In the following video, Motley Fool industrials analyst Blake Bos discusses three big stories in the auto sector today. He tells us about some key long-term investments that Ford (NYSE:F) is making in Michigan, and why that could be particularly exciting for sales of the company's Fusion. We also hear about why Toyota's (NYSE:TM) court settlement of $1.1B was only a temporary setback, and should be something that gets investors interested. Finally, we hear how General Motors may be giving away its crown as the number one automaker in the world.