The Italian maker of luxury cars aims to lure a new group of consumers from popular midsize sedans by Mercedes, Audi and BMW.
Stocks are higher amid encouraging data on June auto sales and May factory orders.
Stocks are mixed as the Dow and S&P 500 have gained, but the tech-heavy Nasdaq is lagging.
The booming country is pumping out autos -- many with US and European names -- that lag in safety features common elsewhere.
Seeking to capitalize on surging demand for its profitable F-150s, it's adding 2,000 workers to its Kansas City factory.
Stocks are lower after payroll company ADP estimated that only 119,000 private sector jobs were added in April -- the fewest in 7 months.
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