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General Motors, Ford Motor and other automakers in the past year cut thousands of jobs and shuttered factories as industry vehicle sales slow and fears of an economic slowdown pick up.

In the past decade, there has been no shortage of optimism from automakers and tech companies like Uber and Lyft over two major emerging technologies: autonomous and electric vehicles.

General Motors’ federal racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler adds to an already tumultuous time of corruption and disruption for the global auto industry.

Ford Motor is touting its all-electric Mustang Mach-E as a performance SUV that will redefine the automaker’s lineup and expand the iconic pony car name to a new generation of car buyers.

Ford Motor is expanding its iconic Mustang franchise to include the automaker’s first-ever, all-electric SUV: the Mustang Mach-E.

Federal prosecutors have charged retired United Auto Workers Vice President Joseph Ashton, a former board member of General Motors, as part of its corruption probe into the union.

From Daimler-Chrysler to Fiat Chrysler, the former American automaker Chrysler Corp. has gallivanted around the world to find partners to assist in its growth or help keep it afloat.

Ford Motor is ending production of the Ford Flex as part of an overhaul of its vehicle lineup through 2020 to shift toward trucks and SUVs.

Ford Motor will unveil its “Mustang-inspired” all-electric SUV next month, marking the resurrection of the company’s efforts for zero-emission vehicles as the auto industry invests billions in the emerging technologies.

The UAW’s proposed deal to end the 38-day strike against General Motors includes the union’s agreement to drop a lawsuit that accused the automaker of violating the previous contract if it went ahead with plans to close some U.S. plants.

The United Auto Workers strike will continue through at least Friday as members vote on the union’s tentative deal with General Motors, but there’s no guarantee the work stoppage will end once all the votes have been tallied.

General Motors and union leaders have reached a tentative deal on a new labor contract that could end the United Auto Workers’ four-week strike against the automaker, the UAW said Wednesday.

Shares of General Motors bounced higher Tuesday as GM CEO and Chairwoman Mary Barra joined negotiations with the United Auto Workers as the two sides try to bring to a close the union’s 30-day strike.

General Motors believes its most recent proposal to the United Auto Workers is “fair and worthy” of the union’s support to end a strike against the automaker, according to the company.

Pressure is building on General Motors and the United Auto Workers to reach a deal to end the union’s strike against the automaker, now in its 19th day.