Farley aims to tackle Ford's warranty costs in bid to boost profit
DETROIT — Quality is once again Job One at Ford. Taking a page from the automaker’s ad slogan of the 1980s and ’90s, Ford’s new chief executive, Jim Farley, is aiming to rein in rising warranty repair costs that are a key reason why the Dearborn, Michigan, automaker’s financial performance
Airless tire makers hope for breakout moment with autonomous driving
TOKYO — Makers of airless tires such as Japan’s Bridgestone Corp. hope driverless cars will herald a breakthrough for their niche technology, which is more than a decade old but underperforms standard tires in every way except resistance to puncture. Autonomous driving — and the eventual introduction of self-driving taxis
Hyundai will offer customers Lyft rides when their cars are in for service
Hyundai dealers in the United States will offer Lyft rides to customers getting their vehicles serviced at dealerships, the companies said on Tuesday, the latest in a string of partnerships by the ride services company. Dealers who subscribe to Hailer application through CDK Global will be able to offer rides
Tesla sinks nearly to the bottom of Consumer Reports reliability survey
DETROIT — Tesla Inc’s high-end Model S sedan lost its “recommended” rating and the electric carmaker slid overall by six spots to almost the bottom in Consumer Reports magazine’s annual reliability survey. Every domestic automaker landed in the bottom half of the magazine’s new-car reliability rankings, which include data collected