Genesis, Kia, Hyundai top J.D. Power quality rankings for 1st timeJune 20
Korean brands secured the top three spots in J.D. Power's annual report card on new-vehicle quality for the first time in the study's 31-year history. New quality at the Detroit 3 continues to improve faster than the overall industry.
Genesis supplants Audi atop Consumer Reports' latest brand rankingsFeb. 22
Buick, Lexus stand out in J.D. Power dependability rankingFeb. 14
Auto recall bill grew 26% to $22 billion in 2016, study saysJan. 30
NHTSA asks carmakers to disclose any Kobe Steel safety issuesJan. 12
Build fast, fix later: Speed hurts quality at Tesla, some workers sayNov. 29, 2017
After Tesla's Model S sedans and Model X crossovers roll off the company's assembly line, the electric vehicles usually make another stop -- for repairs, nine current and former employees have told Reuters.
Mitsubishi Materials says units falsified product data for carsNov. 23, 2017
Subaru joins Nissan in admitting it used uncertified vehicle inspectorsOct. 27, 2017
Nissan said to have conducted unauthorized checks since 1979, report says.Oct. 27, 2017
Japan's automakers look beyond scandals to futureOct. 24, 2017
Japan's automakers will present their futuristic visions for electric and autonomous vehicles at the Tokyo auto show this week as the the industry continues to reel from scandals that have hit automakers including Nissan and suppliers such as Kobe Steel and Takata.
Nissan's lax inspections started at least 20 years ago, report saysOct. 20, 2017
Nissan's inappropriate inspection practices have been going for at least 20 years, Japanese broadcaster NHK said. The report followed a decision by the automaker to suspend domestic vehicle production to address misconduct in its final inspection procedures, which has led to a recall of 1.2 million cars sold in Japan.
Nissan suspends Japanese output for 2 weeks; exports to continueOct. 19, 2017
Nissan is suspending domestic production of vehicles for the Japanese market for at least two weeks to address misconduct in its inspection procedures that led to a major recall. Nissan will continue to produce vehicles for export.