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Steel Workers Ready to Strike

Steel Workers Ready to Strike

A dispute over wages has left the United Steel Workers union at odds with two key makers of steel that control a large piece of the steel-making capacity in the United States. Both United States Steel and Arcelor Mittal have been major beneficiaries of the tariffs...
First Drive: 2019 BMW X5

First Drive: 2019 BMW X5

Few new models have done more to redefine a brand – indeed, to help transform the auto business overall – like the BMW X5. But there were plenty of doubters when the Bavarian automaker first announced plans to add a sport-utility vehicle to its line-up back in the...
First Drive: 2019 Subaru Forester

First Drive: 2019 Subaru Forester

The variety of utility vehicles has exploded in recent years and appears certain to grow exponentially for foreseeable future. Manufacturers are moving quickly to cash in on the consumer interest in vehicles that might not have a lot of charm or sex appeal but are...
Cadillac Moving Back to Detroit

Cadillac Moving Back to Detroit

Cadillac is trading the Big Apple for the Motor City, returning to its spiritual Michigan home after a brief flirtation with the bright lights of New York that was meant to get it closer to one of the country’s largest luxury car markets. The move to New York was...
FCA Readying for Ratings Upgrade from Moody’s

FCA Readying for Ratings Upgrade from Moody’s

Moody’s Ratings has given a “positive outlook” to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles based on its expectation the automaker will continue to improve its overall financial position. Continuing improvement in FCA’s financial “metrics” in the current...
Better Headlights Could Save Pedestrians’ Lives

Better Headlights Could Save Pedestrians’ Lives

Federal safety regulators want to throw some light on a deadly subject. The National Transportation Safety Board has outlined a three-pronged approach to dealing with the rapid rise in pedestrian fatalities, starting with improvements in vehicle headlights that would...
CAFE Standards Hearing Hits Metro Detroit

CAFE Standards Hearing Hits Metro Detroit

The public hearings on the Trump administration’s proposal to roll back corporate average fuel economy standards, or CAFE, headed to the Detroit area after officials spent a day in California getting blasted for the new standards. The first hearing was held in Fresno,...