Former Tesla engineers launch high-def mapping companyJuly 19
SolarCity co-founder Peter Rive to quit TeslaJuly 19
Audi confident new A8 will hold lead in race to offer Level 3 drivingJuly 19
Audi believes it will be the first automaker to launch a self-driving car even though its first model with that capability, the new A8, still needs to undergo lengthy government approvals that could allow a competitor to pass the automaker in the race to market.
Porsche may ditch diesel engineJuly 18
Porsche will decide at the end of the decade whether its latest generation of diesel engines will be its last, CEO Oliver Blume said, the first time a German automaker has said in public it could discontinue diesel.
First Shift: EV startup sought sale to Ford - reportJuly 18
U.S. makes lower trade deficit top priority in NAFTA talksJuly 17
The United States outlined a tough negotiating strategy for revising the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement and for the first time in a U.S. trade deal said it would seek to deter currency manipulation by trading partners.
BorgWarner makes EV play with Sevcon dealJuly 17
BorgWarner agreed to acquire British supplier Sevcon for an estimated $200 million in a deal that adds more electric vehicle technology to the supplier's vehicle-propulsion engineering and product portfolio.
Trump pledges to protect 'Made in America' productsJuly 17
President Trump promised to take more legal and regulatory steps during the next six months to protect American manufacturers, lashing out Monday against trade deals and trade practices he said have hurt U.S. companies.
Hyundai working on its Golf gameJuly 15
Legend: Failure wasn't an optionJuly 16
Designer to join his lifelong heroesJuly 16
Ed Welburn was the first person to oversee all of GM's design centers around the world. He also can claim more than a few notable cars as well, including the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and show-stopping concepts such as the Cadillac Ciel and Buick Avista.