GM Cruise Autonomous Vehicle Unit Gets $1.15B Investment A group of institutional investors is sinking $1.15 billion into GM Cruise LLC, the autonomous vehicle unit of General Motors.
Michigan Matters: L. Brooks Patterson on the Fight for His Life, Denise Ilitch Sounds Off on HBO ReportL. Brooks Patterson says he’s determined to win his newest fight -- one involving his health as he appeared on Michigan Matters with Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain in a conversation about his battle with stage four pancreatic cancer.
Ford To Invest $500M In Electric Vehicle StartupFord is sinking a half-billion dollars into electric vehicle startup Rivian in a deal that has the companies working together on a new generation of Ford vehicles based on Rivian underpinnings.
Senate Budget Boosts Road Spending, Far Short Of Whitmer's PlanA transportation budget advancing in Michigan's Legislature would boost road spending, but far short of the $1.9 billion net increase proposed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Google's Waymo Picks Detroit For Self-Driving FactoryGoogle's self-driving car spinoff Waymo says it will reopen an axle plant in Detroit to convert conventional vehicles so they can drive autonomously.
US Expands Probe Into Air Bag Failures To 12.3M VehiclesU.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash. The problem could be responsible for as many as eight deaths.
Fiat Chrysler Recalls Over 300K Cars Due To Rollaway RiskFiat Chrysler is recalling more than 300,000 vehicles in North America because a transmission problem could cause them to roll away unexpectedly.
4 Pro Teams Get Michigan License PlatesMichigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, team executives and some of their past legends on Tuesday unveiled four new license plates each featuring a logo of the Lions, Pistons, Red Wings or Tigers.
BMW Adds 185K Vehicles To Recall Over Fire Risk BMW is adding nearly 185,000 vehicles in the U.S. to a 2017 recall for possible engine fires.
Ford Recalls 327K Pickups To Fix Engine Heater CablesFord is recalling 327,000 F-Series pickup trucks in North America for a second time to fix problems with engine block heater cables that can cause fires.
US Auto Sales Down 2% in First Quarter SalesAutomobile sales in the U.S. fell 2% in the first quarter, another sign the nation's economy is starting to slow.