GM safety practices no longer under U.S. oversight; meetings will continue

GM's safety practices are no longer under federal oversight, but the automaker said it plans to keep meeting at least monthly with regulators about potential defects.

Ford demonstrates self-driving Fusion at Mcity

Ford aims to have Level 4 autonomous cars ready for commercial use by 2021.

UPDATED: 6/22/17 12:54 pm ET - adds Ford comment
U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer 'troubled' by Ford's China move

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he was concerned about Ford's announcement that it will move some production of its Focus small car to China and import the vehicles to the U.S.

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UPDATED: 6/9/17 4:15 pm ET - adds stock close
Tesla briefly tops BMW in market capitalization

A week-long rally in Tesla shares briefly vaulted the company's market capitalization past BMW in early Friday trading, but BMW finished the day still ahead.

UPDATED: 6/7/17 2:38 pm ET - adds Tesla statement
Tesla plans new plant for Model Y crossover, Musk says

Tesla, which operates its only plant in Fremont, Calif., has another one coming. The existing plant is "bursting at the seams," CEO Elon Musk said, and the search is under way for another plant site.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
EV column not based in reality

The reality is that last year, of the over 17 million new vehicles sold in the United States, 99.5% were not electric, a reader writes.

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Don't give up yet on EV subsidies

While many in the industry may believe EVs are the future, the unfortunate reality is that they're not the present, writes Edmunds CEO Avi Steinlauf.

Nissan's e-Power hybrids may go global

Nissan's hybrid hit is virtually unknown outside Japan. But the company is thinking about taking it overseas where it could challenge the Prius, just as it does at home.

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EV opinion good advice for Trump

President Donald Trump should take Editor-in-Chief Keith Crain's advice to end electric vehicle subsidies, Mack McLarty says.

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