Toyota expands Takata airbag recall by 1.6 million vehiclesMon, 23, May 2016
Toyota is recalling almost 1.6 million additional U.S. vehicles for front passenger side Takata airbag inflators that could rupture.
GM plans stop-start fleetwide by 2020Mon, 23, May 2016
General Motors is going all in on stop-start. By 2020, nearly every GM light vehicle produced globally will have at least one powertrain combination available with the fuel-saving feature, which turns off the engine when the vehicle isn't moving.
Public not sold on fully autonomous vehicles, study findsMon, 23, May 2016
More than four out of five people would prefer not to ride in fully autonomous vehicles, a study published today found.
German investor group calls for independent probe of VW scandalMon, 23, May 2016
German investors association DSW today called for an independent audit of Volkswagen's emissions test-rigging scandal in addition to the carmaker's internal probe.
BMW pays homage to 2002 turboMon, 23, May 2016
BMW created a design study to mark the 50th anniversary of the launch of the 2002 coupe, which the automaker says was one of the most significant models in its history.
Tesla case puts plant labor in spotlightSun, 22, May 2016
Eisenmann Corp., a construction contractor at the center of a report about labor abuses and safety lapses at a Tesla plant, is investigating all supplier contracts, a probe that could touch other automakers.
Toyota to restart storm-damaged Texas truck plantFri, 20, May 2016
Toyota's San Antonio plant is expected to restart slowly on Friday afternoon after a storm knocked out power midweek and stopped production of midsize and large pickups.
Campaign for zero facalities started in safety-conscious SwedenMon, 23, May 2016
The notion that traffic fatalities can be eliminated is a Swedish import. The initiative, known as Vision Zero, was written into Sweden's road safety law in 1997.
Jeep Cherokee output resumes after steering wheel shortageFri, 20, May 2016
Fiat Chrysler began building Jeep Cherokees again Friday after a shortage of steering wheels interrupted several days of production of the midsize SUV earlier in the week.
There's no beating Indy 500 in the '60sMon, 23, May 2016
The most exciting era in the history of the Indianapolis 500 was the mid-1960s, when the Brickyard was shifting from front-engine, Offenhauser-powered roadsters to low-slung, rear-engine racers.
Honda rethinks Henry Ford's assembly lineMon, 23, May 2016
Honda's new vehicle-assembly approach breaks with ideas that go back to Henry Ford. Instead of standing still as cars pass down the factory line, Honda associates in its newest plant work in teams that ride down the assembly line with the car.
Ghosn warns small makers: Beware a U.S. downturnMon, 23, May 2016
Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn says the robust U.S. market is covering over the vulnerabilities of small automakers.