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From behind the scenes to Honda's center stage

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 28, 2015
Takahiro Hachigo's consensus-driven leadership style could help bring a sense of closure and cohesion to Honda after a tumultuous era marred by economic crises, natural disasters and quality glitches.... Read More »

VW says 2014 profit rose to record on sales gains at Audi, Porsche

9:56 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2015
Volkswagen Group said its operating profit rose 8.8 percent to a record 12.7 billion euros ($14.25 billion) last year on double-digit gains in sales of luxury Audi and Porsche models.... Read More »

 
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2015 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

VW's sleek concept set to become image-carrier

4:37 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2015
VW will preview a coupe-styled sedan at the Geneva auto show that is set to become a production model that the automaker hopes will attract customers...... Read More »

Auto safety advocate's work on airbags goes back to 1996

1:51 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2015
David Kelly, the former acting chief of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, was hired this week to oversee the 10-automaker...... Read More »

Mazda launches CX-3 small SUV, bets on diesel-only car for Japan

7:30 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2015
The Mazda CX-3 compact crossover went on sale in Japan today with the carmaker offering a 1.5-liter diesel engine as the nameplate's only powerplant.... Read More »

Former BMW exec Diess to take charge of core VW brand in July

10:20 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2015
Former BMW executive Herbert Diess will take the helm of Volkswagen's core autos division three months earlier than planned, VW said.... Read More »

GM retrenches in Thailand after Indonesia retreat

11:24 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2015
A day after announcing it is to stop making GM-branded cars in Indonesia, General Motors today said it would cease production of its Chevrolet Sonic...... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler recalling about 467,500 SUVs worldwide

10:03 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2015
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said today it will recall about 467,500 SUVs globally in order to fix a fuel-pump issue that could cause engine stall.... Read More »

Marchionne raises FCA stake as Ferrari spinoff nears

7:53 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2015
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has increased his voting stake in FCA to nearly 1 percent after raising his shareholding in the...... Read More »

Group 1 names banker Doyle Arnold to its board

12:51 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2015
Group 1 Automotive has named a new director to its board seven days after another director resigned.... Read More »

Ford hires 400 more than planned in Canada to support output of new Edge

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
Ford has hired about 400 more workers than it previously said it would need to build the redesigned Edge crossover in Canada.... Read More »

Nissan expects to reach 10% U.S. share goal ahead of schedule

9:15 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
Nissan North America Chairman Jose Munoz outlined a four-prong capacity expansion plan that could power Nissan to its 10 percent U.S.... Read More »

U.S. Senate panel OKs auto industry whistleblower incentive

1:18 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
A measure that would offer financial incentives for auto industry employees to expose safety defects won unanimous backing from a US Senate panel...... Read More »

Automakers choose aerospace firm to run Takata airbag tests

10:54 am U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
A consortium of 10 automakers formed to investigate the root cause behind Takata airbag inflator ruptures said today they have selected Orbital ATK...... Read More »

GM cuts capacity, jobs in Indonesia, where Japanese dominate

7:32 am U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
General Motors is to stop making cars in Indonesia, a battleground for global automakers in emerging Southeast Asia, closing an assembly plant, axing...... Read More »

2015 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Audi says new R8 is its most powerful production car

4:54 am U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
Audi today released pictures and details of its second-generation R8 supercar.... Read More »

Volvo boosts 2014 profit by 17% on record sales

2:31 am U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
Volvo said its 2014 operating profit rose 17 percent in its best year of sales to date as rapid expansion in China and recovery in Europe offset the...... Read More »

Strike ends at Brazil GM plant after union flexes muscle

4:13 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
Workers at a General Motors factory in Brazil ended a six-day strike today after the company dropped plans to lay off 800 employees, the union said,...... Read More »

Federal-Mogul delays split into two public companies

9:58 am U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
Federal-Mogul, the powertrain and aftermarket parts supplier controlled by Wall Street investment mogul Carl Icahn, said this week it will delay a...... Read More »

GM cutting production at 2 plants as car inventory mounts, sources say

11:12 am U.S. ET | Feb. 25, 2015
General Motors is trimming production at two of its car plants amid mounting dealer inventories, an effort to reduce stocks of the Chevrolet Sonic...... Read More »

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