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    • 4:28 PM, Jul. 12, 2014

    Honda's Acura plans second-half sales lift from TLX in U.S.

    Honda Motor Co.'s Acura, struggling to boost U.S. deliveries amid competition from bigger luxury brands, should see faster growth from August with the arrival of a new sport sedan, the division's U.S. chief said.

    • 7:46 PM, Jul. 10, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    UAW forming local to represent VW workers in Tennessee

    Washington — The United Auto Workers union announced Thursday it is establishing a local chapter in Chattanooga, Tenn., to represent Volkswagen AG workers — even though workers narrowly voted against creating a German-style works council in February.

    • 10:31 PM, Jul. 8, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Daimler working to debut self-driving trucks by 2025

    Daimler AG is working to introduce trucks that steer, brake and accelerate independently as early as 2025 as the world's commercial-vehicle industry leader seeks to keep an innovative edge over competitors.

    • 8:33 PM, Jul. 8, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Honda, Subaru issue new recalls

    Washington — Honda Motor Co. said Tuesday it is recalling 14,000 Acura 2013-2014 ILX and ILX hybrid vehicles because the Japanese automaker said they could catch fire for a headlight issue.

    • 10:30 PM, Jul. 8, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    BMW has best-ever first half with more than a million sales

    Washington — BMW AG, Audi of America, Mercedes-Benz USA and Nissan Motor Co.'s luxury unit Infiniti all reported their best-ever first six months of sales, as luxury car sales grew faster than the auto market at large.

    • 11:25 PM, Jul. 8, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Mazda to unveil 4th-generation MX-5 Miata

    Mazda plans to show off the next MX-5 Miata roadster in September at simultaneous events in Japan, Spain and the U.S.

    • 5:59 PM, Jul. 8, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    VW upgrades Passat with fighter-pilot display to take on BMW

    Volkswagen AG will upgrade the Passat, its best-selling sedan, with safety technology inspired by fighter jets to lure buyers away from upscale nameplates.

    • 6:28 AM, Jul. 8, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Luxury Rolls-Royce car sales soar worldwide

    London — Sales of luxury Rolls-Royce cars, which cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, have soared worldwide.

    • 10:54 PM, Jul. 5, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Audi U.S. sales climb 23% as Sub-$30,000 A3 woos younger buyers

    While BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Lexus still lead in U.S. luxury sales, Audi is luring buyers in a crucial market for the segment: younger owners new to the brand.

    • 9:28 AM, Jul. 5, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • DRIVE

    Q&Auto: What did the F-150 learn from the F-Type?

    What do Ford trucks and Jaguar cars have in common? I sat down with Jag engineer Richardson to talk about the F-Type/F-150 aluminum odd couple.

    • 4:40 PM, Jul. 5, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    GM, BMW halt South African plants as metals strike turns violent

    General Motors Co. and BMW AG halted production at their South African plants as a strike by more than 220,000 metalworkers disrupted car- component makers and turned violent.

    • 1:45 PM, Jul. 4, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    VW upgrades Passat with fighter-pilot display to take on BMW

    Volkswagen AG will upgrade the Passat, its best-selling sedan, with safety technology inspired by fighter jets to lure buyers away from upscale nameplates.

    • 6:00 PM, Jul. 4, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Subaru recalling 660K vehicles over brake lines

    Subaru of America said today it is recalling more than 660,000 vehicles because of brake line rust that can result in leaking brake fluid.

    • 2:17 PM, Jul. 3, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    BMW joins Audi in Mexico as German carmakers chase global growth

    BMW AG joins rivals Audi and Mercedes-Benz with plans to build a car factory in Mexico as low wages and global expansion take precedence over 'Made in Germany' exclusivity.

    • 11:27 PM, Jul. 1, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    In China, BMW courts male Mini drivers

    How much do women in China love BMW's Mini? Perhaps a bit too much for Mini's comfort.

    • 11:26 PM, Jul. 1, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Hyundai recalling 58,000 Elantra Touring cars

    Washington — Hyundai Motor Co. is recalling 58,000 2010-12 Elantra Touring cars in North America because a support bracket could come loose during an air bag ...

    • 4:38 PM, Jun. 28, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Edward Niedermeyer: How Tesla will put Millennials at the wheel

    Once again, Tesla Motors' founder Elon Musk has grabbed auto-industry headlines, this time for for hinting at a broad patent release that could mean making ...

    • 9:14 PM, Jun. 25, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Toyota to offer fuel-cell car for $69K

    Toyota Motor Corp.'s vision of a hydrogen future will begin with a $69,000 car.

    • 10:55 PM, Jun. 27, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    GM's Ammann says Opel targets achievable, but Europe is a harsh market

    General Motors President Dan Ammann has been in Europe this week to spread the word about the company's progress globally and pledge support to the turnaround ...

    • 12:03 PM, Jun. 28, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    NHTSA investigates 360,000 Nissan cars for unintended acceleration

    Washington — Federal safety investigators said Saturday they are opening an investigation into 360,000 Nissan cars over reports of unintended acceleration.

    • 4:58 PM, Jun. 27, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Mercedes teams with Infiniti on $1.4B car plant in Mexico

    Daimler AG and Nissan Motor Co. will jointly produce luxury vehicles at a new $1.4 billion factory in Mexico, the biggest project to date in their 4-year-old ...

    • 6:45 AM, Jun. 27, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Honda's China sales slump as Audi tops Accord

    Honda Motor Co. was so confident the new Accord would be a 'superstar' in China last year that it released an exclusive 3-liter version with a flashy grille ...

    • 12:43 PM, Jun. 26, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Mercedes $1M S-Class upstages Rolls-Royce on price

    The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Pullman will have three rows and cost as much as double the top-of-the- line Rolls-Royce, setting it up to become the world's most ...

    • 4:20 PM, Jun. 26, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Royal Oak company develops 3-D crash-visualization tool with Honda

    Royal Oak — Honda's North American research and development arm has partnered with a Royal Oak company to craft what the automaker believes is industry-first ...

    • 7:37 AM, Jun. 23, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Honda, Mazda, Nissan issue recalls over airbags

    Tokyo — Honda, Mazda and Nissan are recalling millions of vehicles globally for defective airbags manufactured by supplier Takata Corp. that could possibly ...

    • 12:06 AM, Jun. 22, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Tesla on verge of winning fight in New Jersey over direct sales

    Tesla Motors Inc. is on the verge of winning its fight to sell its electric cars directly to the public in New Jersey.

    • 8:13 AM, Jun. 18, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    BMW sees gains as it plans to cut annual costs by $5.4B

    Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, the world's biggest maker of luxury autos, gained after Manager Magazin reported the company plans a cost-cut drive of as much as ...

    • 2:54 PM, Jun. 17, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    European car sales rise a 9th month on consumer confidence

    European car sales rose 4.3 percent in May, the ninth consecutive monthly gain, as a recovery in consumer confidence encouraged purchases of new models from ...

    • 4:10 PM, Jun. 17, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Stolen Mercedes SUVs least likely to be recovered

    Mercedes-Benz sport-utility vehicles are the least likely SUVs to be recovered once stolen, as thieves target luxury models to export or dismantle.

    • 4:39 PM, Jun. 14, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Hyundai positions hydrogen SUV as alternative electric vehicle

    Hyundai Motor Co. has started retail leasing of its hydrogen-powered Tucson crossover as the South Korean carmaker and competitors look to expand the market ...

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