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Fixing Takata Airbags Will Take Years, Says Expert

May 26, 2015 5:20 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Confusion and backorders have led to long delays that are increasing frustration among drivers.

Hyundai Is First To Offer Android Auto System

May 26, 2015 3:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google says Android Auto is expected to be offered on 28 brands by 2016.

GM Plans $1.2B In Upgrades For Indiana Pickup Truck Plant

May 26, 2015 2:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The project will increase by roughly 50 percent the size of the 3,800-worker assembly plant.

Death Toll From Defective GM Ignition Switches Rises To 107

May 25, 2015 8:04 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The death toll from faulty ignition switches in small cars by General Motors has risen.

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Where Will 3D Technology Take Us Next?

May 22, 2015 12:09 pm | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

The conference presents the latest in 3D technology, and this year was no exception.

Toyota Promises To Help Find Cause Of Takata Air Bag Defects

May 22, 2015 10:03 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The Toyota President stressed that regaining consumer trust is an industry-wide concern.

Automotive Supplier Investing $13M To Build Pulaski Plant

May 22, 2015 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Proper Polymers will build the injection molding plant in Pulaski.

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General Motors Spending $439M For Upgrades To Corvette Plant

May 21, 2015 2:09 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The new facility will feature new tooling and robots and environmental enhancements.

Car Industry Body Voices Strong Concern Over Takata Air Bag Recall

May 21, 2015 9:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Japanese carmakers will work together to deal with Takata Corp.'s air bag problems.

What You Need To Know About The Takata Air Bag Recall

May 20, 2015 2:55 pm | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Here are some answers to common questions about the recall.

Recalls Of The Week: Takata Responsible For Largest Auto Recall In U.S. History

May 20, 2015 1:47 pm | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor | News | Comments

The air bag maker just doubled the number of vehicles included in the recall.

Tesla Door Handles Shutting Out Buyers

May 19, 2015 2:59 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Check out why Consumer Reports says the Model S is undriveable.

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U.S. Agency To Hold Hearing On Fiat Chrysler Recall Compliance

May 18, 2015 3:12 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

NHTSA has long been feuding with the company over the Jeep gas tank recall.

GM CEO: 'Every Inch' Of Camaro Has Been Improved

May 18, 2015 2:59 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

GM CEO Mary Barra describes the brand new Chevrolet Camaro sports car.

By The Numbers: GM's Faulty Ignition Switches

May 18, 2015 2:38 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Here’s a look at all the numbers behind the ignition switch recall.

CEO: Nissan Will Be Ready With Autonomous Driving By 2020

May 18, 2015 12:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Whether people can use the autonomous cars will depend on government regulations.

Manufacturing's Winner & Loser Of The Week

May 15, 2015 5:14 pm | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor | News | Comments

The winner is still in high school and the loser struggles with continued global recalls.  

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This Is How A Driverless Truck Works

May 15, 2015 5:10 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

One of the first driverless semi-trucks is already driving, legally, on Nevada's highways.

Recalls Of The Week: Takata Troubles Continue

May 15, 2015 9:46 am | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Three major automakers expanded recalls tied to Takata’s flawed air bags this week.

Latest Self-Driving Google Car Heading To Public Streets

May 15, 2015 9:37 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

The debut is a huge step toward more universal driverless cars.

Infographic: Driving The Industry Forward

May 14, 2015 5:48 pm | by IMPO | News | Comments

Check out how the automotive industry is impacting American manufacturing.

GM To Invest $1B In Detroit-Area Tech Center

May 14, 2015 9:30 am | by Jeff Karoub, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The efforts could create about 2,600 jobs in product engineering, IT and design.

What’s Behind The Renaissance Of Rolls Royce?

May 13, 2015 3:20 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Rolls Royce North America President discusses the company’s new automobile.

Toyota, Mazda Announce 'Long-Term Partnership' In Technology

May 13, 2015 3:02 pm | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Toyota and Mazda are expanding their partnership to focus on new technologies.

More Vehicles Recalled For Problem Takata Air Bag Inflators

May 13, 2015 10:43 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Toyota and Nissan are expanding their recalls by another 6.5 million vehicles.

Five Things To Know About Accidents Involving Self-Driving Cars

May 13, 2015 9:35 am | by Justin Pritchard, The Associated Press | News | Comments

A small fleet of self-driving cars is maneuvering through traffic in California using an array of sensors and computing power. Here are some things to know about these cars of the future.

Illinois Auto Parts Company Fined $114K For Safety Lapses

May 13, 2015 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Peoria, Illinois auto parts manufacturer has been fined $114,100 for federal workplace safety violations the government says put workers at risk of amputation and other injuries.

GM Recall Pickups, Cars To Fix Seat And Belt Glitches

May 12, 2015 2:46 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors is recalling nearly 470,000 Chevrolet Malibu midsize cars to fix potentially weakened steel cables that link the front seat belts to the vehicles.

Most Mid-Size SUVs Crash During IIHS Testing

May 12, 2015 10:33 am | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor | News | Comments

This particular crash test was introduced in 2012, and is believed to be more difficult than the U.S. government’s head-on frontal crash test.

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