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Nation Apr 23U.S. expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3 million vehicles
U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash. The problem could be responsible for as many as eight deaths.
Economy Mar 22GM announces plan to add U.S. jobs, new electric vehicle
Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from the president over an Ohio plant closure, General Motors is announcing plans to add 400 jobs and build a new electric vehicle at a factory north of Detroit.
Nation Mar 19Trump’s nominee to lead FAA would face Boeing oversight questions
The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump will nominate Stephen Dickson, a former Delta Air Lines executive, to head the FAA.
Nation Mar 11Tesla walks back its plan to close most showrooms
Tesla announced last month that it would shutter most of its stores to cut costs so it could sell its lower-priced Model 3 for $35,000. The company continues its shift to toward online-only sales, but now says it won't close…
Economy Mar 06Last car to roll off assembly line at Ohio GM plant
The Lordstown plant along with three other plants in the U.S. and one in Canada are set to close at some point this year.
World Nov 20Ghosn’s arrest casts doubt on Renault-Nissan alliance future
Nissan's board is to meet Thursday to consider Ghosn's fate. Renault, where Ghosn is also CEO, said its board will hold an emergency meeting soon.
Economy Sep 27SEC sues Elon Musk for false statements about taking Tesla private
U.S. securities regulators have filed a complaint against Tesla CEO Elon Musk for falsely claiming on Twitter last month that funding was secured to take electric car company private.
Economy Sep 27More U.S. corporate giants warn tariffs will mean price hikes
A growing number of iconic American companies are warning that President Trump's tariffs on U.S. imports are raising their costs and prices.
Economy Sep 06Ford recalls 2 million F-150 trucks due to seat belt fires
According to Ford, the seat belt pretensioners in F-150 trucks from the 2015 through 2018 model years can generate excessive sparks when they tighten before a crash.
Nation Aug 25Musk says investors convinced him Tesla should stay public
Electric car and solar panel maker Tesla Inc. will remain on the public stock exchanges after CEO Elon Musk said Friday that investors have convinced him the company shouldn't go private.