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Ford's Joe Hinrichs makes jobs announcement (Ford photo)

Ford To Add 850 New Jobs At Rouge

Jobs will be added at three plants to support production of new F-150 pickup.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2014

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Truck Deals Help Boost US Auto Sales In September

September sales won’t be as hot as August, the best month in eight years, but industry analysts still expect them to be strong.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2014

Jeep Cherokee. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Chrysler Recalls Nearly 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees, Dodge Durangos

The vehicles also might not start, and the fuel pump could keep working even when the engine is shut off.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/20/2014

2014 Chevrolet Express (GM Photo)

GM Recalls Natural Gas Powered Vans

Vehicles could leak, posing a fire risk. No fires or injuries have been reported.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2014

Ford Chairman William Clay Ford Jr. (Ford photo)

Is There A Connected Car In Your Future?

“It kinda freaks some people out. Some people, they hear autonomous driving and say ‘My God, I never want to get into that vehicle.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/08/2014

General Motors CEO Mary Barra addresses the media during a news conference at the headquarters of the company's German subsidiary Opel in Ruesselsheim, on January 27, 2014.  (Credit: DANIEL ROLAND/AFP/Getty Images)

2017 Cadillac Will Sport Limited Automated Driving Capabilities

General Motors also plans new “connected car” to help prevent crashes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/07/2014

Toyota Research Vehicle (Toyota photo)

Toyota: Automated Cars Won’t Be Driverless Cars

Automaker lays out plans for “partnership” between the car and the driver.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2014

Ford dealership . (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

August Car Sales Rate Best Since 2006

Sales up six percent over last August, shattering expectations. Seasonally Adjusted Annual Sales Rate (SAAR) comes in at 17.5 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2014

Mustang Launches At Flat Rock (Ford photo)

Launching A Legend

Ceremonial first 2015 Mustang rolls off the assembly line at Ford’s Flat Rock Plant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2014

Mustang T-Shirts (Jeff Gilbert photo)

“Mustang Unleashed”: Designer T-Shirts For A Classic Sports Car

Car companies look for different ways to market vehicles and reach new audiences.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2014

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