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Bill Ford talks about Ford's future in Detroit

Bill Ford Jr. sat down with Automotive News and Crain's Detroit Business to talk about his company's plan for redeveloping the Michigan Central Station. Here is a transcript of that interview, edited for clarity.

Ford plots its future in a relic of Detroit's past

Ford plans a one-of-a-kind research and engineering campus in Detroit, including 2,500 employees working in a grandiose former train depot to develop the vehicles of the future.

Nissan e-Pedal electric technology gives Leaf EV some street cred

One of the Nissan Leaf's newest features, the go-cartlike e-Pedal, began life as a performance-enhancing technology prototyped for sporty driving in the Maxima sedan.

Jeep Grand Wagoneer SUV delay worries FCA dealers

FCA dealers worry that rising interest rates and fuel prices mean the overdue Jeep Grand Wagoneer luxury SUV may have missed the industry's SUV love affair.

White House aide Kraninger is Trump pick to head lending watchdog

If approved by the Senate, Kathy Kraninger, a little-known White House aide, would succeed her boss, White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, who's led the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection part-time since November.