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A worker assembles a  Ford Explorer at the Chicago Assembly Plant .  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Contends Ford Motor Put U.S. Consumers At Risk

A lawsuit filed this week claims Ford Motor Company was installing electronic systems in its vehicles in Europe that could prevent unintended acceleration as early as 2005, but didn’t take the same precautions in the U.S. for another five years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2013

Karl-Thomas Neumann (GM photo)

GM Taps Former VW Exec to Turn Around Europe

Karl-Thomas Neumann named CEO of Opel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

FORD MOTOR COMPANY-BIG

Ford Expands Engine Fire Investigation To Europe

The company has had seven reports of fires in 1.6-liter EcoBoost engines sold in Europe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2012

TRW has won initial business awards for its integrated Electric Park Brake (EPBi) and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system. The combined system will launch in Europe and Asia Pacific with major vehicle manufacturers commencing in 2014 and later in North America.  (PRNewsFoto/TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.)

TRW To Launch Integrated Stability Control And Electric Park Brake System

TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. announced that it has won initial business awards for its integrated Electric Park Brake and Electronic Stability Control system. The combined system will launch in Europe and Asia Pacific with major vehicle manufacturers commencing in 2014 and later in North America.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2012

New Ford Mondeo (Ford photo)

Ford Revamps European Lineup

“Despite the economic crisis, we are investing in the future,” says Ford of Europe Chairman and CEO Stephen O’Dell.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2012

Ford Manufacturing VP John Fleming

Ford Exec: No Strategy Yet For Europe

Ford’s top manufacturing executive says they are working to fix their problems in Europe, but they are not yet ready to say if it will mean plant closings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2012

lakeside software

Lakeside Software Opens European Office

Lakeside Software, a leader in big data analytics for IT professionals, Monday announced that it has opened a regional headquarters for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and has appointed top industry veteran Tony Coleman to serve as its managing director.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2012

GM Vice Chair Steve Girsky

Shake-Up At GM’s Money Losing European Operations

GM Europe President Karl-Friedrick Stracke will be replaced, for now, by GM Vice Chairman Steve Girsky.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2012

Car Chronicles — May 7, 2012

Today’s Car Chronicles takes a look at the way changes in European governments may impact American auto companies in their efforts to turn around the European operations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2012

Event Notices From March 8

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

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