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Ford to build an additional 350 GT supercars, extend production 2 years

The company had previously announced plans to build 1,000 GTs through the 2020 model year. It now says it will build a total of 1,350 vehicles through 2022.

54,400 Ford F-series pickups probed by U.S. after tailgate complaints

NHTSA has opened a preliminary investigation into 54,400 Ford pickups after receiving five complaints that tailgates had unexpectedly opened while the vehicles were in motion.

Steel's latest automotive answer to aluminum competition

Advanced high-strength steel, the newest, lightest steel invented, is aiming to hold off aluminum's rise as the metal of choice for an auto industry in the midst of major changes.

Trump threatens new trade deal with Mexico

President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military and close the southern border if Mexico did not halt large groups of migrants headed for the U.S. from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

How electric car batteries are improving despite drawbacks, risks

In the race for the next generation battery, lithium-ion technology has made huge leaps in recent years. But the power packs continue to have drawbacks.