Fiat Chrysler, Michigan are joining federal self-driving car initiative

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is among the nine companies participating in a U.S. Department of Transportation initiative created for improving the safety and testing transparency of self-driving cars, and Michigan is among eight states also joining the effort.  But safety advocates significantly criticized the transportation department for sticking with a voluntary approach to self-driving regulation that critics […]

Auto suppliers warn Michigan on new delays in restarting production

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Major U.S. auto suppliers informed Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer they are ready to resume production and raised alarm about new delays to restarting operations. Following the spread of the coronavirus, most auto suppliers stopped operations in late March as automakers shut down their factories. Now uncertainty regarding when Michigan will permit the resumption of operations is causing […]

General Motors, Ford and Fiat target May 18 restart date in the US

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General Motors, Ford Motor and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles are targeting May 18 to restart some production at their U.S. plants after shutting down plants in March because of the spread of the coronavirus, the Wall Street Journal reported. Executives from the companies in recent times tentatively settled on the timeline after talks with the leaders […]