Trump Reaffirms Threat of Tariffs on Cars from EU

February 20, 2019 at 3:19 PM

President Donald Trump reiterated to reporters earlier today that he will impose tariffs on cars from the European Union if talks fail to produce a more balanced trade deal.

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Testing the Building Blocks for Self-Driving Vehicles

VSI Labs helps developers of technologies for self-driving cars better understand how their products affect the vehicle’s overall performance.


Jury Awards Ford SUV Rollover Victim $152 Million

February 18, 2019 at 12:11 PM

A jury in Alabama has awarded $152 million to a 24-year-old man paralyzed in a rollover crash in 2015, Reuters reports.


Report: VW to Launch Jetta Sub-Brand in China

February 18, 2019 at 11:36 AM

Volkswagen AG plans to launch a Jetta sub-brand in China later this year, according to the country’s Sina social network.


Nissan Recall Targets Altima Door Latch Flaw, Again

February 18, 2019 at 10:01 AM

Nissan Motor Co. has begun a second recall of 341,000 cars in the U.S. with rear doors that may unlatch and open when their windows are lowered.


Trump Gets Report on Would-Be Import Auto Threat

February 18, 2019 at 2:05 AM

President Donald Trump has received a Dept. of Commerce analysis about the relative threat to U.S. security of imported cars and trucks.


Porsche Warns U.K. Customers Brexit May Hike Prices 10%

February 18, 2019 at 1:15 AM

Porsche AG is advising buyers in the U.K. that cars delivered after Britain leaves the European Union may carry a 10% surcharge because of higher import tariffs.


Fiat Chrysler, PSA Extend Van Partnership

February 18, 2019 at 12:47 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and PSA Group have agreed to continue joint production of large commercial van at FCA’s factory in Sevel, Italy.

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GM Confirms End of Buick Cascada Production

February 18, 2019 at 12:30 AM

General Motors Co.’s Buick unit has advised U.S. dealers it will stop producing the Cascada midsize convertible this summer.


America Axle Posts Fourth-Quarter, Full-Year Losses

February 15, 2019 at 5:22 PM

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. swung to a $362 million net loss in the final quarter of 2018, as revenue dipped 2% to $1.7 billion.

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Top-End 2020 Explorer Stickers at $60,000+

February 15, 2019 at 4:53 PM

Ford Motor Co. is raising the price across all trim levels for its redesigned Explorer SUV.


China, U.S. to Continue Trade Talks Next Week

February 15, 2019 at 3:52 PM

U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators ended intensive talks in China today far apart on key issues. But both remain cautiously optimistic about more progress next week.


High-Speed Rail Zooms to Forefront of Green New Deal Debate

February 15, 2019 at 3:29 PM

The so-called “Green New Deal” resolution introduced in Congress earlier this month calls for investing in a high-speed rail (HSR) network throughout the U.S. to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


Ferrari Affirms Plans for Electrified Models

February 15, 2019 at 1:52 PM

Ferrari NV says it is on track to launch a hybrid-powered supercar early next year and add an all-electric model by about 2022.