Tesla wins legal battle over Missouri licenses to sell cars

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tesla Inc. can continue to sell its electric cars directly to consumers in Missouri after a state appeals court reversed a lower court ruling that favored a trade group represe...

Nissan undaunted by bid to stop electric vehicle tax credits

SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) — The head of Nissan Motor Co.'s operations in North America said Monday that the company is undaunted by congressional efforts to do away with a federal tax credit for plug-in elec...

Tesla builds world' biggest battery in Australian Outback

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — The world's biggest lithium-ion battery has plugged into an Australian state grid, an official said Friday, easily delivering on Tesla Inc. chief executive Elon Musk's 100-d...

Tesla builds world's biggest battery in Australian Outback

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — The world's biggest lithium-ion battery has plugged into an Australian state grid, delivering on a promise by Tesla Inc. chief executive Elon Musk. Musk sa...

Canada tests 'basic income' effect on poverty amid lost jobs

HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Former security guard Tim Button considers how a sudden increase in his income from an unusual social experiment has changed his life in this Canadian industrial city along th...

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POPE-ASIA — Pope Francis spends his first full day in Myanmar traveling to the country's capital to meet with Aung San Suu Kyi, a day after hosting the military general in charge of the crackdown on t...

World's biggest battery to be ready this week in Australia

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An official says Tesla Inc. chief executive Eon Musk is on track to deliver on a promise to build the world's biggest lithium-ion battery in the Australian Outback within 10...

Taiwan supercar, the Miss R, taunts Tesla 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese manufacturer XING Mobility announced plans for its electric supercar, Miss R, on Wednesday, which basically claims to be the best in the busi...

At a Glance: How automakers perform on Takata recalls

Nineteen automakers will have to recall 69 million Takata air bag inflators in 42 million vehicles by 2020. They have replaced only 43 percent of the 43.1 million inflators recalled so far. Here's the...

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___ Derided by critics, trickle-down economics gets another try WASHINGTON (AP) — Does money roll downhill? In their effort to overhaul the U.S. tax code, President...

Get gooped for the holidays with a Gwyneth Paltrow gift

NEW YORK (AP) — Ridiculous but awesome might be a good place to start when it comes to Gwyneth Paltrow's gift selections via her lifestyle brand goop. Goop curates the heck out of ho...

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___ House OKs GOP tax bill in Trump win; Senate fate less clear WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have rammed a near $1.5 trillion package overhauling corporate and per...

Tesla looks to enter trucking business with electric semi

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla Inc. wants to electrify big trucks. After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — the company plans to unveil an electric...

Amid global electric-car buzz, Toyota bullish on hydrogen

TOYOTA, Japan (AP) — At a car factory in this city named after Toyota, the usual robots with their swinging arms are missing. Instead, workers intently fit parts into place by hand with craftsmanship-...

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___ Republicans set stage for crucial tax overhaul votes WASHINGTON (AP) — A sweeping tax overhaul has cleared a procedural hurdle in the House. Lawmakers voted on ...