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Chevrolet bringing tiny Trax SUV to US and China

NEW YORK (AP) -- Chevrolet's smallest SUV is heading to its biggest markets....

US agency closes probe into Ford pickup trucks

DETROIT (AP) -- U.S. safety regulators have decided against seeking a recall of Ford F-150 pickup trucks after investigating complaints about reduced power in EcoBoost engines....

GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave in recall case

DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors has suspended two engineers in the first disciplinary action stemming from its mishandled recall of more than 2 million small cars for a deadly ignition switch problem. But the company also said a second ignition part in the cars must be fixed, boosting first-quarter recall costs above $1 billion....

Ford recalls nearly 435,000 vehicles

DETROIT (AP) -- Ford is recalling nearly 435,000 cars and SUVs to fix rusting frame parts or faulty seats....

Ford's Russian joint venture cuts about 950 jobs

Ford Motor Co. says its Russian joint venture is cutting 950 jobs due to falling sales and the declining value of the ruble....

Under fire: GM's Barra deflects hard questions

WASHINGTON (AP) -- General Motors CEO Mary Barra didn't squirm on the hot seat Tuesday. On the job less than three months, she calmly answered or deflected tough questions from a congressional committee about faulty parts responsible for at least 13 deaths and the recall of 2.6 million cars....