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First Shift

First Shift: Ford's 'toughest quarter' of 2017?

Ford's Q1 profits fall amid costs for recalls, launches; Marchionne: Jeep, Ram able to stand alone; Takata bankruptcy plan?; Trump opts to renegotiate NAFTA; BMW's scare tactic.

First Shift: Honda Civic Type R sets speed record

Honda Civic Type R sets speed record; Tesla takes a production gamble; Sunday ads target Musk, Trump; Japan's big hydrogen bet; More Apple-car clues.

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First Shift: Robot cars, sleepy humans

When humans sleep, as robots drive; U.S. officials to review seizure of GM Venezuela plant; Tesla's Musk talks 'consensual telepathy'; Bill Ford marks company's Irish centennial.

First Shift: Lexus freshens look of NX

In Shanghai: New look for Lexus NX, Buick's version of Chevy Volt, Daimler ready to hitch a ride; Nissan plans I-95 charging network; How Volvo beat the odds; Benz fit for a Prince.

First Shift: Newest Mercedes-Benz S class

Newest Mercedes-Benz S class; Ex-Ford exec leaves Uber; Hazmat spill at Tesla's Gigafactory; Pence: U.S.-Korea trade deal under review; Researchers turn to 'Grand Theft Auto.'

First Shift: Retooling for next-gen Camry

Toyota investing $1.3B in Ky. ahead of Camry overhaul; Ford's hybrid cop car ready to give chase; Genesis sets sights on China; Volvo exec's trade warning; 70 years of Ferrari.

First Shift: Ford to sell Ranger in China

Ford to sell Ranger in China; Hyundai, Kia recalls; Ex-FBI chief tapped to run Takata funds | Tesla spy art; Report: Piech sells shares to brother; Fueling a self-driving future.

First Shift: Buick's Regal plan: No sedan

Buick's Regal plan: No sedan; White House seeks to slash EPA testing funds; Lexus pulls ads from 'O'Reilly Factor'; BMW union plans strikes; Pinterest emerges as car-marketing tool.

First Shift: UAW's ranks grow again

UAW's ranks grow again; Genesis, Kia green cars on tap; Ally's finance marketplace; VW rebuffed in Munich; Record-high Tesla output; Carvana IPO plan; Land Rover tuner takedown?

First Shift: VW cleared to sell '15 diesels

VW free to sell updated '15 diesels; New engine for Ford Canada?; Hyundai EV plan; Mahindra eyes U.S.; Racing's Roush, GM's Welburn head to Hall of Fame; Honda's high-flying gambit.