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Ford says jobs at Mich. plant will be shifted, not cut

The UAW is warning of as many as 230 layoffs at a Ford transmission plant in Michigan, though the company says workers will be offered jobs at another plant.

Brembo exec explains why being small helps in fast-changing industry

After the global financial crisis Italian supplier Brembo focused on its core brakes business. It sees its small size compared with giants such as Bosch and Continental as an advantage but is now looking to grow, Executive Deputy Chairman Matteo Tiraboschi said in an interview.

Lincoln puts standalone store plans on hold to address dealer concerns

Four months after announcing plans to encourage dozens of dealers to invest in standalone stores, Lincoln is temporarily postponing the program amid concerns expressed by some retailers.

Ford set to end production at Blanquefort in France

Ford will end production at its Blanquefort plant in France by late August next year after rejecting a rescue deal for the factory, in a move which drew the ire of France's finance minister because of the risk of large-scale job losses.

Ghosn's sister sued by Nissan for 'unjust enrichment'

Nissan sued ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn's sister on Tuesday in a Rio de Janeiro court for "unjust enrichment," according to judicial records seen by Reuters.