Honda will have partners, not tie-ups

Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo says partnerships -- not capital tie-ups -- are the way to confront the new era of technology.


Nissan applies EV learning in new Leaf

Nissan's second-generation electric Leaf launches in January with a big advantage for the automaker. It's done this before.

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Tesla tells new taxi, Uber drivers not to use Superchargers

Professional drivers looking to buy a Tesla to shuttle paying customers around should consider this: After Friday, vehicles used for commercial purposes won't be allowed to use the company's Superchargers anymore, according to an updated policy.

Sweeping GOP tax reform bill retains EV tax credit

In a major victory for several automakers, the compromise Republican tax bill released late Friday does not eliminate a $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit as Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives had previously proposed.

Mexico plots open trade course to escape Trump's threats

President Donald Trump's "America First" brand of economic nationalism is pushing Mexico to seek sanctuary in more open commercial ties elsewhere to soften the blow of a possible breakdown of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

BorgWarner appoints new COO

BorgWarner promoted Frederic Lissalde to chief operating officer, filling a post that has been vacant since James Verrier was named CEO in 2013.

BMW poised to become China's No. 1 luxury brand

BMW's vehicle sales in China rose 12 percent in November, positioning the automaker to be the market's top-selling luxury brand this year, passing Audi, which is still trying to recoup sales lost when dealers boycotted the brand.

Tesla's push beyond cars now on display

If there's any doubt Tesla isn't just a car company anymore, its brand-new Manhattan showroom should put it to bed. Tesla on Friday opened a store in New York's Meatpacking District that, for the first time, will sell cars, solar panels and batteries permanently under one roof.

Former UAW official resigns from GM board

Joe Ashton, a former UAW vice president, has resigned from GM's board of directors amid a widening federal probe into joint training centers overseen by representatives of the union and Detroit automakers.

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