The company said the department requested documents after its chief executive, Elon Musk, said he had “funding secured” to take its stock off public markets.
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Mike Jackson’s formula for franchised dealerships created the industry’s biggest retailer and paved the way for investors to take car sales seriously.
Elon Musk says short-sellers are conspiring to bring his company down. Some seasoned investors say it’s just a matter of fundamentals.
The German carmaker’s United States unit, the only division still turning out the curvy car originally developed at Hitler’s direction, will end production of the vehicle in July.
With sales well down from their prerecession levels, the industry is trying to engage with a new generation of riders — and customers.
Ford, which has said it won’t sell a new Chinese-built model in the United States because of threatened tariffs, refuted the president’s suggestion the car could be built domestically.
Paul Singer’s Elliott Management is funding lawsuits by shareholders who want the automaker to reimburse them for losses caused by the diesel scandal.
The head of accounting departed weeks after he arrived, and the company’s chief held forth in a webcast punctuated by his apparent puffs on a joint.
Not content to merely revive E-Types to their former glory, Jaguar will retrofit them as fully electric machines, but it will be costly: $375,000 or more if you don’t supply the car.
From his management style to his personal life, the Tesla chief seems comfortable with chaos, often of his own creation. Is that best for his company?
Top automakers pointed to a small increase in U.S. auto sales in August including another sharp rise in SUV sales, as low unemployment and strong consumer confidence helped mitigate the impact of rising interest rates and fuel prices.
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Car and parts makers should be able to adapt to changes negotiated with Mexico without undue expense or disruption, analysts say.
Automobiles have long been the poster child of “passion investments.” But most buyers these days are specialists, not speculators.
The luxury manufacturer said it hoped to capitalize on growing numbers of wealthy people worldwide, particularly in Asia.
After deciding not to try to remove its shares from the market, the electric carmaker must focus on some stubborn challenges while facing new ones.
Toyota is investing $500 million in Uber and the ride-hailing company plans to provide its autonomous technology to the Japanese carmaker, a person briefed on the matter said.
The preliminary agreement is a major step for President Trump, who has threatened to scrap Nafta. But Canada’s role is just one of many issues that remain unresolved.
The automaker, which was humbled after falsifying emissions data, still has work to do to protect potential whistle-blowers, according to its U.S. monitor.
The chief executive decided that rather than being a prayer answered, funding for a buyout would present a host of new troubles, people close to the events say.
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He’s cracking down over trade, but it’s urgent that he protest Beijing’s human rights abuses as well.
The administration has tried to shield popular products from tariffs. That gets harder with each new round.
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