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Takata taps rivals to help build replacement inflators

il y a 4 heures 50 min
Takata, under pressure from federal regulators, has asked rival suppliers if they can help produce replacement inflators for the company's airbag customers.

Ram chief: Consumers aren't clamoring for aluminum pickup

il y a 4 heures 59 min
Bob Hegbloom, chief of the Ram brand, isn't buying the buzz that the lightweight aluminum body of the upcoming 2015 F-150 pickup will give Ford a significant advantage.

GM lawsuit poses danger to future bailouts, Treasury says

il y a 6 heures 37 min
The Treasury Department says confidential information it received during the GM bailout should stay secret, otherwise at-risk companies needing government help in the future might not be willing to share data.

Jaguar Land Rover opens $750 million engine plant

il y a 6 heures 44 min
Jaguar Land Rover moved another step closer today to gaining greater control of its destiny with the opening of its $750 million engine plant near Wolverhampton in the U.K.

Detroit Manufacturing Systems to hire 200 workers to support new F-150

il y a 7 heures 31 min
Detroit Manufacturing Systems LLC plans to hire 200 assembly workers by January 2015 to support production growth of the Ford F-150 truck.

BorgWarner posts flat net income for Q3 after one-time charges

il y a 8 heures 41 min
BorgWarner reported today a 13 percent increase in revenue and flat net income for the third quarter after one-time charges.

NHTSA orders Takata to produce documents related to airbag probe

il y a 9 heures 10 min
Federal safety regulators today ordered Japanese supplier Takata to provide documents and answer questions under oath related to the government's ongoing probe of potentially defective Takata airbags in millions of vehicles.

Lawyers urge U.S. judge to move quickly in Takata airbags case

il y a 9 heures 37 min
Lawyers for consumers in the United States asked a federal judge in Miami today to speed up a class action lawsuit against Japanese auto parts maker Takata and four automakers, saying that public safety was at stake over defective airbags.

Daimler, VW dampen speculation about imminent CEO succession

il y a 11 heures 54 min
Succession is not an imminent topic at Daimler or Volkswagen, the chief executives of both carmakers said today, adding that any potential candidates would most likely come from within their respective companies.

Tower International reports higher Q3 profits on improved sales in Americas

il y a 12 heures 37 min
Tower International today reported improved earnings in the third quarter due to improved sales in the Americas.

Johnson Controls profit beats estimates as car seat demand rises

il y a 12 heures 51 min
Johnson Controls posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit, driven by higher sales of its car seats in North America and a lower expected tax bill.

Chrysler recalls 33,443 light trucks in U.S. for tire pressure issues

il y a 13 heures 26 min
Chrysler Group said that it was recalling 33,443 light trucks in two separate campaigns to prevent false warnings from the tire pressure monitor systems.

Lithia will continue rapid acquisition pace after DCH

il y a 13 heures 48 min
Lithia Motors will continue its rapid pace of acquisitions over the next year despite just closing a huge deal to buy DCH Auto Group, executives said today.

Lithia's Q3 net rises 11% on 21% revenue gain

il y a 13 heures 48 min
Lithia Motors today said its third-quarter net income increased 11 percent to $34.5 million, as revenue rose 21 percent to $1.30 billion, on double-digit revenue increases in all areas of operations.

Hyundai plans to take on Toyota's Prius with new hybrid model

il y a 13 heures 55 min
South Korea's Hyundai Motor said it is developing its first dedicated gas-electric car that would go up against Toyota's best-selling Prius.

Ferrari spinoff's real winners are Agnelli clan

il y a 14 heures 26 min
The real winners in Fiat Chrysler's spinoff of supercar unit Ferrari are Chairman John Elkann and the Agnelli industrial clan he represents, who will be the biggest shareholders of both companies.

Airbag investigators focus on metal shards sprayed at crashes

il y a 16 heures 1 min
More details are emerging about accidents involving Takata airbags -- and the horrific injuries and subsequent lawsuits that resulted from them.

VW Group Q3 profit jumps on record Audi, Porsche sales

il y a 18 heures 19 min
VW Group posted higher-than-expected operating profit in the third quarter, boosted by strong demand for Audi and Porsche models in Europe and China. Earnings rose 16 percent to 3.23 billion euros ($4.07 billion), VW said.

NHTSA steps up inquiry into defective Takata airbags

30 oct. 2014 - 00:39
More than 18 months after Honda and other automakers announced recalls to fix exploding airbags, U.S. regulators are now asking the companies to speed up repairs.

Lawmakers ask GAO to review NHTSA actions

29 oct. 2014 - 21:47
Bipartisan leaders of a key House committee have asked Congress' independent watchdog arm for a review of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration amid escalating concern over the agency's handling of the General Motors ignition switch and...

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