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Ford is under investigation for Bronco Sport gas leaks. US says its remedy doesn't fix the problem

Apr. 12, 2024 08:52 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's auto safety agency has opened an investigation into a Ford recall for gasoline leaks from cracked fuel injectors that can cause engine fires, saying in documents that the remedy doesn't fix the leaks. The National Highway Traffic Safety...

Ford recalls nearly 43,000 SUVs due to gas leaks that can cause fires, but remedy won't fix leaks

Apr. 10, 2024 16:17 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling nearly 43,000 small SUVs because gasoline can leak from the fuel injectors onto hot engine surfaces, increasing the risk of fires. But the recall remedy does not include repairing the fuel leaks. The recall covers certain Bronco Sport SUVs from the...

Ford to delay production of new electric pickup and large SUV as US EV sales growth slows

Apr. 05, 2024 12:39 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — With U.S. electric vehicle sales starting to slow, Ford Motor Co. says it will delay rolling out new electric pickup trucks and a new large electric SUV as it adds gas-electric hybrids to its model lineup. The Dearborn, Michigan, company said Thursday that a much...

Chinese EV makers challenging market leaders at auto show in Bangkok

Mar. 27, 2024 00:57 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Chinese electric vehicle makers are showcasing their latest models, including a flying car, as they take on global rivals at the Bangkok International Motor Show. Companies like BYD, XPeng and Great Wall Motors are quickly growing their sales in Thailand,...

Stellantis lays off about 400 salaried workers as automakers continue electric vehicle transition

Mar. 22, 2024 13:47 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Jeep maker Stellantis is laying off about 400 white-collar workers in the U.S. as it deals with the transition from combustion engines to electric vehicles. The company formed in the 2021 merger between PSA Peugeot and Fiat Chrysler said the workers are mainly in...

Bill and Lisa Ford to raise $10M for Detroit youth nonprofit endowments

Mar. 19, 2024 13:03 PM EDT

Ten nonprofits serving young people in Detroit will get an unusual, lasting gift as part of a campaign started by Lisa Ford and her husband, Bill Ford, the executive chair of Ford Motor Co. The Fords, along with The Children’s Foundation, Tuesday announced their plans to raise at...

Column: F1 needs to take control of the Red Bull drama as Horner accuser files FIA complaint

Mar. 18, 2024 18:57 PM EDT

If Christian Horner had his way, this messy saga over an allegation of misconduct made against him by an employee would be forgotten by now. He was cleared of wrongdoing by parent company Red Bull ahead of Formula 1's season-opening race last month and Horner has delivered on his...

Automaker Rivian pauses construction of its $5 billion electric truck plant in Georgia

Mar. 07, 2024 18:04 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The CEO of Rivian Automotive announced Thursday that the electric truck maker is pausing construction of its $5 billion manufacturing plant in Georgia to speed production and save money. California-based Rivian had planned to start building its new R2 midsize SUVs at...

Investigation into Red Bull boss overshadows new F1 season as Verstappen aims for fourth title

Feb. 26, 2024 12:43 PM EST

A still-unresolved investigation into the boss of Formula 1's champion team is overshadowing the start of the new season this week at the Bahrain Grand Prix. It's been three weeks since Red Bull team principal Christian Horner was confirmed to be under investigation over alleged...

CEO of Ford demands Red Bull resolution of investigation into team principal Christian Horner

Feb. 25, 2024 11:26 AM EST

The CEO of Ford Motor Co. insisted on a resolution into the investigation of Red Bull team principal Christian Horner in a letter sent to the team, a copy of which was obtained Sunday by The Associated Press. The letter dated Friday from Ford CEO Jim Farley expressed his displeasure...