U.S. to tackle 'challenging' issues in next round of NAFTA talks

The United States will present new text proposals and begin to weigh into thornier issues -- such as rules of origin -- of the North American Free Trade Agreement in the third round of negotiations.

Waymo's Krafcik, coach Saban to keynote 2018 NADA

Waymo CEO John Krafcik and University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban will give keynote speeches at the 2018 NADA convention in March in Las Vegas.


GM invited to resume negotiations with striking Canadian union

The union representing 2,500 striking workers at GM Canada's CAMI assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ont., says it has invited management to get talks rolling again in hopes of reaching a settlement.

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UPDATED: 9/19/17 4:24 pm ET - adds comment, corrected
NRDC calls for investments leading to 100 mpg fleet

The Natural Resources Defense Council's clean-energy plan says climate-change goals can be met through energy efficiency and renewable fuels at much lower cost than predicted.

Ghosn plans 12 new EVs, more platform sharing

Ghosn's new six-year business plan for the Renault-Nissan Alliance will develop more EVs and autonomous vehicles. It also will accelerate the pace of platform-sharing between Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi.

Frankfurt photo booth

A few of the most eye-catching models at this year's show. Some of them will never turn up at a dealership. And none of them will ever need to stop for gasoline.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
What good is an EV in a disaster?

As I witnessed the mass evacuation in Florida this month, it crossed my mind that commonsense, true-life circumstances trump current mindsets and technology advances.

Mentally preparing for an 'armada of EVs'

While electrified vehicles account for a tiny fraction of global auto sales today, few industry leaders are concerned about whether consumers will ever truly want to own battery electrics and plug-in hybrids.

UPDATED: 9/14/17 12:19 pm ET - adds details
'The game has started': Daimler delivers first electric trucks

UPS will be the first U.S. commercial customer for Daimler's new battery-powered eCanter truck, and the company will expand electric truck output as lower cost, longer-range batteries become available within two to three years.

Nissan boosts Leaf's range

The next-generation electric Nissan Leaf aims to ease range anxiety with battery improvements that include a performance edition. But better EV attributes are only part of the proposition.

Takedown of Tesla not worth a tweet?

A former hedge fund manager calls Tesla "the loudest canary in Wall Street's coal mine." He argues that its shares have been artificially propped up by its CEO's enthusiasm and suspect accounting.

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