UPDATED: 11/22/17 4:13 pm ET - adds BMW statement.

BMW recalls all i3 electric vehicles

BMW is recalling all 2014-18 i3 electric vehicles for higher risk of neck injuries to smaller people in the driver's seat who aren't wearing seat belts, according to recall documents.


Trump nominates Michigan dealer David Fischer for ambassador to Morocco

President Donald Trump nominated The Suburban Collection CEO David Fischer to be the U.S. ambassador in Morocco.

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GM maps route to profitable EVs

The ambitious forecasts suggest that GM has surmounted some of the cost hurdles that make electric vehicles difficult to sell at prices that are affordable to consumers and profitable to the manufacturer. But other big challenges remain.

UPDATED: 11/17/17 4:41 pm ET - adds closing stock price
Wall Street ponders impact of Tesla Semi, Roadster

The features of Tesla's new Semi truck steamrolled Wall Street expectations, with an estimated 500-mile driving range that was almost double what analysts had modeled. However, the company's latest product plans -- Tesla also unveiled a new high-end roadster -- broadened the rift between bulls and bears on the stock.

Porsche mulls a hybrid variant of 911

Porsche is considering adding battery power to the 911, making the top variant of the iconic sports car a hybrid, according to people familiar with the matter.

COMMENTARY: Michael Wayland
Chevy should follow Cadillac and go after Tesla

Chevy appears to be doing little to nothing to attract the hundreds of thousands of consumers who could wait years for a Tesla Model 3 into a Chevrolet Bolt EV — an actual all-electric car not from "manufacturing Hell."

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
What is charging going to cost?

When will someone put some numbers to the cost of a public fast charge, or will this be another government giveaway similar to the $7,500 tax credit for the purchase of an electric vehicle?

Utilities raise game to preserve EV tax credit

The upside of tax reform has made many automakers reluctant to put lobbying muscle fully behind a fight to preserve an incentive for a market that only represents 1 percent of sales. But an alliance of environmentalists and utilities is stepping up.

U.S. Senate tax plan preserves EV credit

A U.S. Senate tax reform proposal unveiled on Thursday does not eliminate a $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit as Republicans in the House of Representatives have proposed.

UPDATED: 11/2/17 4:15 pm ET - adds stock close
Tesla posts record $671 million loss in Q3

Tesla racked up a $671 million loss in the third quarter -- compared to a $22 million profit a year earlier -- as the electric-vehicle maker continued to struggle producing the mass-market Model 3.

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