Mercedes challenged over 'Drive Pilot' TV ad

UPDATED: 7/27/16 5:03 pm ET - adds Mercedes statement

Consumer and auto safety advocates have called on the FTC to investigate Mercedes-Benz over a TV commercial for the 2017 E-class, saying the ad could mislead consumers by overstating the capability of automated driving systems available on the sedan.

GM, aiming for strong 2016 finish, to hike truck output

General Motors will boost production of pickups and SUVs in time for the traditionally brisk fall truck market, a top GM executive said Wednesday.

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