AutoNews Now: Mulally meeting with Trump

Mulally meeting with Trump; Audi gets connected in Vegas; Ford tech remembers to put car in 'park'; Germany probes Porsche; BMW-Magna deal.

First Shift: From better eyesight to better EVs

Using contact-lens tech to recharge EVs; Failure to block EPA?; Judge tosses M-B suit; Volvo picks head of R&D; Ed Welburn's Oscar-worthy auto prize.

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First Shift: Safest vehicles on U.S. roads

Safest vehicles on U.S. roads: Nine Toyota products awarded, headlights hold back some contenders; Trump's pick to head EPA; Used-car prices fall; Honda confirms China plant; Beepi merger.

Dealer Morse survived 'trial by fire'; now charts future without mentors

Third-generation dealer Teddy Morse always believed he would lead his family's Florida empire of stores, but not quite so soon. The 41-year-old took the helm of Ed Morse Automotive Group in July after the death of his father, Ted. Morse believes a 'trial-by-fire' entry into management, family input and focused employees will advance the group's legacy.

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