The United Auto Workers (UAW) union is worried about the impact the decline of sedans will have on jobs in the United States. "We are tracking it and we are addressing it," UAW president Dennis Williams told Reuters. He added he's in talks with General Motors to find a solution that would preserve as many jobs as possible.
Ford has confirmed it will stop selling the tiny Fiesta in the United States. "In North America, especially the U.S., the demand for such vehicles is declining, and we are reacting accordingly," the company said.
General Motors announced Friday the launch of its GM Dev Client--an in-vehicle testing app which gives authorized developers the ability to test their applications in an actual GM car. Interested developers can register at developer.gm.com.
Jeep is serious about modernizing the Wrangler. The next-generation model -- which is known as the JL internally -- will be optionally available with a power sliding hardtop, a first in the model's long history.
A top BMW executive recently hinted MINI's long-rumored electric car might not be built in England in the wake of Brexit. However, Reuters reports the battery-powered model will be built in Oxford, England, after all.