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GM to invest $150 million to boost heavy-duty pickup truck production

12 Jun 2019

FLINT, Mich. General Motors Co president Mark Reuss said on Wednesday that the automaker is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly plant, Michigan, to boost production of heavy duty trucks by another 40,000 vehicles a year.

Ford revs up to sell hybrids with appeal of speed and power

17 May 2019

DETROIT Ford Motor Co is turning to the automotive marketer's time-tested themes, speed and power, to sell a new generation of gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles to mass market customers.

Ford plans to take medical transport venture nationwide

07 May 2019

DETROIT Ford Motor Co plans to expand its GoRide medical transportation service to 40 cities nationwide over the next four years, moving into Ohio and Florida this year and other large states by 2020, the company said on Tuesday.

Daimler will pull Smart mini-cars out of United States, Canada

29 Apr 2019

The tiny, two-person Smart cars once pitched as the next big thing in urban mobility will be discontinued in the United States and Canada at the end of the current model year, German automaker Daimler AG said on Monday.

GM bets a GEM can deliver gold in developing markets

17 Apr 2019

DETROIT General Motors Co has spent five years re-writing its playbook for making money in Latin America and the interior of China. Now, it's show time for the first results of a project code-named GEM, for Global Emerging Market. | Video

RPT-FOCUS-GM bets a GEM can deliver gold in developing markets

16 Apr 2019

DETROIT, April 15 General Motors Co has spent five years re-writing its playbook for making money in Latin America and the interior of China. Now, it's show time for the first results of a project code-named GEM, for Global Emerging Market.

Exclusive: Toyota sees new business opportunity in leveraging hybrid tech

12 Apr 2019

TOYOTA CITY The head of Toyota Motor Corp's electric vehicle (EV) business told Reuters the automaker has received enquiries from more than 50 companies since announcing last week that it would offer free access to patents for EV motors and power control units.

Exclusive: SK Innovation in talks to set up EV battery JVs with Volkswagen, China partners

10 Apr 2019

SEOUL SK Innovation Co Ltd is in talks to set up separate battery-making joint ventures with Volkswagen AG and Chinese partners, as the South Korean petrochemicals producer aggressively expands its involvement in electric vehicles (EVs).

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