Apple signals a readiness to join the self-driving car race

Apple is wading in to the debate over regulation of self-driving cars, declaring it is excited about the potential for automated transportation and calling on U.S. regulators not to restrict testing of such vehicles.

Mexican officials hail NAFTA as critical to U.S.

Mexican auto industry officials defended NAFTA as critical to U.S. economic competitiveness as they braced for talks between the Mexican government

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Mexico prepares its defense of NAFTA

Mexican auto industry officials are lining up their arguments to defend the North American Free Trade Agreement as Donald Trump prepares to move into the White House.

Porsche's 4-cyl. Macan tops expectations

Since arriving this summer, the four-cylinder-powered Porsche Macan has become 40 percent of the nameplate's mix, answering the question of whether U.S. customers would accept a four-cylinder engine in a Porsche. Many of the buyers are new to the brand.

Mexican officials hail NAFTA as critical to U.S.

Mexican auto industry officials defended NAFTA as critical to U.S. economic competitiveness as they braced for talks between the Mexican government and Donald Trump's administration over the accord's future.

Akio Toyoda will head Toyota's EV division

Toyota appointed its president, Akio Toyoda, to lead the automaker's newly formed electric car division, flagging its commitment to develop a technology that the automaker has been slow to embrace.

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