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Nissan to recall 300,000 small cars; NHTSA upgrades investigation into seat sensors

il y a 37 min 14 sec
Nissan North America is recalling nearly 300,000 small cars over concerns that an interior trim panel near the accelerator pedal could trap a driver's foot, possibly causing unwanted acceleration or delaying braking.

Toyota invests $50 million in artificial intelligence for smarter cars

il y a 44 min 9 sec
Seeking to make cars better at avoiding crashes, Toyota will spend $50 million over five years to set up joint research centers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University, the Japanese automaker said today.

Bentley says its new Bentayga will be the world's fastest SUV

il y a 1 heure 35 min
Bentley says its first SUV won't just be the most expensive in an increasingly crowded market, it'll also be the fastest.

Wireless car updates to save billions, transform service experience, IHS predicts

il y a 1 heure 48 min
Over-the-air software updates are set to save automakers billions of dollars over the next decade and could fundamentally alter the relationship between drivers, automakers and dealerships, an IHS Automotive study reported.

Marchionne's Fiat-GM merger plan may wait for Ferrari spinoff

il y a 5 heures 25 min
While Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne isn't known for his patience, he's likely to wait until next year before making a bid for General Motors after months of talk about the potential of a deal.

Detroit 3 show interest in UAW health care overhaul idea

il y a 6 heures 42 min
The Detroit 3 automakers are showing increased interest in the UAW's proposal that they pool their healthcare systems, a sign that contract talks between the union and manufacturers are down to the big money issues.

UAW negotiators pledge they'll prevail in Ford contract talks

il y a 6 heures 57 min
UAW negotiators said they will prevail in their contract talks with Ford as a deadline to strike a deal approaches.

Ex-Tesla engineer charged with illegally accessing employee evaluations

3 sept. 2015 - 21:17
A former Tesla Motors engineer has been charged in federal court with felony computer intrusion for accessing his manager's email account, sharing employee evaluations with others and posting confidential information on the Web.

NGK Insulators to pay $65.3 million U.S. fine for price-fixing, obstruction

3 sept. 2015 - 20:11
Japanese auto supplier NGK Insulators has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $65.3 million fine for fixing prices of automotive parts and attempting to obstruct the ongoing global investigation into auto parts bid rigging, the U.S.

TrueCar inks partner deal with Sam's Club

3 sept. 2015 - 20:01
TrueCar gained a key ally today with the announcement that it will partner with Sam's Club to offer members access to a new-car buying program.

Takata settles U.S. patent infringement case for airbag sensors

3 sept. 2015 - 19:48
Two units of Japanese auto supplier Takata are settling a six-year patent infringement dispute with International Electronics and Engineering and its Detroit area subsidiary for $1.1 million.

Alcoa plans new randd center for advanced 3D printing processes

3 sept. 2015 - 16:45
Metals company Alcoa said today it will invest $60 million to expand its randd center in Pennsylvania to explore ways to make 3D printing viable on an industrial scale to produce parts for the aerospace, automotive and construction sectors.

Jaguar offers free maintenance, cuts prices in U.S.

3 sept. 2015 - 15:30
Jaguar is lowering its prices and rolling out free scheduled maintenance in the United States to remove what customers cite as key reasons consumers reject the British brand: high purchase and maintenance costs.

Lear buys downtown Detroit office building

3 sept. 2015 - 15:16
Seating and electronics suppler Lear has purchased a 50,000-square-foot building in downtown Detroit for an undisclosed price.

Maserati dealer sues factory, alleging padded sales

2 sept. 2015 - 20:04
A Maserati dealer has sued Maserati North America, saying the auto company insisted the dealership misrepresent sales, reporting 2014 vehicle sales as much as quadruple what they actually were, and discriminated against dealers who refused to...

Navistar reports a surprise Q3 loss amid U.S. investigation

2 sept. 2015 - 19:52
Navistar International, the truck- and engine-maker that counts Carl Icahn as its biggest investor, posted a slight third-quarter loss when analysts had projected a profit.

Average U.S. new-vehicle mpg falls in August

2 sept. 2015 - 19:13
The average stated fuel economy of new light vehicles sold in the United States fell in August and is down nearly 2 percent from the record high set a year ago, a University of Michigan report released today said.

Bill Ford says health care co-op possible in UAW talks

2 sept. 2015 - 17:42
Ford Motor Executive Chairman Bill Ford said the company is considering a health-care co-op, an issue the UAW has raised in negotiations on a new contract.

German carmakers win U.S. antitrust approval to buy Nokia maps

2 sept. 2015 - 17:14
German carmakers BMW, Audi and Mercedes have won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Nokia's maps business for around 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion), the Federal Trade Commission said today.

Nissan marketing exec Mohnke adds U.S. sales duties

2 sept. 2015 - 16:50
Nissan North America's chief marketing officer Dan Mohnke will add U.S. sales to his responsibilities beginning today, the automaker said in a news release.

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