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  • Court rules GM is shielded from death claims by bankruptcy
    16 April
    DETROIT (AP) - A federal bankruptcy judge has ruled that General Motors is shielded from death and injury claims in crashes that happened before it emerged from bankruptcy protection. But Judge Robert Gerber ruled that under narrow circumstances, some plaintiffs who sued over a loss…
  • Ralph Gilles named EyesOn Design Honorary Chairman
    16 April
    (DETROIT) -- Ralph V. Gilles has been named the Honorary Chairman of the 2015 EyesOn Design Automotive Design Exhibition. Just this month, he was appointed Head of Design for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles worldwide. Before that, he served as FCA's North America Senior Vice President for…
  • Test drive a Ford at MIS and support MIS Cares
    16 April
    (BROOKLYN) -- Brooklyn Ford is providing a great opportunity to test drive a new vehicle at Michigan International Speedway as part of the Drive 4 UR Community program. And you just might find your next car, all while supporting MIS Cares. The best part. It…
  • 12th annual APA Michelin Automotive Design Panel “Mobility for All: Designing for the Next Frontier”
    16 April
    (DETROIT) -- Top designers were on hand as the 12th annual Michelin Design Panel returned to the Automotive Press Association Wednesday, April 15. The panel discussed the 2016 Michelin Challenge Design theme: “Mobility for All: Designing for the Next Frontier.” Mobility is essential for personal…
  • Ford sales up 12.5 percent in recovering Europe market
    14 April
    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Ford's European business saw stronger sales in the first quarter as falling unemployment and cheaper energy put more money in car buyers' pockets. Ford Motor Co. sold 335,100 vehicles in its 20 traditional European markets, a 12.5 percent increase over the…
  • U.S. probes complaints about Subaru air bag seat sensors
    14 April
    DETROIT (AP) - U.S. safety regulators are investigating problems with the air bag sensors in the seats of Subaru Impreza compact cars. The probe covers about 33,500 cars from the 2012 model year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it got 26 complaints that…
  • Nissan, BMW recall vehicles to fix problems with fuel pumps
    10 April
    DETROIT (AP) - Nissan and BMW are recalling more than 94,000 vehicles because the fuel pumps can fail and cause stalling. The recalls cover 76,000 Nissan Rogues from the 2014 model year and another 18,000 BMW 2, 3 and 4 series models from 2014 and…
  • Mercedes has best sales month in its history
    08 April
    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz saw its highest monthly sales ever in March. The brand owned by Daimler AG got a boost from a recovering auto market in Europe and a big increase in China. Mercedes-Benz sold 183,467 vehicles last month worldwide.…
  • Tesla boosts range, power and price of low-end Model S
    08 April
    DETROIT (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is seeking to lure mainstream luxury buyers by adding all-wheel-drive and more range and power to the base version of its only model. The added features for the base Model S come with about a 7 percent…
  • U.S. agency denies request to probe Fiat Chrysler minivans
    08 April
    DETROIT (AP) - U.S. safety regulators have denied a request to investigate Fiat Chrysler minivans because they can stall after refueling. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says 720 complaints were filed with the agency and Chrysler about the problem in Town and Country and…
  • U.S. car sales shift between March 2014 and March 2015
    07 April
    (DETROIT) -- U.S. auto sales of light vehicles in March 2015 indicated decreases for some of the U.S. automobile companies.GM sold 249,875 with a decrease of -2.4% from 2014Ford sold 234,786 with a decrease of -3.5% from 2014Toyota sold 225,959 with an increase of 4.9%…
  • Canada sells its multibillion-dollar stake in General Motors
    07 April
    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - The Canadian government has unloaded its multibillion-dollar stake in General Motors. The finance department says it's sold nearly 73.4 million shares in an unregistered block trade to Goldman, Sachs & Co. Taxpayers' stake in the automaker was worth more than US$2.69-billion,…
  • Statement from Michigan International Speedway (MIS) President Roger Curtis on Safety Initiatives
    03 April
    (BROOKLYN, Mich.) -- Following a significant review of the facility by International Speedway Corporation (ISC) and NASCAR, additional safety measures will be implemented prior to the June NASCAR weekend. Steel and Foam Energy Reduction (SAFER) will be added to pit in and pit out walls…
  • Chrysler-Fiat parent sales up 2 percent on Jeep demand
    01 April
    DETROIT (AP) - The parent of Chrysler and Fiat says its U.S. sales rose 2 percent in March as strong demand for Jeep offset lower Ram pickup truck sales. FCA says it sold 197,261 vehicles last month. It was the company's best March since 2007.…
  • BMW recalls nearly 49K motorcycles; rear wheel can loosen
    27 March
    DETROIT (AP) - BMW is recalling nearly 49,000 motorcycles in the U.S. and Canada because flanges that hold the rear wheel can crack if bolts are too tight. The recall covers multiple models including the 2005 to 2010 R1200 GS and R1200 RT, and the…
  • Mulally earned $22 million in final year as Ford CEO
    27 March
    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - Former Ford CEO Alan Mulally's compensation fell 5 percent to $22 million in his final year at the company. Mulally retired July 1. As a result, he earned $1 million in salary compared with $2 million in 2013. He received $13.9…
  • Ford recalls 213,000 police vehicles to fix door springs
    25 March
    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - Ford is recalling about 213,000 police vehicles in North America to fix springs that may not keep doors closed in a crash. The recall affects Ford Explorer and Police Interceptor utility vehicles from the 2011 through 2013 model years. The company…
  • GM recalls Chevy Malibus to fix sunroof control issue
    24 March
    DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is recalling nearly 92,000 Chevrolet Malibu midsize sedans to fix a problem with the power sunroof controls. The recall covers cars from the 2013 through 2015 model years. The automaker says the sunroofs can close inadvertently even if the roof-mounted…
  • General Motors ignition switch death count rises to 67
    16 March
    DETROIT (AP) - Families of at least 67 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensation from the company. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the total Monday. It was up from 64…
  • The NASCAR Foundation® Now Accepting Nominations For 2015 Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award Presented by Nationwide®
    11 March
    (DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) -- People across the country can now nominate their personal champion for The NASCAR Foundation's Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award presented by Nationwide, the sport's highest community service honor. The fifth annual award honors The NASCAR Foundation Chairwoman Betty Jane France's unwavering…
  • More Photos from Detroit's Autorama March 6-8
    11 March
    Photos by Robert Benko
  • More Photos from Detroit's Autorama March 6-8
    11 March
    Photos by Robert Benko
  • More Photos from Detroit's Autorama March 6-8
    11 March
    Photos by Robert Benko
  • More Photos from Detroit's Autorama March 6-8
    11 March
    Photos by Robert Benko
  • The 63rd Annual Detroit Autorama delights car enthusiasts and fans
    11 March
    (DETROIT) -- The 63rd annual Detroit Autorama show was held March 6-8 at Cobo Center in Detroit. The event sponsored by O'Reilly Auto Parts featured five cars driven by Paul Walker and Vin Diesel in the "Fast and Furious" movie series. There was a live…