GM, Ford and Toyota join to advance self-driving innovation

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Three major automakers stated on Wednesday they were establishing a consortium to help draw up safety standards for self-driving vehicles that could eventually help forming regulations in the United States. General Motors, Ford Motor and Toyota Motor stated they were joining forces with automotive engineering group SAE International to form autonomous vehicle “safety guiding principles […]

U.S. March and quarter one auto sales drop in weak start to this year

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Significant automakers on Tuesday reported weak U.S. sales for March and the first quarter, mentioning a rough start to the year, but stated a robust economy and strong labor market should support consumers to purchase more vehicles as 2019 rolls on. Passenger-car sales had a hard time throughout the January-March quarter compared with the same […]

Volkswagen in talks to purchase stake in Ford’s Argo unit

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Volkswagen has signed a deal to develop a pickup truck with U.S. competitor Ford and carries on discussions about extending its alliance to consist autonomous driving and mobility services, the German automaker stated. In June 2018 VW and Ford revealed they were in discussions to jointly develop a range of commercial vehicles and later expanded […]