The U.S. government's auto safety watchdog has closed an investigation into Tesla electric car battery fires after the company agreed to install more shields beneath the cars.
General Motors Co.'s Opel unit will end its small presence in the Chinese market — a decision its chief executive describes as long-overdue.
Ford says it will invest $500 million and add 300 jobs at its engine plant in northwestern Ohio so that it can begin making a new V-6 engine.
Toyota is recalling 119,000 Avalon sedans from the 2003 and 2004 model years because their air bags could deploy inadvertently.
Bills that aim to restrict union organizing and picketing practices in Mississippi, as well as limit governments' abilities to pressure employers to use unionized workers, are on their way to Gov. Phil Bryant.
Barra reportedly asked engineers if they would let their own families drive and ride in these vehicles, and they said, “Yes.”
The new CEO Mary Barra spent about a half hour last Thursday wearing a headset at the suburban Detroit center and will return there periodically.
"Despite the seemingly good news, however, the underlying demand for business equipment actually declined. Defense and aerospace orders are very large, and erratic, and have multiyear lead times that indicate nothing about the short-term outlook for business equipment."
In documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Nissan says the vehicles' computer software may not detect an adult in the passenger seat.
The bill allows Tesla to keep its existing stores in the Columbus and Cincinnati areas, and allows a third to open in Cleveland. It prohibits the company from opening any other stores.
Perry cites the natural change in society and economic structures as the underpinning of why it’s the right choice now — things just aren’t sold the same way today as they were even 10 years ago, he argues.
The company says it is increasing production at the Elkhart County factory to meet growing demand for its fifth-wheel towable RV.
California-based Fisker planned to build cars at the former General Motors plant, but it filed for bankruptcy protection in November.
Prosecutors say they had little choice, in part because of constraints with evidence and the challenge of gathering testimony and information from witnesses outside the United States.
The families allege that General Motors was negligent in designing its small cars and committed fraud by not disclosing facts about the defects.
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The question I want to know is, why didn’t GM learn its lesson from the Toyota fiasco? They had five years to pick up on the fact that burying a potential safety issue wasn’t, exactly, the course of action.
With a growing investigation into GM for a decade-long delay in recalling 1.6 million small cars, this verdict is highly anticipated.
General Motors Co. CEO Mary Barra will testify next month at a hearing by a House panel investigating the delayed recall of 1.6 million small GM cars.
Toyota said the decision was in consideration of "law-abiding team members" who could return to work after signing a code of conduct.
Honda says it reached that mark with a vehicle that came off the assembly line Thursday at Marysville, which was Honda's first auto plant in the U.S.
Volkswagen is recalling about 150,000 Passat midsize cars because the headlights can be damaged if the hoods are closed roughly.
The government is investigating whether General Motors should recall the Saturn Ion compact car for the same steering defect that affected the Chevrolet Cobalt.
Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors would be allowed to sell cars in Arizona without establishing a dealer network under a bill approved by a state Senate committee Wednesday.
It's also a warning to anyone selling cars in the U.S.: Although the federal government's road-safety watchdog doesn't have big fangs, the Justice Department does.