan, Daimler team up

...cachet of Mercedes' flagship brand will take a hit from the deal; the parts sharing will be limited to the small-car division.Top executives from Renault and Daimler took pains to stress that their brands would keep their separate identities...
Autos | Life
Mercedes gets new leader as luxury brand faces competitive pressure

...worker protests, angry rhetoric and brief work stoppages. Andreas Renschler, 46, who has headed the Smart compact car division, will take over commercial vehicles in the executive shuffle approved by the company's board of directors. The Smart...
NASCAR notebook

...Jeff Gordon) and Craftsman Truck (Jack Sprague) series. Roush could be the first to sweep the top-two stock car divisions. WILD FINISH: Ricky Rudd is 10th in the Winston Cup Series point standings, and he likes his chances. He is 227...
Area briefs: Auto seller to dump rental businesses

...AutoNation Inc., the country's largest automobile retailer, said Thursday it will spin off its troubled rental-car division by issuing stock in the new company to current AutoNation shareholders. AutoNation, which is controlled by billionaire...
Volvo shareholders OK buyout

GOTEBORG, Sweden -- Ford Motor Co.'s $6.5 billion buyout of the car division of Volvo moved an important step forward Monday with the approval of Volvo shareholders. The vote came following questions from...
Ford buys Volvo's car business

DEARBORN, Mich. -- Ford Motor Co. is buying the far smaller Volvo car division in a $6.45 billion deal that accelerates the consolidation of the global car industry and gives Ford a brand beloved by safety-conscious...
Commercial element absent at tournament

...the Crown Royale of golf," she said. "It's the pinnacle. It's historic." General Motors' Cadillac Motor Car Division is one of only two corporations allowed to advertise during the Masters, but you wouldn't know it if you didn't...
Business | Augusta National Golf Club