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South Korea rejects U.S. request to revise trade agreement

South Korea rejected a United States proposal to revise a five-year-old trade deal as the Trump administration pushed for major changes it says will cut its trade gap with the Asian nation.


Michigan lawmakers must turn over correspondence to Tesla, judge rules

A federal magistrate ordered two Michigan lawmakers to hand over correspondence to Tesla regarding the state's law prohibiting direct-to-consumer sales as the company fights for the right to sell and repair its vehicles in the state.

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Revolutions and angry amphibians: What people think of the BMW Concept Z4

BMW aimed for the spotlight in Pebble Beach, Calif., last week with the Concept Z4. The show car previews the next-generation Z4 roadster, which will share a platform co-developed with Toyota Motor Corp. and captures the automaker's new design language. Here's what people are saying about the concept roadster.

Hyundai confirms pickup coming to U.S.

Hyundai plans to launch a pickup in the United States as part of a broader plan to catch up by shifting away from sedans in one of the Korean automaker's most important markets, a senior company executive told Reuters.

VW focused on future mobility, not selling assets

VW Group is more focused on a shift toward electric vehicles and future transport services than any potential sale of motorcycle brand Ducati or transmissions maker Renk, said Thomas Sedran, VW's head of strategy.

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China's Great Wall sets sights on Jeep

China's Great Wall Motor is interested in buying the Jeep brand and has reached out to Fiat Chrysler to see whether a deal can be negotiated. FCA said Monday it had not been approached by Great Wall in connection with the Jeep brand or any other matter relating to its business.

Ferrari bosses split on revived Dino

Ferrari apparently will build a crossover, but may not proceed with another project that has generated speculation — a modern version of the 1960s Dino small sports car.

Maven's mobility plans come into focus

A dealership car-sharing program represents one more step toward what Maven CEO Julia Steyn has called a "holistic mobility platform." The idea is a one-stop shop for emerging mobility services.

Roy Lunn: A force behind groundbreaking vehicles

Roy Lunn was a mechanical and aeronautical engineer who led development of the first Jeep Cherokee and Ford's original GT40. He helped pioneer unitized vehicle construction to help meet fuel economy requirements.

3-wheel dream needs cash

It remains unclear whether Elio Motors will ever get its three-wheel vehicle to market, but one thing is certain: The startup needs more cash.

Jaguar's classroom on wheels

There are the obvious reasons why Jaguar would want to build the fire-breathing Project 8 sport sedan, such as magazine covers and branding power. But there's a less-obvious motivation, too.

Steady ramp-up for Genesis

A new sports sedan will begin to round out Genesis' lineup, along with a trio of crossovers due in the next two to four years.

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