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Amazon joins Walmart in saying Tesla solar panel caught fire

News of the Amazon fire comes just three days after Walmart dropped a bombshell lawsuit against Tesla, accusing it of shoddy panel installations that led to fires at more than a half-dozen stores.

Event unites aspiring techs with dealerships

As Hellcat Challengers and Chargers roared nearby during the Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge event this month, aspiring service technicians who could one day find themselves working on those very vehicles for a living were networking with dealerships in need of fresh talent.

Porsche designs a button-free dash for EV

For its first EV, which goes on sale late this year, Porsche followed Tesla's cue in relying on software and touch screens to deliver media, navigation and other vehicle controls.

Japan, U.S. reach framework on new trade pact

The broad deal retains U.S. tariffs on Japanese vehicles -- 2.5 percent on cars and 25 percent on trucks -- while removing barriers to beef and pork exports to Japan, media reports say. President Trump had threatened to raise levies on about $50 billion worth of cars and auto parts Japan exports to the U.S. annually.

Liebert severance to dent AutoNation Q3 earnings

AutoNation said its third-quarter after-tax earnings will be hurt by $10 million to $11 million for expenses related to a severance agreement with former CEO Carl Liebert.