Germany prepares for 'rough ride' under TrumpFri, 20, Jan 2017
Germany will need a new economic strategy geared toward Asia should the new U.S. administration start a trade war with China, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said on Friday, warning against protectionism hours after President Donald Trump was sworn in.
Trump ready to shake up trade dealsFri, 20, Jan 2017
Minutes after his inauguration, President Donald Trump signaled plans to pull the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, moves that analysts say could have profound effects on the automotive industry.
Uber hires Google veteran Singhal to aid self-driving engineeringFri, 20, Jan 2017
Ford expects $2 billion hit to 2016 net income over pension accounting changeFri, 20, Jan 2017
'Sigh of relief' for self-driving cars after Tesla clearedFri, 20, Jan 2017
The push to bring self-driving cars to American roads got a significant boost on Thursday when the nation's chief auto safety regulator essentially cleared Tesla's Autopilot system of fault in a fatal 2016 crash.
BMW design boss Habib is quitting automakerFri, 20, Jan 2017
BMW's design boss, Karim Habib, is leaving the automaker, a company source said. Habib's departure follows the exit of two other key designers, exacerbating a period of upheaval in BMW's design department.
Volkswagen's long road to a U.S. criminal settlementThu, 12, Jan 2017
Sixteen months after admitting in September 2015 that it cheated U.S. diesel emissions tests, Volkswagen is still battling regulatory investigations, investor and consumer lawsuits, and striving to rebuild its reputation.
U.S. closing Tesla autopilot death investigation without demanding recall, report saysThu, 19, Jan 2017
U.S. regulators said on Thursday they found no evidence of any defects in Tesla electric cars after investigating the death of a man whose Model S collided with a truck while he was using its Autopilot system, the first known fatality involving semi-autonomous driving software.
Icahn to gain full control of Federal-Mogul with $300 million dealThu, 19, Jan 2017
California warns of break from Washington on clean-air rulesThu, 19, Jan 2017
California sent a warning shot in a potential showdown with the incoming Trump administration, with the state’s clean-air regulators digging in on mandates for an ever-greater number of electric and fuel-cell cars.
Panasonic aims to move Tesla auto partnership beyond batteriesThu, 19, Jan 2017
Panasonic aims to extend its partnership with electric car maker Tesla Motors beyond batteries and into self-driving technology, as the Japanese conglomerate continues to shift its focus to the automotive business.