GM exec meets mayor of South Korea's biggest factory town on restructuring effort
GM called for cooperation over its restructuring effort in South Korea as a top executive of the automaker met the mayor of the South Korean city of Incheon, home of the unit's largest plant.
GM looks to cut international costs, restructure Korean operations
After unprecedented restructuring in recent years, General Motors is looking for more ways to cut costs at its international business operations.
GM execs reflect on Holden's legacy, and its future
Several of GM's highest-ranking executives rose through the ranks at Holden. They were saddened to see the end of car manufacturing in Australia.
Nissan's ePower tech coming to U.S. vehicles
Nissan's ePower technology has been something of a sensation in Japan. Now the automaker wants to bring it to the United States.
A floating car is born from the carnage of Japan's tsunami
A former employee of a Toyota subsidiary started to build a watertight EV that can float in floods, or even cruise at low speeds. His startup has notable backers and a functioning prototype.
U.S. automaker spurs new ocean service to speed exports to Australia, New Zealand
Automakers will have another shipping option from the United States to Australia and New Zealand when Hoeegh Autoliners in March begins offering a monthly direct service from the Port of Baltimore.
400 deaths a day force India to take car safety seriously
In India, more than 150,000 people are killed each year in traffic accidents. The government is attempting to curb the carnage caused by everything from speeding two-wheelers to cars not equipped with airbags.
Former Toyota President Tatsuro Toyoda dies at 88
Tatsuro Toyoda, the second son of Toyota Motor Corp.'s founder and whose short tenure as the company president in the 1990s was marked by health issues, has died at 88.
U.S.-Korea trade talks pit pickup trucks against nuclear threat
Talks starting Friday to amend a U.S.-South Korean trade deal must balance President Donald Trump's domestic agenda against the need to contain a nuclear armed North Korea.
Kenichi Yamamoto, champion of Mazda's rotary engine, dies at 95
Kenichi Yamamoto, the former Mazda Motor Corp. president and chairman who commercialized the rotary engine, died Dec. 20, outside Tokyo at age 95.
U.S., South Korea to hold trade talks on Jan. 5 in Washington
The United States and South Korea will hold talks on the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement on Jan. 5 in Washington.
Subaru opens investigation into mileage cheating
Subaru said it was investigating whether its inspectors may have falsified data on vehicle mileage readings during final inspections conducted on cars sold in Japan.
Subaru vows to bolster training, compliance after inspection scandal
Subaru vowed to improve oversight of its final inspections after revealing uncertified staff carried out tests of new cars for the domestic market for decades.
EU will scrap tariffs on Japan-built cars in trade deal
The EU and Japan concluded negotiations on a free trade deal that will remove EU tariffs of 10 percent on Japanese cars and the 3 percent rate typically applied to car parts.
Hyundai workers resume production of Kona SUV after 2-day strike
Hyundai workers resumed production of the Kona SUV late Tuesday, ending a near two-day strike over the company's decision to expand the model's output ahead of its launch in the United States.
Mitsubishi Materials says units falsified product data for cars
Mitsubishi Materials said its subsidiaries falsified data about products, including parts for cars, for at least a year. It is the latest in a series of quality assurance scandals in Japan.
Ford, Mahindra open to teaming up on EVs in India
Ford and its Indian partner Mahindra & Mahindra could create their own EV line in India to help battle pollution from the vehicles clogging the nation's roads.