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Trump puts BMW at center of political battle

How did BMW, whose Spartanburg, S.C., plant has been acclaimed as a symbol of America's resurgence as an auto manufacturer and exporter, become a symbol of the threat to America's manufacturing base instead? BMW is wondering the same thing.


EV batteries of the future hit the track

Automakers have long used racing to nurture new consumer technology, and the Formula E racing series is no different when it comes to advancing EV batteries -- on and off the track.

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Trump puts BMW at center of political battle

How did BMW, whose Spartanburg, S.C., plant has been acclaimed as a symbol of America's resurgence as an auto manufacturer and exporter, become a symbol of the threat to America's manufacturing base instead? BMW is wondering the same thing.

Pininfarina shows some PDA for PF0

Automobili Pininfarina is stoking the fires of its first vehicle, the PF0. The brand revealed new teaser photos of its full-electric hypercar's exterior last week.

Adding scents to prevent carsickness

International Automotive Components Group is researching adding scents that would serve a purpose to the vehicle occupants: preventing motion sickness.

EV batteries of the future hit the track

Automakers have long used racing to nurture new consumer technology, and the Formula E racing series is no different when it comes to advancing EV batteries -- on and off the track.

Dealers, EU, Mexico, VW set to testify at U.S. import tariff hearing

Japan, Canada, along with automotive trade groups and the UAW, are also among those slated to testify at a July 19 hearing on the Trump administration's controversial probe into whether imported cars and auto parts pose a national security threat and should be subject to tariffs.

Panasonic plans to halve cobalt in car batteries

Panasonic plans to halve the cobalt content of its mass-produced automotive batteries "in two to three years" as the supplier looks to reduce costs. The mineral has leapt in price in recent years as demand for electric vehicles gains traction.

Discovering what automakers don't know about moving people

Automakers rushing to embrace car-sharing, in which sedans and crossovers are more of a service than a product, are getting feedback of all types: buggy apps that crash or time out, dirty cars that smell like smoke, and vehicles that don't unlock when the driver arrives.

U.S. Senate to Trump: Slow down on escalating tariffs

In an 88-11 vote Wednesday, the Senate approved a symbolic motion backing a role for Congress in requiring tariffs based on national security, such as those President Trump has imposed on steel and aluminum imports and is contemplating on light vehicles.


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