Toyota Expands Takata Air Bag Recall In Japan, China; Cause Unknown
December 04 2014 4:04 AM
Toyota said it would recall 185,000 vehicles across 19 models including the Corolla and Alphard in Japan, and 5,000 in China.
Pent-Up Demand, Cheap Gas, Aggressive Deals
December 03 2014 11:48 AM
The U.S. auto industry is now 1.1 million new-vehicle sales away from recovering to pre-recession levels. And 2015 could be even better.
Takata Puts Extended Recall Onus On Automakers
December 03 2014 1:11 AM
Takata has refused to accede to the NHTSA's demand even as automakers plan to initiate a joint inquiry into the company's air bags.
Black Friday Deals Deliver Best November Car Sales Since 2003
December 02 2014 4:01 PM
Black Friday deals pushed November car sales in the U.S. to highest level in more than a decade.
GM Recalls SUVs That Were Recently Recalled
December 01 2014 5:08 PM
First it was an electrical short problem in the automatic windows switch; now it’s a problem with the headlamps.
Japan Worried About Takata Fallout
November 28 2014 2:49 AM
About 14 million vehicles have so far been recalled globally due to problems linked to air bags manufactured by Takata.
Toyota Recalls More Cars Over Takata Air Bags
November 27 2014 1:47 AM
Toyota's action follows a recall by rival Honda Motor Co for the same problem two weeks ago.
Turkey Day Traveling: Google Maps’ Top 5 Tips
November 26 2014 3:23 AM
Don't leave on Wednesday. If you must, avoid heavy traffic hours between 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Japan Sets Up Task Force To Handle Takata Air Bag Recalls
November 25 2014 3:31 AM
Takata, which is the subject of a criminal investigation in the U.S. due to faulty air bags, is also facing over 20 class-action lawsuits.
Takata Exec Raked Over Coals About Those Air Bags
November 20 2014 5:08 PM
Company that made those explosive air bags warns that cars in humid climates really need to be fixed immediately.
Handling Of Air Bag Recall Lacks Clarity, Says Senator
November 20 2014 12:35 PM
Do you know the difference between a "service campaign" and a "recall"? You’re not alone.
Senator: Owners Of Recalled Autos Should Get Loaner Cars During Takata Air Bag Fix
November 20 2014 10:59 AM
Sen. Bill Nelson said consumers should get loaner cars while automakers fix those explosive Takata air bags.
Arizona Sues General Motors
November 20 2014 7:21 AM
General Motors, which had recalled 2.6 million cars because of faulty ignition switches, is running a compensation program for the problem.
A Tech Futurist's Warning To The Auto Industry
November 19 2014 3:13 PM
Business strategist Peter Schwartz says cars could wind up simply being the hardware that carries tech industry software.
Android Apps, Now For Your Car
November 19 2014 12:13 PM
Google now allows developers to make Android apps for "car-optimized" audio playback and messaging.
Feds Demand Nationwide Takata Airbag Recall
November 18 2014 7:47 PM
The current recall is confined to areas with persistently high humidity. Federal officials demand that it be expanded nationwide.
Infiniti's New Q Is 'Good Enough'
November 18 2014 2:52 PM
Infiniti needs a serious flagship to change the public’s perception of the brand and sell more vehicles. Enter the newest member of the Q family: the Q70S.
Europe Car Sales Up, Thanks To Discounting
November 18 2014 11:00 AM
E.U. consumers bought a million cars last month, led by U.K. demand. Ford sales are up; GM's are down.
Ford To Make Electric Cars 'Attainable To The Masses:' CEO
November 18 2014 12:19 AM
Mark Fields told Yahoo Finance that while Tesla is focused on high-end consumers, Ford intends to make affordable electric cars.
Automakers Should Do More On Privacy, Critics Say
November 17 2014 3:06 PM
Top automakers have outlined consumer privacy principles for connected cars. Here’s what’s lacking, according to critics.