Trump Touts New Trade Deal during Detroit Area

Trump Touts New Trade Deal during Detroit Area

The new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada will bring as many as 80,000 new manufacturing jobs to the United States because new rules of origin will require more companies to build cars and parts in the United States, President Donald Trump said during an...
Ford Settles Class-Action Suit with Fiesta, Focus Owners

Ford Settles Class-Action Suit with Fiesta, Focus Owners

Ford Motor Co. could pay out more than $100 million as part of a settlement the automaker reached with owners of Ford Focus and Fiesta vehicles as a result of repairs to faulty dual clutch transmissions. The deal to satisfy a class-action suit by nearly 2 million...
Honda, Toyota Recall 6M Vehicles Due to Airbags

Honda, Toyota Recall 6M Vehicles Due to Airbags

Japanese automakers Toyota and Honda are recalling 6 million vehicles to deal with two separate airbag issues, including some Takata airbags. Toyota will fix 3.4 million vehicles around the world with ZF airbags that may not inflate due to the problem. The problem is...
Trump Renews Threat of 25% Tariffs on European Autos

Trump Renews Threat of 25% Tariffs on European Autos

Months after pulling back on plans to impose hefty tariffs on European auto imports, President Donald Trump again raised that threat during interviews at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. In November, the administration let pass the deadline on enacting...
Cruise Reveals Origin of its Coming Autonomous Fleet

Cruise Reveals Origin of its Coming Autonomous Fleet

Fully driverless, without even a steering wheel and pedals for backup, the battery-powered Cruise Origin might look like it rolled off the set of a science fiction film but it is all but ready to go into production, officials with the San Francisco-based autonomous...
Tesla Denies Problems with Unintended Acceleration

Tesla Denies Problems with Unintended Acceleration

Tesla Inc. officials didn’t take long to deny accusations about unintended acceleration levied in a petition filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The California-based EV maker says the claims are false, and are the work of one of the...
Tesla Buys German Gigafactory Site for $45 Million

Tesla Buys German Gigafactory Site for $45 Million

Just two months after Tesla Inc. announced it would build its next gigafactory in Germany near Berlin, the company has secured the property for the new plant for about $45 million. The EV maker announced the European location for Gigafactory 4 will in Gruenheide, in...