Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. EST

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Ford Motor Co. says it is cutting jobs in Europe in a wide-ranging restructuring as it focuses on its most profitable models and shifts production towards electric cars. In a statement, the company said Thursday that “structural cost improvements will be supported by a reduction of surplus labor,” both hourly and salaried.

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is listing a drug commonly used to treat nerve pain and seizures as a controlled substance, a step intended to fight the opioid epidemic. The drug is called Gabapentin and also is known as Neurontin. The state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs says it can have potentially harmful effects when combined with other opioids. The department also is revising training standards for those who prescribe and dispense opioids and other controlled substances.

MCFARLAND, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a snowmobiler who had been missing since the weekend in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has been found dead. Marquette County Sheriff Greg Zyburt tells WLUC-TV that the body of Dennis Pellinen of Ishpeming was found Wednesday by sheriff’s deputies at the scene of a crashed snowmobile. Pellinen was last seen Sunday. His disappearance prompted days of searching after he didn’t show up for work Monday. Heavy snow made the search more difficult.

JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s Public Service Commission has approved Jackson-based Consumers Energy’s PowerMIDrive electric vehicle charging program. The three-year, $10 million pilot program supports the state’s growing electric vehicle market through new rates, rebates and customer education. The program includes a Nighttime Savers Rate to encourage drivers to charge their electric vehicles between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.