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In a photo from, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, in Detroit, a Ford F350 King Ranch truck is displayed at Eastern Market. All three Detroit automakers are rolling out new heavy-duty pickup trucks this year, courting buyers who tow heavy trailers for work or recreation. The introductions are sure to spark claims about horsepower, torque, towing capacity and payload hauling. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
February 05, 2019 - 7:56 am
There's a lot at stake for the automakers, who get most of their profits from trucks.
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February 04, 2019 - 9:52 am
A memo noted employees should speak up if they see or hear anything that could impact employee safety.
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January 31, 2019 - 1:33 pm
"Plants are...from a square-footage standpoint, from just an overall consumption standpoint -- they are significant users."
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January 31, 2019 - 9:30 am
The shortage on gas comes as frigid temperatures and dangerous wind chills grip the state.
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January 28, 2019 - 8:07 am
Without worries about freezing and snow, "it gives us a chance to spotlight the city," she said.
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2018, file photo, visitors walk near the logo of Nissan at a Nissan showroom in Tokyo. Nissan Motor Co. says it has received an inquiry from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Japanese automaker said in a statement Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, that it "can confirm that we have received an inquiry from the SEC, and are cooperating fully. We cannot provide further details." (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
January 28, 2019 - 5:39 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. said Monday it has received an inquiry from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, suggesting investigations into dealings by its former chairman Carlos Ghosn could expand beyond Japan. The Japanese automaker confirmed "we have received an inquiry from the SEC,...
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January 25, 2019 - 3:57 pm
The company said it is unaware of any related injuries or accidents.
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General Motors on stock exchange
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January 25, 2019 - 2:10 pm
GM says it has too many plants that make cars as the market in both countries has shifted toward trucks and SUVs.
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January 23, 2019 - 5:30 pm
Excluding one-time items, the company posted a profit of 30 cents per share.
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo a Chrysler Pacifica hybrid outfitted with Waymo's suite of sensors and radar is displayed at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo said Tuesday it will bring a factory to Michigan, creating up to 400 jobs at what it describes as the world's first plant "100 percent" dedicated to the mass production of autonomous vehicles. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
January 22, 2019 - 5:41 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo said Tuesday it will bring a factory to Michigan, creating up to 400 jobs at what it describes as the world's first plant "100 percent" dedicated to the mass production of autonomous vehicles. The company plans to spend about $13.6...
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