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U.S. DOT grants will help BMW's S.C. plant, connected vehicles

A $25 million U.S. transportation grant supporting the expansion of an inland port for containers will directly benefit logistics operations at BMW in South Carolina and other manufacturers in the region.

Small size keeps Brembo fast, focused

Brembo navigates the curves of supplying high-end brakes while managing the transition to brake-by-wire.

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Goodyear's PACE Award-winning run-flat tires

Goodyear’s run-flat tire enabled automakers to do away with spares, jacks and other tire-changing gear. That translated to a net vehicle weight savings, even though the innovative new tires were heavier than standard ones.

GM's Ammann vacates president role to steer AV unit

General Motors President Dan Ammann will step down from his role to become CEO of the automaker's Cruise autonomous vehicle unit. The move -- effective Jan. 1 -- emphasizes the importance of the operations to the future of GM, which plans to launch a public self-driving ride-hailing fleet in 2019.

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