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Toyota to halt operations at all Japan plants as typhoon precaution

Toyota said it will suspend operations at all of its assembly plants in Japan, including those of its subsidiaries, from Monday morning as a powerful typhoon approaches Japan's mainland.

Once a tech leader, Japan's auto industry plays catch-up

Mazda's coming technology blitz epitomizes the rush by the Japanese carmakers to keep pace in an era of rapid change.

UPDATED: 9/29/17 2:49 pm ET - adds details
VW boosts 2018 warranties to 6 years/72,000 miles

VW, looking to add momentum to a rebound in U.S. sales following emissions violations, is expanding warranties that will be twice the duration of those at most competitors.

Supreme Court to rehear service advisers' overtime pay dispute

The Supreme Court will hear, for the second time, oral arguments in a case about whether service advisers at car dealerships are eligible for overtime pay.


Mechanics' union encouraged by new contract with Chicago-area dealerships

The union representing Chicago-area mechanics is encouraged by its new contract with local dealerships. The contract, signed Sunday, ended a seven-week strike.

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