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How Ford dealerships in Canada helped bust a Mexican meth shipment

How Ford dealerships in Canada helped bust a Mexican meth shipment

Police say roughly 400 pounds of meth were prevented from circulating in Canada when staff at Ford dealerships across Ontario and Quebec began noticing ill-fitting spare tires packed with drugs inside the trunks of vehicles shipped from Mexico.


China, alarmed by recent fires, sets EV safety tests

China, alarmed by recent fires, sets EV safety tests

Companies need to check for potential safety hazards with battery boxes, waterproof protection in vehicles, high-voltage wiring harnesses, as well as onboard charging devices, Chinese regulators said. 


U.S. traffic deaths fall 1% in 2018, preliminary report says

U.S. traffic deaths fall 1% in 2018, preliminary report says

Deaths among pedestrians and bicyclists increased after declines in 2017, according to NHTSA. The agency has been investigating the role of distracted drivers in overall U.S. traffic death figures but has found challenges in getting an accurate picture of all distracted crashes.


FCA leans toward Trump as industry agonizes over fuel rules

FCA leans toward Trump as industry agonizes over fuel rules

Fiat Chrysler, in written statements to regulators, said it agrees with one of the Trump administration’s central arguments: Stricter fuel-efficiency mandates drive up new vehicle prices, keeping older, dirtier and less-safe cars on the road longer.


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Domino's brings self-driving pizza delivery pilot to Houston

Domino's said the test is scheduled to start late this year and could expand in 2020. Domino’s has more than 6,000 restaurants in the U.S. and, with a tight abor market, the company is experiencing a driver shortage.


GM ponders an electric Hummer

GM ponders an electric Hummer

The chatter about an electric Hummer comes as GM aims to shift from a conventional, gasoline-powered-vehicle maker into what CEO Mary Barra calls an “all-electric future.” A revived Hummer with an electric powertrain is one of many options GM is exploring.


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Carlos Ghosn's wife urges Trump to help former Nissan boss

The wife of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has urged President Trump to raise her husband's case with Japan's prime minister later this month after she said she has not spoken to her husband since the beginning of April.


Opel ordered to recall Adam, Corsa, report says

Opel ordered to recall Adam, Corsa, report says

Germany's automotive regulator has ordered Opel to recall some Adam and Corsa models because they exceed emissions limits, a report said.


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VW's Diess: New Golf must take off by end of year

Volkswagen managers must ensure that they launch the latest-generation Golf by the end of this year, CEO Herbert Diess said in an internal meeting.


Inventory levels dip to lowest since Jan.

Inventory levels dip to lowest since Jan.

U.S. inventory levels inched down in May to their lowest point since the start of the year with the help of strong sales over Memorial Day weekend.