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German industry to invest $68B in EVs, automation in next 3 years

Increasing the number of electric cars on the road is pivotal to reach ambitious goals in the EU to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and requires the expansion of charging infrastructure. ... Read More »

FTC Announces Agenda for the 14th Session of its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century

April 12 Hearing Will Focus on Merger Retrospectives The Federal Trade Commission today announced the agenda for the fourteenth session of its Hearings Initiative. The session, focused on the agency’s merger retrospective program, will take place on April 12,...

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FTC Announces Agenda for the 14th Session of its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century

April 12 Hearing Will Focus on Merger Retrospectives The Federal Trade Commission today announced the agenda for the fourteenth session of its Hearings Initiative. The session, focused on the agency’s merger retrospective program, will take place on April 12,...

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Ghosn lawyer pokes at ‘peculiar’ case as children tout exec’s love of Japan

As embattled former Renault-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn awaits a ruling on his third bail request, his defense team spins a conspiracy plot that touches on broken governance at Nissan, national economic policy concerns and tensions with auto partner Renault. ... Read More »

Dealers seen challenging Tesla shift to online sales

Tesla will close most of its 120 factory-owned stores and move to online sales only. But there are questions. Among them: How will states respond to an automaker selling vehicles direct to consumers, without local stores or service centers? ... Read More »

VW recycling project targets spent batteries

The auto industry's big push into electric vehicles will lead to a big problem down the road: What to do with all those lithium ion batteries once they've lost their oomph? ... Read More »

GM distances itself from the plug-ins it pioneered

GM's future electric vehicles will have to prove that they can overcome the psychological barrier of range anxiety with their batteries alone. ... Read More »

Peugeot is coming back. Where has it been?

PSA Group said last week that its return to the U.S. and Canada -- announced three years ago -- will be led by Peugeot. That's the same brand the French automaker pulled out of the market in 1991. ... Read More »

My excellent adventure with the auto industry

Retiring print editor Richard Johnson takes a look back at 35 years covering a fascinating industry for Automotive News. ... Read More »

5 tech advances in 2019

From blockchain to the Internet of Things, advances in technology will have a big impact on the auto industry in 2019. ... Read More »