The President took charge of the crisis, showed the authoritarians in Cabinet that he's still the boss, writes Adriaan Basson.
Showers early. More sun than clouds. Cool.
The four-year agreement averts a strike at Ford and helps to secure 8500 jobs.
Ford reported a sharp drop in second-quarter earnings Wednesday and cut its full-year profit forecast, citing weakness in Europe and Asia Pacific.
Ford says it's going all-in with hybrids, offering customers more performance and capability yet serving as a hedge against higher fuel prices - one of its new models will be a hybrid-powered Mustang.
Drivers in the city of Warren, Michigan were left stranded after driving on a pothole-stricken street.
Volkswagen plans to offer two new US models every year for the foreseeable future and double the length of its warranties as it tries to recover from a 2015 emissions-cheating scandal.
A Google Street View car has been involved in a crash whilst doing mandatory filming.
Auto braking, all-round cameras... GM's doing its bit to cut the 37 000-a-year death toll in the US. Watch the new test centre at work.
Moveable building facades and pedestrian dummies - just two hazards autonomous cars must navigate at Michigan Uni's Sim City.
Looks like Takata is not alone in producing defective crash bags. The US has opened a probe into a second company for malfunctioning crash-bag inflators...
Ford has announced a cost-cutting plan which would from 2018 halt production of two of its smaller vehicles in the US..
Equipped with a supercharged V8 engine producing 522kW, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk has been transformed into the most powerful, quickest SUV yet.
Driverless vehicles are closer than you may realize to moving out of testing mode and into service on roads throughout the world. Are are our roads ready to handle autonomous cars?
Ford, with a sagging US market share and one of the oldest vehicle lineups in the industry, is promising to revamp three-quarters of its models in the next two years.
Potholes... especially after winter can be troublesome to deal with. Heavy-duty trucks can amplify the problem with their heavy loads.
Ford is pumping $350-million into a suburban Detroit plant where a new transmission will be built for fuel-efficient vehicles.
Honda has the most models on the US government's high-risk list in Takata's air-bag inflator recall.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles could pay billions to buy back 193 000 defective trucks, part of a record fine for lapses in recalls of its vehicles.
General Motors' nightmare caused by faulty ignition switches could leave a huge hole in its bank balance through compensation.
Some auto companies are saying 'no' to the amount of data supplied to Apple and Google that link smart phones to in-vehicle infotainment systems.
The US auto market saw a significant rise in June, thanks to small crossover SUV's. Nissan gained 13% but General Motors took a dive.
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