Automobile manufacturing

People are shown on Jekyll Island's Driftwood Beach as the Golden Ray cargo ship is capsized in the background, off the Georgia coast, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Terry Dickson)
September 09, 2019 - 8:08 am
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on an overturned cargo ship off the coast of Georgia (all times local): 11 a.m. The U.S. Coast Guard says rescuers have drilled through the hull of an overturned cargo ship and made contact with four missing crew members stuck inside. Lt. Lloyd Heflin tells...
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FILE - In this July 25, 2019, file photo, Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa listens to questions from the media during a news conference at the global headquarters in Yokohama, west of Tokyo. Calls for resignation, which arose after the arrest last year of his predecessor Carlos Ghosn on various financial misconduct allegations, have grown louder after Saikawa acknowledged that he had received dubious payments. The automaker's board is meeting Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 to look into the allegations against Saikawa. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
September 08, 2019 - 11:19 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa acknowledged Monday that he is working to pass over the helm at the Japanese automaker to the next generation, indicating he was ready to step down. Calls for resignation, which arose after the arrest last year of his predecessor Carlos Ghosn on...
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September 06, 2019 - 9:15 am
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the escalating fight between the Trump administration and California over automotive emissions and fuel economy standards (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Two federal agencies have told California officials that a deal with four automakers to abide by tougher emissions...
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September 06, 2019 - 8:34 am
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is conducting an antitrust investigation of four automakers that have signed on with California in a deal to toughen tailpipe emissions standards. Ford spokesman T.R. Reid confirmed Friday that the company received a letter from Justice informing it of the...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters after receiving a briefing on Hurricane Dorian in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 05, 2019 - 4:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving forward with a proposal to revoke part of California's authority to set its own automobile gas mileage standards, a government official said Thursday, confronting a state that has repeatedly challenged the administration's environmental rollbacks...
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September 05, 2019 - 9:05 am
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is hiring Google to run key parts of its dashboard infotainment system, admitting that the tech firm can do a better job. GM says research shows customers want technology embedded in their vehicle, and they want it to match how their smartphones operate. The company...
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September 04, 2019 - 7:48 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The chief executive of scandal-plagued Nissan has acknowledged receiving inappropriate payments from the Japanese automaker but has denied he ordered it or knew about it. Hiroto Saikawa told reporters Thursday an internal company investigation found he had received the money. Nissan...
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September 03, 2019 - 6:03 am
DETROIT (AP) — More than 96% of United Auto Workers union members have voted to authorize strikes against Detroit's three automakers. The union said Monday the vote means leadership is authorized to call strikes against General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler. But it doesn't mean there will be a...
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FILE - This Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, file photo, shows the Volkswagen logo on an automobile at the 2019 Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is making Volkswagen Group correct fuel economy labels for about 98,000 gasoline-powered vehicles from the 2013 through 2017 model years. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
August 30, 2019 - 1:52 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is making Volkswagen Group correct fuel economy labels for about 98,000 gasoline-powered vehicles. The revisions of about one mile per gallon (0.4 kilometer per liter) cover VWs as well as affiliated brands Audi, Porsche and Bentley. All are...
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August 28, 2019 - 1:48 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's top automaker, Toyota, and smaller rival Suzuki have announced they are partnering in the development of self-driving car technology, as manufacturers around the world grapple with innovations in the industry. They said Wednesday that Toyota will take a 4.9% stake in Suzuki...
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