Manufacturing

Bosch tied to diesel-cheating claims against fourth carmaker

Bosch was linked to emissions-cheating allegations against a fourth automaker, raising questions about the supplier's role in the scandal gripping the car industry.

| UPDATED: 5/25/17 10:46 am ET - adds details

GM to cut 600 South Africa jobs as it pulls out of country

600 workers out of 1,500 at GM in South Africa will lose their jobs by July after the automaker decided to sell its local operations.

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May U.S. auto sales projected to rise -- slightly

U.S. new-vehicle sales are expected to rise very slightly in May from a year ago, narrowly snapping the industry's streak of four consecutive monthly declines. But one forecaster is cutting its outlook for the year after the spring selling season has come in weaker than anticipated.

| UPDATED: 5/23/17 9:46 a.m. ET - adds Ford comment
Ford's leadership reboot brings focus on Europe

Ford's replacement of CEO Mark Fields with turnaround specialist Jim Hackett has put its European operations under scrutiny, with industry watchers speculating whether the company will exit the region like its rival, GM.


Innovations at the Indianapolis 500

Technological advancements tested on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's historic 2.5-mile oval have transitioned to everyday production models since the very first race.


Trade officials seek end to border hassles

North American trade officials say synchronizing regulations and improving infrastructure at ports of entry are as important as trade agreements. The goal is the free movement of cross-border goods.

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