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  • Advertising agencies are using AI to create better ads, and one day machines may understand people better than they do themselves.

  • Apps displayed on a smartphone.

    Yes, there are a slew of free apps on the market, but if you aren't paying then you are probably agreeing to hand over your personal data.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— A self-driving car company founded by Google is colliding with ride-haling service Uber in a court battle revolving around allegations of betrayal, high-tech espionage and greed. The brewing showdown emerged late Thursday in a lawsuit filed in a San Francisco federal court by Waymo, a once-secretive self-driving company hatched by Google...

  • DETROIT— Car shopping isn't just about kicking the tires anymore. It's also about testing the technology. "Spend some time in the parking lot sitting in the car and just messing with it," says Ron Montoya, senior consumer advice editor for the car shopping site Edmunds.com.

  • WASHINGTON— With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade lawmakers across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road. GM began by getting a bill passed last year on its home turf, in Michigan. This year, bills similar...

  • PARIS— The chairman of French carmaker PSA Group wants to create a "European car champion" with the potential purchase of General Motors' European car business, and pledged to work with governments and unions worried over job cuts. Speaking in Paris Thursday, Tavares said PSA's ambition to buy GM's loss-making German subsidiary Opel and its British brand...

  • French carmaker in talks to buy Opel announces its first dividend in six years and raised its medium-term profitability goal.

  • TOKYO— Carlos Ghosn, who leads the Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi alliance, is handing over the helm at Nissan to Hiroto Saikawa, a veteran Japanese executive at Nissan, but Ghosn is staying on as chairman. Besides leading the Nissan-Renault alliance, Ghosn is also chairman at scandal-ridden Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors Corp., in which Nissan took a...

  • TOKYO— Carlos Ghosn, who leads Nissan and Renault, has tapped Hiroto Saikawa, a veteran Japanese executive at Nissan, to replace him as chief executive at the Japanese automaker, although Ghosn will stay on as chairman. Besides leading the Nissan-Renault alliance, Ghosn is also chairman at scandal-ridden Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors Corp., in which...

  • Tesla

    Tesla says it received a record number of Model S and Model X orders, but one portfolio manager believes there is no growth anymore.

  • PARIS— France's finance minister says a possible PSA Group takeover of General Motors' German subsidiary Opel could help both companies if it doesn't lead to job cuts. Germany's economy minister, Brigitte Zypries, is heading Thursday to Paris to discuss the possible deal. Opel employs 19,000 people in Germany, where politicians are concerned about job losses...

  • Lexus and Porsche tied for the top spot, leading all brands for dependability in the survey released Wednesday by the consulting firm J.D. Power. That's four problems higher than last year and the highest number since J.D. Power changed scoring methods in 2015.. Toyota, Buick and Mercedes-Benz rounded out the top five most dependable brands, while Fiat, Jeep and...

  • For the second straight year, owners of vehicles at least 3 years old are reporting more problems with their cars, trucks and SUVs.

  • BAODING, China— Wei Jianjun is the chief matchmaker in China's love affair with the SUV. A decade ago, the chairman of Great Wall Motors Ltd. saw opportunity as the bulky vehicles began shedding their image in China as a farm tool. By 2013, with demand surging, Great Wall had become China's most profitable automaker and Wei was a billionaire.

  • President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with small business leaders in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 30, 2017.

    Buybacks keep rolling along, but here is why they are no panacea for all of the market's problems.

  • BERLIN— Chancellor Angela Merkel has called the chief executive of PSA Group, the maker of Peugeot and Citroen cars, to discuss its potential takeover of General Motors' German subsidiary. Merkel's spokesman said PSA boss Carlos Tavares told her Tuesday that the Opel unit would remain independent within the group. Opel employs 19,000 people in Germany out of a...

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    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • 2015 Ford F-150 Platinum

    A study finds the most popular cars for high-income Americans are pretty much what everyone else drives, notably Fords, Jeeps, and Hondas.

  • General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra announces that Chevrolet will begin testing a fleet of Bolt autonomous vehicles in Michigan during a news conference in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., December 15, 2016.

    General Motors plans to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets in partnership with ride-sharing affiliate Lyft.

  • Len McCluskey, general secretary of Unite, speaks to the media following a meeting with Dan Ammann, president of General Motors Co., at the U.K. Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy offices in London, U.K., on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

    A Britain trade union demanded that the government protect the local unit of General Motors from the impact of leaving the European Union.