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Nation Mar 152 deadly crashes raise questions about FAA’s close ties to Boeing
Critics say the system that relies on employees of airplane manufacturers to do government-required safety inspections is too cozy.
Nation Jan 04Ford recalls over 953,000 vehicles to replace air bag inflators
The move includes over 782,000 vehicles in the U.S. and is part of the largest series of recalls in U.S. history.
Economy Nov 26GM to lay off nearly 15,000 workers in company-wide restructuring
GM is closing a Canadian plant as it prepares for the next economic downturn, shifting trade agreements and potential tariffs on imported automobiles.
Nation Sep 17Thai cave rescue diver sues Tesla CEO Elon Musk
Elon Musk called Vernon Unsworth a "pedo" in a tweet after Unsworth criticized Musk in a television interview.
Politics Apr 24Supreme Court turns away General Motors appeal over faulty ignition switches
The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims.
Politics Apr 11AP fact check: Toyota adds jobs, Trump takes credit
It's not the first time Trump has veered from reality when claiming he's produced new jobs in his 82 days in office.
Economy Nov 18Contrary to Trump tweets, Ford wasn’t considering closing Kentucky auto plant
President-elect Donald Trump claimed Thursday that he convinced the chairman of Ford Motor Co. not to move an assembly plant from Kentucky to Mexico. But Ford never intended to move the plant, just production of one of the vehicles it…
Nation Jun 30Driver killed in self-driving car accident for first time
Self-driving car driver killed in Florida collision, a first.
Nation Sep 16Safety agency mishandled GM recall, House panel says
WASHINGTON — A House committee has determined that the government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the deadly problem.