Good morning from Quick Shift, where we're hunkering down and preparing for the oncoming robot revolution, if you take this New York businessman turned presidential candidate seriously. Board up your windows and hope for the best -- we've got the latest news on the future of cars below. -- Shiraz Ahmed
Stay tuned: The White House will unveil its long-awaited infrastructure plan today. While an outline of the proposal has already leaked last month, the full plan should further highlight how the administration views dividing $1.5 trillion of spending between federal, state and local governments.
Trump administration weighs mpg cuts: The fuel economy mandates set under the previous administration could be in for a sizable trim, from a fleetwide average of 46.6 mpg by 2026 to 35.7 mpg, according to Bloomberg. This could have a heavy impact on industry investments in electrification, though if the California Air Resources Board doesn't play ball then carmakers could be in for a big headache.
Waymo and Uber settled: If you hadn't already heard this news, then maybe you've been shot into space in a Tesla Roadster. The two companies reached a settlement announced Friday where Waymo dropped its claims in exchange for $244.8 million of Uber stock. Uber, for its part, maintains that trade secrets were never stolen nor utilized in its self-driving car technology. Staff Reporter Katie Burke, whose been following this case since the beginning and was in the courtroom this past week, writes about what this fight was really over.