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Longtime automotive designer J Mays is going from Ford Mustangs and F-150s to washing machines and refrigerators.
Ford's CEO says he aims to outplay his rivals, just as his college football coach taught him. To wit: He envisions GM CEO Mary Barra playing on Ohio State's offensive line.
U.S. car and light-truck deliveries are projected to be flat or down in July, forecasts from J.D. Power/LMC, Edmunds and Cox Automotive show, with one less day and weekend of sales. It would be only the third monthly year-over-year drop in 2018.
Comments by the company and its chairman suggest that the 66-year-old has become gravely ill weeks after undergoing shoulder surgery.
Tesla took a big step toward expanding its manufacturing footprint overseas, signing a preliminary agreement to build a plant in China, but it also gave more indications that demand for its most affordable electric vehicle has faded considerably amid its struggles to produce in high volumes.
After four years, 92 percent of the cars with faulty ignition switches that GM believes still exist outside a junkyard have been fixed globally -- 96 percent of those in the U.S. -- but other recalls spurred by the ignition switch crisis were less successful.
Keyless ignition has become more common within GM's portfolio in the last four years, but it's still not standard on many of the company's least-expensive vehicles. It's not even an option on any GM pickups, including the newly redesigned Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra.
Elon Musk's responses to recent crashes involving Tesla's Autopilot software suggest a lack of regard for people who share the road with the cars his company sells.
The Mustang and a Focus wagon will survive, but all of Ford's value-destroying nonluxury sedans are goners. Is Jim Hackett going too far?
Ford plans to stop selling all Ford brand sedans in North America and is nearly doubling its cost-cutting target from a plan laid out only six months ago. The automaker said it will fix or eliminate unprofitable global operations.
Ford said it plans to stop selling all Ford brand sedans in North America and that it has nearly doubled its cost-cutting target by 2022 from the plan it laid out only six months ago.
New-vehicle sales in the United States are on pace to reach the highest March volume since at least 2001, according to three forecasts issued this week, marking a solid start to the closely watched spring selling season.
Ford Motor Co. is recalling nearly 1.4 million Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ sedans in North America because loose bolts could allow the steering wheel to come off.
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