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Ford Recalling Nearly 550K Super Duty Trucks

Ford Recalling Nearly 550K Super Duty Trucks

Ford Motor Co. issued a recall Friday for nearly 550,000 Super Duty pickups in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The action, which covers 547,538 trucks in the 2017 through 2019 model year, covers carpet flooring that could catch fire after a crash, the company said. The...
GM Investing $1.5 Billion to Update Midsize Trucks

GM Investing $1.5 Billion to Update Midsize Trucks

General Motors is investing $1.5 billion to update its popular midsize trucks – Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon – including $1 billion at its Wentzville, Missouri plant. While revealing the amount it plans to spend to make remain competitive with the competition...
Cadillac Moving to All-Electric Line-up by 2030

Cadillac Moving to All-Electric Line-up by 2030

Cadillac will follow the lead of some other luxury brands and become mostly, if not completely, an all-electric line-up of vehicles by 2030. Officials at General Motors’ luxury brand have been suggesting this shift could happen, but Cadillac president Steve Carlisle...
Former GM President Ammann Says Owning Cars is Outdated

Former GM President Ammann Says Owning Cars is Outdated

Only a few hours after General Motors Co. unveiled its next big thing, the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban and Chevrolet Tahoe, the executive responsible for one of GM’s most important subsidiaries, Cruise Automation, said in new uncertain terms old fashioned motoring is now...
IIHS Moving the Bar Higher for 2020 Top Pick Awards

IIHS Moving the Bar Higher for 2020 Top Pick Awards

Just as automakers annually make tweaks to their vehicles to make them better, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is implementing new, tougher benchmarks to earn the safety organization’s top rankings for 2020. The group is adding three new caveats in order...
UAW Members Ratify New Deal with Fiat Chrysler

UAW Members Ratify New Deal with Fiat Chrysler

Members of the United Auto Workers has ratified a new four-year labor contract with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. The contract, which was approved by 71% to 29%, was the last of the deals negotiated with Detroit’s automakers this fall after a 40 strike at General...
Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz Retiring

Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz Retiring

Toyota Motor North America’s top U.S. official, Jim Lentz, is retiring next spring after 38 years with the Japanese automaker. Lentz, 64, is the highest ranking American in the company, hired by current Toyota Chairman Akio Toyoda, who sought to add more Western...