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Ford Motor Co. rose$. 25 or 1.4 percent, to $17.79. General Motors Co. rose$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $37.68. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 29 or. 8 percent, to $35.66.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.:. AbbVie fell. 6 percent to $53.14 with 13,607,100 shares traded. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose 2.7 percent to $4.65 with 46,059,000 shares traded.
DETROIT, July 16- German automaker BMW said on Wednesday it is recalling about 1.6 million cars worldwide to replace passenger-side front air bags made by Takata Corp because the inflators could break apart during deployment and injure passengers.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 16 or. 9 percent, to $17.70. General Motors Co. rose$. 18 or. 5 percent, to $37.76. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 31 or. 9 percent, to $35.68.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
When asked by regulators to explain deadly crashes, GM repeatedly said it had no answers — despite having reached internal conclusions on the causes.
Intel net income jumps in 2nd quarter as office PCs are refreshed, predicts strong 3rd quarter Apple turns to IBM for help in selling more iPhones, iPads to corporate customers Yahoo posts lower 2nd- quarter earnings revenue amid ad slump, reaches Alibaba deal Colorado's largest foreclosure law firms accused of fraud Yellen says economy still needs high degree of Fed support and cautions about' false dawns' US stocks mostly lower as investors assess earnings, Yellen remarks; Goldman, JPMorgan higher Cigarette maker Reynolds to buy Lorillard in $25 B deal; to sell some brands House votes to make permanent moratorium preventing states from taxing access to the Internet US retail sales edge up just 0.2 pct. in June, a sign cautious consumers may restrain growth Google appoints retired Ford CEO Alan Mulally to its board, audit committee
NEW YORK— Google has appointed Alan Mulally, the former CEO of Ford Motor Co., to its board. Google said Tuesday that Mulally's appointment was effective July 9. Mulally, who also worked for Boeing, is the only director with a background in traditional manufacturing on Google's board.
Former Ford CEO Alan Mulally will join the board of directors of Google, the company said Tuesday.
Congress begins a five-week summer recess that same day. White House support for the 10- month extension has annoyed some Democrats who are opposed because it would push decisions on long-term funding to a newly elected Congress next year. At the very least, Congress should be keeping people on the job who are already there right now, "Obama said.
In a visit to a government highway research center in Virginia, Obama is expected to tout work on so-called vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication technology to improve navigation, according to the White House.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 06 or. 3 percent, to $17.53. General Motors Co. fell$. 26 or. 7 percent, to $37.69. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 31 or. 9 percent, to $35.27.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.:. AbbVie fell. 4 percent to $54.74 with 15,465,500 shares traded. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose 4.6 percent to $4.57 with 39,673,800 shares traded.
The rich are buying expensive cars at a record pace, and one manufacturer has limited production to maintain exclusivity. NBC News reports.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $17.51. General Motors Co. fell$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $37.89. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 27 or. 8 percent, to $35.23.
*Could push aluminium price to $2,500 per T- Japan industry body. TOKYO, July 11- Prices for aluminium could climb around a third to as high as $2,500 per tonne if more U.S. automakers start producing vehicles made from the metal, said the new head of Japan's aluminium industry body.
JOHANNESBURG, July 13- South Africa's metalworkers' union NUMSA rejected the latest pay offer from engineering and steel sector employers on Sunday, saying black workers were still underpaid, and threatened to widen its two-week old strike.
Earlier this month the brand revealed what it is calling "the most powerful muscle car ever," coming in at a screeching 707 horsepower.
July 11- Ford Motor Co said about 500,000 of its vehicles were being investigated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for steering problems. The company will cooperate with the NHTSA investigation, Ford spokeswoman Kelli Felker told Reuters in an email.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.:. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose 1.6 percent to $4.36 with 13,140,600 shares traded. Bank of America Corp. fell. 2 percent to $15.41 with 32,022,500 shares traded.