Auto industry groups urge caution in changing NAFTA origin rules

Auto industry trade groups warned that tightening the rules of origin in the North American Free Trade Agreement could be disruptive and hurt the competitiveness of U.S., Mexican and Canadian auto plants.


BMW, with eye on Tesla, to introduce electric 3 series, report says

BMW plans to introduce an electric version of the 3 series in September, a move designed to fend off rival Tesla, a German newspaper reported.

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Toyota's Kentucky plant launches 2018 Camry

Toyota launched production of the re-engineered 2018 Camry at its plant in Kentucky, which is undergoing a major overhaul to move the sedan to the company's new global architecture.

Takata stock falls 69% to record low

Takata shares tumbled as much as 69 percent to a record low as the Tokyo Stock Exchange removed daily limits on the stock's price declines following the company's bankruptcy protection filings.

Jaguar's 592-hp XE will be brand's quickest road car

Jaguar plans to build just 300 units of the 592-hp XE SV Project 8, the brand's most powerful road car to date. The model has been developed as a halo car for the entry-level XE range and as an advert for JLR's Special Vehicle Operations unit.

PSA plans 'hands off' self-driving cars after 2020

PSA says it is committed to developing Level 3 autonomous driving, which allows hands-off capability but requires the driver to take back control at any time, even as some automakers say they will move directly to Levels 4 and 5, which give the car full autonomy.