The move was seen as having the potential to draw the Trump administration into the escalating chaos engulfing the South American nation.
Shares of Tesla, run by high-profile chief executive Elon Musk, put the company’s value at $51.5 billion.
Volkswagen is paying more than $157 million to 10 states to settle environmental lawsuits due to diesel emissions-cheating scandal.
A crash caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb.
Takata will pay $1 billion in fines and restitution.
The Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets urged federal authorities to loosen its guidance on the development of autonomous vehicles.