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  • FRANKFURT, Nov 22- SGL Group, the materials supplier for carbon fibre reinforced parts in BMW's electric cars, is in talks with several other carmakers to supply carbon fibre for a wider range of automotive components, its chief executive said. He added the mooted new supply contracts were not as big as the BMW venture. Uncertainty remains over the success of BMW "i"...

  • Final Glance: Autos companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Ford Motor Co. fell$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $15.43. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 58 or 1.9 percent, to $31.74. Toyota Motor Corp. rose $1.57 or 1.3 percent, to $121.29.

  • Ford's new F-150 to get 26 mpg, tops among pickups Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:57 AM ET

    DEARBORN, Mich.— Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup. With gas now averaging $2.84 per gallon, the aluminum F-150 will save the average buyer only $100 to $200 a year in fuel costs over competing gasoline models from General Motors and...

  • Early Glance: Autos companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    Ford Motor Co. rose$. 13 or. 8 percent, to $15.59. General Motors Co. rose$. 32 or 1.0 percent, to $32.45. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 63 or 2.0 percent, to $31.79.

  • Strong dollar may slam the brakes on Ford's rally Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Ford emblems are shown in front of a Ford showroom in Manila, Philippines, in this June 27, 2012 photo.

    The surge in the U.S. dollar this month to an almost seven-year high versus the yen is very bad news for Ford investors, if past history is a guide.

  • Falling wages at factories squeeze the middle class Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:03 AM ET
    Ford Motor assembly worker Agil Al-Haddi loads the aluminium roof rails for the all-new Ford 2015 F-150 pickup truck into a bin at the Ford Rouge Center in Dearborn, Michigan, November 11, 2014.

    A new study shows real wages for manufacturing workers declined three times as much as for workers as a whole.

  • Final Glance: Autos companies Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Ford Motor Co. rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $15.46. General Motors Co. fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $32.13. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $31.16.

  • GM shakes up management, names new quality chief Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 5:05 PM ET

    DETROIT— General Motors has promoted its purchasing chief to be its head of quality as part of a management shakeup. Quality and customer experience head Alicia Boler-Davis will remain a senior vice president, but will no longer lead quality. Purchasing head Grace Lieblein takes over as vice president of global quality.

  • GM shuffles top managers, including high-ranking women Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 4:36 PM ET

    DETROIT, Nov 20- General Motors Co reassigned four senior executives, including two high-ranking women, and announced the departure of another on Thursday. GM said Mary Chan has resigned as vice president, global connected consumer, effective March 31. Her duties, including responsibility for GM's OnStar communications network, will be assumed by Alicia...

  • Midday Glance: Autos companies Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    Ford Motor Co. rose$. 01 or percent, to $15.45. General Motors Co. fell$. 16 or. 5 percent, to $31.99. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $31.19.

  • Arizona AG alleges GM cover up     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:43 PM ET

    Arizona is suing General Motors for an estimated $3 billion over its ignition recall. Tom Horne, Arizona Attorney General, says General Motors had information about ignition problems and did not reveal them to the public.

  • The latest on air bag recalls, with cars involved Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:09 PM ET

    Automakers have recalled 8 million vehicles in the U.S. to fix a problem with air bags made by Takata Corp. The air bags can explode with too much force, sending shards of metal into the passenger compartments. Boundaries of the recalls vary, but generally they include Florida, Puerto Rico, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Hawaii and "limited areas...

  • *Arizona says "hundreds of thousands" put at risk. Nov 20- In the first lawsuit brought by a state against General Motors Co over recalls relating to a defective ignition switch, Arizona has accused the company of putting the public at risk by concealing safety issues and delaying the recalls. Documents produced to U.S. Congress and federal safety regulators...

  • Arizona sues General Motors over delayed recalls Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 1:38 PM ET

    PHOENIX— Arizona's attorney general has sued General Motors for failing to recall millions of cars and trucks with safety defects the auto giant did not disclose for years. Attorney General Tom Horne said Thursday that he sued under the state's consumer fraud statutes and is seeking a $10,000 fine for each of hundreds of thousands of defective vehicles sold...

  • *Senators push Takata to expand recall across U.S. *Takata insistent that regional recall is sufficient. WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, Nov 20- Executives from Japan's Takata Corp and two automakers faced tough scrutiny from U.S. senators on Thursday over the risk of millions of potentially defective air bags that can rupture upon deployment, shooting metal shards into...

  • GM's Barra: New investment, SUV for Opel Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, Germany— General Motors CEO Mary Barra says the automaker will invest more than half a billion euros in its plants in Europe and build a new SUV at the home base for its Opel division there. On a visit to Germany, Barra said the company plans by the end of the decade to build a new SUV model at Ruesselsheim that would serve as the Opel brand's "second flagship"...

  • Early Glance: Autos companies Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    Ford Motor Co. rose$. 15 or 1.0 percent, to $15.59. General Motors Co. fell$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $32.10. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $31.04.

  • Early Movers: BBY, YUM, GM, CRM, YHOO & more Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:32 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Steel is stockpiling extra iron ore ahead of what could be another record-long freeze-up of the Great Lakes. General Motors has built up inventories of critical parts at its plants and established a supply chain "crisis room" that will swing into action in the event of a major winter storm. But Whirlpool, General Motors, Ford Motor Co and Con-way, and other...

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