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  1. Auto supplier stocks jump on report Tesla to fully own plant in China
    Suppliers' shares jumped after the Wall Street Journal reported that Tesla reached an agreement with Shanghai's government to build a plant in the city's free-trade zone.
  2. Tesla could play role in modernizing Puerto Rico's battered electric grid
    A Puerto Rican official who has been in talks with Tesla said the island is serious about transforming its energy infrastructure after it was leveled by Hurricane Maria.
  3. Ford rolls out more upgrades as freshened Mustang nears dealers
    Ford is working to generate buzz about the freshened 2018 Mustang, which goes on sale this month, with a variety of upgrades.
  4. Land Rover dealer's suit says his territory is too big
    Land Rover Orlando claims the area it is responsible for is so large, it can't meet sales targets.
  5. GM supply numbers still show some trouble spots
    General Motors has aggressively cut inventory and production levels this year amid plateauing U.S. sales and pressure from Wall Street to align production with demand. But it may not be done downsizing its operations just yet.
  6. Nissan halts Japan-market output
    Nissan has suspended production of Japan-market vehicles for two weeks after it concedes uncertified workers kept inspecting cars after earlier recall.
  7. Toyota to showcase vehicles driven by emotion
    Toyota will add two more models to its Concept-i mobility portfolio, with an accent on learning what mood a driver is in.
  8. Some auto dealers shun e-contracting, preferring paper
    Going digital can be worrisome for dealership employees who have been handling deals the same way for decades.
  9. Prime Motor scales up to survive, sells stake to GPB Capital
    GPB Capital replaced Abrams Capital as majority investor in Prime Motor Group. GPB and Prime see the deal as a bid for survival in a changing auto-retail world.
  10. Old Chrysler hand Tom Pappert still seethes over 2009 dealer cuts
    Almost 20 years after he retired as Chrysler's top sales guy, Tom Pappert hasn't gotten over what happened to dealers in 2009.