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    • 11:03 PM, Apr. 24, 2014
    • AUTOS

    SEC, federal grand jury probe GM recalls

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a federal grand jury are investigating General Motors Co. over its handling of the massive recall, as the government probes into the ignition switch crisis widens.

  1. GM earns $125M in 1Q, down 85.5%

    Recalls cost General Motors Co. $1.3 billion in the first quarter, shrinking the automaker's profit to a slim $125 million, the automaker said today. A top GM executive said it's too early to predict if GM will incur additional recall costs this year.

  2. GM's Mary Barra named to 'Time 100' influential list

    General Motors' embattled CEO, Mary Barra, was named to Time Magazine's annual list of the most 100 influential people.

    • 4:46 PM, Apr. 24, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    FTC officials: States wrong to block direct Tesla sales

    Washington Senior officials at the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday said efforts by states to restrict the sale of cars by Tesla Motors Inc. is a 'bad policy.'

  3. Nissan tests self-cleaning car

    Nissan Motor Co. is testing a car that can keep itself clean.

    • 10:18 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • AUTOS

    IBM to integrate Chrysler's, Fiat's IT infrastructure

    IBM has won a major contract to integrate the global IT infrastructure for Fiat SpA, Chrysler Group LLC and CNH Industrial NV, each of which is currently running their own computer systems.

    • 10:53 PM, Apr. 24, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Delphi's 1Q net income up 16%

    Delphi Automotive PLC on Thursday raised its 2014 earnings forecast after topping Wall Street expectations in the first quarter.

    • 12:03 PM, Apr. 24, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Going to school in the 2014 Ford Focus ST

    The Focus ST roars onto the track with power-induced torque steer. But at speed it's a gem rotating easily through long radius corners.

    • 10:21 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Car culture: America can run fine on fewer horses

    I was a smuggler in 1986. That's when I drove to Mississauga, a large suburb of Toronto where South Korea's Hyundai had its Canadian headquarters, and borrowed a test car called the Stellar to write a story about this precursor to the successful Sonata.

    • 11:21 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Spring is time to spruce up car as well

    You may not have noticed, but it is now officially spring, and you know what that means: spring cleaning.

    • 11:18 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Speedy mower literally cuts to the chase

    The aftermarket isn't limited to souping up cars or motorcycles. It also can work its magic on, well, lawnmowers. Case in point: Project Mean Mower.

  4. GM to announce 1Q earnings Thursday, with recall costs expected to hurt results

    General Motors Co. will release first-quarter earnings Thursday, with results expected to fall sharply from the same three-month period in 2013 primarily driven by $1.3 billion in recall costs and restructuring expenses overseas.

    • 6:52 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • AUTOS

    House committee planning new GM recall hearing

    Washington The chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee says the panel will hold a second hearing on General Motors Co. recall of 2.6 million vehicles for ignition switch failures linked to at least 13 deaths and 32 crashes as it continues to interview witnesses.

    • 4:51 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • AUTOS

    GM: Thousands of ignition repair kits sent to dealers

    JP Morgan said today it expects General Motors sales to rise slightly in April despite the ignition switch recall crisis. Meanwhile, thousands of ignition repair kits have been sent to dealers to fix the 2.59 million vehicles GM has recalled.

    • 5:48 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Tesla seeking workers for ex-Chrysler facility in California

    Tesla Motors Inc. has leased an idled parts-distribution facility in rural California where it plans to hire engineers and technicians as the maker of luxury ...

    • 9:50 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • AUTOS

    Missouri pension fund sues GM over ignition recall

    A Missouri pension fund sued General Motors Co., its board of directors and its CEO over the handling of a recall of 2.6 million vehicles for ignition switch ...

    • 10:04 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Chinese-owned Fisker hopes to relaunch Karma in 2015

    A plan for Fisker Automotive Inc. is solidifying that would put the company's gas-electric hybrid Karma luxury automobile back on the road in mid-2015, ...

    • 10:52 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    27th auto supplier agrees to plead guilty in price fixing probe

    Washington The Justice Department said a 27th auto supplier has agreed to plead guilty in the government's massive investigation into price fixing and bid ...

  5. Toyota sells 2.58M vehicles, outselling GM

    Tokyo Toyota kept its position at the top in global vehicle sales for the first quarter of this year, outpacing rivals General Motors and Volkswagen.

  6. General Motors seeks to shed Old GM's liabilities amid recall woes

    General Motors Co. is asking a U.S. bankruptcy court to shield it from legal liabilities tied to the Old GM, a move that likely stalls more than 50 lawsuits ...

  7. U.S. investigates 60,000 '14 Impala cars for braking issue

    Washington The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is opening an investigation into 60,000 new Chevrolet Impala cars after a single report that ...

  8. GM engineering chief retires as automaker restructures unit

    General Motors Co. said Tuesday it was restructuring its nearly 16,000-employee global vehicleengineering unit, the first of planned changes as it approaches ...

    • 6:11 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    EPA sets low '13 cellulosic ethanol requirements

    Washington The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday set the 2013 requirements for cellulosic ethanol for use by the nation's cars and trucks at 810,000 ...

    • 10:56 PM, Apr. 21, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • FORD

    Automakers unveil China-focused models in Beijing

    Beijing Ford Motor Co. unveiled a new Escort sedan designed in China for global sale at a Beijing auto show that highlighted the growing influence of Chinese tastes on ...

    • 1:13 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Tesla delivers first China cars, plans expansion

    Beijing Tesla Motors Inc. delivered its first eight electric sedans to customers in China on Tuesday and CEO Elon Musk said the company will build a nationwide ...

    • 5:21 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Freudenberg sales up 5.9% on oil, gas, medical gains

    Detroit Freudenberg North America, the maker of products ranging from automotive engine air filters to sealants for gas wells and household cleaning supplies, said ...

    • 11:40 PM, Apr. 21, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • FORD

    Mulally to end ride at Ford; Fields to take the wheel

    Ford Motor Co. CEO Alan Mulally, the man credited with saving America's most iconic auto company, plans to hand over the keys to the Blue Oval this year.

  9. Test-drive a Caddy, get $100

    General Motors Co.'s Cadillac brand, looking to boost sales and win new customers, is paying drivers $100 to take a test drive.

    • 2:58 PM, Apr. 21, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • FORD

    Ford bringing two new SUVs to China

    Ford's plans for the world's largest auto market include two new SUVs that the automaker is showing off at this week's Beijing auto show.

  10. UAW drops VW vote challenge

    The United Auto Workers union said today it was ending its legal challenge to a union election in February at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga plant.

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