Program to speed border crossing advances

After testing the waters for more than a dozen years, authorities are gearing up to operationalize the concept of placing U.S. Customs officers on Canadian soil to clear shipments there, rather than at the U.S. port of entry.

UPDATED: 2/23/18 5:10 pm ET - adds details
Tesla expects to hit cap for federal tax credits in 2018

Tesla said it will likely sell its 200,000th vehicle this year -- the volume cap at which the $7,500 federal tax incentive for electric vehicles begins to be phased out.

Lithium next German power play?

BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen came together to acquire Nokia's HERE high-definition mapping unit in 2015, and they combined efforts when deciding to build an ultrafast charging network for electric vehicles in Europe. So will the German companies join forces to secure a sufficient supply of lithium, a crucial raw material for battery-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids? BMW, for one, seems willing.


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