Ford overhauls design with 2 key teams

Ford is shaking up its design staff to shorten product development cycles and better define the group's overarching strategy with the formation of two key staffs: one covering cars and crossovers, and another handling trucks, SUVs and commercial vehicles.

UPDATED: 7/20/17 3:38 pm ET - adds Nissan response
UAW's Williams 'confident' union can win vote at Nissan plant

UAW President Dennis Williams said he feels "very strongly" that Nissan workers in Canton, Miss., will vote early next month in favor of union representation.

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Faraday Future halts work on Nevada car plant

Faraday Future, the electric-vehicle startup backed by LeEco founder Jia Yueting, halted plans to build a $1 billion factory in Nevada as the troubled tycoon fights for the survival of his Chinese car business.

Who's killing the gasoline car?

Volvo's decision to focus on electrified models represents an about-face for the Chinese-owned brand. It had previously said pure electric cars didn't make a great business case.

UPDATED: 6/9/17 4:15 pm ET - adds stock close
Tesla briefly tops BMW in market capitalization

A week-long rally in Tesla shares briefly vaulted the company's market capitalization past BMW in early Friday trading, but BMW finished the day still ahead.

UPDATED: 6/7/17 2:38 pm ET - adds Tesla statement
Tesla plans new plant for Model Y crossover, Musk says

Tesla, which operates its only plant in Fremont, Calif., has another one coming. The existing plant is "bursting at the seams," CEO Elon Musk said, and the search is under way for another plant site.

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EV column not based in reality

The reality is that last year, of the over 17 million new vehicles sold in the United States, 99.5% were not electric, a reader writes.

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