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  • Guests view the inside of a Hyperloop tube during the first open air propulsion test at the Hyperloop One Test and Safety site on May 11, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Hyperloop One, which is nearing its first full scale test run, has promoted a tech industry veteran to two critical leadership positions.

  • *Bidders want court-led turnaround for Japan ops- Nikkei. *Management wants private process in Japan. TOKYO, Jan 19- Takata Corp's two remaining bidders plan to propose a court-mediated turnaround for the Japanese operations of the troubled auto parts maker, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday.

  • HONOLULU— Hawaii has the most aggressive renewable energy targets in the nation, aiming for its utilities to get 100 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2045.. But Hawaii officials aren't planning to make everyone get rid of their fuel-powered cars— at least not yet. "We can say we want 100 percent clean transportation technology, but the...

  • *Weighing options for India auto platform technology. DETROIT, Jan 19- After an 18- month review, General Motors Co is nearer to resolving a raft of issues that have hobbled its $1 billion strategy for India, one of the fastest growing emerging markets for automobiles. The strategy, announced in July 2015, includes selling one of its two Indian assembly plants to a...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, U.S. As part of a 2012 regulation, EPA had to decide by April 2018 whether to modify the 2022-2025 model year vehicle emission rules requiring average fleet-wide efficiency of more than 50 miles per gallon. The EPA said in July that because Americans were buying fewer cars and more SUVs and trucks, it...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, U.S. As part of a 2012 regulation, EPA had to decide by April 2018 whether to modify the 2022-2025 model year vehicle emission rules requiring average fleet-wide efficiency of more than 50 miles per gallon. The EPA said in July that because Americans were buying fewer cars and more SUVs and trucks, it...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, U.S. As part of a 2012 regulation, EPA had to decide by April 2018 whether to modify the 2022-2025 model year vehicle emission rules requiring average fleet-wide efficiency of more than 50 miles per gallon. The EPA said in July that because Americans were buying fewer cars and more SUVs and trucks, it...

  • **HomeServices of America Inc, a unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, on Tuesday said it has purchased the Houlihan Lawrence residential real estate firm, its second foray into the New York City area this month. **German carmaker Volkswagen said it would not produce or sell any Audi cars with SAIC Motor Corp until at least 2018, seeking first to...

  • President-elect Donald Trump's choice for commerce secretary, voiced sharp criticism of China's trade practices on Wednesday, telling senators he would seek new ways of combating them. Ross, who made his fortune turning around troubled companies in steel, auto parts, textiles and other industries, called China the "most protectionist" country among large...

  • The deal would resolve charges that accounting control failures at the automaker prevented GM from properly assessing the potential financial impact of the defective ignition switch, which led to vehicle recalls beginning in 2014, the SEC said. The largest U.S. automaker said in a statement it consented to an administrative SEC order, without admitting or...

  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 18- Renault-Nissan has sold more than 400,000 electric cars globally and the leader in plug-in vehicles is planning further investment to maintain its market lead, the chief executive of the auto alliance said. Carlos Ghosn disclosed the figure during an interview with Reuters on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

  • **HomeServices of America Inc, a unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, on Tuesday said it has purchased the Houlihan Lawrence residential real estate firm, its second foray into the New York City area this month. **German carmaker Volkswagen said it would not produce or sell any Audi cars with SAIC Motor Corp until at least 2018, seeking first to...

  • WASHINGTON— U.S. industrial production increased in December at the strongest pace in two years, as auto factories cranked out more vehicles and power plants helped heat homes and businesses. The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that output at America's factories, mines and utilities rose 0.8 percent last month, the largest percentage gain since November 2014.

  • Most carmakers will be adding capacity in the US: Renault CEO

    Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, discusses his business strategy in the light of Donald Trump's impending presidency.

  • **HomeServices of America Inc, a unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, on Tuesday said it has purchased the Houlihan Lawrence residential real estate firm, its second foray into the New York City area this month. **German carmaker Volkswagen said it would not produce or sell any Audi cars with SAIC Motor Corp until at least 2018, seeking first to...

  • DAVOS, Switzerland— The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland:. Speaking to The Associated Press at the World Economic Forum, Ghosn said Trump's policy was clear: "It's America first and jobs in the United States." Jose Manuel Santos told a crowd of business and political leaders Wednesday that "before you go to bed today you will probably receive...

  • BERLIN— Volkswagen says it will appeal against a court's decision that it should buy back a German customer's diesel car. Nicolai Laude, a VW spokesman, said Wednesday that the company expects the Hildesheim verdict to be overturned. In its verdict Tuesday, the Hildesheim regional court ruled that the plaintiff was entitled to receive the full purchase price of...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- General Motors Co on Tuesday confirmed it will invest an additional $1 billion in its U.S. factories in 2017 and will move some parts production from Mexico to the United States that was previously handled by a supplier. President-elect Donald Trump for building vehicles in Mexico that are imported into the United States.

  • Ford unveils 2018 Mustang

    America's favorite sports car has gotten an upgrade. Check out the new 2018 Mustang.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- General Motors Co on Tuesday confirmed it will invest an additional $1 billion in its U.S. factories in 2017 and will move some parts production from Mexico to the United States that was previously handled by a supplier. President-elect Donald Trump for building vehicles in Mexico that are imported into the United States.