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Federal judge throws out GM's racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler

4:18pm EDT

DETROIT A federal judge on Wednesday threw out a racketeering lawsuit General Motors Co had filed against smaller rival Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, saying the No. 1 U.S. automaker's alleged injuries were not caused by FCA's alleged violations.

Ford's Bronco SUV bucking to take on FCA's Jeep

Jul 06 2020

DETROIT Ford Motor Co on Monday rolled out the product and marketing strategy for its new family of Bronco SUVs designed to take a bite out of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' profitable Jeep franchise.

Automakers laud U.S. consumer 'resilience' despite COVID-19 hit to sales

Jul 01 2020

Major automakers posted lower U.S. monthly or quarterly new vehicle sales on Wednesday due in large part to weak fleet orders, but said consumer demand remained robust despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

UPDATE 1-GM SUV plant in Texas still open after union seeks closure during coronavirus outbreak

Jun 30 2020

DETROIT, June 30 General Motors Co said on Tuesday its highly profitable SUV assembly plant in Arlington, Texas, remains open despite a request by union leaders to close the plant given the spiking rate of COVID-19 infections in the wider community.

U.S. appeals court stays order requiring GM, FCA meet to resolve GM lawsuit

Jun 29 2020

DETROIT A U.S. appeals court on Monday stayed a lower court's order requiring officials from General Motors Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to resolve GM's racketeering lawsuit.

U.S. judge orders heads of GM, FCA to try to resolve GM racketeering lawsuit

Jun 23 2020

DETROIT A federal judge in Detroit on Tuesday ordered the chief executives of automakers General Motors Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) to meet by July 1 to try to resolve GM's racketeering lawsuit.

Ford's redesigned F-150 pickup will offer greater connectivity, sleeper seat

Jun 18 2020

DETROIT Ford Motor Co next week will show the next generation of its brawny F-150 pickup truck that offers a new sleeper-seat feature and over-the-air software updates in a machine Ford is counting on to help pay off coronavirus-related debts.

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