Mazda sees operating profit falling 25% this fiscal yearWed, 27, Apr 2016
Mazda said it expects its operating profit to fall 25 percent in the current fiscal year because of a stronger yen and a slowdown in China and other emerging economies.
AutoNation changes recall policy to allow some auctionsFri, 22, Apr 2016
AutoNation is changing one of the key tenets of its policy not to sell any vehicle with an open recall. The retailer now will allow some recalled vehicles to go to wholesale auction if lack of replacement parts causes lengthy repair times.
GM cites progress in ignition-switch case settlement talksWed, 20, Apr 2016
A lawyer for General Motors said today the company has made "significant progress" toward resolving lawsuits involving injuries and deaths allegedly linked to a faulty ignition switch that prompted the recall of 2.6 million vehicles.
Together, we must fix the recall systemMon, 18, Apr 2016
The recent news in Houston was devastating: A 17-year-old high school student was killed in an auto accident in March by the shrapnel of an exploding airbag.
GM recalls 1.04 million pickup trucks worldwide to repair seat beltsFri, 15, Apr 2016
General Motors said today it is recalling nearly 1.04 million newer pickup trucks for a seat belt flaw. The largest U.S. automaker said the recall of the 2014-15 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 pickups is not linked to any crashes or injuries.
Airlines to share safety ideas with automakersThu, 14, Apr 2016
U.S. auto safety and aviation regulators have invited automakers to a joint summit in Washington on April 22 to examine whether airline industry safety practices can be adapted to help improve light-vehicle safety on the road.
BMW stops sale of new 7-series models in U.S. due to airbag issueThu, 14, Apr 2016
BMW AG is recalling its new flagship 7-series luxury vehicle due to a potential airbag deployment issue, the company said today.
Takata projects burning 24% of cash over next 12 months, report saysWed, 13, Apr 2016
Takata, the airbag supplier behind the auto industry’s largest overall recall, projected burning through almost a quarter of its cash over the next year if repairs continue at the current pace, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.
Takata said to seek backer to help pay for airbag recallsTue, 12, Apr 2016
Embattled airbag maker Takata has begun looking for a financial backer amid a global recall of its potentially lethal airbags, and plans to draw up a list of candidates by August, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Honda recalls older Accords with incorrect airbag modulesMon, 11, Apr 2016
Honda said it is recalling more than 11,000 decade-old Accord sedans, some of them for the fifth time since 2014, after dealers found the Japanese automaker originally had installed the wrong Takata airbag inflators in some cars.
Automakers, safety advocates warn U.S. over rush to deploy autonomous carsFri, 08, Apr 2016
Auto industry and consumer representatives warned Friday that U.S. auto safety regulators' push to aid autonomous car deployments may be too aggressive, and urged greater transparency and public input in policies covering self-driving technology.
Honda recalls 143,000 vehicles in Japan after airbag fails to deployFri, 08, Apr 2016
Honda recalled about 143,000 vehicles in Japan after an airbag fitted with an inflator made by Daicel failed to deploy in a collision in which the driver was injured.