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Tesla scrambles jets to boost Model 3 battery output

Tesla has flown six planes full of robots and equipment from Europe to California in an unusual, high-stakes effort to speed up battery production for the Model 3 electric sedan.

Ex-FCA employee pleads guilty to charge in UAW training center scandal

Michael Brown was charged with lying to a federal grand jury about the scope of the scandal.

Tony Merpi, advertising and marketing executive for Automotive News, dies

The energetic, good-humored native of Detroit was an endless source of marketing and promotional ideas #8212; a sales executive who loved the automotive industry and, above all, valued the editorial integrity of the publication.

Tesla settles class action lawsuit over 'dangerous' Autopilot

Tesla reached an agreement to settle a class action lawsuit with buyers of its Model S and Model X cars who alleged that the company's assisted-driving Autopilot system was "essentially unusable and demonstrably dangerous."

VW to reinstate lobbyist after suspension over diesel fume tests, report says

Volkswagen plans to reinstate its chief lobbyist, Thomas Steg, who was suspended while the company investigated his role in tests that exposed monkeys and humans to toxic diesel fumes, a German newspaper reported.