Canada, Mexico laud progress at NAFTA talksApril 21
The United States, Canada and Mexico are looking at a retooled trade pact that would require North American-built light vehicles contain content that is roughly 75 percent sourced in the three countries, up from 62.5 percent now.
Calif. bill would add some muscle to franchise lawsApril 23
BMW eases dealership bonus programApril 23
BMW of North America won't change the major components of its controversial dealership bonus program for 2018, but it will relax some of the metrics it uses so that more dealerships should qualify for the payments.
Ford Diesel F-150 cracks 30 mpg markApril 23
Tesla subcontractor's busted jaw triggered safety probeApril 20
VW's $229M settlement with owners of 3.0-liter diesels cleared by Canada judgeApril 20
Self-driving cars hitting red lightsApril 22
Federal and state officials, once eager advocates of self-driving cars, now are pumping the brakes and demanding greater accountability and information that auto and tech companies may not be willing to provide.
Review of mpg rules is necessaryApril 23
Relaxed CAFE standards could make a difficult business even tougherApril 23
Just as CAFE can often be at odds with the realities of the consumer automotive market, an overly simplistic view that all regulation is bad can be at odds with the reality of a complex global business.