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  • Morgan Stanley's Adam Jonas explains why he thinks the Tesla Model 3 will be 10 times safer than the average car.

  • NEW YORK— Uber says it is resuming its self-driving car program in Arizona and Pittsburgh after it was suspended following a crash over the weekend. The difference between the California program versus the ones in Arizona and Pennsylvania is that California does not allow passengers to ride in the vehicles. The company said Monday that it paused the...

  • MOSCOW/ PARIS, March 27- Russia's largest carmaker Avtovaz is planning to delist from the Moscow Exchange after a secondary share offering later this year, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. The move would allow Avtovaz, majority-owned by French car giant Renault and its alliance partner Nissan, to take out costs relating to supporting a listing...

  • DETROIT, March 27- As U.S. auto sales have peaked, competition to finance car loans is set to intensify and drive increased credit risk for auto lenders, Moody's Investors Service said in a report released on Monday. "The combination of plateauing auto sales, growing negative equity from consumers and lenders' willingness to offer flexible loan terms is a...

  • TOKYO, March 27- After three decades building an airplane from scratch, Michimasa Fujino, 56, chief engineer of the Hondajet, might have to reach a ripe old age to see Honda Motor Co's pet aviation project recoup its development costs. Honda has declined to reveal the costs, but the automaker has been researching aircraft development since 1986, and Richard...

  • President Donald Trump talks to journalist at the Oval Office of the White House after the AHCA health care bill was pulled before a vote, accompanied by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price (L) and Vice President Mike Pence, in Washington, U.S., March 24, 2017.

    California voted to push ahead with stricter air standards, setting up a potential battle with the Trump administration, The NYT reports.

  • RIVERSIDE, Calif., March 24- California on Friday challenged the Trump administration's approach to car pollution, approving standards that the White House said still need review and setting up a potential face-off between federal and state regulators. California Governor Jerry Brown and other state officials have vowed to lead the defense of...

  • March 24- Tesla Motors Inc will start taking orders for its solar roof tiles in April, Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a Tweet on Friday. The solar-powered roof shingles were unveiled in October last year to show the benefits of combining his electric car maker with solar installer SolarCity Corp.. There was no detail on cost.

  • RIVERSIDE, Calif., March 24- California on Friday approved vehicle pollution targets that the Trump administration last week put on hold, setting up a potential face-off between federal and state regulators that could be expensive for automakers and a headache for consumers. Board Chair Mary Nichols invited the auto industry to suggest implementation...

  • RIVERSIDE, Calif.— The Latest on California's car-emission standards:. California air regulators have voted to keep the state's tougher car-emissions standards through 2025 and further expand the market for zero-emission vehicles in the years ahead. While the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Obama administration also recently came out in...

  • RIVERSIDE, Calif., March 24- California on Friday approved vehicle pollution targets that the Trump administration last week put on hold, setting up a potential face-off between federal and state regulators that could be expensive for automakers and a headache for consumers.

  • A tweet-happy Elon Musk is giving out a lot of info about the Model 3

    The Tesla CEO and founder sent a series of tweets out about the upcoming model 3 sedan.

  • CARACAS, March 24- A Venezuelan auto assembly plant, MMC, hopes to restart output of Hyundai Motor Co vehicles by 2018 after a five-year halt due to a lack of dollars from the government to import parts, a company executive said in an interview. MMC, which assembles and sells Hyundai and Mitsubishi Motors Corp vehicles in Venezuela, plans to sell imported autos in the...

  • DETROIT, March 24- U.S. auto sales in March will increase almost 1.9 percent from a year earlier, even as consumer discounts continue to remain at record levels, industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive said on Friday. President Donald Trump will press ahead with plans for a "border tax" on imported vehicles, LMC and J.D. Power said they were maintaining...

  • *More electric cars sold in China than rest of world combined. BEIJING, March 24- Chinese automaker Chery Automobile Co Ltd has filed a complaint with the country's trademark regulator over Mercedes-Benz's use of the "EQ" name for a line of green-energy vehicles, throwing up a potential road block for the Daimler AG unit in the world's largest electric car market.

  • DETROIT, March 23- When U.S. If Europe and China continue to toughen their emissions standards, "the U.S. might become an outlier," American Axle President Mike Simonte told Reuters on Thursday. Despite what the EPA may want, California and nine other states in the Zero Emission Vehicle program eight in the northeast, plus Oregon are expected to move ahead on Friday...

  • A March 14 letter from Nissan executive Scott Becker to the United Auto Workers union declines to address demands presented after a March 4 pro-union rally. Among other things, the union had demanded that Nissan discuss a neutrality agreement with the UAW covering an employee vote on union representation. Nissan's management opposes unionization in Canton,...

  • BEIJING, March 23- Chinese automaker Chery Automobile Co Ltd has filed a complaint with the country's trademark regulator over Mercedes-Benz's use of the "EQ" name for a line of green-energy vehicles, throwing up a potential road block for the Daimler AG unit in the world's largest electric car market. A Chery spokeswoman told Reuters on Thursday that the...

  • DETROIT, March 22- The cost to implement tough fuel-efficiency standards for cars imposed by the Obama administration for the first half of the next decade could be up to 40 percent lower than previously estimated using existing conventional technologies, according to a report from a nonprofit group released on Wednesday. Instead of an average cost of $875...