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  1. GM's new manufacturing strategy helps breathe new life into Tennessee town

    Spring Hill, Tenn. General Motors Co.'s Spring Hill complex is on a path that may lead to a doubled workforce and become a vision of GM's manufacturing future.

  2. Toyota awarded $4M grant to move 250 jobs to Washtenaw County

    The Michigan Strategic Fund awarded Toyota a $4 million grant Tuesday to move 250 purchasing jobs from Kentucky to its Toyota Technical Center in York Township.

    • 5:26 PM, Aug. 26, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • FORD

    Ford: Aluminum-bodied F-150 says 'boldness, toughness and efficiency'

    Ford says its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup may be its most aerodynamic yet. 'This truck needed to say boldness, toughness and efficiency,' said Brad Richards, exterior design manager for the F-150.

  3. Barra to speak at Clinton forum in New York

    Next month in New York, General Motors Co. CEO Mary Barra will make her highest-profile public appearance since testifying before Congress on the GM recall crisis.

  4. Corvettes roll out of Redford Township to join caravan to Kentucky museum

    About 100 Corvettes rallied Tuesday at Matick Chevy in Redford Township and rolled off for Marshall, where they were to meet up with 'Vette owners from west Michigan and Flint, on a caravan to the national Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky.

    • 8:37 AM, Aug. 26, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • FORD

    U.S. investigates '13 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor for braking issue

    NHTSA has opened a preliminary investigation into 20,000 2013 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor SUVs that may have a faulty part that could lead to braking problems.

  5. Toyota's most rugged Land Cruiser is back in Japan

    Tokyo Toyota Motor Corp. is bringing back the Land Cruiser 70 in Japan, catering to nostalgic demand for the rugged off-roader that's favored for challenging terrains and as an aid agency vehicle in disaster zones.

  6. Cadillac confirms ATS-V sedan will debut at 2014 LA Auto Show

    Cadillac will use this year's LA Auto Show to reveal the aggressive version of its ATS sedan.

    • 11:20 AM, Aug. 26, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    GM's Chevrolet, Buick achieve sole gains in annual auto survey

    General Motors Co., under scrutiny for its slowness in handling a recall linked to fatalities, was the only automaker to have two brands that gained ground in a widely watched survey of customer satisfaction.

  7. NHTSA closes Toyota Camry hybrid investigation

    Washington The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Tuesday it will close an investigation into power braking issues in 100,000 Toyota Camry hybrid cars after the Japanese automaker said it will offer extended warranty coverage to address

  8. GM fund has received 100 death compensation requests

    Washington General Motors Co. ignition switch compensation fund has received 284 claims through Friday, including 100 claims for deaths.

    • 3:08 PM, Aug. 25, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • FORD

    Ford to invest $129M, add 300 jobs to Louisville plant to build Lincoln crossover

    Ford Motor Co. said Monday it will invest $129 million and add 300 jobs to its Louisville Assembly Plant in Kentucky as it ramps up production of the 2015 Lincoln MKC crossover.

    • 10:20 PM, Aug. 24, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • FORD

    Ford to unleash Mustang T-shirts

    Dearborn Ford Motor Co. on Monday will veiled a series of high-end designer T-shirts inspired by its new 2015 Mustang.

    • 9:27 AM, Aug. 25, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Length of car loans rises, helps fuel sales

    New car and truck loans have ballooned to an average of 5 1/2 years from four to five years not long ago, allowing buyers to afford more expensive vehicles and fulfill their urge to drive the newest thing now.

    • 12:24 PM, Aug. 25, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Report: States haven't spent $530M in highway safety grants

    Washington A new report says states have failed to spend more than $530 million in federal highway safety grants since 2006.

  9. Flooded-out GM workers returning to Tech Center in Warren

    General Motors Co. said late Sunday that it expects the remaining 2,500 workers who have been displaced following the Aug. 11 flooding to return to work Monday ...

  10. Hyundai Motor meets workers' union today after boycott over wage

    Hyundai Motor Co.'s management is meeting workers Sunday to resolve differences over wage demands after losing two days of extra weekend shifts to a boycott.

    • 9:52 PM, Aug. 22, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    King of the Cruise: Challenger Hellcat or Corvette Stingray?

    At this year's Cruise, I drove the dreamy new Dodge Hellcat and Corvette Stingray. But what if I had to choose? Which is more worthy?

    • 9:49 PM, Aug. 22, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Supercharged 2014 Land Rover LR4: muscular enough to conquer any terrain

    The new supercharged Land Rover, a true off-roader with a truck frame and sunroof, is known worldwide as the most rugged vehicle available for civilian use. ...

    • 5:31 PM, Aug. 23, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Report: Tesla building I-80 supercharger station

    Tesla Motors Inc. is building a supercharger station in the Sierra Nevada north of Lake Tahoe where drivers of the company's electric cars can recharge along ...

  11. Safety group asks for probe of 7 million Chrysler vehicles

    An auto safety advocacy group has asked the U.S. government to investigate power system failures in Chrysler vehicles that could cause them to stall while ...

  12. GM lists price of 2015 Corvette Z06 starting at $78,995

    General Motors Co. said Friday that its 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 supercar GM's most powerful production car ever will start at $78,995, and the ...

    • 5:31 PM, Aug. 22, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    GM's Barra takes ice bucket challenge, calls out Gilbert

    Now two of Detroit's Big Three automotive CEOs have poured cold water over themselves to raise money and awareness to fight a disease.

  13. Toyota to boost SUV production at Indiana factory

    Princeton, Ind. Toyota says it will spend $100 million to boost production of the Highlander SUV at its southwestern Indiana factory, with plans to add 300 ...

  14. 2,500 GM Tech Center employees work from home as flood cleanup continues

    General Motors Co. had hoped to have the remaining 2,500 workers displaced since the Aug. 11 flood back at the Tech Center on Friday, but said additional work ...

  15. GM plans Russia car production cutbacks as auto market shrinks

    General Motors Co., the world's second-biggest carmaker, is cutting production in Russia as deliveries drop amid a weakening economy stemming from the ...

  16. GM opens fourth technology innovation center in Arizona

    General Motors Co. said Friday it has officially opened its fourth information technology innovation center in Chandler, Ariz., a suburb of Phoenix.

    • 4:30 PM, Aug. 21, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • FORD

    Ford recalls 2014 Focus, C-MAX Hybrid cars for potential steering gear issue

    Ford Motor Co. on Thursday issued a safety recall for more than 600 2014 Focus and C-MAX Hybrid cars in North America for a potential issue with the steering ...

    • 12:08 AM, Aug. 22, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • FORD

    Ford working on Prius rival to meet federal fuel standards

    Ford Motor Co. plans to introduce a new hybrid vehicle or line of vehicles in 2018 that would compete against the Toyota Prius and help Ford meet strict ...

  17. 2,500 tech center workers waiting for GM flood mop-up

    About 2,500 General Motors Co. workers and contractors are still not back into buildings at the GM Tech Center in Warren, as GM continues to clean up 19 closed ...

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