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Bracken retiring from Lexus, to be succeeded by deputy

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David Christ, who switched from the Toyota Division to Lexus at the start of this year, will succeed his boss, Jeff Bracken, who is retiring as head of Lexus' United States operations after 40 years with Toyota.

Uber pulls up in Japan with taxi-hailing service

il y a 1 heure 52 min
Uber plans to launch its first taxi-hailing pilot service in Japan that will connect passengers to other taxi providers, as it seeks to expand in the country where the firm has been blocked from setting up its own fleet of drivers.

Performance, not size, will determine 2.7-liter I-4's success in Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra

il y a 2 heures 53 min
If consumers embrace General Motors' four-cylinder engine in the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups, GM will have Ford to thank.

Taiwan's Yageo to buy U.S. electronic components firm for $740 million

il y a 3 heures 42 min
Taiwan's Yageo said it would buy Pulse Electronics for $740 million, marking its biggest deal ever as it looks to expand in the United States and Europe.

Martinrea opens tech center in Michigan, moves jobs from Toronto

il y a 5 heures 6 min
Canadian auto supplier Martinrea launched its $26 million technical center in suburban Detroit last week. CEO Pat D'Eramo says one challenge is finding enough engineering talent for the facility.

Russia, Japan, Turkey warn of tariff retaliation against U.S.

il y a 6 heures 13 min
Japan, Russia and Turkey have warned the United States about potential retaliation for its tariffs on steel and aluminum, the World Trade Organization said on Tuesday, bringing the total U.S. tariff bill to around $3.5 billion annually.

Russia, Japan warn U.S. of $1 billion in tariff retaliation

il y a 6 heures 13 min
Russia and Japan have warned they could retaliate against U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium by imposing sanctions worth almost $1 billion combined.

EU hunts for ways to avoid U.S. steel, aluminum tariffs

il y a 6 heures 17 min
The European Union scrambled to come up with a strategy to avoid American tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum, signaling a readiness to accept American import quotas and to slash some EU duties in return for a permanent waiver.

Tesla's Musk admits Model 3 braking issue, promises fix

il y a 6 heures 48 min
Tesla CEO Elon Musk admitted there was a braking issue with the Model 3 sedan, pointed out by Consumer Reports, and said it can be fixed with a firmware update.

BP invests in tech to charge cars as quickly as filling fuel tank

il y a 7 heures 11 min
BP agreed to invest $20 million in a developer of ultrafast charging for batteries, a technology the oil company believes is key for accelerating the adoption of EVs.

Fear of autonomous cars rises after high-profile fatalities, AAA survey finds

il y a 7 heures 37 min
Consumer trust in self-driving cars has plummeted following high-profile roadway fatalities, with almost three-quarters of Americans now saying they are too afraid to ride in an autonomous vehicle.

Fear of autonomous cars rises after high-profile fatalities, AAA survey finds

il y a 7 heures 37 min
Consumer trust in self-driving cars has plummeted following high-profile roadway fatalities, with almost three-quarters of Americans now saying they are too afraid to ride in an autonomous vehicle.

China cuts import duty to 15% in boost for BMW, Tesla, Mercedes, Porsche

il y a 8 heures 8 min
China will cut the import duty on passenger cars to 15 percent from the current 25 percent, in a boost to foreign automakers, just as the immediate threat of a trade war with the United States recedes.

China cuts car import duty to 15% in boost for BMW, Tesla, Mercedes and Porsche

il y a 8 heures 8 min
China will cut the import duty on passenger cars to 15 percent from the current 25 percent, in a boost to foreign automakers, just as the immediate threat of a trade war with the United States recedes.

BMW, Toyota, Ford at odds with S. Africa over production boost plan

il y a 8 heures 8 min
BMW, Toyota and Ford are at odds with South Africa over its plans for them to more than double output and double their work forces in return for tax breaks.

BMW, Toyota, Ford at odds with S. Africa over production boost plan

il y a 8 heures 8 min
BMW, Toyota and Ford are at odds with South Africa over its plans for them to more than double output and double their workforces in return for tax breaks.

China cuts car import duty to 15% in boost for foreign automakers

il y a 9 heures 39 min
China will cut the import duty on passenger cars to 15 percent from the current 25 percent, in a boost to foreign automakers, just as the immediate threat of a trade war with the United States recedes.

China cuts car import duty to 15% in boost for foreign automakers

il y a 9 heures 39 min
China will cut the import duty on passenger cars to 15 percent from the current 25 percent, in a boost to foreign automakers, just as the immediate threat of a trade war with the United States recedes.

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera: A lighter, more powerful Vanquish successor

il y a 14 heures 37 min
The Aston Martin Vanquish, the marque's muscular super-GT, is riding off into the sunset, but fear not: Its replacement will be here shortly.

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera: A lighter, more powerful Vanquish successor

il y a 14 heures 37 min
The Aston Martin Vanquish, the marque's muscular super-GT, is riding off into the sunset, but fear not: Its replacement will be here shortly.

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