Automakers push renewed talks to defuse trade tensions

President Donald Trump escalated the potential for a trade war between the U.S. and Europe on Friday by threatening 20 percent tariffs on auto imports from the European Union in response to retaliatory tariffs on $3.3 billion worth of American products

Volvo's new U.S. factory starts racing the clock

Volvo just threw the switch to launch its South Carolina assembly plant. But it has its eye on a bigger goal in 36 months.


A U.S. Volvo plant ---- at last

At long last, Volvo gets its American auto plant.

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Automakers push renewed talks to defuse trade tensions

President Donald Trump escalated the potential for a trade war between the U.S. and Europe on Friday by threatening 20 percent tariffs on auto imports from the European Union in response to retaliatory tariffs on $3.3 billion worth of American products

GM bets on a diesel revival

The northern Italian industrial city of Turin is home to a key operation in General Motors' drive to reduce fuel consumption in combustion engines used in the U.S. and globally.

Tesla suffers another fire at Calif. plant

A machine used for paper recycling caught fire late Thursday at Tesla's plant in Fremont, Calif., outside the company's main EV assembly line, but manufacturing was unaffected.

Study questions massive investments in AVs

Billions of dollars will be lost by many automakers that continue to invest in autonomous and electric vehicles while consumer buy-in remains low, a study from consulting firm AlixPartners says.


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