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More evidence suggests Elon Musk tweeted too soon

A week after Elon Musk shocked the markets by proclaiming Tesla may become a private company, evidence has piled up that the mercurial CEO was tweeting too soon.

Musk may face national security review in a Tesla-Saudi deal

Elon Musk will likely need clearance from U.S. national security officials for any proposal to take Tesla private with financing from Saudi Arabia, just as the Trump administration steps up scrutiny of foreign investment in American technology.

Mercedes, Porsche models banned by Swiss over emissions

Swiss authorities have halted registrations of some new Mercedes-Benz Vito and Porsche Macan and Cayenne vehicles which had diesel engines that disguised emissions levels.

U.S. auto tariffs could doom Trump's Korea trade deal

The trade pact that the Trump administration renegotiated with South Korea this year is in jeopardy as the U.S. considers imposing tariffs on light-vehicle imports.

Ford's blue sky CEO has investors treading water

Two more potential problems at Ford -- leadership and liquidity (namely, Ford's capacity to pay dividends) -- have come into sharp focus recently. Neither will be addressed in a hurry.