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Apple signals a readiness to join the self-driving car race

Apple is wading in to the debate over regulation of self-driving cars, declaring it is excited about the potential for automated transportation and calling on U.S. regulators not to restrict testing of such vehicles.

Honda views its CR-V and sedans as equals

Honda is riding high on the crossover trend, with a CR-V that has been one of the nation's most popular utility vehicles and a redesigned version queued up to go on sale this month.
■ 2017 Honda CR-V

Mexico prepares its defense of NAFTA

Mexican auto industry officials are lining up their arguments to defend the North American Free Trade Agreement as Donald Trump prepares to move into the White House.
Trump's auto team comes together

Mercedes finds a better way around the 'chicken tax'

Mercedes-Benz is investing in South Carolina after years of producing vans through an odd global supply stream to sidestep U.S. tariffs.

EVs could take an OPEC-sized bite out of oil demand, study finds

A boom in electric vehicles made by the likes of Tesla and General Motors could erode as much as 10 percent of global gasoline demand by 2035, according to the oil industry consultant Wood Mackenzie.
Ford CEO sees ‘pressure’ on business without softer mpg rules

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Hyundai from inside Seoul headquarters

For anyone with even a remote interest in the inner workings of Hyundai Motor at its Seoul headquarters, Frank Ahrens' recently published book, Seoul Man, is truly an essential read.

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U.S. sales rebound, climb 3.6%; SAAR remains strong at 17.83 million

After three straight monthly dips, U.S. light-vehicle sales in November rose 3.6 percent from a year earlier, helped by more generous deals and strong truck demand. Ford, Honda, Nissan, Toyota and GM posted gains. Industrywide volume hit a November record and the SAAR remained strong but dropped to 17.83 million from this year's highest rate -- October's 17.98 million. MEXICO: Sales surge 23%, break Nov. record BLOG: Can trucks haul industry to victory lane? CANADA: Nov. sales rise 10% behind GM, Ford gains LUXURY: Mercedes all but locks down U.S. title FCA: Sales slip 14% despite strong month for Ram TOYOTA: Record truck sales drive 4.3% increase HONDA: New November record posted with 6.5% boost VW: Losing streak ends; Audi rolls on NISSAN: Trucks star at Nissan brand, Infiniti FORD: 5.1% gain spurred by incentives, SUVs HYUNDAI-KIA: Fatter deals, small cars, crossovers drive Nov. records GM: All four brands deliver as sales rise 10%

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