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Trump's first year ends with some wins, uncertainty

In January 2017, gauging whether the administration of President Donald Trump would be pro-business or populist was a challenge. One year into the administration, it still is.


With AI digital assistant, drivers talk to their cars

The auto industry is in the early days in utilizing smart digital assistants to create unique, in-car user experiences. Here's what CES attendees see in the future.

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In China, outside contractors give GM a big hand on the plant floor

GM has deployed third-party logistics contractors inside all 17 of its joint-venture assembly plants in China to transport materials, manage nearby parts warehouses and deliver components to the shop floor. Outsourcing in-plant material handling jobs, traditionally done by GM workers, allows the company employees to focus on the more critical work of improving quality and efficiency, GM officials say.

PSA to tap GM expertise in return to U.S.

France's PSA Group has found a bonus benefit in engineers from its newly acquired Opel unit. The former GM employees are helping make PSA products compliant with United States regulations,

PSA to electrify global product lineup by 2025

French automaker PSA plans to bring electrified options to its full car and light-truck lineup by 2025, joining other automakers in pledging to widely deploy partial or fully electric powertrains to lower emissions, CEO Carlos Tavares said Wednesday.

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