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Ford faces ‘significant work’ before autonomous vehicles become reality, Argo AI exec says

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by JeepersMedia Argo AI, a Pittsburgh artificial intelligence company backed by Ford, has grown agressively, but its CEO says much work remains to help Ford bring an autonomous car to market in 2021. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

U.S. unveils proposal to boost autos content in NAFTA, report says

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by NZ Car Freak The United States has formally unveiled proposals to boost the amount of regional content that autos must contain to qualify for NAFTA tariff-free access, sources told Reuters. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

GM to idle Detroit-Hamtramck plant for 6 weeks, cut production, report says

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by christopherallisonphotography General Motors plans to scale back production at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant and idle about 1,500 workers, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources familiar with the plan. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Self-driving startup Quanergy explores IPO, report says

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by JeepersMedia Quanergy Systems could be the first initial public offering to emerge from a fleet of autonomous driving technology companies, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Icahn, Federal-Mogul trying to sell Fel-Pro for $1.5 billion, report says

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by Dave Adams Automotive Images Carl Icahn’s Federal-Mogul is considering a sale of its Fel-Pro engine parts business, seeking about $ 1.5 billion if it pursues a deal, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Operational limits played key role in Tesla crash on autopilot, board says

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by Kᵉⁿ Lᵃⁿᵉ The chairman of the NTSB said „operational limitations“ in the Tesla Model S played a „major role“ in a May 2016 crash that killed a driver using the vehicle’s semi-autonomous „Autopilot“ system. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed