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Tesla fans and critics both need a reality check

The reality of Tesla's business is far more modest than the war over its stock price and market cap would suggest. Tesla is ultimately a small car company operating in a small market for electric vehicles.

The EU is reportedly plotting a major international effort to defuse Trump’s trade war — but the US isn’t buying it

The European Union is reportedly ready to hold talks with major car manufacturers about a coordinated effort to cut preexisting tariffs as a means of defusing President Donald Trump's trade war before it escalates further.

Elon Musk promised a Tesla ‘alien dreadnought’ factory — but what we got was a tent

Tesla has been pulling out all the stops to hit a Model 3 production rate of 5,000 Model 3's per week by the end of June — and to post a profit in the second half of 2018, after 15 years of annual losses. Desperation might have set in.

Elon Musk talks about robots all the time, but nobody else in the auto industry does — here’s why

CB Insights, a data analytics firm, has done something interesting: it used algorithmic analysis to crunch 28 quarter of earnings-call transcripts from General Motors, Ford, Daimler, and Tesla. Guess who loves robots the most?
We test many infotainment systems at Business Insider.

Car owners find this feature in modern cars the most frustrating

Infotainment — GPS navigation, Bluetooth integration, USB connectivity, voice recognition, and various user interfaces — is an ongoing issue, according to J.D. Power. But infotainment is here to stay, so automakers will have to get used to making improvements.
Mark Reuss at the reveal of the Cadillac XT5.

GM is realigning its top leadership to take Cadillac to the next level and to expand its Cruise self-driving business

Cadillac will now be overseen directly by product czar Mark Reuss, while Ammann focuses on Cruise commercialization in 2019 and an ongoing $2.25-billion investment in Cruise from Japan's SoftBank.

The Toyota Prius is one of the most important cars of the past 20 years — here’s a look at its impressive history

The Prius remains the Prius — homely, sincere, and an unlikely blockbuster. However, after two decades of dominance, the Prius might be heading for decline, as hybrids are surpassed by all-electric cars.

The biggest player you’ve never heard of in the auto industry is moving into China in a big way

Magna will form two joint ventures with China's BAIC. The companies already have a deal in place to develop an electric vehicle; Magna will now take over an existing BAIC factory.
A rendering of the revived Central Station.

Ford CEO Jim Hackett reveals details about how he’s reinventing the 115-year-old car company

Ford has bought a huge, crumbling rail station near downtown Detroit and intends to combine it with a plan to revive the city's Corktown neighborhood to be a center of the carmaker's Smart Mobility efforts.
OK, sure. $650 billion.

Elon Musk’s plans for Tesla keep getting weirder and it could put the company’s future at risk

Tesla is still selling cars, and yes, the stock price has been surging. But on numerous other fronts, the all-electric carmaker is producing a welter of nutty news and hard-to-interpret information.