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Suppliers capitalize on move to electrified vehicles.

Electric vehicle sales might still be low, but some suppliers are moving fast to capitalize on the market for parts and engineering.


VW may seek damages from Winterkorn over emissions violations

Volkswagen is reviewing whether to seek damages from former CEO Martin Winterkorn, who was at the helm when the company disclosed it had cheated on emissions tests, VW supervisory board member Stephan Weil told a newspaper.

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GM bets on a diesel revival

The northern Italian industrial city of Turin is home to a key operation in General Motors' drive to reduce fuel consumption in combustion engines used in the U.S. and globally.

Tesla suffers another fire at Calif. plant

A machine used for paper recycling caught fire late Thursday at Tesla's plant in Fremont, Calif., outside the company's main EV assembly line, but manufacturing was unaffected.

GM adjusts executive roles for Ammann, Reuss

General Motors is realigning responsibilities of two of its top executives, allowing GM President Dan Ammann to better concentrate on the automaker's development and deployment of autonomous vehicles. Ammann, who was already overseeing the operations, is relinquishing responsibilities for Cadillac and GM's global portfolio planning to product chief Mark Reuss.


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