U.S. upgrades probe into 1.33 million Ford Explorers over exhaust odors

NHTSA is upgrading a probe into 1.33 million Ford Explorer SUVs over reports of exhaust odors in vehicle compartments and exposure to carbon monoxide that may be linked to crashes and injuries.


Ford recalls 117,000 vehicles for risk of seat belt failure

Ford is recalling nearly 117,000 vehicles because bolts in the seat, seat belt or seat belt buckle may fracture.

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Lear Q2 net rises 10% to $312 million

Lear posted a 10 percent increase in profit for the second quarter from growth in seating revenue and higher margins. The supplier reported net income of $311.9 million.

5 questions with Mercedes' director of r&d

Ola Kaellenius, head of r&d at Mercedes-Benz Cars, sat down with reporters at the launch of the updated S class and covered topics ranging from the return of the Mercedes inline-six to robot taxis to the coming of autonomy to the staying power of V-12s.

Autoliv Q2 net income drops 13.5%

Autoliv said its net income dropped 13.5 percent during the company's second quarter from a decline in North American and Chinese auto production.

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