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Michigan plans to allow fully driverless cars on its roads

Michigan plans to allow fully driverless cars on its roads

A recently introduced piece of legislation in Michigan could make the state the first US one that would give automakers full freedom over their driverless projects. Michigan plans to become a leading state of the autonomous trend, by proposing a legislation aiming to allow carmakers to fully test, produce and […]

US: average fuel economy slips away in August

US: average fuel economy slips away in August

With sales driven more and more by larger crossovers, sport utility vehicles and pickup trucks, the average stated fuel economy of new light vehicles sold in the United States was lower in August. According to the latest report on the matter released by the University of Michigan, the upfront average […]

US: Michigan seeks promotion of automotive jobs

US: Michigan seeks promotion of automotive jobs

The US state is home to the Detroit three – GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler – so naturally it has a deep automotive culture, but Governor Rick Snyder recently took another step further and introduced an auto jobs “PR” program. Snyder announced on Wednesday a new program that would seek […]

GM keeping small car production in the US

GM keeping small car production in the US

After Ford last week announced it would shift away from its Michigan Assembly factory in suburban Detroit the production of two of its compact cars, questions were immediately raised about General Motors small car situation. Now, General Motors chief executive officer Mary Barra has tamed the storm, claiming the largest […]