Ford Nearly Doubles 1Q Earnings To $2.5 BillionPre-tax earnings of $3.8 billion made it the best quarter ever for the company. That's an important number for workers, because it's the number that profit-sharing checks are based on.
GM To Make Investments At Tennessee And Michigan FactoriesThe company has scheduled news conferences at factories in Spring Hill, Tennessee, and Bay City, Michigan.
Ford Recalls More Than 285K Pickups, SUVs, Cars For Various Fixes"The problems range from driver seat tracks to tires that may have been damaged during assembly."
Fiat Chrysler Chief Isn't Thrilled About 'Almost Unbelievable' Shifter Recall Sergio Marchionne is complaining about a global recall of 1.1 million cars and SUVs because drivers can't tell if they are in park.
Ford Investing $1.6 Billion In Livonia And Ohio PlantsFord says the projects are part of its commitment to invest $9 billion in U.S. plants over the next four years.
Fiat Chrysler To Increase North American Factory WorkersThe number of Fiat Chrysler factory workers in North America will increase as the company reduces production of passenger cars and shifts toward trucks and SUVs, the company's chief executive said Tuesday.
AAA Michigan: Statewide average Gas Prices Rise 6 CentsThe lowest average price was about $2.13 per gallon in the Detroit area, while the highest average was about $2.23 per gallon in the Jackson area.
Bad Week For German Automakers: Huge Costs, New ProbeAt VW, lower-level engineers are told what to do and not given much autonomy. As a result, in order to get things done, they don't tell their superiors what they're up to, he said.
Daimler Investigating Emissions After US RequestGerman automaker Daimler AG is investigating at the request of the U.S. government what it says are "possible indications of irregularities" in its emissions certification process.
VW Owners Can Pick Buybacks, Fixes In Emissions DealAn agreement will give consumers who bought Volkswagen vehicles rigged to cheat on emissions tests the option of having the automaker buy back the cars or fix them, a judge said Thursday.
GM Beats Expectations, Posts $2 Billion Profit In First QuarterGM has posted a very strong $2 billion profit in the first quarter, beating analysts expectations.
VW Owners Seek Trial If Regulators Don't Agree To A Fix By Thursday The cases have lingered since last fall with the polluting cars still on the road, leaving owners to wonder if VW will buy them back or come up with a repair.

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