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Maserati is likely to halt production of the Ghibli and Quattroporte at its plant near Turin, Italy, for a week due to slow sales. Fortunately, there's a plan in place to fix the brand's faltering fortunes.

Volkswagen hopes to encourage its existing customers to trade in for new models with $2,000 customer loyalty incentives in the wake of the diesel emissions scandal.

In Italy, FCA and Ford are giving cash to VW owners looking to trade their cars in the wake of the diesel emissions fiasco.

October Poised To Represent True Indicator Of Sales Loss

VW posted a small overall sales gain in the month of September, but that's because the full brunt of its diesel emissions scandal won't be felt until October.

The outspoken presidential candidate once owned this Lamborghini Diablo VT roadster. Now it's up for sale for $300k.

Volkswagen releases pricing for the GTE and Alltrack versions of its European-market Passat, with the hybrid sedan starting at the equivalent of $50,000.

Buick prices the convertible Cascada at $33,990 for the US market, including destination charges.

An analysis by the LA Times finds that the government paid out as much as $51 million in subsidies to buyers of VW's diesel models. We now know these vehicles have dishonest engine software that hides their actual emissions.

VW's share price is taking a huge hit on the German stock exchange in the wake of the company's emissions scandal in the US. The problem could even affect the chairmanship of Martin Winterkorn.

VW CEO Martin Winterkorn has issued a statement regarding EPA and CARB allegations that cars with its 2.0-liter TDI engine don't meet US emissions requirements. The automaker promises an external investigation.

Mercedes-Benz wants to grow its number of female buyers, and it's launching a new marketing campaign targeted at women, including a a very different vehicle configuratator. The work begins in Germany but is slated to expand elsewhere in 2016.

Lamborghini sold 2,530 cars last year, a sales record. Reuters reports that the Italian automaker should surpass that number as soon as this month, thanks to the Huracan.

The Volkswagen Golf by itself has accounted for almost 19 percent of VW's US sales this year. The MQB platform and a US-focused strategy are part of the reasons.

The Chinese auto market is continuing to get weaker, and August was the third consecutive month with falling sales there. Domestic automakers are growing, while some foreign brands are struggling.

The Pontiac Aztek is getting a boost in popularity among Millennial buyers. The generation also likes the Dodge Magnum and Chrysler Pacifica, and performance vehicles like the Subaru WRX are in demand, too.

Chrysler, Land Rover, Kia and Lexus all made the list. Find out which of their models were bad enough to be singled out by Consumer Reports' testers, and why.

The new 2016 Chevy Malibu can be had for as little as $22,500 in base L trim, undercutting the price of last year's model and much of the competition.

Tesla is taking the possible rewards for its referral incentive even further. Now, there's no longer a limit of 10 recommendations, and the person with the most by October 31 gets a free Model S P90D with Ludicrous after trading in their current Model S.

American Customer Satisfaction Index Reports New Car Buyer Satisfaction Down

Customers have spoken and automobile satisfaction is down in 2015. Autoblog's Chris McGraw reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.

The Deeper Dive: How Technology Is Disrupting Dealer Service And Parts Departments

The focus in the Tesla dealer fight has been direct sales, but traditional dealers should be more worried about other forces at work against them.

Maserati North America is being sued by a dealer over allegations that the company incentivized its stores to fabricate sales of the Ghibli.

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