by JIM MALEWITZ | Texas Tribune | 12-12-2016

Giving a nod to franchised auto dealerships, Gov. Greg Abbott has suggested that Texas doesn’t need to carve out a loophole in its laws that would allow Tesla to sell its high-end electric cars directly to consumers.

by Kristofer Harrison | The National Interest | 12-09-2016

In a sense, Musk is a tragic story of how one of the world’s most talented entrepreneurs has become sidetracked by crony capitalism.

by Hannah Lutz | Automotive News | 12-01-2016

General Motors’ captive finance company will open a financial servicing center in San Antonio early next year, pending state approval, the company said. It plans hire 490 employees there.

by Staff | North Dallas Gazette | 11-21-2016

Four architectural students from Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas, won top honors at the 2016 Ford Historically Black Colleges and Universities Community Challenge with a software app that enables homeowners to monitor water and energy use in real-time.

by Ken Wysocky | Automotive News | 11-14-2016

At Street Auto Group in Amarillo, Texas, charitable giving used to be a fairly straightforward affair. A golf tournament fundraiser, for example, might merit a check for $500, plus a box of beer koozies adorned with the company's name.

But since 2013, when Street Volkswagen joined the company, the dealership group has taken a more systematic and hands-on approach to community involvement.