Ford F-150 pickup trucks are seen on Metro Ford's sales lot in Miami last October. The automaker had to temporarily halt production after a fire interrupted the supply of some parts.
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President Trump has continually called out China for its high tariffs and barriers to entry. But China isn't alone in zealously protecting its domestic auto market.
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Starsky Robotics is retrofitting large trucks to make them driverless. The startup hopes that by the end of the year, it will be able to operate a truck without a person physically sitting in the vehicle.
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A 2015 F-150 rolls off the assembly line at the Dearborn Truck Plant in Dearborn, Mich. The aluminum-sided F-150 could set a new industry standard — or cost the company its pickup truck crown.
Guillermo Gomez, husband of Vilma Marenco, holds his daughter in their home in Northeast Houston. Marenco was killed in April after being hit by an uninsured trucker who ran a red light.
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