Suppliers still wary of border tax
Many Republicans have expressed skepticism or opposition toward the border adjustment tax, but House leaders still are expected to pursue the tax.
VW bondholders can continue lawsuit, judge rules
A federal judge in California allowed some claims to proceed by bondholders who sued Volkswagen AG over its diesel emissions scandal.
GM cleared in first case over updated ignition switch
A federal jury in New York found GM was not to blame for a crash of an Arizona man who alleged that his accident was caused by an updated version of the company's ignition switch that did not adequately fix the flaws in a previous model.
U.S. House panel approves broad proposal on self-driving cars
A House panel approved a major proposal to allow automakers to deploy up to 100,000 self-driving vehicles without meeting existing safety standards and bar states from imposing driverless car rules.
Former Tesla engineers launch high-def mapping company
Computer vision company Lvl5 hopes 3-D maps will replace the need for lidar systems. The five-person startup has raised $2 million and plans to expand to 100 employees by the end of 2018.
SolarCity co-founder Peter Rive to quit Tesla
Tesla said SolarCity co-founder Peter Rive is leaving the company, eight months after the electric car maker bought the biggest residential solar panel maker.
Buick cuts Regal base price by $2,000
The Regal Sportback, a hatchback that is replacing the Regal sedan for 2018, will start at $25,915, including shipping, with a base 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine.
New Takata airbag recalls could expose automakers to more liabilities
Takata's bankruptcy filing was meant to draw a line under the auto industry's biggest safety recall, but last week's announcement of more airbag inflator recalls suggests automakers could face fresh liabilities.
Advocates for blind join U.S. push for autonomous cars
Advocates for the estimated 1.3 million legally blind people in the U.S., and millions more with other disabilities, have joined automakers and technology companies in lobbying Congress to help spur the roll out of self-driving vehicles.
GM joins other automakers investing in self-driving startup Nauto
GM and Japan's Softbank are among the latest investors in Nauto, a Silicon Valley startup developing software for self-driving vehicles.
NAFTA talks to start Aug. 16 in Washington
The first of seven rounds round of negotiations on a new North American Free Trade Agreement will take place Aug. 16-20. The remaining rounds will happen in three-week intervals.
Audi confident new A8 will hold lead in race to offer Level 3 driving
Audi believes it will be the first automaker to launch a self-driving car even though its first model with that capability, the new A8, still needs to undergo lengthy government approvals that could allow a competitor to pass the automaker in the race to market.
A changed landscape in Canadian auto finance
The 2008 financial crisis sharply reshaped Canadian auto finance. Captives that once dominated the auto loan and lease market lost nearly half their share within four years.
Victims' lawyers say unjust to halt U.S. airbag cases vs. carmakers
Lawyers for people injured by Takata's defective airbags told a judge there was "no basis" for an "unjust" request by the company's U.S. unit to halt hundreds of consumer lawsuits.
Autonomous shuttle producer plans operation in Michigan
French autonomous shuttle-maker Navya said it plans to open its first North American production facility near Ann Arbor, Mich.
Mercedes targets quad-bike loving wealthy with luxury pickup
Mercedes-Benz is stretching its refined image with its first ever pickup truck, betting that upscale car buyers are ready for an open-bed hauler with leather seats, oak trim and Autobahn handling.
Construction worker injured at Volvo factory site
A construction worker at the Volvo assembly plant being built in South Carolina was seriously injured while working on site Tuesday morning.
Lincoln MKX set for 'mesh' face-lift
Two years after the second-generation MKX debuted, the premium midsize crossover will undergo a freshening for the 2018 model year that resembles the face of Lincoln's latest cars and light trucks.
China's Baidu taps Microsoft to extend autonomous reach
Chinese tech giant Baidu is relying on Microsoft to extend its self-driving car ambitions outside of China.
Porsche may ditch diesel engine
Porsche will decide at the end of the decade whether its latest generation of diesel engines will be its last, CEO Oliver Blume said, the first time a German automaker has said in public it could discontinue diesel.
Smart tags, Acura NSX and Dodge Chargers: Honda's '18 Accord and what people are saying
Crossovers and SUVs might be where the money is these days, but automakers aren't abandoning hope for sedans. Enter the redesigned and re-engineered 2018 Honda Accord. A roundup of what people are saying about it.