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Workers ratify UAW-Ford contract with 56% in favor

Workers ratify UAW-Ford contract with 56% in favor

With a Ford deal in hand, union officials can now move on to Fiat Chrysler, the last of the Detroit 3 to finalize a contract this year. The UAW said the Ford contract passed with a 56.3 percent margin. 


New Orleans dealer Ray Brandt dies at 72

New Orleans dealer Ray Brandt dies at 72

The two-time head of the Nissan dealer council held more than a dozen import and domestic franchises in two states and was a 2017 nominee for Time magazine's Dealer of the Year award.


Nissan recalls over 450,000 vehicles for risk of fire

Nissan recalls over 450,000 vehicles for risk of fire

The company is recommending owners who see an ABS warning light on the dashboard park their cars outside until they can have the vehicle towed through roadside assistance to an authorized dealer.


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Renault's Delbos vies for permanent CEO post as hunt narrows, report says

Delbos was propelled to the top job on a temporary basis after CEO Thierry Bollore's ousting in mid-October, as Renault and its Japanese partner Nissan clear the decks of managers closely associated with the Carlos Ghosn era.


Ford documents GT Le Mans victory over Ferrari ahead of new movie

Ford documents GT Le Mans victory over Ferrari ahead of new movie

Ford Motor Co., to mark the premiere of Ford v. Ferrari, is unearthing archives on the Ford GT program and the automaker's key victory at the 1966 Le Mans race.


California, 22 states sue to block EPA from revoking state emissions authority

California, 22 states sue to block EPA from revoking state emissions authority

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, who is leading the legal challenges, said the state would aggressively fight to protect its own legal authority. The lawsuit marks the latest salvo in a high-stakes battle between the Trump administration and state officials over the future of U.S. vehicle regulation. 


Tesla will start construction of European plant next year, German politician says

Tesla will start construction of European plant next year, German politician says

Tesla has signed a declaration of intent with the state of Brandenburg in Germany and has an ambitious schedule to complete construction of its new European factory.


A call for clarity on self-driving terminology

A call for clarity on self-driving terminology

It's time to clean up this mess. When it comes to autonomous vehicle technology, using accurate language can be a matter of life or death.


Jerry Hirshberg, creative force behind Nissan

Jerry Hirshberg, creative force behind Nissan's first design hub outside Japan, dies at 80

Hirshberg, a passionate innovator and unconventional manager, left a key post at GM's Buick division and later oversaw the Japanese automaker's new design center in Southern California, where he created the Altima and Xterra and revived the famed Z car.


Why Tesla and Berlin are a perfect match

Why Tesla and Berlin are a perfect match

Berlin is not known as a car city but it does have a vigorous tech scene and Tesla is not so much a car company as a tech one.