The unusual standoff landed Ford and GM in front of Trump's bully pulpit again last week as he said that refusal to go along with his plan would reduce safety and raise costs, which Ford disputed.
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.
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.
Carmakers and retailers should partner to weather the future forces of technology and competition.
Starting this year, it will electrify every new model it launches. By 2025, that will mean that half of its global sales will be electrified.