UPDATED: 9/21/17 12:26 pm ET - adds confirmation

Daimler joins rush to add more North American auto plants

U.S. automakers are facing mounting pressure amid slowing demand in the country, as Asian and European automakers aggressively ramp up vehicle production in North America, including a new investment by Daimler.

GM's record China deliveries mask muted electric car sales

General Motors is delivering millions of cars a year in China, its largest market. That could become a problem if CEO Mary Barra doesn't figure out how to sell more that are electric.

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