Editor's update to the Tesla story in this video: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says Tesla will not face a formal investigation surrounding a fire in one of its Model S vehicles in early October. More details here.

Ford (NYSE:F) shareholders are feeling fine after an earnings blowout. And Consumer Reports doesn't much like the upscale sedans from Toyota's (NYSE:TM) Lexus and Nissan's Infiniti. Strap yourselves in -- Rex Moore and John Rosevear tackle these topics and more on this week's edition of Motor Money.

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