First Shift

First Shift: Mercedes hits the gas on electric cars

Mercedes hits the gas on electric cars; Next-gen Nissan Leaf spied; Lexus teases refreshed NX; How Mitsubishi can help Renault; Porsche partners with Disney to train retail workers.

First Shift: Idled VW diesels take the field

VW diesels await fate at abandoned NFL venue; 10 states expected to push ahead on clean-car rules; Canadians plot NAFTA strategy; Lexus entering India; CFPB fines Experian.

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First Shift: Trump vows fight for auto jobs

Trump in Detroit: A fight for jobs, 'Painful adjustment' ahead?, Environmental groups defend mpg targets; Marchionne: 'Zero interest' in VW merger; Audi Q4 confirmed; Tesla cash hunt.

First Shift: Trump's gift to Detroit?

Trump expected to re-open mpg review, roll back climate-change rules, retain Calif. autonomy; Sage dealerships settle FTC charges; Audi, VW raided; 'Promising' battery breakthrough.

First Shift: Threat to Ford hybrid imports

Patent dispute threatens Ford hybrid imports; Uber tries to make nice with officials; WikiLeaks: QNX software potential CIA hack target; BMW profit rises; Fiat EV for $69 a month.

First Shift: Sergio still open to GM tie-up

Sergio still open to GM tie-up; Geneva highlights: VW's robo-taxi vision, Volvo's all-new XC60, Aston launches a sub-brand; Study ranks Porsche best in responding to online queries.

First Shift: Birth of a 'European champion'?

PSA to buy GM's Opel-Vauxhall for $2.3B, Barra calls deal 'win' for all; U.S. expected to reconsider emissions rules; Ford tests 3-D printed race-car parts; How Uber picked up PR crisis.

First Shift: FCA discloses diesel probes

FCA discloses state, federal diesel probes; Trump touts Detroit 3 job creation; Barra addresses PSA 'opportunities,' GOP border-tax proposal; Toyota rolls without Android, Apple.

First Shift: Honda robotics, mobility push

Honda plans push into robotics, mobility R&D; Takata plea clears hurdle to sale; Wilbur Ross confirmed for Commerce post; A stock drop and moon shot; Snyder's spin on Feb. sales.