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Tesla investigates video of parked Model S exploding in Shanghai

The video shows the parked electric vehicle emit smoke and burst into flames seconds later. A video purportedly of the aftermath shows a line of three destroyed cars. ... Read More »

FTC Announces Agenda for May Forum on Small Business Financing

The Federal Trade Commission has released the agenda for its May 8 event, Strictly Business: An FTC Forum on Small Business Financing. The forum will explore trends and consumer protection issues in the small business financing marketplace, including the recent...

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Ghosn indicted on new charges

Japanese prosecutors indicted Carlos Ghosn for a fourth time on Monday, alleging that he misappropriated $5.0 million from Nissan for personal use during his time as the head of the automaker. ... Read More »

Buick dealers will get an extra helping of Encore

U.S. dealers will get a chance to sell the Encore GX small crossover shown in Shanghai last week. ... Read More »

Crossovers star in 2 auto shows in 1 week

It's not every auto show season that two major shows are going on at the same week. But there was a common thread between the shows in Shanghai and New York last week. ... Read More »

Instead of national strike, UAW could target key plants for ripple effect

Can the UAW get deals with the Detroit 3 -- and persuade its restless membership to approve them -- without a strike? ... Read More »

Ford reboots in China, with deeper local intel

Desperate to reverse last year's 37 percent tumble in China sales, Ford is belatedly following rivals in doing things differently. ... Read More »

Toyota: Export U.S. best practices to China

Toyota is benchmarking its U.S. success story in an effort to repeat the winning formula in China. The goal: China surpasses the U.S. as Toyota's volume leader. ... Read More »

Rural areas vie for mobility grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation will award as much as $60 million in grants this spring to communities seeking to demonstrate automated-driving systems. The applicants include a number of smaller communities. ... Read More »

Rural communities vie for mobility grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation will award as much as $60 million in grants this spring to communities seeking to demonstrate automated-driving systems. The applicants include a number of smaller communities. ... Read More »