Auto Industry

Norm Fasteners
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A Turkish manufacturing company is launching its first North American warehouse in Lansing with business starting as soon as next month.

Michigan's Capitol building.
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Michigan's governor says he's promoting the state's leadership in mobility and autonomous vehicle technology development as part of his trade trip to China.

Ford F-150
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Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling about 2 million F-150 pickup trucks in North America because the seat belts can spark and cause fires.

Ford Sign
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Dinged by slumping China sales and a fire at a U.S. parts factory that cut production of lucrative pickup trucks, Ford Motor Co.'s second-quarter net profit fell 48 percent from a year ago.

Cars on Lansing area highway

US carmakers are preparing for an emerging worldwide movement to outlaw the internal combustion engine.

As we hear from Capital Bureau Chief Rick Pluta, carmakers say this reality fits into their plans for developing autonomous electric vehicles.