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Toyota’s Jim Lentz is concerned but still bullish

The current trade and tariff environment under U.S. President Donald Trump is the greatest potential danger to the automotive industry, according to Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz. ... Read More »

Lebanon gets Ghosn a mattress

Lebanon's ambassador to Japan has bought a mattress for disgraced auto executive Carlos Ghosn and is pushing to have him moved from solitary confinement, a Lebanese official said. ... Read More »

What’s next for the electric Leaf without Carlos Ghosn?

Carlos Ghosn was an early proponent of electric cars, telling the world in 2009 that Nissan Motor Co. would lead a revolution to eliminate gas guzzlers with its battery-powered Leaf. ... Read More »

Used Cars Add to Hot Streak

Black Book’s November Used Vehicle Retention Index finds value and demand have pushed pre-owned prices skyward for the seventh month in a row. ... Read More »

Waymo Rolls Out Self-Driving Taxis

Waymo has set a new standard for driverless-vehicle proponents and ride-hailing providers by launching Waymo One, a revenue-generating autonomous transportation service. ... Read More »

EasyCare Wins 4 Automotive Communication Awards

EasyCare won four categories in this year’s Automotive Communications Awards, including Best App for a Mobile Device for SAVY Driver. ... Read More »

Interest rate hikes hurting car sales, Canadian economy

Plunging automobile sales add to evidence that higher borrowing costs are beginning to eat into Canadian economic growth, possibly faster than the central bank expected. ... Read More »

Mustang Shelby GT500 to include two 3D-printed brake parts

Ford's upcoming Mustang Shelby GT500, which will be revealed next month at the Detroit auto show, will be made with two 3D-printed brake parts from a new manufacturing center near Detroit. ... Read More »

VW says it might use Ford manufacturing capacity in U.S.

Volkswagen's CEO said after a meeting at the White House that the German automaker was building an alliance with Ford and that they might use the U.S. automaker's plants to build cars. ... Read More »

VW’s planned departure from combustion engines becomes clear

Volkswagen Group expects the era of the combustion car to fade away after it rolls out its next-generation gasoline and diesel cars beginning in 2026. ... Read More »