U.S. accuses China of continuing IP theft amid trade war
The U.S. accused China of continuing a state-backed campaign of intellectual property and technology theft even as the world's two largest economies have descended into a tit-for-tat tariff war.
Trump invites German car CEOs to White House for trade talks, report says
The Trump administration has invited the CEOs of three German automakers for talks at the White House as European and U.S. officials try to negotiate a new trade agreement, Bloomberg reported
Renault appoints interim chairman, COO to replace Ghosn, report says
Renault's board appointed an interim chairman and handed new powers to its chief operating officer to replace embattled boss Carlos Ghosn following his arrest in Japan on suspicion of financial misconduct, sources told Reuters.
What we know about Ghosn's alleged American co-conspirator, Greg Kelly
Who is Greg Kelly? The first American board member for Nissan -- accused of being "one of the two masterminds" behind the financial misdeeds -- has a background in law and human resources.
Mali to produce lithium by 2020 after 694,000 tons discovered
Mali is on track to start lithium production by 2020 following the discovery of exploitable reserves, a senior mines ministry official told Reuters.
Mexico expects U.S. to begin lifting tariffs with trade deal signing
It was not immediately clear whether tariffs against Canada would also be lifted after Canada, Mexico and the United States sign the revamped trade deal, slated to happen this month.
Renault refrains from ousting Ghosn
Embattled Carlos Ghosn will keep his posts as Renault chairman and CEO, the automaker's board decided Tuesday. Renault COO Thierry Bollore was appointed deputy CEO, having the same powers as Ghosn.
Fate of world's biggest car alliance hangs on one word: Ghosn
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the world's largest car alliance, is facing its biggest challenge yet with the arrest of its Chairman, Carlos Ghosn, which could threaten to upend the union of automakers he began to forge almost two decades ago.
Nissan expands Ghosn probe to include Renault alliance, report says
Nissan's investigation into alleged misconduct by Chairman Carlos Ghosn is expanding to include Renault-Nissan finances, sources told Reuters. Nissan told Renault's board on Monday it had evidence of potential wrongdoing at Renault-Nissan BV, the Dutch venture overseeing alliance operations under Renault's ultimate control.
Ghosn faces 10-year jail sentence if convicted of financial misconduct
Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn would face a maximum penalty of up to 10 years in prison and/or a fine of up to 10 million yen if convicted of financial improprieties in Japan.
Separating Renault-Nissan would be bloody
Nissan's superior earnings and volumes should put it in the driving seat of its alliance with Renault but the setup of the cross-shareholdings binding the companies together means that Renault, and ultimately the French government, will not let go of the keys.
Questions swirl around Ghosn's property deals
Nissan paid "huge sums" for Carlos Ghosn's residences in four cities where there were no business justifications, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported, as questions swirled over what led to the downfall of one of the world's most recognizable executives.
France abandons Ghosn, will push for an interim CEO at Renault
France is seeking an interim leader for Renault, distancing itself from CEO Carlos Ghosn after he was arrested in Japan on allegations of financial misconduct. "He is de facto not in a position to run the group," Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said. He was expected to meet with Renault's board later Tuesday.
Musk reopens door to Daimler with vow to inquire on electric van
Elon Musk floated the idea of working with a familiar ally on electric work vans after being guilt-tripped on Twitter for using fuel-burning vehicles to service Tesla models.
Nissan's drama looks a lot like a palace coup
The downfall of kings is bloody and swift. That certainly looks to be the experience of Carlos Ghosn.
Subaru chooses Crosstrek for first plug-in hybrid
Subaru seeks to electrify at the Los Angeles Auto Show with the brand's first plug-in hybrid, a gasoline-electric version of the Crosstrek that arrives in U.S. dealerships by year end.
Colorado adopts California clean-car standard
Colorado has become the 13th state, along with the District of Columbia, to adopt low-emission vehicle standards based on those of California. The state's dealer group criticized the decision as a misguided interference in the free market.
Automaker succession issues emerge after Ghosn's arrest, Marchionne's death
With a generation of big-name carmaker CEOs nearing retirement age, the issue of succession has been front and center of industry minds in recent months. Nobody expected it to be settled like this.
Why it's a bad time for Renault-Nissan to lose Carlos Ghosn
Carlos Ghosn's shocking arrest in Japan over financial improprieties threatens to remove the leader of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi in the midst of unprecedented changes in the auto industry.
What JCI sale isn't: Prelude to a leap into EV batteries
JCI's big battery unit just sold for billions -- and believe it or not, electric vehicles are not where the future action is.
GM on pickup mpg: 'Don't look at the label'
GM argues that EPA fuel economy ratings for its 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine don't tell the whole story.