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Ford extends transmission warranty for 560K Fiestas, Focuses

Aug. 14, 2019 10:54 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is extending the warranties on about 560,000 small cars in the U.S. and Canada to cover a litany of problems with a troubled six-speed automatic transmission. The company has faced a string of lawsuits and complaints about the transmissions, which can lurch into gear or feel like they...

Correction: Minivan-Not Dead Yet story

Aug. 8, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — In a story Aug. 2 about minivan sales slowing down, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of minivan sales last year based on a miscalculation by CarGurus.com. Minivan sales sank to 482,185, or about one-third of the 1.33 million sold in 2000, not 364,000, or about one-quarter...

Edmunds compares 2019 Ford F-150 and Ram 1500

Aug. 7, 2019 6:11 AM EDT

Ford's F-Series has dominated the full-size pickup sales race for as long as anyone can remember. For much of that time, Ram trucks have languished in third place behind the Chevrolet Silverado. But Ram has been steadily winning converts over the past few years, and it just recently leapfrogged Chevy into the No....

Ford shows most powerful street-legal Mustang with 760 hp

Aug. 5, 2019 8:25 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The most powerful street-legal Ford Mustang ever built will go on sale this fall. A 5.2-liter supercharged V8 will crank out 760 horsepower in the 2020 Shelby GT500. The new version has a beefed-up suspension and brakes. It also has a seven-speed automatic transmission that Ford promises...

Ford shows most powerful street-legal Mustang with 760 hp

Aug. 5, 2019 6:11 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The most powerful street-legal Ford Mustang ever built will go on sale this fall. A 5.2-liter supercharged V8 will crank out 760 horsepower in the 2020 Shelby GT500. The new version has a beefed-up suspension and brakes. It also has a seven-speed automatic transmission that Ford promises...

Trump touts economy, but not everyone in Michigan feeling it

Jul. 29, 2019 7:17 AM EDT

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A bright mural welcomes people to downtown Saginaw, where a new indoor market opened along the riverfront last year — part of the city's decades-long effort to reinvent itself after the auto industry started leaving. Inside the market, vendors sell falafel, fresh-baked pies and...

Asian shares fall ahead of US-China trade talks

Jul. 25, 2019 10:18 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares are lower Friday as investors continued to watch the brewing trade conflict between China and the U.S., and any signs of what's in store from central banks. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slid 0.6% to 21,637.21 in morning trading. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.4% to 6,792.20....

Raytheon and Netgear rise while Tesla and Ford skid

Jul. 25, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday: Tesla Inc., down $36.06 to $228.82 The electric vehicle maker's second quarter financial results fell short of forecasts and a key executive is resigning. Ford Motor Co., down 77 cents to $9.56 The automaker's second quarter...

Calif. skirts Trump, signs mileage deal with 4 automakers

Jul. 25, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Four major automakers have reached a deal with California to toughen standards for gas mileage and greenhouse gas emissions, bypassing the Trump administration's push to relax mileage standards nationwide instead. Ford, BMW, Honda and Volkswagen signed the deal with the California Air...

The Latest: White House to seek 1 national mileage standard

Jul. 25, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on California reaching a deal with four automakers over fuel mileage standards (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A White House spokesman says the Trump administration will move forward with a single national standard for automotive fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions. Spokesman...