Ford recalls F-Series pickups that could shift out of ‘park’

Ford is recalling certain 2011 F-150 pickups and 2012 F-250, F-350, F-450 an d F-550 heavy-duty trucks for transmissions that can be shifted out of “park” without pressing the brake pedal, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced today. The problem with the brake/shift interlock violates federal safety regulations and would allow shifting into gear…


GM Invests $380 Million in Wentzville Assembly Plant Plant to become home to new Chevy Colorado, creating or retaining about 1,260 jobs

WENTZVILLE, Mo. – General Motors will investapproximately $380 million to prepare the Wentzville Assembly plant for production of an all-new Chevrolet Colorado midsize pickup, creating or retaining about 1,260 jobs hourly and salaried jobs. “The all-new Colorado builds on Chevrolet’s strong truck heritage,” said Cathy Clegg, GM vice president of Labor Relations. “As we celebrate…