Ford to build an 8-speed transmission in Michigan

Ford will build an eight-speed front-wheel-drive transmission, downsized from a planned nine-speed, at a Michigan plant.


Innovations at the Indianapolis 500

Technological advancements tested on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's historic 2.5-mile oval have transitioned to everyday production models since the very first race.


Trade officials seek end to border hassles

North American trade officials say synchronizing regulations and improving infrastructure at ports of entry are as important as trade agreements. The goal is the free movement of cross-border goods.

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Innovations at the Indianapolis 500

Technological advancements tested on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's historic 2.5-mile oval have transitioned to everyday production models since the very first race.


Trade officials seek end to border hassles

North American trade officials say synchronizing regulations and improving infrastructure at ports of entry are as important as trade agreements. The goal is the free movement of cross-border goods.


TI's Bill Kozyra: 'What does the car give back?'

Whipping a high-revving sports car or a torquey low-revving Detroit muscle car around a track at high speeds is a form of therapy for Bill Kozyra, CEO of TI Automotive, a Tier 1 supplier of fuel system parts.


American cars: Fast and furious these days

The horses in the auto industry are running free. If a 1976 driver were to somehow get behind the wheel of a 2017 car, whiplash would likely result. Horsepower in the U.S. has almost doubled in recent decades, with the median model climbing from 145 hp to 283 stallions.


Volvo to start XC90 output in India

Volvo will start production of its XC90 flagship SUV in India as part of a drive to double its sales in the country. India's premium market is forecast to grow rapidly in the coming years.


GM will refocus operations in India for exports

GM will stop selling cars in India but doesn't plan to leave the market entirely. It will keep its tech center and refocus production by making one of its two local plants an export-only factory. The other will be sold to China's SAIC Motor.

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