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Threat or Promise? E-Auto Boom Could Cost Industry Jobs

Threat or Promise? E-Auto Boom Could Cost Industry Jobs

By David McHugh | May 24
The world's largest carmaker is creating its first all-electric plant and phasing out production of the internal combustion-engine cars built by generations of local workers.

Report: Many Uber, Lyft Drivers Fail to Respond to Recalls

Report: Many Uber, Lyft Drivers Fail to Respond to Recalls

By Cathy Bussewitz | May 22
One out of six Uber and Lyft drivers in the New York City and Seattle areas are driving vehicles with outstanding recalls, according to Consumer Reports.

Seeing A Twisting Road Ahead, Ford Cuts 7K White-Collar Jobs

Seeing A Twisting Road Ahead, Ford Cuts 7K White-Collar Jobs

By Tom Krisher | May 21
Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10% of its global salaried workforce.

Trump Delays Imposing Tariffs on Auto Imports and Parts

Trump Delays Imposing Tariffs on Auto Imports and Parts

May 17
President Donald Trump on Friday delayed any decision to impose tariffs on car and auto-part imports, deciding against ratcheting up trade disputes or impacting ongoing talks with European nations and Japan.

Ford Adds 270,000 Cars to Recall for Unintended Rollaways

Ford Adds 270,000 Cars to Recall for Unintended Rollaways

May 16
Ford is adding 270,000 vehicles to a recall in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause them roll away unexpectedly. The addition covers certain 2013 through 2016 Fusion midsize cars with 2.5-liter engines.

Can You Own An Electric Car Without A Home Charger?

Can You Own An Electric Car Without A Home Charger?

By Ronald Montoya | May 15
A popular selling point for electric vehicles is the notion that you never have to stop for gas. Your "gas station" is in your garage — simply plug in your vehicle to charge it overnight. But what if you live in an apartment?

Hit with Arrest of Ex-Chair Ghosn, Nissan Profit Nose-Dives

Hit with Arrest of Ex-Chair Ghosn, Nissan Profit Nose-Dives

By Yuri Kageyama | May 14
Japanese automaker Nissan, reeling from the arrest of its former chairman Carlos Ghosn, reported Tuesday that annual profit nose-dived to less than half of what it earned the previous year, and forecast even dimmer results going forward.

Michigan on Verge of Showdown over High Car Insurance Rates

Michigan on Verge of Showdown over High Car Insurance Rates

By David Eggert | May 13
The state with the highest car insurance premiums in the country is on the verge of a political showdown over long-running efforts to cut rates by reining in generous medical benefits.

Uber, Lyft Losses Keep Competitors at Bay

Uber, Lyft Losses Keep Competitors at Bay

By Tom Krisher and Michael Liedtke | May 11
A fare war between Uber and Lyft has led to billions of dollars in losses for both ride-hailing companies as they fight for passengers and drivers.

Uber to Give Its Market Value A Lift in Stock Market Debut

Uber to Give Its Market Value A Lift in Stock Market Debut

By Cathy Bussewitz and Michael Liedtke | May 10
Uber's next stop is the stock market, where it hopes to pick up more investors willing to bet on a ride-hailing market brimming with potential and conspicuously lacking in profits.

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