Continental tech chief works toward more AI

Continental's technology chief grapples with how to bring AI and connectivity together for a seamless auto experience.

Starved of product, Fiat brand is at a crossroads

When Fiat Chrysler presents its 2018-22 business plan on June 1, the biggest question mark will be the future of the Fiat brand, which has been losing share steadily in its two main markets — Europe and Brazil — and is disappearing in the U.S.


Canada's Trudeau raises import probe concerns with Trump

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with President Trump on Friday and raised "strong concerns" about a controversial U.S. probe into car and truck imports.

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Tesla scrambles jets to boost Model 3 battery output

Tesla has flown six planes full of robots and equipment from Europe to California in an unusual, high-stakes effort to speed up battery production for the Model 3 electric sedan. The move underscores Tesla CEO Elon Musk's urgency to get a grip on manufacturing problems that have hobbled the launch of the high-volume Model 3.

UPDATED: 5/25/18 11:26 pm ET - adds details
Tesla settles class action lawsuit over 'dangerous' Autopilot

Tesla reached an agreement to settle a class action lawsuit with buyers of its Model S and Model X cars who alleged that the company's assisted-driving Autopilot system was "essentially unusable and demonstrably dangerous."

China said to back private investment in state automakers

China is considering encouraging state-owned automakers to bring in private car manufacturers as investors as it seeks to create an industrial champion to compete with global companies such as Toyota and Volkswagen, Bloomberg reported.

Republicans in Congress slam Trump plan for auto imports

Some of President Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress say the administration's national security investigation of car and truck imports amid a trade spat with China is being pursued under false pretenses and could hurt U.S. consumers.

UPDATED: 5/24/18 2:09 pm ET - adds VW statement
EPA, U.S. monitor rap pace of culture change at VW

A top EPA official says he is not satisfied with Volkswagen AG's efforts to improve accountability after the company's sweeping diesel emissions fraud and violations, a German newspaper reported Thursday.

Musk tweet violates U.S. labor law, UAW alleges

In a complaint, the UAW alleges that Tesla CEO Elon Musk violated the National Labor Relations Act by threatening to take away employee stock options in retaliation for engaging in protected union activity.


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