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    • 11:21 AM, Aug. 21, 2014

    Honda recalls Fits to boost crash resistance

    Detroit Honda is recalling 12,000 Fit subcompacts to replace the steel front bumper beams so the cars are more crash-resistant.

    • 4:14 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
    • AUTOS
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    Volvo plans safety-first SUV in revamp under China ownership

    Volvo Car Group is designing its first model under the ownership of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. with an emphasis on automotive safety to revive worldwide sales.

    • 11:55 PM, Aug. 12, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Former U.S. attorney to monitor Toyota safety efforts

    Former U.S. Attorney David Kelley will oversee Toyota Motor Corp.'s compliance with a deferred prosecution agreement with the Justice Department after the automaker was charged with defrauding consumers by issuing misleading statements over unintended acceleration recalls.

    • 11:26 AM, Aug. 13, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Jaguar Land Rover recalling nearly 41,000 vehicles

    New York Jaguar Land Rover North America is recalling nearly 41,000 vehicles because the front air bag on the passenger's side might not work properly in a crash.

  1. Sleeker GM, Honda SUVs have buyers shunning sedans

    When Dennis Bashaw last considered buying a sport-utility vehicle a decade ago, he saw them as gas-guzzling road hogs. So he was stunned last month to find an array of compact, smooth-riding SUVs that get good mileage.

    • 10:14 AM, Aug. 12, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Saab owner faces bankruptcy petition

    Stockholm The company that lifted Swedish automaker Saab out of bankruptcy is now facing financial difficulties of its own.

    • 1:50 PM, Aug. 12, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Tata Motors surges as profit jumps on Jaguar demand in China

    Tata Motors Ltd., India's biggest automaker, rose the most since September in Mumbai trading after beating analysts' estimates with a threefold jump in profit.

    • 11:48 PM, Aug. 10, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Acura pulling out all the stops to promote new sedan

    American Honda Motor Co. Inc's Acura brand is rolling out its most expensive marketing campaign ever to help sell its new 2015 Acura TLX sedan and build awareness for the luxury brand.

    • 12:07 PM, Aug. 9, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    VW recalls 151,000 SUVs for stalling

    Volkswagen AG said Saturday it is recalling 151,000 Tiguan SUVs in the United States for stalling problems.

    • 8:15 AM, Aug. 8, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    VW recalling 18,500 minivans for ignition problems

    Washington Volkswagen AG is recalling 18,500 2009 Routan minivans because the ignition key can move to the 'off' or 'accessory' position under rough road conditions, causing the vehicle to potentially stall and the airbags to fail in the event of the cr

    • 1:06 PM, Aug. 8, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Toyota says Chinese regulators looking at Lexus

    Beijing Toyota Motor Corp. said Friday that Chinese anti-monopoly regulators are looking at its Lexus luxury unit in a spreading investigation of foreign automakers.

    • 5:51 PM, Aug. 7, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Hyundai to pay $17.35M fine for recall delay

    Hyundai Motor Co. agreed to pay a $17.35 million civil penalty for delaying a 2013 recall, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday.

    • 6:46 AM, Aug. 5, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    BMW posts highest profitability in three years on SUVs

    Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, the world's biggest manufacturer of luxury autos, reported its highest profitability from carmaking in three years as the X5 sport-utility vehicle won customers and demand rose in China.

    • 6:10 AM, Aug. 5, 2014
    • AUTOS
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    Toyota profit up nearly 5 percent on sales growth

    Tokyo Toyota Motor Corp. reported a 5 percent jump in quarterly profit Tuesday, outpacing expectations as vehicle sales grew in North America and Europe, offsetting a drop in Japan.

    • 10:39 AM, Aug. 5, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Subaru recalls 5 models for air bag problem

    Detroit Subaru is recalling an undetermined number of vehicles because of air bag problems that have affected much of the global auto industry.

    • 12:14 PM, Aug. 3, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Daimler to cut Mercedes-Benz parts prices in China amid probe

    Daimler AG said it will cut spare- part prices for its Mercedes-Benz cars in China by an average 15 percent from next month amid a government investigation ...

    • 1:25 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Hyundai recalls 420,000 vehicles in three campaigns

    Washington Hyundai Motor Co. said Friday it is recalling about 420,000 vehicles in the United States in three new recall campaigns.

    • 5:24 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    U.S. upgrades probe into 335,000 Honda Accords for inadvertent air bag deployments

    Washington The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is upgrading its investigation into 335,000 Honda Accords after nearly 300 reports that the air ...

    • 6:54 AM, Jul. 31, 2014
    • AUTOS
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    Volkswagen 2nd quarter profit up but revenue slips

    Berlin Germany's Volkswagen, Europe's biggest automaker, says its net income rose 14.1 percent in the second quarter although revenues slipped even as unit ...

    • 10:57 PM, Jul. 30, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Fiat's profits down prior to merger

    Fiat SpA, whose shareholders vote in two days on merging the Italian carmaker with U.S. unit Chrysler Group LLC, reported profit that missed estimates as sales ...

    • 1:07 PM, Jul. 30, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    11,000 Kawasaki vehicles recalled for injury risk

    New York About 11,000 Kawasaki off-road vehicles are being recalled because debris can cut through the foot rest area and hurt riders' legs.

    • 11:32 PM, Jul. 29, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Toyota is top automaker in first half of 2014; GM slips to 3rd

    Washington Toyota Motor Corp. remained the world's largest automaker in the first half of 2014, selling 5.097 million vehicles, up 3.8 percent, the automaker said late ...

    • 7:43 AM, Jul. 30, 2014
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    • Foreign Carmakers

    Hyundai recalling 889,000 Sonata cars in U.S.

    Washington Hyundai Motor Co. said Wednesday it is recalling nearly 889,000 Hyundai Sonata cars in two separate recalls because they may roll away after being ...

    • 11:15 PM, Jul. 29, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Honda's quarterly profit up on Asian sales growth

    Tokyo Honda's quarterly profit surged nearly 20 percent on demand for redesigned cars in Japan and elsewhere in Asia. The Japanese automaker also raised its ...

    • 9:32 AM, Jul. 29, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Suzuki recalls nearly 26K cars in US for fire risk

    Detroit Suzuki is recalling nearly 26,000 midsize cars in the U.S. because the daytime running light modules can overheat and could cause a fire.

    • 11:18 PM, Jul. 28, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Judge: Mercedes-Benz violated organizing rights in Alabama

    Washington An administrative judge said Mercedes-Benz USA violated the rights of workers at its Vance, Ala., plant who were seeking to convince other employees to form a ...

    • 6:21 AM, Jul. 28, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    Nissan profit rises on strong sales, cheap yen

    Tokyo Nissan's quarterly profit rose nearly 37 percent, helped by a favorable exchange rate and healthy sales in North America and China.

    • 11:53 AM, Jul. 25, 2014
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    • AUTOS INSIDER

    NHTSA opens new Chrysler, Hyundai, Isuzu defect probes

    Washington The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it is opening new safety investigations into reported defects in Chrysler Group LLC ...

    • 6:50 AM, Jul. 24, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Foreign Carmakers

    As costs threaten profits, VW takes on a more modest view of the future

    Volkswagen, Europe's biggest car maker, has suddenly switched from telling everyone within earshot the sky is not the limit, to a more modest, placatory tone ...

  2. Dodge, Porsche lead J.D. Power vehicle appeal awards

    Dodge and Porsche each scored three segment leading awards in a J.D. Power study released today measuring new vehicle appeal.

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