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Toyota, Honda, Fiat Chrysler must do 'follow up' recalls of 2.12 million vehicles

10:55 am U.S. ET | Jan. 31, 2015 | UPDATED: 1/31/15 12:20 pm ET - adds details on injuries
Honda, Toyota and Fiat Chrysler will do "follow up" recalls of about 2.... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler to abandon sub-$25,000 minivans

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 31, 2015
Fiat Chrysler plans to abandon the bottom end of its minivan lineup next year as the redesigned 2017 Chrysler Town & Country replaces the existing model and the Dodge Grand Caravan.... Read More »

 
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Nissan vehicles to use common visible parts

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 31, 2015
Nissan's modular platform saves money by using common components. But owners rarely notice; most of the shared parts are unseen under the hood.... Read More »

Ford on verge of promoting newer UAW hires to top-tier pay for first time

6:15 am U.S. ET | Jan. 30, 2015
Ford has exceeded its cap on employees earning second-tier wages and will promote 55 workers hired in 2010 to its top wage scale, the UAW said late...... Read More »

THE GM RECALL

GM ignition-switch victims accepting offers, Feinberg says

4:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 30, 2015
General Motors' compensation program for victims of ignition-switch accidents is meeting its goal of sidelining many potential lawsuits, according to...... Read More »

BMW, Toyota may cooperate on entry-level Mini, report says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 30, 2015
BMW and Toyota may cooperate on a small, decontented entry model for the Mini lineup that would be called the Minor, a German media report said.... Read More »

Honda crash death exposes weaknesses in recall system

2:24 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 30, 2015
The driver of a 2002 Honda Accord who died earlier this month in a crash involving a ruptured Takata airbag inflator hadn't been notified that his...... Read More »

Honda cuts profit target as Takata airbag recalls bite

2:52 am U.S. ET | Jan. 30, 2015
Honda sliced 6.... Read More »

Lear Q4 profits surge on North America growth

10:12 am U.S. ET | Jan. 30, 2015
Seating and electronics supplier Lear reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter profits due to strong demand from North America.... Read More »

2.2 million BMW, Mini, Rolls-Royce cars found vulnerable to being unlocked by hackers

9:14 am U.S. ET | Jan. 30, 2015
BMW has fixed a security flaw that could have allowed hackers to unlock the doors of up to 2.2 million Rolls-Royce, Mini and BMW vehicles.... Read More »

Denso to expand Tenn. plant, add 400 jobs

11:24 am U.S. ET | Jan. 30, 2015
Denso, the world’s second-largest automotive supplier, is set to expand a plant and add about 400 employees in Athens, Tenn.... Read More »

Bosch says automotive sales rose 9% in 2014

5:30 am U.S. ET | Jan. 30, 2015
Bosch said revenue at its automotive division rose 9 percent to 33.3 billion euros ($37.... Read More »

2015 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Mitsubishi concept teases next ASX, bolder design

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 30, 2015
Mitsubishi will use the Geneva auto show to reveal a plug-in hybrid concept that previews the next ASX compact crossover and showcases the brand's...... Read More »

THE TAKATA RECALL CRISIS

Honda confirms crash death caused by ruptured Takata airbag

6:21 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 29, 2015
American Honda on Friday confirmed a Takata airbag ruptured in the fatal crash of a 2002 Accord on January 18 in Texas.... Read More »

THE TAKATA RECALL CRISIS

U.S. safety regulators seek Takata whistleblowers

2:10 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 29, 2015
Federal safety regulators want to find whistleblowers with knowledge “of possible defects or any wrongdoing” by Takata, stepping up...... Read More »

Ford's 2014 profit fell 56 percent amid new-product blitz

7:00 am U.S. ET | Jan. 29, 2015
Ford posted a drop in fourth-quarter profit and said earnings fell 56 percent in 2014 as it introduced 24 vehicles worldwide while US market share...... Read More »

2015 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW

Kia to unveil off-roader concept at Chicago show

3:34 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 29, 2015
Kia Motors will unveil a rugged concept car with electric all-wheel drive at the Chicago Auto Show, the automaker said today as it released a teaser...... Read More »

GM will suspend output at Russian plant

2:01 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 29, 2015
General Motors will suspend production at its plant in St.... Read More »

U.S. driver death rates fall more than a third in 3 years, IIHS says

2:40 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 29, 2015
After the year of the recall, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shared some positive news about vehicle safety: The likelihood of driver...... Read More »

Toyota recalls 52,000 Avalons to fix potential wiring fire hazard

10:13 am U.S. ET | Jan. 29, 2015
Toyota Motor Sales USA said it plans to recall about 52,000 Avalon sedans from the 2011-12 model years for wiring that could cause a fire.... Read More »

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