The National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. is investigating more than 880,000 '99-'00 Ford Motor Co. Super Duty F-Series pickup trucks due to a potential problem with the steering system. Forty-one crashes and 11 injuries related to the problem have been reported. • Fiat SpA says it plans to spend about $10 million to manufacture 4,000 of its Alfa Romeo 156 sports sedans annually at a General Motors Corp. plant in Thailand beginning 2002. • Toyota Motor Corp. will step up production ...

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