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Adient to work with Boeing on airplane seating

Automotive seating supplier Adient said it will work with Boeing to explore how to improve commercial airplane seating and interiors.


Sienna, Yaris add safety upgrades

Toyota will unveil upgraded versions of the Sienna minivan and Yaris hatchback at the New York auto show next month, focused mainly on safety system

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Volvo sticks with Uber partnership

Volvo is standing by its partnership with Uber, despite the ride-hailing company's string of public relations disasters, including a high-profile accident this weekend that led to Uber temporarily shutting down its self-driving testing program.


Sienna, Yaris add safety upgrades

Toyota will unveil upgraded versions of the Sienna minivan and Yaris hatchback at the New York auto show next month, focused mainly on safety system and infotainment improvements.


Audi halts A4, A5 output at German plant over parts shortage

Audi will halt production of A4 and A5 cars at its Ingolstadt factory this week until Thursday due to a parts shortage after a fire at a supplier. The break in production is expected to result in 5,600 fewer vehicles being built at the German plant.


A bitter end for Ferdinand Piech

Ferdinand Piech, a figure of transcendent importance in the history of the auto industry, is selling his 14.7 percent voting stake in the family firm that controls Volkswagen Group. It is the endgame of a bitter family dispute.


Court nominee's mom was EPA lightning rod

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's mother, Anne Gorsuch Burford, spent 22 controversial months as head of the Environmental Protection Agency EPA under President Ronald Reagan.

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