More evidence suggests Musk tweeted Tesla plans too soon
A week after Elon Musk shocked the markets by proclaiming Tesla may become a private company, evidence has piled up that the mercurial CEO was tweeting too soon.
Ford's blue sky CEO has investors treading water
Two more potential problems at Ford -- leadership and liquidity (namely, Ford's capacity to pay dividends) -- have come into sharp focus recently. Neither will be addressed in a hurry.
EPA staff disputed claim fuel efficiency plan would save lives
As the Trump administration moves to freeze vehicle fuel efficiency standards, some regulatory officials have disputed the Transportation Department rationale that the plan would significantly cut traffic deaths, internal documents made public show.
Could Musk's oil conspiracy against Tesla end with Saudi billions?
Elon Musk has always hated the fossil-fuel industry. But now, in his bid to take Tesla private, Musk is courting billions of oil dollars.
Tesla forms special board committee to evaluate bid to go private
Tesla's board formed a special committee to evaluate Elon Musk's proposal to take the company private, a day after the CEO revealed more on who will advise him and help fund the potential deal.
Ford, Wall Street clash over cherished dividend
The debate erupting over Ford's quarterly payout to shareholders is exposing a growing and contentious divide over what needs to be done to fix the ailing automaker.
Musk taps Goldman, private-equity firm to advise on Tesla plan
Elon Musk continued to drip feed details of his plan to take Tesla private.
Musk's belated explanation is unlikely to get SEC off his back
Elon Musk is finally offering more details on his bombshell tweet that he had “funding secured” to take Tesla Inc. private. It’s unlikely to get U.S. regulators off his back.
American Center for Mobility parts ways with CEO; interim chief named
The American Center for Mobility said Michigan's transportation head Kirk Steudle will serve as its interim president and CEO, replacing John Maddox, who launched ACM as its top executive in 2016.
Elon Musk says Saudi interest sparked effort to take Tesla private
Elon Musk elaborated on what precipitated his effort to take Tesla private, portraying the interest that Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund has shown in the electric-car maker as key to the gambit.
Inaki Lopez resurfaces
Inaki Lopez, former General Motors and Volkswagen purchasing czar, resurfaces in Spain.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
A case for Chrysler's brand
Reader calls for FCA to "do the right thing" and preserve Chrysler's legacy in the wake of CEO Sergio Marchionne's death.
Mercedes turns its vans into "end-to-end" solutions
It's no longer enough to simply build and sell commercial vans. Mercedes is turning it into a services concept.
Saudi fund in talks to invest in Tesla buyout deal
Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is in talks that could see it becoming a significant investor in Tesla as part of Elon Musk’s plan to take the electric car maker private, according to a person with direct knowledge of the fund’s plans.
Automakers urged to 'make a deal' with California
Margo Oge, former EPA official in the Obama administration, says automakers have an opportunity to work with California and shape a de facto national emissions program.
Is Tesla better off private?
Tesla CEO Elon Musk's recent tweet that he was considering taking the company private raises the question: Do public markets, with the huge amount of capital they provide to new mobility companies, hurt or help those operations?
Tesla seeks wide investor pool in push to go private
Tesla CEO Elon Musk and advisers are seeking a wide pool of investors to back a potential take-private of the automaker to avoid concentrating ownership among a few new large holders, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.