Japan automakers recall 1.3 million cars at home over Takata airbagsThu, 30, Jun 2016
Japanese automakers recalled about 1.3 million cars at home as part of an expanded recall of potentially faulty airbags from Takata, with some planning more recalls overseas that could affect more than 1 million additional cars.
Takata CEO says he'll step down once 'new regime' is in placeTue, 28, Jun 2016
Takata CEO Shigehisa Takada said he will resign after a "new management regime" is found, finally heeding calls for change so that the auto parts supplier can move ahead in dealing with a multibillion dollar airbag recall.
Ford's Indonesian dealers demand compensation after abrupt withdrawalMon, 27, Jun 2016
Ford's dealers in Indonesia are demanding around $75 million in compensation after the U.S. carmaker announced in January it would close all operations in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.
Time for Chinese regulators to punish the copycatsMon, 20, Jun 2016
Over the years, most major Chinese carmakers have outgrown their copycat phase. They've built their own car design teams and tapped foreign design talents to lead them. Yet, China's regulators still protect domestic companies that continue to copy foreign models.
Honda says Takata airbag ruptured in fatal crash in MalaysiaMon, 27, Jun 2016
Honda said the driver-side airbag inflator ruptured during a fatal crash in Malaysia, possibly the third death this year in the Southeast Asian country linked to airbags from supplier Takata.
China may lift cap on foreign carmaker stakes in JVsMon, 27, Jun 2016
China's government is considering the removal of caps on stakes foreign carmakers can own in joint ventures with local partners, potentially loosening a policy criticized for shielding state-owned companies from competition and building their own brands.
Nissan sues South Korea over accusations of emissions cheatingFri, 24, Jun 2016
Nissan's South Korean unit said it has filed a lawsuit over claims by the government that the automaker had cheated on emissions with its Qashqai diesel SUV.
VW Korea exec arrested over emissions manipulationFri, 24, Jun 2016
South Korea prosecutors arrested an executive at Volkswagen's local unit as part of investigations into whether the automaker violated the country's environmental laws after it admitted to rigging diesel vehicles to cheat on U.S. emissions tests.
Nissan CEO Ghosn's pay tops $9 million for second yearWed, 22, Jun 2016
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn received a 3.5 percent pay rise to take his total compensation to more than $9.58 million for the second straight year after the automaker's profit climbed to a record.
Jaguar Land Rover copycat lawsuit proceeds despite patent cancellationTue, 21, Jun 2016
China's cancellation of Jaguar Land Rover's patent on the Range Rover Evoque will not stop it from going after an alleged Chinese copycat in a separate unfair competition and copyright proceeding, a Jaguar Land Rover spokesman said today.
Mitsubishi expects annual loss due to mileage-cheating scandal, report saysTue, 21, Jun 2016
Mitsubishi Motors expects to post a net loss this financial year over its mileage-cheating scandal as it is hit by compensation costs and a slide in vehicle sales, a report said today.
Tesla prepares for South Korea debut in challenge to HyundaiMon, 20, Jun 2016
Tesla is preparing for its debut in South Korea as the U.S. electric-car maker looks to challenge Hyundai at home.