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Global auto leaders urge Trump administration to end trade turmoil

Jan 16 2019

DETROIT Auto executives gathered in Detroit on Monday called on the Trump administration and Congress to resolve trade disputes, and end the government shutdown, saying political uncertainty is costing the industry. | Video

Ford sees weaker-than-expected fourth quarter, uncertainty in 2019

Jan 16 2019

DETROIT Ford Motor Co forecast a weaker-than-expected fourth quarter profit and provided a cloudier 2019 outlook due to tariff costs and uncertainty over Britain's exit from the European Union, sending shares down more than 3.5 percent on Wednesday.

VW, Ford team up on trucks, eye deals on EVs, self-driving cars

Jan 15 2019

DETROIT Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday they will join forces on commercial vans and pickups and are exploring joint development of electric and self-driving technology, actions meant to save the automakers billions of dollars. | Video

VW und Ford verbünden sich für E-Mobilität

Jan 15 2019

Detroit Volkswagen und Ford wollen die Zukunft der Elektromobilität gemeinsam angehen, um gegen die aufstrebenden Techgiganten aus den USA und China zu bestehen.

Volkswagen, Ford to announce automotive alliance

Jan 15 2019

DETROIT, Jan 15 Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co are expected to unveil an alliance on Tuesday that combines forces on commercial vehicles and is likely to expand into joint development of electric and self-driving technology, moves meant to save the automakers billions of dollars.

Ford wants U.S. to resolve various trade issues so it can set plans

Jan 14 2019

DETROIT, Jan 14 Ford Motor Co wants the Trump administration to resolve various trade issues faced by the United States, including a trade war with China and a finalized revision of the North American trade agreement, so the carmaker can plan effectively, top executives said on Monday.

VW, Ford to reveal deeper alliance next week: sources

Jan 09 2019

HAMBURG/DETROIT Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co will unveil a deeper alliance next week that goes beyond cooperating in commercial vehicles in a move meant to save the automakers billions of dollars as they develop new technologies, two people familiar with the plan said on Wednesday.

VW, Ford to reveal deeper alliance next week -sources

Jan 09 2019

* VW, Ford discussions include cooperation on autonomous, electric cars -source

GM did not heed call to keep Oshawa, Ontario plant open: union boss

Jan 08 2019

DETROIT The head of Canada's auto union blasted General Motors Co on Tuesday for pushing ahead with plans to phase out work at its Oshawa, Ontario, assembly plant despite calls by workers and politicians in Canada to find a new vehicle to build there.

GM did not heed call to keep Oshawa, Ontario plant open -union boss

Jan 08 2019

DETROIT, Jan 8 The head of Canada's auto union blasted General Motors Co on Tuesday for pushing ahead with plans to phase out work at its Oshawa, Ontario, assembly plant despite calls by workers and politicians in Canada to find a new vehicle to build there.

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