Toyota Recalls Vehicles Globally Over Three Separate Defects
November 12 2014 5:33 AM
Toyota is the largest seller of automobiles in the world, having recently pulled ahead of other players like Volkswagen and General Motors.
In Europe, Automakers Cheat Fuel Economy Tests
November 10 2014 3:29 PM
Overinflating tires and disconnecting alternators are two of the methods used to cheat Europe’s stringent fuel economy and emissions goals.
Honda, Nissan Expand Air Bag Recalls
November 10 2014 12:12 PM
Japanese automakers limit the recalls to vehicles “originally sold or ever registered” in hot and humid regions.
Nearly One In Four Porsche Sales Is In China Right Now
November 10 2014 12:06 PM
The German luxury automaker delivered 16 percent more cars in China in October than same month last year.
Takata Hid Air Bag Problems For Years: Report
November 07 2014 1:30 AM
Workers were told to delete and destroy results of three-month-long secret tests conducted by Takata on its air bags in the U.S.
Tesla CEO Musk: Model X Sold Out For 2015
November 05 2014 10:25 PM
The billionaire founder of Tesla talks shop after company’s third quarter results.
Tesla Posts $75M Loss, Delays Model X Release
November 05 2014 5:05 PM
Tesla Motors wants more time to test its highly anticipated Model X crossover.
Bye-Bye Pentastar: Chrysler Drops Its Iconic Logo
November 05 2014 2:43 PM
Once imprinted on every car Chrysler made, the iconic logo falls to the rise of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA).
Volkswagen Recalls Over 100K Audi Sedans
November 05 2014 11:51 AM
Volkswagen Group says some recent Audi A4, S4 and Allroad cars have air bag controllers that need a software fix.
Meeting 2021 EU Standards Will Cost $1,350 Per Car
November 04 2014 4:37 PM
A new report offers a grim outlook for further reductions of vehicle greenhouse gases as all the easy stuff has been done.
China’s BMW Sales Leap 18%
November 04 2014 3:08 PM
The Asian giant is poised to overtake the Americas in sales of BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce cars.
Ford Recalls 200,000 Cars
November 04 2014 12:04 PM
More than half of the affected vehicles are the 2014 Flex crossovers and F-150 pickup trucks, which may have a passenger-side air bag problem.
Hyundai, Kia In Record Settlement With US For Overstating Mileage
November 04 2014 4:15 AM
The deal comes on top of $395 million the automakers agreed to pay last December to resolve claims from the owners of the vehicles.
US Investigates Honda Over Alleged Safety Lapses
November 04 2014 2:22 AM
Automakers are required to report claims of any death or injury involving their vehicles or parts, but Honda allegedly failed to do so.
US New Auto Sales Up 6%
November 03 2014 4:36 PM
Lower gas prices encouraged consumers to drive off in SUVs and trucks. U.S. automakers lose to Japanese sedans.
Lincoln Sales Jump On Navigator Demand
November 03 2014 11:50 AM
Fiesta, C-Max, Mustang pull Ford car sales down while 2015 F-150 truck transition impacts company’s best seller.
Hyundai, Kia to Pay $100M Fine for Overstating Mileage
November 03 2014 11:31 AM
Hyundai and Kia will pay $100 million in penalties for overstating the fuel efficiencies of some their vehicles, federal regulators announced Monday.
Chrysler's US Sales Leap 22%
November 03 2014 9:56 AM
Jeep Cherokee, Chrysler 200, Ram truck and Dodge Dart give Chrysler the best October in over a decade.
Nissan October US Sales Top 13%
November 03 2014 8:56 AM
Nissan’s luxury Infiniti brand sales drop, but core models and truck sales rise by double digits.
New Defect ID'd In Takata Air Bags Made From 2008 To 2014
November 01 2014 4:15 PM
The newly identified defect appears unrelated to the one that led to the air-bag recall affecting almost 17 million vehicles.