The automaker said it is recalling 31,520 model year 2012 Buick Verano and Chevrolet Camaro, Cruze and Sonic compact cars because the air bags might not deploy. General Motors is also recalling 57,512 other autos because the base radio may not work.
Fabled luxury car maker Rolls-Royce will soon be marketing its goods in one of the world's poorest countries.
Check out some of this week's top headlines from across Manufacturing.net, from the GM recall report that blames incompetence and negligence for the recall that led to 13 deaths to an indictment for a gun dealer and Glock executives over $1 million in bribes and kickbacks.
A South Carolina plant that makes exhaust systems for BMW will close by the end of the year, leaving 150 workers without a job.
The 315-page report doesn't bring the issue to a close. Here's what's still to come in the ongoing recall case.
The U.S. Justice Department says a grand jury has indicted a former executive at a Japanese auto parts maker on accusations that he helped fix the prices of seatbelts sold to leading Japanese automakers.
General Motors says it will launch a compensation program for crash victims or their families as a result of faulty ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths that prompted a recall of 2.6 million cars.
GM CEO Mary Barra said 15 employees have been fired and five others have been disciplined over the company's failure to disclose a defect with ignition switches that is now linked to at least 13 deaths.
Why that delay happened — and who is responsible — should be revealed Thursday, when a report by former U.S. Attorney Anton Valukas is made public.
Siemens, based in Germany, is donating the same software the company and its clients use in the automotive, aerospace, consumer products, medical device, electronics, shipbuilding and apparel industries.
Delegates to the United Auto Workers convention have elected Dennis Williams as the union's new president. Williams is the union's current secretary-treasurer.
Nidec Corp. said Wednesday it will set up a factory in Rajasthan Province in western India to make motors for vehicles and consumer electronics from next April.
The new four door called the Ghibli has Italian flair, a Ferrari engine and a lower price tag than Maserati's other models that are all priced above $100,000.
General Motors says it will release the results of an outside attorney's investigation into its mishandled recall of small cars on Thursday morning.
Delegates at a United Auto Workers convention have voted to raise dues by 25 percent to shore up the union's finances.
The instrument panel is made of carbon fiber and nylon instead of steel, while the rear window is made of the same tough, thin plastic that's on cell phones. Because it's lighter, the car has a smaller engine.
As of early last year, the director of vehicle safety was four rungs down the ladder from the CEO, according to a copy of the chart obtained by The Associated Press. Finance, sales and public relations had a direct path to the top.
Chrysler, Nissan and Toyota all reported double-digit sales gains over last May. Even General Motors, battling bad publicity from a mishandled recall, surprised with a 13 percent sales increase.
The Subaru factory in Lafayette has started building a redesigned Outback SUV that an executive calls a key vehicle for the automaker.
For much of the last century, the car has been Americans' primary vehicle for realizing individual freedom. But in an era of road rage, gas close to $4 a gallon and the temptation of texting behind the wheel, is driving still a love affair? Or is it just a way to get from here to there?
U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether a recall to fix air bags on nearly 745,000 Chrysler SUVs is working.
Check out some of this week's top headlines from across Manufacturing.net, from the 12 regions that were chosen to provide a boost to U.S. manufacturing to Beechcraft's partnership with Wichita State University.
The cars were their own best salesmen. Nevada's governor and other key policy makers emerged enthusiastic after test rides. The bill passed quickly enough that potential opponents — primarily automakers — were unable to influence its outcome.
The Detroit News reports the automaker is spending hundreds of millions of dollars on a refurbishment of the truck plant, which has produced more than 2 million F-150 pickups.