Flex-N-Gate breaks ground for $95 million plant in Detroit

Flex-N-Gate broke ground on a $95 million plant on Detroit's east side that Mayor Mike Duggan touted as the largest supplier investment in the city in more than two decades.


Tesla's big Model 3 bet rides on risky assembly line strategy

Elon Musk took many risks with the technology in Tesla's cars on the way to surpassing Ford's market value. Now the CEO is pushing boundaries in the factory as he skips "beta" production testing in a bid to launch the Model 3 sedan quickly.

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Amazon builds team for autonomous vehicle technology

Amazon has quietly pulled together a team to home in on autonomous vehicle technology and how to leverage it for the online retail giant's needs, potentially aiding its quest for quick delivery, The Wall Street Journal reported.

| UPDATED: 4/24/17 4:15 pm ET - adds details, stock close
GM bid to block ignition-switch suits rejected by Supreme Court

GM's efforts to block hundreds of lawsuits over its ignition-switch defects broke down when the Supreme Court refused to hear its appeal claiming the suits were barred by the automaker's 2009 bankruptcy.


Can Buick's Avenir track Denali's ascent?

While Buick's high-end Avenir may have a hard time matching GMC's Denali in the U.S., it has huge potential in China, where Buick logs more than 80 percent of its global sales.


Toyota concept's got the look

Toyota's FT-4X concept, a compact crossover introduced at the New York auto show this month, is packed with funky features and daring design cues aimed at millennials with a taste for the great outdoors

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