Google, automakers object to California rules for self-driving carsWed, 19, Oct 2016
Google and automakers objected to California proposals to set new, mandatory rules for testing self-driving cars in the state, which industry officials said could hobble their efforts in the home to much of self-driving vehicle testing and development.
Ford to suspend F-150, compact crossover output as retail demand dipsMon, 17, Oct 2016
In a fresh sign of pressure on U.S. automakers, Ford will shut down production of its best-selling F-150 pickup truck for a week at a Kansas City assembly plant. The company, citing a drop in retail demand, is also suspending output of two crossovers, the Ford Escape and the Lincoln MKC, at its Louisville Assembly Plant in Kentucky for two of the next three weeks.
End of the line for a road warriorMon, 17, Oct 2016
The Ford Falcon, a nameplate in production longer than even the Ford Mustang, finally ended production Oct. 7 after 56 years. No Falcons were built in the U.S. after 1971, but the car lived on through several more generations in Australia ever since.
As Unifor-Ford talks kick off, workers scoff at pattern dealMon, 17, Oct 2016
Unifor President Jerry Dias was able to persuade General Motors and Fiat Chrysler to invest in Canada. Now the biggest remaining hurdle for the head of Canada's auto workers union may be Ford workers themselves.
GM invests millions in Mexico as Ford absorbs Trump's blowsFri, 14, Oct 2016
After watching Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump bash Ford for moving jobs to Mexico, GM has pushed ahead with its own expansion. It just hasn't said as much as Ford. GM is advancing on an $800 million investment for its global small-car lineup that includes a factory retooling in San Luis Potosi state. That plant and another Mexico factory will also build the redesigned Chevy Equinox crossover.
Canadian FCA workers approve 4-year contractSun, 16, Oct 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles workers represented by the Canadian union Unifor on Sunday ratified a new four-year labor contract with the automaker, which pledged more than $251 million in investments.
Lincoln revival chalked up to new focusSun, 16, Oct 2016
Lincoln's effort to claw its way back onto customers' shopping lists is as much about customers' experiences with their vehicles as the vehicles themselves.
Ford freshens C-Max for 2017Fri, 14, Oct 2016
The C-Max hybrid may be nearing the end of the line but Ford has freshened it, albeit slightly, for 2017.
DealersMon, 17, Oct 2016
A look at dealer anniversaries around the country, including anniversaries with Ford, Mercedes, Volkswagen and Volvo.
Ontario ready to aid GM, FCA with plant spendingWed, 12, Oct 2016
Ontario is ready to provide financial support to General Motors and Fiat Chrysler after the automakers pledged to upgrade Canadian plants as part of new labor contracts, the province's economic minister said.
ChargePoint urges judge to revise VW settlementWed, 12, Oct 2016
ChargePoint, the world's largest electric vehicle charging network, has asked a U.S. judge to order changes to Volkswagen AG's $2 billion agreement with the Justice Department to boost zero emission vehicle infrastructure.
Ford recalls 1,900 new Lincoln Continentals to fix headlamp assembliesTue, 11, Oct 2016
Ford said today it is recalling nearly 1,900 2017 Lincoln Continentals in the U.S. and Canada for possible defective headlamp assemblies. The vehicles went on sale in the U.S. last month, with 775 sold in September.