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Jason Rogers of Grand Haven has been “ducked” multiple times. And he loves it.

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LANSING — A Michigan economic development board approved more than $400 million in state incentives Wednesday for two battery factories estimated to cost $4 billion and bring 4,500 jobs to the state.

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DETROIT — President Joe Biden, a "car guy" with his own vintage Corvette, showcased his administration's efforts to promote electric vehicles during a visit Wednesday to the Detroit auto show.

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PONTIAC — Thundering gas-powered muscle cars, for decades a fixture of American culture, will be closing in on their final Saturday night cruises in the coming years as automakers begin replacing them with super-fast cars that run on batteries.

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DETROIT — U.S. new vehicle sales tumbled more than 21 percent in the second quarter compared with a year ago as the global semiconductor shortage continued to cause production problems for the industry.

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Not long after Randy King parked his 1920s-style revamped car with an exposed engine on Grand Haven’s Washington Avenue to grab some coffee Wednesday afternoon, he was approached by a fellow car lover and people who stopped to take pictures and admire the unique vehicle.

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MUSKEGON — For Tesla owner Brent Peterson, the most unique part of this year’s Michigan Tesla Meet-Up was seeing how different people customized and personalized their vehicles.

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AVON LAKE, Ohio — Ford will add 6,200 factory jobs in Michigan, Missouri and Ohio as it prepares to build more electric vehicles and roll out two redesigned combustion-engine models.

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DETROIT — Two years after the pandemic tore through the economy, America’s auto market looks something like this: Prices are drastically up. Supply is drastically down. And gasoline costs drastically more.

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DETROIT — New vehicles sold in the U.S. will have to average at least 40 miles per gallon of gasoline in 2026, up from about 28 mpg, under new federal rules unveiled Friday that undo a rollback of standards enacted under President Donald Trump.

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2021 was an unusual year for the automotive industry. While customer demand for new cars rebounded from the economic uncertainty of 2020, automakers found themselves unable to meet that demand because of semiconductor chip shortages and supply chain problems. So what should car shoppers expe…

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LANSING (contributed) — The Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) is encouraging consumers to be on the lookout for scammers who may try to exploit the recent announcement that Michigan drivers will be receiving refunds from the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Associati…

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DETROIT — On the assembly floor of General Motors’ newly opened Factory Zero electric vehicle plant, President Joe Biden on Wednesday took a victory lap on passage of the bipartisan infrastructure bill and pitched the importance of further spending to accelerate EV adoption.

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As John Young sat inside the Morning Star Cafe, enjoying a late breakfast Thursday, dozens of people walked by and gave admiring looks to Young’s vehicle parked in front of the restaurant along Washington Avenue.

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LANSING — The state of Michigan and some private partners are taking steps toward building or assigning dedicated lanes for automated vehicles on a 40-mile stretch of highway between Detroit and Ann Arbor.

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DETROIT — Major U.S. automakers are planning to reopen North American factories within two weeks, potentially putting thousands of workers back on the assembly line as part of a gradual return to normality.

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DETROIT — General Motors decision to pull out of Australia, New Zealand and Thailand as part of a strategy to exit markets that don’t produce adequate returns on investments raised dismay Monday from officials concerned over job losses.

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LANSING — Michigan on Wednesday agreed to revise decade-long tax breaks for General Motors in exchange for the company’s commitment to spend at least $3.5 billion more over 10 years, including to build electric pickup trucks in Detroit.

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DETROIT — On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter.

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The auto insurance reform that was recently signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will bring significant changes, including choices in personal injury protection coverage amounts and banning insurance companies from using non-driving factors to set rates.

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LANSING — The Republican-led Michigan House early Thursday approved a plan to reduce the state's high auto insurance premiums, moving to no longer require that drivers buy unlimited medical benefits through their car insurer to cover crash injuries.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — In the world of autonomous vehicles, Pittsburgh, Phoenix and Silicon Valley are bustling hubs of development and testing. But ask those involved in self-driving vehicles when we might actually see them carrying passengers in every city, and you'll get an almost universal an…

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of workers at four General Motors plants slated to close this year are facing a painful choice: Take the company's offer to work at another factory — possibly hundreds of miles away — even if that means leaving behind their families, their homes and everything th…

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Automobile infotainment systems have evolved in recent years from simple stereo head units to massive touchscreen centerpieces responsible for all sorts of in-car activities. Infotainment systems can manage climate control, navigation and even seat adjustments. That's on top of providing dis…

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The sting from a major restructuring at General Motors and its planned closings of five North American factories in the coming months is putting thousands of jobs at auto parts suppliers at stake, as well.