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On NAFTA, Nissan U.S. chief says - 'We're heavily American'

11 Sep 2018

DETROIT Nissan Motor Co Ltd's North American division chief said on Tuesday that the Japanese automaker is awaiting details of the U.S.-Mexican trade agreement but is confident it can comply with its rules because it assembles around 1 million vehicles annually in the United States.

Aretha Franklin's gospel roots celebrated at Queen of Soul's funeral

01 Sep 2018

DETROIT A Detroit church swelled with the sound of gospel music on Friday as family, friends and fans of Aretha Franklin bid rousing farewell to the Queen of Soul at a funeral that featured tributes by former U.S. President Bill Clinton and singer Stevie Wonder. | Video

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Fans pay their last to Aretha Franklin

28 Aug 2018

DETROIT Aretha Franklin's body lay in repose on Tuesday while her soaring voice poured out from loudspeakers outside a Detroit museum, stirring fans to sway and sing along and others to weep as they lined up for a last glimpse of the Queen of Soul. | Video

VW's Electrify America taps Flintstones, Jetsons for EV campaign

13 Aug 2018

DETROIT Volkswagen AG <VOWG_p,DE> unit Electrify America said on Monday it is launching a national advertising campaign using cultural U.S. cartoon icons the Flintstones and Jetsons in a bid to broaden consumer awareness of electric vehicles.

U.S. new vehicle sales drop in July

01 Aug 2018

DETROIT Major automakers on Wednesday reported lower U.S. new vehicle sales for July amid steep declines in passenger cars, except Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) , which said its sales climbed 6 percent.

Major automakers report drop in U.S. vehicle sales for July

01 Aug 2018

DETROIT Major automakers on Wednesday reported lower U.S. new vehicle sales for July amid steep declines in passenger cars, except Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA), which said its sales climbed 6 percent.

AutoNation profit gets a boost from used vehicle sales

01 Aug 2018

DETROIT AutoNation Inc , the largest U.S. auto retail chain, on Wednesday reported a quarterly net profit that slightly exceeded analyst expectations, with high margins in its used vehicle business offsetting lower profits in new vehicle sales.

Auto suppliers retool to chase electric vehicle bonanza

01 Aug 2018

ST. PAUL, Minn. In what seems to be a magic trick, Dele Fayemi runs a batch of batteries in a beaker of boiling water - a physical impossibility that should cause a short circuit.

Tariffs ding Detroit automakers' profit forecasts, stocks hit

26 Jul 2018

DETROIT Detroit automakers General Motors Co , Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) lowered their full-year profit forecasts on Wednesday due to escalating tariffs, hitting their stocks as investors bet that escalating trade disputes would hurt margins and sales. | Video

Ford cuts 2018 profit forecast; tariffs, China sales hurt second quarter

26 Jul 2018

DETROIT Ford Motor Co on Wednesday lowered its full-year earnings forecast due to slumping sales and trade tariffs in China and its struggling business in Europe, and said ongoing plans to revamp its business could lead to pre-tax charges of up to $11 billion over the next three to five years.

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