GM set about making switches that would work more smoothly and give drivers the impression that they were better designed, a GM switch engineer testified in a lawsuit deposition in the spring of 2013.
Blue Bird is recalling more than 2,500 All American school buses and some transit buses to fix a problem that could make steering more difficult.
The agency is asking the company why it's taking so long to recall as many as 2.5 million older Grand Cherokees and Libertys with gas tanks mounted behind the rear axles. The tanks could rupture in rear collisions, leak fuel and cause fires.
The A3 can read aloud tweets, Facebook posts and even the latest Audi news in a mechanized voice. It can also display navigation routes on Google Earth maps and access more than 7,000 Internet radio stations, and even offers the first in-vehicle 4G LTE data connection.
New Ford CEO Mark Fields will get a pay package worth $5.25 million this year as he takes over for the retiring Alan Mulally, but he'll get stock options that could drive that figure much higher.
Litigation over the 29-year-old's death was settled by GM last October, but not before it laid bare how the company allowed millions of small cars to stay on the road more than a decade after GM discovered ignition switch flaws linked to at least 13 fatalities.
A chemical explosion Tuesday at a General Motors metal-stamping plant in Indiana killed a contractor and injured several others, authorities said.
U.S. auto sales slowed slightly in June but still maintained a healthy pace despite a record-setting string of safety recalls at General Motors and a slowdown in truck sales at Ford.
Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats, agreeing to government demands in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.
A new Peugeot family car that listed for $262,000 in Havana would cost $53,000 in the United Kingdom, while a compact Kia Rio hatchback that starts at $13,600 in the United States was on offer for $42,000 in Cuba.
General Motors Co. says the 71-year-old Talley was reunited Tuesday with his 1979 Chevrolet Corvette at the automaker's world headquarters in Detroit.
The ignition switch recalls now engulfing General Motors and Chrysler are raising new questions about the safety of the parts across the American auto industry.
After Chrysler filed paperwork telling the NHTSA about the expansion, the agency said it was dissatisfied, raising concerns about whether the switch problem can stop the air bags from inflating in a crash.
General Motors' safety crisis worsened on Monday when the automaker added 8.2 million vehicles to its huge list of cars recalled over faulty ignition switches.
While Harley's announcement may not sit well with its core riders, who relish the distinctive rumble of the V-twin engine's exhaust, it might provide the impetus needed for the electric market to take off.
The attorney overseeing GM's compensation to victims of small-car crashes says there's no limit to what the company will pay, provided the crashes were caused by faulty ignition switches. The tally could climb into billions of dollars.
General Motors extended its record-breaking string of safety problems, announcing three more recalls, including a large one involving its top-selling vehicle.
Massive chunks of concrete hang menacingly from what remains of an upper floor at a gutted building at the vacant Packard car plant, a time-decayed symbol of Detroit's finer things and luxury vehicles.
A jury ordered Honda Motor Co. to pay $55.3 million for a rollover accident that left a Pennsylvania man paralyzed, but the car company said it would appeal.
Unveiled last week at a press conference in Japan, the zero-emission hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) will be available for sale to customers in California in summer 2015.
Matt Lauer has no regrets asking General Motors CEO Mary Barra about balancing work and motherhood, saying he sees it as an issue that affects all working parents regardless of their gender.
Automakers Daimler and Renault-Nissan say they will build a $1.36 billion plant that is expected to employ 5,700 people to manufacture Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz brand compact vehicles.
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A New York auto museum is ready to take the wraps off a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed gas station that didn't make it off the drawing board during the architect's lifetime.