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First Shift: Idled VW diesels take the field

VW diesels await fate at abandoned NFL venue; 10 states expected to push ahead on clean-car rules; Canadians plot NAFTA strategy; Lexus entering India; CFPB fines Experian.


First Shift: Mini's ad agency calls it quits

Mini's ad agency quits ahead of review; BMW projects record results; VW's top shareholder reverses loss; 'Great potential' for Countryman?; Musk's

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First Shift: Trump vows fight for auto jobs

Trump in Detroit: A fight for jobs, 'Painful adjustment' ahead?, Environmental groups defend mpg targets; Marchionne: 'Zero interest' in VW merger; Audi Q4 confirmed; Tesla cash hunt.


First Shift: Trump's gift to Detroit?

Trump expected to re-open mpg review, roll back climate-change rules, retain Calif. autonomy; Sage dealerships settle FTC charges; Audi, VW raided; 'Promising' battery breakthrough.


First Shift: Threat to Ford hybrid imports

Patent dispute threatens Ford hybrid imports; Uber tries to make nice with officials; WikiLeaks: QNX software potential CIA hack target; BMW profit rises; Fiat EV for $69 a month.


First Shift: Sergio still open to GM tie-up

Sergio still open to GM tie-up; Geneva highlights: VW's robo-taxi vision, Volvo's all-new XC60, Aston launches a sub-brand; Study ranks Porsche best in responding to online queries.


First Shift: Birth of a 'European champion'?

PSA to buy GM's Opel-Vauxhall for $2.3B, Barra calls deal 'win' for all; U.S. expected to reconsider emissions rules; Ford tests 3-D printed race-car parts; How Uber picked up PR crisis.


First Shift: FCA discloses diesel probes

FCA discloses state, federal diesel probes; Trump touts Detroit 3 job creation; Barra addresses PSA 'opportunities,' GOP border-tax proposal; Toyota rolls without Android, Apple.


First Shift: Honda robotics, mobility push

Honda plans push into robotics, mobility R&D; Takata plea clears hurdle to sale; Wilbur Ross confirmed for Commerce post; A stock drop and moon shot; Snyder's spin on Feb. sales.


First Shift: New look at self-driving cars

U.S. to review guidance on self-driving cars; Honda prioritizes size, price over range for Clarity EV; Takata to face judge; Most track-capable Camaro; Subaru hoping Impreza will impress Gen Y.

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