Ford Motor Co.’s net income jumped 44 percent to $1.9 billion in the second quarter as the company was able to charge more for new SUVs with premium features.
Close to 80 companies initially were named in the lawsuits, but the vast majority of those claims were rejected.
Thomas Banks says his civil rights were violated because he was fired last August after speaking up in defense of his Christian beliefs.
The talks are expected to be the toughest in recent memory. For the first time in more than a decade, the companies are healthy and making billions in profits.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the power brake assist can fail on some Ford F-150 pickup trucks.
The company warns chimes and lights might not work on the instrument panel when the vehicles are started.
The Ford GT supercar will be the cover vehicle on the new Forza Motorsport 6 later this year.
State economic development officials said the new deal gives Ford a strong incentive to maintain and expand its Michigan presence.
Mustangs from the 2005 to 2014 model years are now included in the recall, as well as GTs from the 2005 and 2006 model years.
“By sharing our research with other companies, we will accelerate the growth of electrified vehicle technology and deliver even better products to customers.”