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VW to spend over $40B on EVs, autonomy push

Volkswagen approved an unprecedented five-year spending plan that aims to further the company's goal of transforming itself into a leading force in electric vehicles and autonomous...
■ Porsche mulls a hybrid variant of 911

U.S. chamber warns Trump of political pain over NAFTA's demise

The lead negotiators for the three NAFTA countries joined the latest round of talks as the Chamber of Commerce warned that an American pullout would hit hardest some key swing states that...
■ NAFTA bargainers zero in on light-vehicle content rules
■ Canada open to Mexico's 5-year NAFTA review proposal

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Renault-Nissan: Scale, scale, scale

Carlos Ghosn, now ruling over a Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, insists his expanding empire needs to grow bigger still.
■ Redesigning the Industry

Jay Amestoy, retired head of PR for Mazda, dies after lengthy illness

Jay Amestoy, who spent more than two decades at the public relations helm at Mazda North America and previously worked in public relations for Volkswagen Group of America, died late Thursday. He was 69.

Toyota plots return to EVs, this time in Asia

Selling EVs in China and India will mark the return of Toyota into the battery-powered market after halting production of the electric RAV4 in 2014.

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