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.
By Tom Krisher, Associated Press
Chrysler's workers on Wednesday became the last of the Big Three to ratify a new four-year labor contract. United Auto Workers officials fought hard to get members to OK the contracts after several major plants voted against the deals. UAW…
Once a hub of innovation, Detroit's now stands as the symbol of an industry's struggle for progress. As much of the world looks to faster, cleaner and more modern transportation, the Blueprint America series on infrastructure examines the future of…
The government will end its popular "cash for clunker" incentive program on Monday, two months early, because of dwindling funds. David Shepardson, Washington bureau chief for the "Detroit News," speaks with Jim Lehrer about the program.
In the fourth installment of the NewsHour's Costly Crude series, environmentalist and adviser to California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Terry Tamminen discusses the shrinking oil supply with Ray Suarez.
In the first in a series of NewsHour interviews on oil's standing in the rapidly changing world economy, author Vijay Vaitheeswaran discusses the causes and effects of the recent rise in oil prices and how energy technologies will impact future…
By PBS NewsHour
A day after President Bush instructed his Cabinet to develop a plan to improve fuel efficiency in cars and trucks, Nissan opened a facility to explore cutting-edge science like nanotechnology in its quest for environmentally friendly vehicles.
By PBS NewsHour
Plagued by poor sales and an unprofitable year, Chrysler Group, the U.S. division of German company DaimlerChrysler, announced a restructuring plan Wednesday that aims to cut 16 percent of its worldwide workforce by 2009.
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