U.S. court blocks Trump effort to delay boost in 'gas guzzler' fines

Automakers will face steeper penalties if they fall short of annual federal fuel economy targets after an appeals court blocked a Trump administration move to delay a scheduled increase in the fines.

Trump may tie Mexican immigration control to NAFTA

President Trump threatened to make Mexican immigration control a condition of a new NAFTA agreement, saying the southern neighbor must stop illegal immigrants from getting into the United States.

The Rising Stars and a superstar

An ageless Bob Lutz, former General Motors vice chairman and high flyer at Chrysler, Ford and BMW, addressed Automotive News’ automaker and supplier Rising Stars last week at the Detroit Athletic Club. At 86, Lutz is at the other end of the career spectrum from the fast climbers who were honored. But the industry’s always-enthused Methuselah managed to wow the young executives with a selection from his lifetime of insights.

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