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.

KC Crain promoted at Automotive News parent

KC Crain, group publisher of Automotive News, has been named president of parent Crain Communications Inc. after longtime President Rance Crain, 78, sold his 50 percent stake in the family business.


HALL OF FAME: Ed Welburn ready to join his lifelong heroes

Ed Welburn was the first person to oversee all of GM's design centers around the world. He also can claim more than a few notable cars as well, including the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and show-stopping concepts such as the Cadillac Ciel and Buick Avista.

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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.

Trump pledges to protect 'Made in America' products

President Trump promised to take more legal and regulatory steps during the next six months to protect American manufacturers, lashing out Monday against trade deals and trade practices he said have hurt U.S. companies.

BorgWarner makes EV play with Sevcon deal

BorgWarner agreed to acquire British supplier Sevcon for an estimated $200 million in a deal that adds more electric vehicle technology to the supplier's vehicle-propulsion engineering and product portfolio.

KC Crain promoted at Automotive News parent

KC Crain, group publisher of Automotive News, has been named president of parent Crain Communications Inc. after longtime President Rance Crain, 78, sold his 50 percent stake in the family business.

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Tesla's identity rides on the Model 3

Rarely do we talk about a single vehicle being critical to the mission and possibly the survival of a car company. Yet that is a fair description of the Tesla Model 3.

HALL OF FAME: Ed Welburn ready to join his lifelong heroes

Ed Welburn was the first person to oversee all of GM's design centers around the world. He also can claim more than a few notable cars as well, including the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and show-stopping concepts such as the Cadillac Ciel and Buick Avista.

What, Porsche worry? You bet.

Porsche appears more immune than most to the looming disruption that is worrying the world's automobile manufacturers. But that's not how the company's leaders view it.

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