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Original "Bullitt" Mustang Sales For Record Price

(CNN) - The car featured in one of the most famous movie car chases is now the most expensive Mustang ever. It's a green Ford Mustang GT driven by Steve McQueen in the 1968 movie, 'Bullitt'. The Mustang is…

Ford Recalls 231K Trucks Over Tailgate Issues

(CNN) - Ford Motor company has issued a safety recall in North America, because tailgates keep opening unintentionally. In a statement released Friday, the company said it is recalling select Ford F-250, F-350, and F-450 Super Duty trucks, but…

GM'S Electric Pickup To Go On Sale In 2021

(CNN) - The battle for electric trucks is heating up. GM says it will have an electric pick-up truck ready for market by the fall of 2021. That announcement was made during an investor meeting Thursday, but was quickly…

Ford And UAW Reach Deal To Avoid Strike

(CNN) - Ford has struck a tentative deal to avoid a strike with its workers. The two sides announced they reached an agreement late Wednesday. No details of the deal have been released. Talks about labor union contracts began…

Automakers Commit To Reducing Hot Car Deaths

(CNN) - Automakers are making a pledge to reduce hot car deaths. The alliance of automobile manufacturers says 20 automakers; including General Motors, Ford, BMW, Toyota, and Honda have promised to install rear seat reminder features in all cars…

Ford Creates Its Most Powerful Car 'Ever'

(CNN) - Ford's new Mustang Shelby GT 500 will be the company's most powerful car ever. The 2020 model will have a 760 horsepower V8 engine, it can go from zero to 60 in 3.5 seconds. Ford hasn't released…

Ford To Lay Off 7,000 Salaried Workers

(CNN) - Job cuts at Ford Motor Company. The U.S. automaker says it's shedding 10 percent of its salaried staff worldwide. That's 7,000 jobs. Ford says affected workers will begin to be notified Tuesday and all of those losing…

Ford Invests $500M In Electric Truck Maker Rivian

(CNN) - Ford is stepping up its commitment to electric-powered vehicles. The U.S. automaker says it will invest $500 million in electric pickup truck maker Rivian. Ford says the two companies plan to work together to develop a Ford…

Ford Adding 30 New Models In China Over 3 Years

(CNN) - Ford announced Wednesday it is launching more than 30 new Ford and Lincoln vehicles in China over the next three years. The American carmaker says about 1/3 of them will be electric vehicles, which are selling well…

Ford To Close Three Plants In Russia

(CNN) - Ford is closing three of its four plants in Russia. The closures include assembly lines in Naberezhnye Chelny and St. Petersburg, and an engine plant in Yelabuga. It's unclear how many jobs will be affected. Ford announced…