Nissan takes first stop on road to autonomous taxis with Easy Ride

Nissan is taking its first steps to becoming an operator of autonomous vehicle services, hoping to break into a segment set to be dominated by Uber and other firms.

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UPDATED: 2/8/18 4:06 pm ET - revises January production
Mexico's 2017 record auto output revised upward, but caution remains

The Mexican auto industry revised its 2017 record auto production upward after newcomer Audi reported numbers from its Q5 plant in San Jose Chiapa, Puebla.

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