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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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In recent years, Detroit automakers have been at relative peace with the United Auto Workers union because times have been good and profit-sharing checks have been fat.

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Former colleagues say ex-Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca has died at age 94 in Bel Air, California.

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Ford is recalling over 1.3 million vehicles mainly in North America to fix rear suspension and transmission control software problems.

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In 1999, Ford Motor Company published its first Sustainability Report – the first company in the industry to do so. Since then, Ford has spent the last two decades moving toward a more sustainable world. Ford Motor Company has released its 20th annual Sustainability Report, looking back on two decades of progress, and committing to new aspirational goals for the future. The company also announces new sustainability targets that will help contribute to those aspirational goals.

Ford is cutting about 7,000 white-collar jobs, which would make up 10% of its global workforce.

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Each year honeybee colonies in the United States decline an additional 30 percent, according to research published by the nonprofit Bee Informed Partnership and Apiary Inspectors of America. But did you know honeybees and other pollinators produce more than 30 percent of the world's food supply? Last year, Ford launched a global beekeeping program with honeybee hives at its Dearborn World Headquarters. And now Ford has partnered with Michigan State University to help the university with its Heroes to Hives Program. 

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Ford is recalling 327,000 F-Series pickup trucks in North America for a second time to fix problems with engine block heater cables that can cause fires.

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Ford is recalling nearly 1.5 million pickup trucks in North America because the transmissions can suddenly downshift into first gear.

Auto plants and other big energy users throughout Southeast Michigan are shutting down or limiting operations due to a natural gas shortage caused by a fire and frigid weather.

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At the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, not all of the cars on display are intended for the average consumer. Ford Motor Company is showing off a police vehicle that could save police departments money, and be eco-friendly at the same time. WKAR’s Karel Vega has more.

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Ford is recalling more than 953,000 vehicles worldwide to replace Takata passenger airbag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel.

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Ford is shuffling workers at several factories so it can make more hot-selling full-size SUVs.

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Ford CEO Jim Hackett says the Trump administration's tariffs on imported steel and aluminum will cost the company $1 billion.

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Ford Motor Co. has commissioned a Detroit company to repurpose graffiti from the Michigan Central Station as the automaker prepares to renovate the long vacant train depot.