Corporate lobbying helps derail border tax, key lawmaker says

An aggressive corporate lobbying effort to derail a Republican-backed border tax has forced lawmakers working on tax reform to seek alternatives, said Kevin Brady, chairman of the tax-writing U.S. House Ways and Means Committee.

Suppliers still wary of border tax

Many Republicans have expressed skepticism or opposition toward the border adjustment tax, but House leaders still are expected to pursue the tax.


SolarCity co-founder Peter Rive to quit Tesla

Tesla said SolarCity co-founder Peter Rive is leaving the company, eight months after the electric car maker bought the biggest residential solar panel maker.

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Suppliers still wary of border tax

Many Republicans have expressed skepticism or opposition toward the border adjustment tax, but House leaders still are expected to pursue the tax.

GM cleared in first case over updated ignition switch

A federal jury in New York found GM was not to blame for a crash of an Arizona man who alleged that his accident was caused by an updated version of the company's ignition switch that did not adequately fix the flaws in a previous model.

UPDATED: 7/19/17 12:04 pm ET - adds details
Buick cuts Regal base price by $2,000

The Regal Sportback, a hatchback that is replacing the Regal sedan for 2018, will start at $25,915, including shipping, with a base 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine.

UPDATED: 7/19/17 12:43 pm ET - adds House action
Advocates for blind join U.S. push for autonomous cars

Advocates for the estimated 1.3 million legally blind people in the U.S., and millions more with other disabilities, have joined automakers and technology companies in lobbying Congress to help spur the roll out of self-driving vehicles.

NAFTA talks to start Aug. 16 in Washington

The first of seven rounds round of negotiations on a new North American Free Trade Agreement will take place Aug. 16-20. The remaining rounds will happen in three-week intervals.

Lincoln MKX set for 'mesh' face-lift

Two years after the second-generation MKX debuted, the premium midsize crossover will undergo a freshening for the 2018 model year that resembles the face of Lincoln's latest cars and light trucks.

Porsche may ditch diesel engine

Porsche will decide at the end of the decade whether its latest generation of diesel engines will be its last, CEO Oliver Blume said, the first time a German automaker has said in public it could discontinue diesel.

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