Industry on edge with trade pact signing near
Provisional agreement on a new North American trade pact was supposed to reduce economic uncertainty for the industry after months of acrimonious negotiations. But less than two weeks before the official signing of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, auto interests are worried that U.S. tariffs on raw materials and vehicles will wipe out any potential benefits.
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Waymo is planning to launch the world's first commercial robotaxi service.
Don't dismiss warnings of retail upheaval
While NADA leaders and many dealers expect evolutionary, not revolutionary, change, they aren't sticking their heads in the sand.
New-gen pickups win high marks for safety
Crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety have violently demonstrated just how safe the latest generation of pickups has become, even compared with models from only a few years ago.
Trump wants acting EPA head Wheeler to become permanent
President Donald Trump said he would nominate the acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Wheeler, to take on the position permanently.
Uber has a new rival in the world's most congested city
China' Didi Chuxing says it will butt heads with Uber in Mexico City, Latin America's biggest metropolis, starting as soon as next month. And a startup owned by Daimler also is coming to town.
Ford's blueprint to turn self-driving tech into profits
Just because Ford doesn't have plans to launch a commercial business with autonomous vehicles until 2021 does not necessarily mean the company is behind, argues Sherif Marakby, CEO of Ford Autonomous Vehicles.
Uber revenue slows as quarterly loss surges to $1.1 billion
Uber's sales are dramatically slowing even as the ride-hailing company is spending more to fuel global growth, particularly in its food delivery business.
Data shows grim picture of driving behavior near schools
A leading traffic analytics company has compiled a detailed portrait of driver behavior on roads surrounding more than 125,000 schools across the country.
Scooter startup Lime launches car-sharing service in Seattle
Lime, the scooter startup company that has spread bikes and scooters around the country over the last year, will start spreading around Lime-branded cars, too.
Ford and Walmart start autonomous-vehicle partnership
Ford and Walmart have started a joint pilot to explore how the companies can use self-driving vehicles to deliver groceries and other consumer goods.
Maven to allow non-GM vehicles on car-sharing platform
Maven plans to open its peer-to-peer car-sharing program to non-General Motors vehicles in mid-2019.
House panel could shift auto finance stance
As Democrats gain control of the House, a new chairman of the House Financial Services Committee with views radically different from her predecessor could shift the panel's stance on automotive finance regulation.
Suppliers fret as security probe lingers
The up-in-the-air status of a U.S. Department of Commerce 232 national security investigation remains a thorn in the side of suppliers, as they brace for potential price pressures throughout the supply chain.
COMMENTARY: Chandrasekar Iyer
Disrupters must trust the 'nonconsumer'
The primary target for companies looking to establish a disruptive foothold in a market should be people who aren't yet customers of a product or service.
Postelection forecast: Cloudy with a chance of tariffs
Auto industry stakeholders looking forward to some postelection progress on legislation and an end to the Trump administration's tariff volleys should probably expect the opposite.
Lawnmower sharing? GM's Maven eager to diversify
Maven's current "car sharing marketplace" is the first product in a potential line of shared products for the emerging consumer platform.