Executives

Ex-Ford design chief J Mays joins appliance maker

Longtime automotive designer J Mays is going from Ford Mustangs and F-150s to washing machines and refrigerators.

Musk sued for defamation by Thai cave rescuer over 'pedo' tweet

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was sued for defamation for allegedly suggesting that one of the rescuers of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a Thailand cave in July was a pedophile.


On NAFTA, Nissan U.S. chief: 'We're heavily American'

Nissan's North American division chief said the Japanese automaker is confident it can comply with new NAFTA rules because it assembles around 1 million U.S. vehicles.

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UPDATED: 9/21/18 3:53 pm ET
GM restructures global strategy, EV executives

General Motors is restructuring the leadership of its global strategy and EV units as it begins to deploy at least 20 battery-electric and fuel-cell powered vehicles globally by 2023.

California, other states set to challenge Trump over relaxed emissions rules

Democratic leaders in three states warned again Friday they are ready to challenge the Trump administration in court, alleging abuse of power, if it moves ahead with plans to weaken tailpipe emission standards, and they criticized the auto industry for welching on a national agreement to roughly double fuel economy targets.

NAFTA talks break off, again. Now what?

All three countries want to sign an accord before Mexico's incoming president takes office Dec. 1. To do so, they'd have to publish a deal by Sept. 30, and would need to reach agreement imminently to have time to put it into legal text.

UPDATED: 9/21/18 9:49 am ET
Aston Martin to expand hypercar lineup with '003'

Aston Martin plans to expand its hypercar lineup with a coupe code-named the 003. Sales of the 003 will be limited to 500 units and its price is expected to be below that of its sister model.

UPDATED: 9/20/18 10:52 am ET - new story
VW rejects Trump envoy's take on Iran pullout

Volkswagen rejected a report suggesting it had decided against doing business in Iran after coming under pressure from Donald Trump's ambassador to Germany, saying its position had not changed.


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