Auto Industry

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Attorney General Dana Nessel and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson have reached a settlement with the electric carmaker Tesla that will make it easier for Michigan customers to buy their vehicles.

WKAR’s Scott Pohl discusses the deal with Matt DeLorenzo, senior managing editor at Kelley Blue Book. He says Tesla had essentially been banned from doing direct sales in Michigan before this agreement.


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The winners of the 2020 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year awards were announced today in Detroit.


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United Auto Workers Union members are starting to consider the details of the tentative agreement reached with General Motors on Thursday.

The UAW strike against GM is nearing the end of its fifth week, and workers will continue to picket while a ratification vote is conducted.


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A Lansing area credit union will begin offering services tailored to striking UAW members on Thursday.


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At midnight Sunday night, the United Auto Workers Union struck General Motors over the failure to reach agreement on a new contract. Picket lines quickly went up in front of Lansing’s GM facilities.


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Picket lines went up this morning at Lansing’s two General Motors plants.


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Fiat Chrysler is adding more than 693,000 Ram pickup trucks to a series of recalls to fix tailgates that can open while the trucks are being driven.

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Ford is recalling more than 550,000 trucks and SUVs in North America because seat backs may not properly restrain people in a crash.

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A survey shows that alerts from new driver assist systems are so annoying that some motorists are turning the features off.

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Four major automakers have reached a deal with California to increase gas mileage and greenhouse gas emissions standards, bypassing the Trump administration's plan to freeze standards at 2021 levels.

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