Tag: U.S.

GM to recall 6 million vehicles in U.S. over Takata airbag issue

General Motors (GM) will recall 5.9 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially dangerous Takata airbag inflators. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced the decision on Monday, November 23, and comes despite claims by GM that the airbags in its vehicles are safe. The NHTSA’s decision is part of the largest multi-automaker…

Ford accelerates electric-vehicle manufacturing in U.S. and Mexico

Ford Motor Co. is accelerating its shift to electric-vehicle manufacturing, boosting the number of workers who will make an electric version of its F-150 pickup and adding a plug-in model at a Mexican factory building battery-powered Mustangs. The automaker also will manufacture a battery-powered Transit van at its facility near Kansas City, Missouri, investing $…