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8:26 am U.S. ET | July 16
Tesla Motors, whose Model S sedan is the target of a hacking contest in Beijing starting today, said it will investigate and rectify any vulnerabilities discovered as a result of the competition.
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Owners of 8 N.J. dealerships settle claims of deceptive practices for $1.8 million
3:14 pm U.S. ET | July 15
Eight dealerships in New Jersey owned by Carmelo and Ignazio Giuffre have reached a $1.8 million settlement with the state's Division of Consumer Affairs. ...
Mulally joins Google board
4:16 pm U.S. ET | July 15 | UPDATED: 7/15/14 9:14 pm ET
Former Ford CEO Alan Mulally has joined the board of directors of Google as the technology giant ramps up development of autonomous light vehicles. ...
Toyota's massive engine overhaul
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14
Toyota, after long neglecting the internal combustion engine in favor of hybrids, is preparing a sweeping powertrain makeover. ...
Jay Leno, Jeb Bush to keynote 2015 NADA convention
2:03 pm U.S. ET | July 14
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno will be among the keynote speakers at the 2015 National Automobile Dealers Associatio ...
Infiniti lures BMW exec to head global operations
July 8, 2014 12:49 CET
Infiniti has named longtime BMW executive Gaby-Luise Wuest as its head of global operations. Wuest succeeds Francois Goupil de Bouille, who has been appointed Infiniti's ...
U.S. auto recalls smash single-year record with 6 months to go
12:49 pm U.S. ET | July 8
Automakers this year have already recalled more vehicles in the United States than in any other year on record. NHTSA says U.S. recalls total 37.5 million cars to date, t ...
Bill Ford predicts 'radical transformation' of auto industry
1:16 pm U.S. ET | July 8
Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford sees a bright -- albeit remodeled -- future for the automotive industry, according to an op-ed story he authored in The Wall Street Jour ...
THE GM RECALL
Delphi CEO summoned to Capitol Hill on GM recall
4:01 pm U.S. ET | July 8
Delphi Automotive, which supplied the faulty ignition switch at the center of General Motors' safety crisis, will join GM on Capitol Hill's hot seat. ...
Kia confirms interest in Mexico assembly plant
3:37 pm U.S. ET | July 7
Kia has confirmed that it's considering putting its next overseas assembly plant in Mexico. A statement from the company last week was its first official acknowledgement ...
Detroit 3 to shorten, eliminate summer break at some plants
3:45 pm U.S. ET | July 7
Summer vacation will be shortened or won't come at all for some Detroit 3 assembly plants in the United States as light truck and SUV sales continue to heat up. ...
Hyundai sued in S. Korea after overstating fuel efficiency of Santa Fe
7:12 am U.S. ET | July 7
Hyundai was sued by consumers in its home market after the nation's transport ministry said the company overstated the fuel efficiency of one of its models. ...