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Honda unveils radical assembly line makeover
Honda, in its quest for manufacturing efficiency, has turned the traditional assembly line model on its head. A new approach launched in Thailand in March has a team of workers follow the car down the line, with the workers and vehicle sitting on disc-shaped platforms like frogs floating on a lily pad.
Toyota sees China sales on target, aided by cut in inventories, tax
Toyota, after posting a 9.2 percent rise in China sales last month, is on course to meet its full-year sales target for the world's largest auto market, driven by lower retail inventories and a tax cut on small-engine cars.
Ford cleans up its diesels in Europe
Ford has joined VW and PSA in switching to a technology said to be more effective in cleaning harmful emissions from diesel engines.
TrueCar losses stabilize as dealer count rebounds
Car-shopping website TrueCar posted a first-quarter loss of $11.7 million, up slightly from $11.6 million, as the company expanded its roster of dealers and had a hand in more transactions.
Automakers, states urge White House to reject plan to open spectrumUPDATED: 5/5/16 11:47 am ET - adds details
A group of more than 50 automakers, state transportation agencies and other groups today urged the White House and other federal policymakers not to immediately open a portion of the wireless spectrum reserved for connected vehicles.
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Mann+Hummel closes on Affinia acquisition
German supplier Mann+Hummel said it closed on its acquisition of North Carolina-based Affinia Group's filtration operations. The deal was reportedly valued at $513 million.
GM and Lyft to test self-driving Chevy Bolt taxis, report says
General Motors and Lyft will reportedly begin testing self-driving Chevrolet Bolt taxis on public roads within a year.
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CDK faces investor pressure to streamline or explore a sale
Elliott Management stepped up pressure on dealership vendor CDK Global, saying the software company needed to streamline operations or explore a sale.
Tesla shares fall 5% on cash concerns, doubt about manufacturing goalsUPDATED: 5/5/16 4:25 pm ET - adds stock close
Tesla Motors shares fell 5 percent today after the company, aiming to dramatically boost production, withdrew its projection to generate more cash than it uses this year and said it will probably need to raise capital.
Nissan recalls 108,503 Rogues for potential liftgate corrosion
Nissan is recalling 108,503 Rogue crossovers for potential corrosion in the rear liftgate support device.
Fiat Chrysler says self-driving car deal with Google not exclusive
A newly-struck deal between Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles for a fleet of 100 self-driving cars is not exclusive, Fiat's Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne said today.
Magna's Q1 profit rises on increased vehicle production, Getrag acquisition
Canadian auto supplier Magna International today reported an 8 percent rise in first-quarter profit, helped by higher vehicle production in North America and Europe along with the completion of a major acquisition.
Billions are being invested in driverless cars that Americans don't want
The driverless revolution is racing forward, as inventors overcome technical challenges such as navigating at night and regulators craft new rules. Yet the rush to robot cars faces a big roadblock: People aren't ready to give up the wheel.
Ford, looking to speed tech rollout, pours $182.2M into software company Pivotal
Ford is investing $182.2 million in the Silicon Valley software company behind its new FordPass smartphone app, as it works to develop and roll out technology to customers faster.
Honda says 2 more deaths in Malaysia linked to Takata airbags
Honda said two fatal crashes in Malaysia involved ruptured airbag inflators made by Takata, bringing the global number of deaths linked to the defective devices to 13 as the U.S. ordered the Japanese supplier to widen the scale of its recalls.
Audi's Marvel tie-in helped propel the brand
Marvel Cinematic Universe and its growing catalog of movies and shows is a lush environment for automakers looking to attach themselves to pop-culture icons and big audiences.
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