Automotive News Breaking News Feed http://www.autonews.com News, blogs and commentary from the leader in North American automotive news en-us Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:00:00 EST Honda CR-V gets a sportier, more upscale look for 2015 http://www.autonews.com/article/20140930/RETAIL/140939991/honda-cr-v-gets-a-sportier-more-upscale-look-for-2015 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:41:07 EST The redesigned 2015 Honda CR-V goes on sale Wednesday with a more premium feel in a move to keep its mantle as the country's best-selling crossover. Chrysler to hike output of Ram diesels http://www.autonews.com/article/20140930/OEM04/140929872/chrysler-to-hike-output-of-ram-diesels Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST Chrysler Group, struggling to keep pace with demand for one of its newest products, plans to boost output of light-duty Ram pickups equipped with diesel engines. Bollywood actor and Olympic athlete boost Hyundai, Nissan http://www.autonews.com/article/20140930/VIRALVIDEO/309309997/bollywood-actor-and-olympic-athlete-boost-hyundai-nissan Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST Hyundai's "Xtra Love" features Indian film titan Shah Rukh Khan. Ford sets goal of 9.4M global sales by 2020, cuts profit outlook for '14 http://www.autonews.com/article/20140929/RETAIL01/140929873/ford-sets-goal-of-9-4m-global-sales-by-2020-cuts-profit-outlook-for Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:28:01 EST Ford aims to raise global sales 52 percent annually by 2020 by tapping fast-growing Asian markets, investing heavily in Lincoln, and expanding its global offerings of small cars and utility vehicles. UAW, 2 German labor groups join forces in bid to organize VW Tenn. plant http://www.autonews.com/article/20140929/OEM01/140929875/uaw-2-german-labor-groups-join-forces-in-bid-to-organize-vw-tenn Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:23:32 EST The UAW and two top German labor groups have signed a letter of intent to jointly organize the Volkswagen AG assembly plant in Chattanooga, a top UAW official said today. 2015 Mustang's interior design inspired by airplane cockpits http://www.autonews.com/article/20140929/OEM03/309299967/2015-mustangs-interior-design-inspired-by-airplane-cockpits Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:01:00 EST Interiors have never been one of the Ford Mustang's selling points over the years. That's about to change with the airplane-inspired cockpits in the 2015 models that will go on sale next month. Toyoda Gosei settles U.S. price-fixing charge, pays $26 million fine http://www.autonews.com/article/20140929/OEM10/140929874/toyoda-gosei-settles-u-s-price-fixing-charge-pays-26-million-fine Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:46:19 EST Japanese auto parts maker Toyoda Gosei agreed to plead guilty to price-fixing and pay a $26 million fine, the Justice Department said. Toyota to recall 690,000 Tacomas in U.S. to fix suspension http://www.autonews.com/article/20140929/OEM11/140929877/toyota-to-recall-690000-tacomas-in-u-s-to-fix-suspension Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:12:36 EST Toyota said it would recall about 690,00 Tacoma 4X4 and Tacoma pre-runner pickup trucks in the U.S. to fix issues with the vehicles' rear suspension system. Hyundai reaches wage deal with union after work stoppages http://www.autonews.com/article/20140929/OEM01/140929881/hyundai-reaches-wage-deal-with-union-after-work-stoppages Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:30:56 EST Hyundai Motor reached a tentative wage deal today with its South Korean labor union, a union spokesman said, potentially resolving disputes that had dragged on longer than expected and led to partial strikes. Deaths linked to GM ignition-switch defect rise to 23 http://www.autonews.com/article/20140929/OEM11/140929879/deaths-linked-to-gm-ignition-switch-defect-rise-to-23 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:03:59 EST The number of deaths linked to a faulty ignition switch in General Motors cars rose by two last week to 23, according to a report today from the lawyer overseeing a program set up to compensate accident victims. %]