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  1. 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.

    • 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, according to its newly appointed interim president.

    • 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 rigging in the auto sector.

  2. 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.

  3. 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 across the country linked to an ignition switch recall.

  4. 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 the emergency braking system acted improperly and has been linked to a crash.

  5. 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 auto safety issues.

    • 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 gallons the amount the industry produced and a fraction of the 1 billion gallons that Congres

    • 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 the industry.

    • 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 network of charging stations and service centers as fast as it can.

    • 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 Tuesday that its 2013 sales rose 5.9 percent, buoyed by gains in the oil and gas and medical fields.

    • 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Automakers unveil China-focused models in Beijing

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

    • 1:44 AM, Apr. 21, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Behind the wheel of a pre-recall, 2006 Chevy Cobalt

    I test a 2006 Cobalt with the original, faulty ignition switch to test GM's safety claim and to help owners understand how an ignition-induced stall affects ...

  9. Subaru awaits Toyota U.S. plant decision as it lifts output

    Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.'s Subaru, which added more U.S. market share than any international carmaker last year, is pushing ahead with U.S. expansion plans ...

  10. GM boosting China production capacity to 5 million

    Beijing The president of General Motors said Sunday that the company and local partners are boosting production capacity for GM-brand vehicles in China to 5 ...

    • 12:19 PM, Apr. 20, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Tesla poised to start delivery of Model S to Chinese motorists

    Tesla Motors Inc. is poised to begin deliveries of the Model S sedan in China as Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk tests the reluctance of consumers in the ...

    • 10:50 AM, Apr. 20, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Connected vehicles conference coming to Ann Arbor

    Ann Arbor Industry, academic and policy experts will be in Ann Arbor this week for a connected cars conference.

    • 12:53 AM, Apr. 21, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Connected vehicles conference coming to Ann Arbor

    Ann Arbor Industry, academic and policy experts will be in Ann Arbor this week for a connected cars conference.

  11. Fiat Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China

    Rome Fiat and Chrysler announced plans Saturday to build three new Jeep models in China for that market, the biggest for the vehicles outside the United ...

    • 12:36 PM, Apr. 20, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    U.S. closes Saturn Ion steering investigation after recall

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Saturday said it was closing a four-year investigation into steering problems in 334,000 older Saturn Ion ...

    • 9:44 AM, Apr. 19, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    GMC gives Sierra truck a carlike feel

    GMC's Sierra 1500 pickup has been completely redesigned for 2014, offering an array of model and engine choices, just like its Chevrolet Silverado sibling.

  12. NHTSA investigates Nissan Leaf EV fire blamed on faulty charger

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating whether a EV charging unit damaged a Nissan Leaf and led to a fire poses a safety hazard.

  13. New GM's talk is getting old

    General Motors Co.'s campaign to prove it's new is making it look pretty old and using the world's largest media market to do it.

    • 11:02 PM, Apr. 17, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    GM recall crisis a lesson for auto industry

    New York Automakers around the world are watching General Motors Co.'s ignition-switch recall crisis, and many believe the industry will move faster to respond to ...

  14. HAZMAT situation cleared at GM Tech Center

    A leak of ammonia gas caused the evacuation of a department at General Motors' Tech Center early Friday morning.

  15. Mazda recalls 109,000 older SUVs for rust problem

    Detroit Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.

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