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UPDATED: 10/18/17 4:06 pm ET - adds details

Ford says recall of F-150, Super Duty pickups to cost $267 million in Q4

Ford recalled 1.3 million 2015-17 F-150 pickups and 2017 Super Duty pickups to fix faulty side door latches. The action will cost the automaker $267 million in the fourth quarter.


BMW to recall 85,000 X3 crossovers in U.S. over airbag-related issue

BMW is recalling 85,300 X3 crossovers in the U.S. over a problem with a seat sensor that could result in the failure of the vehicle's airbags.

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UPDATED: 10/11/17 4:34 pm ET - adds reactions
California DMV proposes relaxed regulations for self-driving cars

The California Department of Motor Vehicles is proposing more lenient state regulations to allow manufacturers to test and deploy self-driving cars. The agency said it would allow autonomous vehicles to be tested without a human behind the wheel.

UPDATED: 10/11/17 5:07 pm ET - adds details
CSX CEO apologizes for rail delays

The CEO of CSX apologized for months of service disruptions that have affected automakers and other customers, but defended the railroad's operating strategy at a hearing called by federal regulators.

UPDATED: 10/9/17 4:16 pm ET - adds stock close
GM acquires lidar company Strobe

GM has acquired lidar company Strobe, a move expected to help boost self-driving vehicle production and cut costs.

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