Honda reports another Takata airbag rupture in fatal Malaysia crashWed, 28, Sep 2016
Honda said today that the driver-side airbag inflator ruptured during a fatal crash in Malaysia, in the fourth death this year in the Southeast Asian country linked to airbags from supplier Takata Corp.
Self-driving car startup NuTonomy in talks to raise new fundsTue, 27, Sep 2016
NuTonomy, a self-driving car startup backed by Ford Motor Chairman Bill Ford and Singapore's government, is in discussions with potential investors for a new round of funding as it works toward a full commercial launch in 2018.
China has an appetite for European talentMon, 26, Sep 2016
When Mini chief designer Anders Warming abruptly bid his employer goodbye in July, it was a surprise -- and it stung.
Takata's search for a savior could drag into next yearMon, 26, Sep 2016
The plan to sell beleaguered Takata to a rescuer, slated by year-end, is likely to extend into next year as some bidders want to drag the airbag maker through bankruptcy to wipe out most of its debt, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Hyundai union stages first full strike in 12 yearsMon, 26, Sep 2016
Hyundai Motor's South Korean labor union staged its first full nationwide strike in 12 years today over stalled wage talks, putting the automaker's earnings and sales targets at risk.
Nissan returns to Japan's most exclusive addressFri, 23, Sep 2016
Nissan's flagship showroom has returned to Japan's most exclusive, priciest address -- Tokyo's glitzy Ginza district, flush with department stores and geisha clubs. A sleek new two-story showroom sits at the shopping district's main neon-soaked intersection.
Toyota's Japan ad agency Dentsu to repay advertising overchargesFri, 23, Sep 2016
Ad agency Dentsu will pay an estimated 230 million yen ($2.3 million) back to customers, including Toyota, that it overcharged for Internet advertisements in a case likely to stoke concern that digital media transactions have lacked transparency.
Toyota says ad agency Dentsu disclosed 'irregularities' around transactions in JapanThu, 22, Sep 2016
Toyota says its longtime advertising partner, Japanese agency giant Dentsu, has informed it of "irregularities" related to some digital media business transactions. Reports have said the problem was about a division of Dentsu in Japan overcharging the automaker.
Tesla fixes software bug that exposed hacking vulnerabilitiesWed, 21, Sep 2016
Tesla released a software update to fix bugs that allowed Chinese "white-hat hackers" to remotely break into the Model S' control system and disrupt actions including turn signals, seat positions, displays and the door lock system.
Chinese web-video tycoon raises $1.08 billion for electric carTue, 20, Sep 2016
China's Le Holdings Co. has raised $1.08 billion to develop its electric sports car that has drawn comparisons to the Batmobile, the latest in a series of alternative energy vehicle investments even as the industry is set for a Chinese government shake-up.
Takata pushes ahead with sale by taking bids this week, report saysMon, 19, Sep 2016
Takata is said to be moving forward with an auction of the company as private equity groups and suppliers line up offers. Bidders for the troubled firm have been asked to submit their proposals by early this week, with Takata aiming to shortlist two to three candidates by October, Bloomberg reported.
Chinese allege earlier Autopilot deathMon, 19, Sep 2016
News of a second crash involving Tesla Motors' semiautonomous driving system has raised questions about how early Tesla knew drivers may have been misusing the technology.