CO2 ruling puts Trump, automakers in a bind

The EPA's surprise decision last week to uphold its greenhouse-gas targets keeps the auto industry pretty much where it was before the presidential election.

Self-driving guidelines picked apart

The most common concern for companies ranging from Apple to ZF TRW: whether NHTSA's self-driving vehicle guidelines go far enough to prevent a regulatory patchwork among the states.

Let’s cut off phones in the car

By now, I thought car companies or the telecom folks would have figured out how to disarm cellphones in automobiles.

Safety groups challenge NHTSA on automatic-braking pact

Auto safety and consumer advocacy groups have sued the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in a bid to force the agency to decide whether

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Self-driving guidelines picked apart

The most common concern for companies ranging from Apple to ZF TRW: whether NHTSA's self-driving vehicle guidelines go far enough to prevent a regulatory patchwork among the states.

Trump's auto team comes together

Trump's pick of Wilbur Ross to head Commerce puts a powerful auto industry investor in a role where he will influence trade talks and the U.S. business climate. But Ross' business moves have not been purely Trumpian.

GM details self-driving vehicle system in U.S. letter

GM's semi-autonomous "Super Cruise" system will allow drivers to take their hands off the steering wheel for extended periods, but will stop the vehicle automatically if drivers are not attentive, according to a government letter made public on Monday.

COMMENTARY: Michael Martinez
Primer for the new president, if only he would listen

If you ask Donald Trump, he just saved thousands of U.S. jobs that big, bad Ford Motor Co. was about to move from Louisville, Ky., to Mexico. To borrow a line from his recent debate performances: Wrong.

COMMENTARY: Jesse Snyder
Make America's roads great again

If the Trump administration launches a massive U.S. infrastructure program, the U.S. auto industry must ensure that our roads and bridges get their fair share of the funding.

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