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IIHS side crash tests for minivans; Sienna rated 'marginal' while Odyssey rated 'good'

IIHS side crash tests for minivans; Sienna rated 'marginal' while Odyssey rated 'good'

The 2018 Toyota Sienna rated marginal in the IIHS' latest passenger-side small-overlap front crash tests, while the 2018 Honda Odyssey received a good rating.
Musk may face national security review in a Tesla-Saudi deal

Musk may face national security review in a Tesla-Saudi deal

Elon Musk will likely need clearance from U.S. national security officials for any proposal to take Tesla private with financing from Saudi Arabia, just as the Trump administration steps up scrutiny
Mercedes, Porsche models banned by Swiss over emissions

Mercedes, Porsche models banned by Swiss over emissions

Swiss authorities have halted registrations of some new Mercedes-Benz Vito and Porsche Macan and Cayenne vehicles which had diesel engines that disguised emissions levels.
U.S. auto tariffs could doom Trump's Korea trade deal

U.S. auto tariffs could doom Trump's Korea trade deal

The trade pact that the Trump administration renegotiated with South Korea this year is in jeopardy as the U.S. considers imposing tariffs on light-vehicle imports.
More evidence suggests Elon Musk tweeted too soon

More evidence suggests Elon Musk tweeted too soon

A week after Elon Musk shocked the markets by proclaiming Tesla may become a private company, evidence has piled up that the mercurial CEO was tweeting too soon.
Ford's blue sky CEO has investors treading water

Ford's blue sky CEO has investors treading water

Two more potential problems at Ford -- leadership and liquidity (namely, Ford's capacity to pay dividends) -- have come into sharp focus recently. Neither will be addressed in a hurry.
Expect Elon Musk vs. SEC to take time to resolve

Expect Elon Musk vs. SEC to take time to resolve

As the Tesla go-private saga enters its ninth day, many are wondering when regulators will decide whether Elon Musk broke the rules by dripping out details so haphazardly.
Porsche teams with video game maker Epic Games in design tools breakthrough

Porsche teams with video game maker Epic Games in design tools breakthrough

Porsche has partnered with video game maker Epic Games and Nvidia, a leader in graphic processing hardware, to demonstrate what they tout as a breakthrough in computer design rendering.
Mitsubishi plugs in Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi plugs in Outlander PHEV

In the latest new video to join our viral video charts, a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV owner notes that the future is already in his garage.
Ford's grand vision for Detroit train station to cost $740 million

Ford's grand vision for Detroit train station to cost $740 million

Ford disclosed how much it will spend on a project to revamp Michigan Central Station, Detroit's historic, dilapidated former rail station, as well as other neighborhood sites.
EPA staff disputed claim fuel efficiency plan would save lives

EPA staff disputed claim fuel efficiency plan would save lives

As the Trump administration moves to freeze vehicle fuel efficiency standards, some regulatory officials have disputed the Transportation Department rationale that the plan would significantly cut
Why Musk the Big Oil hater may seek billions from the Saudis

Why Musk the Big Oil hater may seek billions from the Saudis

Elon Musk has always hated the fossil-fuel industry. But now, in his bid to take Tesla private, Musk is courting billions of oil dollars.
A look inside the Chevy Silverado's techy 4-cylinder engine

A look inside the Chevy Silverado's techy 4-cylinder engine

In the auto industry, imitation is a very high form of flattery, and many automakers copy each other's technologies, adding just enough of their own proprietary design and unique features to keep the
2019 Chevy Silverado excels in engineering; lacks flare for nontraditional truck buyers

2019 Chevy Silverado excels in engineering; lacks flare for nontraditional truck buyers

The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado may set a new industry standard for engineering and ride, but it does little to attract nontraditional truck and luxury buyers.
GMC's small crossover spied

GMC's small crossover spied

Spy photographers have caught a heavily camouflaged entry-level crossover planned for GMC -- it is smaller than the compact Terrain -- testing for the first time in Arizona.
GMC poised to expand lineup with small crossover

GMC poised to expand lineup with small crossover

Spy photographers have caught a heavily camouflaged entry-level crossover planned for GMC -- it is smaller than the compact Terrain -- testing for the first time in Arizona.
Ford prices 2019 Ranger from $25,395

Ford prices 2019 Ranger from $25,395

Ford is pricing the revived Ford Ranger about the same as the segment-leading Toyota Tacoma as it prepares to re-enter the midsize pickup market for the first time in about eight years.
Tesla forms special board committee to evaluate bid to go private

Tesla forms special board committee to evaluate bid to go private

Tesla's board formed a special committee to evaluate Elon Musk's proposal to take the company private, a day after the CEO revealed more on who will advise him and help fund the potential deal.
Faraday Future has set up HQ in China

Faraday Future has set up HQ in China

Faraday aims to reach annual production capacity of 5 million vehicles after 10 years.
Ford fighting with Wall Street over its cherished dividend

Ford fighting with Wall Street over its cherished dividend

The debate erupting over Ford's quarterly payout to shareholders is exposing a growing and contentious divide over what needs to be done to fix the ailing automaker.