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The global auto industry isn’t being disrupted

Disruption has become a way to promote change — and create new investment opportunities. But for much of the car industry, it's business as usual.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the new Roadster.

It’s been 100 years since we’ve seen anybody like Elon Musk — here’s why that’s so disorienting

The Tesla CEO is more like an old-school automotive entrepreneur than a modern-day business manager.
Trump's tariffs could affect automakers like Ford. There is a lot of aluminum in the F-150 pickup.

The automotive industry has not reached ‘peak car’ as some Wall Street analysts suggest. Here’s what’s really going on.

Even if a recession appears, automakers have ridden out downturns for a century and generally seen sales recover.

How to negotiate a good deal on a new car

Buying a new car should be fun. But it's also expensive, and the process can be stressful. Here's how to buy a new car like a pro.

US car companies are trying to help Trump — but Trump keeps kicking them down

President Donald Trump is pushing his luck with his latest tariff threat against Mexico, which would hurt the US auto industry.

Nobody is going to buy Tesla — the company is on its own

Tesla's recent precipitous stock-price decline has led to some renewed speculation that it could be bought by a deep-pocketed tech firm.
FCA CEO Mike Manley.

Fiat Chrysler’s business is already complicated — a merger with Renault would make it even more challenging

On its face, the proposed merger looks like a tie-up of Fiat and Renault, companies that have struggled as the industry has witnessed surging sales.
GM's Detroit headquarters.

The rise and fall and rebirth of General Motors

Founded in 1908, GM rose to dominate the US auto industry. But in the 1980s and 1990s, it declined, and in 2009, it was bailed out and went bankrupt.
President Donald Trump (L) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands prior to their meeting at Akasaka Palace, Japanese state guest house on May 27, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan.

Trump says the US suffers ‘tremendous imbalance’ with Japan on trade but is hopeful the 2 sides can reach a deal

President Donald Trump on Monday said there had been a "tremendous imbalance" of trade between the US and Japan.
The Tesla Model Y.

Tesla needs to hire someone to build the Model 3 so it can focus on the Model Y

Sending Tesla Model 3 production to Europe and hiring a contractor could solve Tesla's logistics problems and free up US capacity for Model Y.