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Volvo Recalling  507,000 Vehicles Due to Fire Risk

Volvo Recalling 507,000 Vehicles Due to Fire Risk

Volvo Car Group is recalling about 507,000 vehicles around the world due to a potential fire risk. The recalled vehicles have a faulty engine component and affect a series of models from the company. The recall affects the S60, S80, S90, V40, V60, V70, V90, XC60, and...
Ford Cutting Production, Jobs in Canada

Ford Cutting Production, Jobs in Canada

Ford Motor Co. is preparing to trim production and idle 200 employees in September at its Canadian assembly plant in Oakville, Ontario, building utility vehicles and could idle more employees at the plant in January 2020. Ford said cuts follow a slowdown in sales of...
First Drive: BMW X4 xDrive30i

First Drive: BMW X4 xDrive30i

Pickup trucks get ample attention these but there is plenty of buzz around other segments that didn’t even exist until recently – such as the growing niche compact luxury sport-utes. The 2019 BMW X4, for example, has landed in the midst of a fierce competition with...
Oliver Zipse Up Job as BMW’s Next CEO

Oliver Zipse Up Job as BMW’s Next CEO

When pro sports teams lose the top player in a position, coaches often rely on the phrase “next man up” when it comes a replacement. BMW’s found its “next man” for the role of CEO: Oliver Zipse. The Bavarian automaker named 55-year-old Zipse as its new chief...
Mercedes-AMG Updates GLC 43 SUV and Coupe for 2019

Mercedes-AMG Updates GLC 43 SUV and Coupe for 2019

Mercedes-Benz and its performance partner, AMG, continue to roll out updated versions of already-successful models. The most recent case being the 2019 GLC 43 SUV and coupe. The new models received a slew of updates for the next model year, including a horsepower...
Toyota Preparing to Invest $398M in Texas Truck Plant

Toyota Preparing to Invest $398M in Texas Truck Plant

Just a few days after it was revealed that Toyota Motor Corp. would convert its $1.6 billion Alabama plant to SUV production from car production, the company is reportedly planning to spend as much as $398 million to optimize its San Antonio truck plant. The plant,...
Toyota, Denso Sign Deal to Develop New Semiconductors

Toyota, Denso Sign Deal to Develop New Semiconductors

Toyota Motor Corp. and Denso Corp. are planning to establish a joint venture for research and advanced development of next-generation, in-vehicle semiconductors. The two companies will study the details and aim to establish the new company in April 2020, the pair...