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Jan
19

Government shutdown would impact auto regulation

A federal government shutdown would have a broad impact on automotive regulatory activities, but next week’s NAFTA talks are expected to continue as scheduled.

Jan
19

Zurich pulls back on some dealerships’ insurance

Zurich North America no longer will offer property and casualty insurance to independent dealerships and some franchise dealerships. FandI products are not affected.

Jan
19

Ohio to develop smart mobility center, Kasich says

Ohio is planning to develop a smart mobility center to prioritize connected technologies and pave the road for autonomous vehicles in the state.

Jan
19

In China, outside contractors give GM a big hand on the plant floor

GM has deployed third-party logistics contractors inside all 17 of its joint-venture assembly plants in China to transport materials, manage nearby parts warehouses and deliver components to the shop floor.

Jan
19

PSA bringing N.A. headquarters to Atlanta

PSA Group, steaming toward a return to the U.S. auto market, is poised to put its North American headquarters in the greater Atlanta area, Automotive News has learned.

Jan
18

Ford faces questions from U.S. senators over ‘do not drive’ warning

Two senators asked the Transportation Department to explain why a “do not drive” directive issued last week by Ford is limited to about 2,900 older pickup trucks and if other vehicles are potentially at risk from defective airbag inflators.

Jan
18

Judge tosses out $1 billion GM settlement deal

The trust set up to handle GM’s bankruptcy claims acted in bad faith in reaching a $15 million class-action settlement that would have forced the company to contribute as much as $1 billion in new stock, a judge ruled in throwing out the accord.

Jan
18

PSA to tap GM expertise in return to U.S.

France’s PSA Group has found a bonus benefit in engineers from its newly acquired Opel unit. The former GM employees are helping make PSA products compliant with United States regulations,

Jan
18

Jeep sees banner year with new products, Manley says

While other mainstream auto brands head for sliding United States demand this year, Jeep is rolling out new models to buck the trend and bring 16 straight months of sales declines to an end.

Jan
18

Hoeegh Autoliners is offering a new, direct service to New Zealand and Australia with a U.S. automaker as its launch customer.

Automakers will have another shipping option from the United States to Australia and New Zealand when Hoeegh Autoliners in March begins offering a monthly direct service from the Port of Baltimore.