More Auto Industry Articles

  • Gov't fines Hyundai $17.35M over brake defect

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hyundai has agreed to pay a $17.35 million fine for delayed reporting of a brake defect affecting Genesis luxury cars, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday. The defect involves corrosion in critical brake system components that can reduce braking...

  • Manhattan Moment: Maryland's motor vehicle bureaucracy needs an overhaul

    My adventure with the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration began May 28, when a high school senior rammed into the side of my 1995 Jeep. I learned not only how strong was my Jeep, but how totally inefficient is Maryland's Department of Motor Vehicles.

  • China probes automakers, technology firms

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese regulators have launched a series of anti-monopoly investigations of global automakers and technology providers, stepping up pressure on foreign companies that feel increasingly unwelcome in China. On Wednesday, a regulator said Chrysler and Germany's Audi will be...

  • Chrysler profit jumps; Fiat hit by merger worry

    DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler remained on the comeback trail with a 22 percent second-quarter profit increase, but U.S. investors may not get a chance to buy shares of the company if a planned merger with Fiat gets scuttled. Shareholders of Fiat, the majority owner of Chrysler, overwhelmingly voted...

  • Toyota pledges $1M toward Detroit bankruptcy deal

    DETROIT (AP) — Toyota has pledged $1 million toward the Detroit Institute of Arts' goal to raise $100 million to prevent the sale of art in Detroit's bankruptcy and help city pensioners. The announcement was made Wednesday by the museum and Toyota Motor North America. Simon Nagata, president...

  • Toyota profit up nearly 5 percent on sales growth

    TOKYO (AP) — 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. The Japanese maker of the Prius hybrid, Camry sedan and Lexus luxury model said April-June profit totaled...

  • Ford, GM sued over CD players

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Ford and General Motors are being sued in a class action lawsuit by the Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies, alleging the CD players in the vehicles violate the law by ripping music to the vehicle’s hard drive. The AARC also named Denso...

  • Still fighting: The Delphi workers Obama robbed

    The White House pretended to champion American workers this week with gimmicky initiatives on federal job training and "workplace innovation."



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