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Ford will place next self-driving fleet in Washington, D.C.

Ford plans to make the nation's capital a pillar in its strategy to commercially deploy self-driving vehicles. Starting in the first quarter of 2019, the company will begin testing its autonomous-driving technology in Washington D.C.

Fiat Chrysler agrees to sell Magneti Marelli to KKR's Calsonic Kansei

Fiat Chrysler is selling its parts unit, Magneti Marelli, to Calsonic Kansei in a $7.1 billion transaction, the two companies said. The new company will be called Magneti Marelli CK Holdings.

Amid unease, dealers get clearest look yet at Ford's restructuring plan

Dealers got the clearest look to date at CEO Jim Hackett's restructuring plan. Executives vowed to freshen showrooms through shorter product development cycles.

Ford Ranger won't cannibalize F-150 sales, Joe Hinrichs says

As F-150 prices continue to climb, the automaker's head of global operations says "there's room now" for a less expensive midsize pickup in Ford's lineup.

Ford's Hinrichs says Trump tariffs make U.S. steel costliest in the world

A top Ford executive is escalating its criticism of the Trump administration's metals tariffs that the company has already said took a $1 billion bite out of profit.