Trump's trade czar Ross easily wins Senate confirmation

Longtime auto supplier executive Wilbur Ross easily won confirmation as U.S. commerce secretary, clearing President Trump's top trade official to work on renegotiating trade relationships.

Tesla shares slump after Goldman downgrade
UPDATED: 2/27/17 4:15 pm - adds closing share price

Tesla shares fell more than 4 percent on Monday after Goldman Sachs turned negative on the stock and cast doubt on CEO Elon Musk's ability to deliver

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Fuel efficient cars always make sense

No one in the industry has a record for correctly predicting fuel prices or knows how they function in the permanently changed energy economics of the 21st century, writes one reader.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
All networks are vulnerable to hackers

The establishment of self-driving tests on public roads would create a monumental vulnerability that if exploited could collapse society with a keystroke, writes one reader.

How Chevy coaxed Cruze diesel to 52 mpg

To earn the EPA's rare 50-plus highway fuel economy rating for the 2018 Cruze diesel sedan, Chevrolet engineers didn't just drop in a fuel-efficient engine and transmission and call it done.

COMMENTARY: Keith Crain
Self-driving vehicles: Why the rush?

The idea that the public will share the roads with thousands of driverless vehicles being tested should put a shudder through everyone, writes Keith Crain.

What my subconscious saw at the Detroit show

As I walked through the Ford exhibit at the Detroit auto show, experts at a division of the company called Nielsen Consumer Neuroscience had me outfitted with biometric sensors and a pair of glasses that tracked the movement of my eyes as they darted around the environment until locking in on the GT.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Carmakers can't be fooled by gas prices

Automotive News was correct in calling out the Detroit 3 in its editorial in the Feb. 6 issue ("Detroit 3 should skip scare tactics in CAFE debate") for using scare tactics and squishy jobs research when lobbying the president on fuel economy standards.

Toyota, Suzuki outline plans to deepen collaboration

Toyota and Suzuki announced Monday that they have agreed to start concrete talks about collaborating in environmentally friendly technologies, safety systems, information technology and the mutual supply of products and components.

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