Honda places high-stakes bet on software, robotics with new r&d unit

In the new era of artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles, Honda is planning its own transition from metal-bender to software-coder from this airy loft high above Tokyo with a lounge-like atmosphere and panoramic views of the capital to inspire its workers.

Trump's trade czar Ross easily wins Senate confirmation

Former auto supplier executive Wilbur Ross easily won confirmation as U.S. commerce secretary, clearing President Trump's top trade official to work

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