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Windsor Minivan Plant (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: Windsor Minivan Plant To Get Makeover

Fiat Chrysler will close the plant for 14 weeks to prepare for the launch of an all new minivan next year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2015

Inside a driverless car. (Credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Consumer Security An Emerging Issue In New Computerized Cars

More gadgets and applications are on the way for our connected vehicles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2015

(File photo) Lightweighting materials is increasingly being used by manufacturers to increase performance of a variety of vehicles.  (Credit: MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images)

What Happens When The City That Drives The World Gets Snowed In? Automakers Figure It Out

The biggest impact could be at Ford, where Dearborn Truck had to cancel its first shift. That plant builds the new F-150 pickup, which is just launching and in short supply.

02/02/2015

Ford F-150 (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: F-150 Test Drive

Ford has an all new F-150 pickup. It has new technology, a new style, and is 700 pounds lighter. WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert takes us on a test drive

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2015

Ford Rouge Tour (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: Ford Updates Its Rouge Tour

Ford has done several things to freshen its public tours of the Dearborn Assembly Plant on the legendary Rouge complex.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2015

Acura NSX (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: An Up-Close-And-Personal Auto Show Tour

WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert takes you to Cobo Center before the doors of the North American International Auto Show open to the public, for a very personal tour of some of the top vehicles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2015

Crowds gather around the Ford GT (Jeff Gilbert photo)

VIDEO: Large Crowds Come To Auto Show

WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert speaks with some of the people coming to the North American International Auto Show.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2015

Side view of 1931 Bugatti Type 41 Royale (Credit: Henry Ford Museum/KMS Photography)

Henry Ford Museum Offers Close-Up Look Under Hoods Of Iconic Cars

For the first time in five years, more than 40 vehicles in the “Driving America” exhibit will have their hoods open.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2015

GM CEO Mary Barra Speaks To Media (Jeff Gilbert photo)

GM CEO Calls 2014 A “Defining Moment”; Cautiously Optimistic for 2015

Mary Barra tells reporters 2014 was a year of “great disappointment and great progress.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2015

Happy car dealer holding car keys

Car Sales End Year On A High Note

Fiat-Chrysler sales up 20 percent in December, 16 percent for full year. GM sales jump 19 percent in December, 5 percent for the year. Ford sales rise 1 percent in December, flat for year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2015

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