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  • Sept 14- Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Officer Mark Fields said on Wednesday that all of the company's small-car production would be leaving U.S. plants and heading to lower-cost Mexico, drawing another rebuke from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. "We will have migrated all of our small-car production to Mexico and out of the United States," over...

  • The company is taking a cautious path on this course, its chief executive, Mark Fields, indicated in an interview with Reuters on Tuesday. Also, Ford Chief Executive Officer Mark Fields said all of the company's small-car production will be leaving U.S. plants and heading to lower-cost Mexico over the next two to three years. Ford disclosed its outlook ahead of...

  • Sept 14- Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Officer Mark Fields said on Wednesday that all of the company's small-car production will be leaving U.S. plants and heading to lower-cost Mexico. "We will have migrated all of our small-car production to Mexico and out of the United States," over the next two to three years, Fields told Wall Street analysts at an investor...

  • Sept 14- Tesla Motors Inc is investigating the cause of a fatal crash in China involving one of its vehicles, but has "no way of knowing" if its semi-automated Autopilot system was engaged at the time of the accident, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. China's CCTV on Wednesday reported 23- year-old Gao Yaning died in January after crashing into the back of...

  • LONDON, Sept 14- Maybe it's because it's the lead market. The first anyone knew that all was not right with the LME lead stock count at Vlissingen was on March 8, when the exchange issued a short notice to members titled "Vlissingen Stock Correction." "Please note that 31,700 mt of Lead in Vlissingen will show in the stock report published 09 March 2016 as a delivery out.

  • Total investments in future mobility: less than $500 million. Total investments in future mobility: more than $1.2 billion. Total investment in future mobility: more than $1.2 billion.

  • DETROIT, Sept 12- United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams said on Monday the U.S. union will support Canada's unionized auto workers during contract talks with General Motors Co but declined to say whether the UAW would refuse work at GM plants in the event of a Canadian strike. Dias and Unifor have threatened the strike of about 4,000 workers at GM plants...

  • DETROIT, Sept 12- United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams said on Monday the U.S. union will support Canada's unionized auto workers during contract talks with General Motors Co but declined to say whether the UAW would refuse work at GM plants in the event of a Canadian strike. Dias and Unifor have threatened the strike of about 4,000 workers at GM plants...

  • DETROIT, Sept 12- United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams said on Monday the U.S. union will support Canada's unionized auto workers during contract talks with General Motors Co, but declined to say whether the UAW would refuse work at GM plants in the event of a Canadian strike.

  • WASHINGTON/ BISMARCK, North Dakota, Sept 9- The Obama administration stepped into a dispute on Friday over a planned oil pipeline in North Dakota that has angered Native Americans, appealing for calm while blocking construction on federal land and asking the company behind the project to suspend work nearby. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- The Obama administration stepped into a dispute on Friday over a planned oil pipeline in North Dakota that has angered Native Americans, appealing for calm while blocking construction on federal land and asking the company behind the project to suspend work nearby. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington rejected a request from...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 9- Ford Motor Co said on Friday it would acquire San Francisco- based shuttle service Chariot with plans to expand the service globally, as the carmaker expands beyond auto manufacturing and takes another step toward becoming a mobility company. "By expanding our business model to include new forms of transportation- from bikes to dynamic...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- The U.S. government moved on Friday to temporarily halt an oil pipeline in North Dakota that has angered Native Americans, blocking construction on federal land and asking the company behind the project to suspend work nearby. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington rejected a request from Native Americans for a court order to block the...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- The U.S. government moved on Friday to halt a controversial oil pipeline project in North Dakota that has angered Native Americans, blocking construction on federal land and asking the company behind the project to suspend work nearby. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington rejected a request from Native Americans for a court order to...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- The U.S. government moved on Friday to halt a controversial oil pipeline project in North Dakota that has angered Native Americans, blocking construction on federal land and asking the company behind the project to suspend work nearby. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington rejected a request from Native Americans for a court order to...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- The U.S. government moved on Friday to halt a controversial oil pipeline project in North Dakota that has angered Native Americans, blocking construction on federal land and asking the company behind the project to suspend work nearby. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington rejected a request from Native Americans for a court order to...

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, Sept 9- A Volkswagen AG engineer pleaded guilty on Friday to helping the German automaker evade U.S. emission standards, and his lawyer said he would cooperate with federal authorities in their criminal probe. James Liang, who has worked for VW since 1983 and was part of a team of engineers who developed a diesel engine, was charged with...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- The U.S. Justice Department has formed a threat analysis team to study potential national security challenges posed by self-driving cars, medical devices and other Internet-connected tools, a senior official said. The new group's goal is to secure the so-called "internet of things" from exploitation by "terrorist threats" and by others who...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- A U.S. federal judge is expected to rule on Friday on whether to halt construction of a crude oil pipeline in North Dakota that is opposed by Native Americans who say it would pollute nearby rivers and desecrate their sacred land. Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman David Archambault said on Tuesday he was "disappointed" by Boasberg's ruling,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- General Motors Co said on Friday it will recall nearly 4.3 million vehicles worldwide due to a software defect that can prevent air bags from deploying during a crash, a flaw already linked to one death and three injuries. GM stock fell on the news and was trading down $0.90 a share to $30.81, down 2.8 percent. The U.S. National Highway Traffic...