At least 36 people have died and 44 have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.
U.S. safety regulators have closed an investigation into steering problems in more than 500,000 Ford full-size cars without seeking a recall.
Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup.
The Honda Odyssey was the only minivan to earn the highest safety rating in new crash tests by the insurance industry.
The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure — and even kill — a driver.
For the owners of 189,000 General Motors SUVs, the days of parking them outside the garage for fear that they could catch fire will soon come to an end.
An investigation by Consumer Reports has discovered that a Chinese company may be selling counterfeit tires in the US under a brand name that consumers trust.
The new pickup should be in dealerships by late December.
Aluminum isn’t new to the auto industry, but this is the first time it will cover the entire body of such a high-volume vehicle.
“Quite frankly, it’s a black eye for our industry.”
Chrysler posts $611 million in third quarter earnings, expects to make around $2.5 billion for full year.
Audi is recalling nearly 102,000 luxury cars because the front air bags may not inflate in a crash.
Vehicles recalled include various model years of the F-150, Flex, Transit, Transit Connect, Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Car.
Chrysler sales rise 22 percent. Best October since 2001. GM sales were flat. Ford sales dropped 2 percent, on tight pickup inventories.
The penalty could serve as a precedent for other automakers who violate the Clean Air Act.
“I want it understood that they day of GM being a polite competitor is over,” Barra tells the Detroit Economic Club.
Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 SUVs and trucks because malfunctioning fuel heaters can cause fires, or a software glitch can disable the electronic stability control.
Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.
Lexus finishes tops in Consumer Reports reliability study, followed closely by Toyota. Buick is top domestic brand.
The automaker posted a net profit of $1.38 billion, or 81 cents per share, from July through September.