UPDATED: 6/23/17 5:04 pm ET - adds detail, background

Honda engineer debunks own claim about cause of Takata airbag failures

Honda said an engineer who once suggested he knew a hidden truth about "the root cause" of Takata's defective airbags later indicated he was mistaken.

UPDATED: 6/23/17 3:12 pm ET - adds details

Suppliers pick up old-school metal work

The industry might be planning a shift to electrification, but American Axle and its competitors are winning more business from traditional powertrains.

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UPDATED: 6/22/17 12:54 pm ET - adds Ford comment
U.S. Trade Rep Lighthizer 'troubled' by Ford's China move

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he was concerned about Ford's announcement that it will move some production of its Focus small car to China and import the vehicles to the U.S.

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