Ford's F-150 truck beat the Chevrolet Colorado and Lincoln MKC as the Detroit auto show's 2015 North American Truck of the Year.
January 13, 2015 For Detroit automakers, there's likely no bigger prize than being the No. 1 truck. The Detroit three — GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler — are essentially truck companies that sell cars.
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A Ford Motor assembly employee works on a 2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid vehicle at the Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Mich., on Nov. 8, 2012.
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May 9, 2014 The defects include a glitch that can stop the side curtain air bags from inflating in some rollover crashes, and exterior door handles that can bind and stop the door from latching properly.
The Ford Figo when it was introduced to India in 2009. A set of edgy illustrations about the car from Ford's ad agency in India have drawn fire.
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March 25, 2013 The illustrations weren't approved by Ford, but were produced by an agency that does work for the automaker in India. "We deeply regret this incident," Ford says.
A Dodge Ram pickup on sale at Criswell Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Gaithersburg, Md.
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September 4, 2012 The auto industry remains one of the economy's brighter spots. Chrysler's sales were up the most — 14 percent.
A worker assembles a Silverado truck on the assembly line at the GM Flint Assembly plant in Michigan.
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April 17, 2012 Chrysler, Ford and General Motors gained share in 2010 and 2011. But Toyota's rebound and other factors have led market share gains for other automakers.
October 4, 2011 The four-year pact would reportedly trade annual pay raises for profit sharing, as did a recently approved contract with General Motors. It also would "add or save 12,000 jobs," The Detroit News reports.
Workers on a Chevrolet pickup truck assembly line in Flint, Mich., on Jan. 24, 2011.
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February 14, 2011 The automaker, which has recovered from near collapse with the help of a federal bailout, does not plan to give white-collar workers pay raises.
January 4, 2011 The automakers had double-digit increases in their core brands. And including foreign brand names, about 1.1 million more vehicles were sold last year than in 2009.
A 72 percent surge in sales of the Sonata sedan helped Hyundai to a 45 percent overall rise in the company's November numbers.
December 1, 2010 Add car sales to the list of positive economic news released today. Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, Nissan, Hyundai and Honda all reported double-digit increases in November sales when compared to the same period last year.
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