FORD DELIVERS ETHANOL HYBRIDS TO WASHINGTON
Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-MI, Sen. Carl Levin, D-MI, and Sen. Christopher Bond, R-MO, (L to R) participate in a news conference announcing Ford Motor Company's deliverance of several Ford Escape Hybrid E85 vehicles to various DC-area organizations for real world testing on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 13, 2007. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
The toughest road tests conducted by U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co. no longer have humans behind the wheel, the company said.
U.S. markets snapped back from Friday's losses, despite mixed economic data.
Ford Motor Company sales rose 14.1 percent in May compared to the same month of 2012, leading the sales gains among U.S. automakers, a research firm said.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is taking a close look at 400,000 Ford F-150 pickups with 3.5-liter EcoBoost gasoline engines because of a lack of power in some circumstances.
U.S. officials said Sunday they are looking into consumer complaints about "sharp acceleration reduction" in the engines of some Ford Motor Co. pickups.
U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co. said it will bump up production in 2013 by 200,000 vehicles, due in part to increased demand on the West Coast.
Retail chain Walmart retook its spot at the top of the Fortune 500 list of the largest U.S. companies, the magazine said Monday.
New car registration in the 27-member Europe Union dropped 10.2 percent in March from the same month of 2012, a trade group reported.
U.S. automakers Ford Motor Co. and General Motors said Monday they would join forces to develop energy-saving nine- and 10-speed transmissions.
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