Owners of 4.7 million vehicles in the U.S. are being urged by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to respond immediately to recalls to fix defective airbags in their cars and trucks.
Carmakers have been recalling vehicles for more than five years to replace flawed Takata Corp. airbag inflators in some [...]
Ford Cuts Focus EV Price Again
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 2:38 am
Ford Motor Co. has slashed the retail price of its Focus Electric sedan again, this...
NHTSA Urges “Immediate Action” on Takata Airbag Recalls
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 12:42 am
Owners of 4.7 million vehicles in the U.S. are being urged by the National Highway...
GM Raises Ignition-Switch Death Toll to 29
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 12:09 am
The General Motors Co.’s compensation fund for victims of defective ignition switches in 2.6 million...
Toyota Adds 247,000 Vehicle to Takata Airbag Recall
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 3:27 pm
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling another 247,000 cars, pickup trucks and SUVs to replace Takata...
U.S. Gasoline Prices Drop to Four-Year Low
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 1:45 am
The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the U.S. starts the week at...
GM Expands Credit Line
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 12:39 am
General Motors Co. is replacing an existing $11 billion credit line with two facilities that...
UAW, Politicos Rally to Keep Jeep Production in Toledo
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 12:19 am
Union and state political representatives are launching a coordinated effort to retain production of the...
Mid-Market Luxury Cars
Posted: October 18, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Luxury car makers haven’t been able to coax consumers into buying lower-priced models in the...
UPDATE: Takata Implicated in 4th U.S. Fatality
Posted: October 17, 2014 at 1:51 pm
A fatal crash earlier this month in Florida is the fourth to date in which...
GM’s Beleaguered Chief Attorney to Retire
Posted: October 17, 2014 at 1:23 pm
Michael Millikin, General Motors Co.’s general counsel for the past five years, is retiring early...
Oil Prices Continue to Fall
Posted: October 17, 2014 at 12:35 am
Daily worldwide demand for oil in 2014 will grow by its slowest pace in 15...
Federal-Mogul Hires Former Fiat Brand Chief Soave
Posted: October 17, 2014 at 12:22 am
Federal-Mogul Motorparts has hired Laura Soave to be its top marketing and communications officer, effective...
Takata Airbag Flaw Tied to Third U.S. Fatality
Posted: October 16, 2014 at 5:59 pm
A fatal car crash in California a year ago appears to involve a defective Takata...
Fire Risk Prompts Two Chrysler Recalls
Posted: October 16, 2014 at 12:47 pm
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is launching two global recalls to repair sources of fires in...
Michigan Governor Ponders Anti-Tesla Law
Posted: October 16, 2014 at 12:23 am
Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder has until Oct. 21 to decide whether to sign or veto...
Freescale Touts World’s Smallest Tire Pressure Monitor System
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 2:31 am
Freescale Semiconductor Inc. says its new integrated tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) is half the...
Audi Demonstrates Self-Driving Car at 142 mph
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 12:17 pm
Audi AG showed off its automatic driving system on Saturday at Germany’s Hockenheim race track...
Report: Dozens of Production Problems Plagued Takata Airbag Inflators
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 1:05 am
Takata Corp. engineers struggled between 2001 and 2003 to cure at least 45 manufacturing problems...
VW Recalls 1.1 Million Cars for Post-Crash Suspension Problem
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 12:44 am
Volkswagen AG is launching a global recall to remedy rear suspension parts in 1.1 million...
Siemens Debuts Integrated Motor and Inverter for EVs
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 12:21 am
Siemens AG says its electric motor with built-in DC-to-AC inverter saves cost, reduces weight and...
Hyundai-Kia Ponder Diesels for U.S. Market
Posted: October 17, 2014 at 12:29 am
Hyundai Motor Co. and its Kia Motors Corp. affiliate are revisiting a plan to offer...
Researchers Tout 20-Year Lithium-Ion Battery
Posted: October 17, 2014 at 12:14 am
Researchers at Singapore’s Nanyang Technology University have developed a lithium-ion battery for vehicles they say...
GM Expands Landfill-Free Sites
Posted: October 16, 2014 at 3:47 pm
General Motors Co. has added another 11 facilities worldwide to its list of operations that...
Honda Launches Audit of Safety Reports to NHTSA
Posted: October 16, 2014 at 2:49 pm
Honda Motor Co. says it began a third-party audit last month into its process of...
Mercedes Details Powertrain Strategy
Posted: October 16, 2014 at 1:49 am
Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit plans an array of smaller boosted piston engines, hybrid powertrains, battery...
Audi to Preview New Design Theme at LA Auto Show
Posted: October 15, 2014 at 9:49 pm
Audi AG will unveil its new and sportier design direction in November at the Los...
Hitachi Rolls Out a Suite of Self-Driving Technologies
Posted: October 15, 2014 at 8:45 pm
Hitachi Automotive Systems Ltd. is touting a collection of automatic driving features it intends to...
BYD Unveils 60-Foot Electric Bus
Posted: October 15, 2014 at 5:01 am
BYD Motors Inc. has introduced an all-electric articulated bus it says can carry as many...
Teardown Reveals the Power Behind Tesla’s Displays
Posted: October 14, 2014 at 9:09 pm
The monitor-like IP and giant display screen in Tesla Motors Inc.’s Model S electric sedan...
Ford, NextEnergy Launch LED Tech Challenge
Posted: October 14, 2014 at 6:37 pm
Ford Motor Co. and Detroit-based technology accelerator NextEnergy are challenging researchers to come up with...
Novelis Opens Aluminum Sheet Plant in China
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 1:47 am
Novelis Inc. has launched production at China’s first plant dedicated to making heat-treated aluminum sheet...
Valeo Sales Jump 36% in China
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 12:41 am
Valeo SA, which operates 26 plants in China, says it plans to open seven more...
JLR to Add Discovery Sport SUV Production in China
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 12:21 am
Jaguar Land Rover and partner Chery Automobile Co. Ltd. officially began making the Range Rover...
PSA-Dongfeng Begin Construction of Fourth China Factory
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 12:15 am
Dongfeng Motor Group Co. and partner PSA Peugeot Citroen have broken ground in Chengdu for...
Tesla Begins Online EV Sales in China
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 5:53 pm
California-based Tesla Motors Inc. has begun taking online orders in China for its Model S...
Ghosn Predicts 800,000 Sales for Renault in China
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 12:54 am
Renault-Nissan alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn tells Automotive News Europe that Renault, which sold 32,000 vehicles...
IAC Adds Two Plants in China
Posted: October 17, 2014 at 2:24 pm
International Automotive Components Group has opened two more factories in Changshu, China, bringing to 26...
Nissan Tests EV-to-Grid Power Management
Posted: October 17, 2014 at 12:09 am
Nissan Motor Corp. has begun testing a system to use electric vehicles to help ease...
Deutsche Telekom, China Mobile Plan Connected-Car Network for China
Posted: October 16, 2014 at 2:03 am
Next year Deutsche Telekom and China Mobile plan to form a joint venture to create...
Japan’s Carmakers Boost Imports of Their Foreign-Made Models
Posted: October 16, 2014 at 12:44 am
The weak yen is prompting several Japanese carmakers to supply their home market in part...
Ashok Leyland to Make Electric Buses in India
Posted: October 16, 2014 at 12:35 am
Chennai-based truckmaker Ashok Leyland Ltd. tells reporters it plans to begin making all-electric buses in...
Toyota Plans December Debut for Fuel-Cell Car
Posted: October 15, 2014 at 10:19 pm
Toyota Motor Corp. will begin selling the first of its new four-passenger fuel-cell cars in...
China’s Inflation Rate Drops to 5-Year Low
Posted: October 15, 2014 at 3:37 am
China’s consumer price index, which grew 2% in August, advanced only 1.6% in September, according...
Toyota Recalls 1.7 Million Vehicles Worldwide
Posted: October 15, 2014 at 3:28 am
Toyota Motor Corp. is preparing to recall 1.67 million vehicles worldwide to remedy three brake...
Maruti Suzuki Adds Upscale Ciaz to India Lineup
Posted: October 14, 2014 at 3:40 am
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. is best-known in its home market for its low-cost small hatchbacks....
Rolls-Royce Still Undecided on SUV Model
Posted: October 21, 2014 at 2:08 am
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd. estimates about half the passenger vehicles sold worldwide are SUVs or...
Caterham F1 Team Enters Administration
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 6:16 pm
Caterham Sports Ltd., whose Formula One team hasn’t earned a single point in five years,...
JLR Ponders a U.S. Assembly Plant
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 4:32 pm
Jaguar Land Rover is in talks with several states in the southern U.S. about erecting...
Ford Expands Diesel Capacity in U.K.
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 1:09 am
Ford Motor Co. is spending £390 million (€492 million) to complete an expansion of clean-diesel...
Porsche Holds a Concert in the Sistine Chapel
Posted: October 20, 2014 at 1:01 am
On Saturday Porsche AG became the first company to rent the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel in...
Car Sales in Europe Rise 6%
Posted: October 17, 2014 at 10:19 am
September deliveries of new passenger vehicles climbed to 1.27 million across Europe compared with 1.20...
Volvo Adds Third Shift to Make XC90 Crossovers
Posted: October 17, 2014 at 12:01 am
Volvo Car Corp. is boosting the workforce nearly 40% at its Torslanda, Gothenburg, assembly plant...
Renault, Nissan Lose in Electric Taxi Sales in Belgium
Posted: October 16, 2014 at 8:15 pm
Electric taxis from the Renault-Nissan alliance have failed to excite fleet operators in Belgium, who...
VW Narrowly Outsells GM
Posted: October 15, 2014 at 1:37 pm
Volkswagen Group reports global passenger vehicle sales of 7.40 million in the first nine months...
Germany Cuts Growth Forecast
Posted: October 15, 2014 at 3:47 am
Citing unfavorable external factors, Germany now expects its economy to expand only 1.2% this year...
Investors Remain Cautious about Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Posted: October 15, 2014 at 3:02 am
Investors have responded cautiously so far to this week’s listing of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV...
Daimler Triples Its Cash Flow
Posted: October 14, 2014 at 9:23 pm
Daimler AG says the free cash flow of its industrial business jumped to €5.4 billion...
Toyota to Make Mini-SUVs in Turkey
Posted: October 14, 2014 at 7:21 pm
Toyota Motor Corp. is preparing to build a new mini-SUV at its factory in Adapazari,...
Investor Confidence Drops Again for Germany, Eurozone
Posted: October 14, 2014 at 11:46 am
The financial market’s near-term confidence in Germany’s economy has declined for the 10th consecutive month,...
VW Extends Research Pact with FAW in China
Posted: October 13, 2014 at 2:44 am
Volkswagen AG and China’s FAW Group Corp. have agreed to broaden their 20-year-old product development...
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