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Barra 'understands' uproar over job cuts

The GM CEO said what wasn't well communicated with plans to end output at five North American plants were the opportunities the company had for displaced workers, particularly in the U.S.

Trump 'inclined' to impose new U.S. auto tariffs, key senator says

President Trump is likely to move ahead with tariffs on imported vehicles, a move that could prompt the European Union to agree to a new trade deal, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley

Speed will make or break future consumer relationships, innovation expert says

DETROIT — Robots will soon replace truckers, oil field workers and cashiers. Amazon can ship packages before customers actually buy a product. Uber can respond to calls for help faster than an

GM pulls disputed 'Real People, Not Actors' TV ad

Chevrolet will stop airing its most recent "Real People, Not Actors" TV ad that claims the brand has better reliability than Toyota, Ford and Honda, among other brands.

Cars.com could be sold as a result of strategic review

The review comes amid pressure from an activist investor that has called for a leadership change or sale of the new and used-vehicle shopping site if there is not a marked improvement in results.

Industry must educate consumers about advanced safety features, Conti exec says

Continental's North American CEO says consumers won't value new safety technologies for self-driving vehicles if they don't understand how they work.

Urgency in self-driving cars leads to bad decisions, Inrix's Ash says

For self-driving vehicle technology to advance, there must be a shift in the conversation, says Avery Ash, head of autonomous mobility for Inrix.

EPA racing clock for 50-state emissions plan

Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler defended the Trump administration's proposal to weaken emissions standards and held out hope for an agreement with California on a national program.

Rivian's Scaringe: Making EVs, ‘the hardest part' of being an automaker

Upstart automaker Rivian Automotive is now hitting "the hardest part" of becoming a full-on automaker: actually making autos.

France abandons Ghosn, all but ensuring Renault CEO's ouster

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire called for the dismissal of jailed Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn, all but assuring the celebrated auto executive will lose his last toehold on power.

BMW adds plug-in hybrid to 2020 7-series lineup

BMW's premium sedan -- the 7 series -- is receiving design, technology and powertrain updates for the new year.

Fiat Chrysler to pilot car-sharing, subscription for Jeep owners

Fiat Chrysler is exploring new ways to boost sales of its money-minting Jeep brand through a three-month pilot with peer-to-peer car-sharing startup Turo and a trial subscription service for Jeep

Hyundai, Kia issue new U.S. recall of 168,000 vehicles for fire risks

Hyundai and affiliate Kia said they will recall about 168,000 U.S. vehicles at risk of fuel leaks, after recalling them in 2017 for engine fire risks, and will offer software upgrades for 3.7 million

How a downturn could be positive for GM, Ford stocks

Investors remain skeptical that automakers will remain disciplined and profitable during an inevitable downturn.

Linamar's Hasenfratz urges industry to lobby against tariffs

"All of us have a voice," the Canadian supplier's CEO said, "and we should be using that voice to talk to our governments to get that solved."

Lincoln will derive 'elegant' EV from Mustang-inspired project

Ford's North America chief Kumar Galhotra said Lincoln's battery EVs will stay true to the brand's "quiet luxury" theme.

Ford projects gains in 2019, but shares fall 6.3%

Ford said it expects revenue and earnings to improve this year compared with 2018, even as it reported a weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter profit. Shares still fell 6.3 percent.

Ford projects gains in 2019, but shares fall

Ford said it expects revenue and earnings to improve this year compared with 2018, even as it reported a weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter profit. Shares still fell 5.2 percent in midday trading.

Ford shows profit decline for 2018 but projects gain in year ahead

Ford said it expects revenue and earnings to improve this year compared with 2018, even as it reported a weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter profit.

GM's Washington charm offensive sidelined by Wall Street's push for profit

GM's restructuring plan, which calls for nearly 15,000 job cuts, was cheered on Wall Street. But in Washington, the move remains a public relations crisis that threatens to derail efforts by CEO Mary