NAFTA negotiators aim for 'ambitious' start to talks

Negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the United States are aiming for an "ambitious" first round of trade talks, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday, as the countries try to fast-track a deal to modernize the 23-year-old pact by early next year.


Frankfurt, other big auto shows struggle as brands shift investment

The number of automakers skipping next month's Frankfurt auto show highlights a shift in thinking among carmakers as they increasingly opt for their own events or choose to attend smaller shows.

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Merkel sees Germany joining gasoline, diesel car bans

Germany must eventually follow other European countries in banning the sale of new gasoline and diesel cars, Chancellor Angela Merkel said, conceding for the first time that the internal combustion engine's days in Europe's biggest market are numbered.

Canada lays out its NAFTA priorities

Canada's negotiating objectives for NAFTA include reducing red tape associated with border transport, harmonizing regulations and guaranteeing labor rights and environmental protection.

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Chinese automakers covet FCA

Chinese automakers are facing government pressure to buy foreign companies -- and FCA makes an attractive target. At least one Chinese offer has been made, but FCA rejected it for not being enough.

Could Smart get any smaller?

Daimler's microcar brand will lose more than two-thirds of its U.S. dealerships after its lineup goes all-electric this year.

Crossover EV coming to U.S. in '20, VW says

Volkswagen has shown three electric concept vehicles built on its new MEB platform — a five-door hatchback, a minivan and a crossover — and the crossover will arrive first in U.S. dealerships.

NAFTA rewrite: Who wants what

Key players, negotiating strategies, wish lists and more for the U.S., Canada, Mexico, automakers, suppliers and organized labor

Volvo's battery-powered revival

The automaker will offer three electrified vehicles in 2019 and spin out the high-performance Polestar line as an EV-only subbrand.

Jaguar lineup will keep growing

The F-Pace crossover is selling about the same number of units each month as all of the brand's cars combined. The winning streak should continue into 2018 when two new crossovers arrive

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