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Rivian
In this undated photo provided by VarnHagen Creative Photo LLC, RJ Scaringe, Rivian founder and CEO, and Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford pose for a photo in Dearborn, Mich. (Sam VarnHagen/VarnHagen Creative Photo LLC via AP)
April 24, 2019 - 8:58 am
Ford is making a big investment in a local electric vehicle startup.
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American Axle
FILE - In this April 24, 2008, file photo, Detroit police officers block an entrance to the American Axle and Manufacturing Holdings plant in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, Fi
April 23, 2019 - 12:28 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo says it will reopen an axle plant in Detroit to convert conventional vehicles so they can drive autonomously. The company says it will lease a now-closed American Axle & Manufacturing plant north of downtown so it can convert the vehicles,...
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This undated combination of photos shows clockwise from top left the logos for Toyota, Honda, Kia, Fiat Chrysler, Mitsubishi and Hyundai. (AP Photos)
April 23, 2019 - 8:07 am
As many as five deaths are blamed on the problem.
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(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
April 19, 2019 - 8:33 am
When the driver shifts, the gear might not change and the car could roll away.
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(Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images for Mazda Motor Co.)
April 13, 2019 - 1:27 pm
So far, no reports of crashes or injuries due to the problem.
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017 file photo, the 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport is on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The nonprofit Center for Auto Safety filed a petition, Friday, April 12, 2019 with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to investigate automatic emergency braking on some Nissan Rogue SUVs, alleging the safety feature makes the vehicles brake when there’s no emergency. The group says about 675,000 Rogues from 2017 and 2018 should be recalled. Nissan says it has taken “field actions” to tell customers of a software update that improves performance of the automated braking system. The government says it will evaluate the petition. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
April 13, 2019 - 12:59 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A U.S. auto safety group wants the government to investigate automatic emergency braking on some Nissan Rogue SUVs, alleging that the safety feature makes the vehicles brake even when there's no emergency. The nonprofit Center for Auto Safety filed a petition with the National...
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© Junfu Han, Detroit Free Press
April 05, 2019 - 8:11 am
The automaker says layoffs will take place in five waves.
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(Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)
April 02, 2019 - 7:54 am
More than 3,100 fires and 103 injuries have been reported.
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self driving car
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March 31, 2019 - 4:15 am
Attendees will find interactive displays will help visitors understand the technology behind self-driving cars and their potential benefits: increased safety, expanded mobility for those whose ability to drive a traditional vehicle is limited, and enhanced environmental sustainability.
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