.Detroit, MI, USA
Automakers reported that U.S. dealers had just under a million new vehicles on their lots in August. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • General Motors announced halting production at eight plants
  • Ford will stop making pickups at its Kansas City Assembly Plant
  • The cuts will compound an already short supply of cars, trucks and SUVs on dealer lots 

.United States
GM said the Bolts should be parked outdoors until the modules are replaced. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@GM)

  • The recall raises questions about lithium ion batteries
  • The recall will cost the company about $1 billion
  • Owners will be notified as soon as replacement parts are ready