Uber hires Google veteran Singhal to aid self-driving engineering

Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies said it hired the man behind Google search to work closely with CEO Travis Kalanick and help grow the company's self-driving car program.

Sergio: Trump 'should like' a GM-FCA merger

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne says President-elect Donald Trump might support the idea of General Motors merging with his company -

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Penske ends no-haggle pilot

Penske Automotive Group has backed off a no-haggle pricing experiment and returned to a traditional sales model and a commission-based pay plan at Toyota of Surprise (Ariz.).

BMW design boss Habib is quitting automaker

BMW's design boss, Karim Habib, is leaving the automaker, a company source said. Habib's departure follows the exit of two other key designers, exacerbating a period of upheaval in BMW's design department.

Ross tells Canada that U.S. will open NAFTA negotiations, report says

Canadian officials say Wilbur Ross, the nominee for US commerce secretary, has indicated that a formal-notification letter to open negotiations on NAFTA will be sent to Canada and Mexico within days of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, according to the Globe and Mail newspaper.

VW delays bid to boost Audi's China sales with SAIC deal

VW Group says it will not produce or sell any Audi cars with SAIC in China until at least 2018, seeking first to strengthen ties with existing Audi partner FAW. A partnership with SAIC, China's largest automaker, could boost Audi's slowing sales as rival Mercedes makes ground in the market.

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