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VW, Ford announce alliance to build commercial vans, pickups

VW, Ford announce alliance to build commercial vans, pickups

Volkswagen and Ford announced a new alliance on Tuesday to jointly develop commercial vans and pickups starting in 2022, in a bid to reduce costs in the increasingly competitive auto market.

Detroit hosts star-studded funeral for Aretha Franklin

Detroit hosts star-studded funeral for Aretha Franklin

The 76-year-old singer, beloved by millions around the world, died of cancer on August 16, closing the curtain on a glittering six-decade career that made her one of America's most celebrated artists.

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at home in Detroit aged 76

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at home in Detroit aged 76

Aretha Franklin, the preacher's daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning ‘Queen of Soul’ with such hit songs as ‘Respect’ and ‘Chain of Fools,’ died on Thursday at the age of 76, officials said.

Honda, Volvo, Ford scoop awards at Detroit auto show

Honda, Volvo, Ford scoop awards at Detroit auto show

The Detroit auto show handed out its self-proclaimed ‘Oscars of the auto industry’ on Monday, rewarding Honda, Volvo and Ford amid a crowded slate of new truck, SUV and crossover unveilings.

VW engineer jailed for 40 months in diesel case

VW engineer jailed for 40 months in diesel case

US District Court Judge Sean Cox also ordered James Liang to pay a $200,000 fine, 10 times the amount sought by federal prosecutors.

Should I take up recreational football?

Should I take up recreational football?

About 1.5mn people in the UK play “small-sided” football each week. The Football Association estimates that there are 30,000 teams of between four and seven people playing regularly.