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Japan's NGK pleads guilty, to pay $52.1 million U.S. fine for price fixing

Automotive Business Review - 19 August, 2014 - 22:10
Japanese supplier NGK Spark Plug agreed to plead guilty and pay a $52 million criminal fine over its role in a conspiracy to fix prices and rig bids for spark plugs and other automotive parts, the Department of Justice said.

Dealer website provider Search Optics acquires DigiGo

Automotive Business Review - 19 August, 2014 - 20:34
Search Optics, a growing provider of dealer websites and digital marketing services, has purchased KPA's DigiGo division, formerly known as TK Carsites. Terms were not disclosed.

Dealer software giant ADP Dealer Services to become CDK Global

Automotive Business Review - 19 August, 2014 - 19:55
ADP Dealer Services said today it will spin off from parent ADP with the name CDK Global. The dealer software giant expects to become an independent public company by October. It will be listed on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol CDK.

Honda's Mendel says U.S. sales 'near top,' warns market may suffer from 'stupid things'

Automotive Business Review - 19 August, 2014 - 18:30
Auto sales in the United States are approaching the highest levels that the market can sustainably support and could suffer long-term damage as automakers increasingly turn to subprime financing and seven-year loans to boost market share, the top...

Honda's Mendel warns U.S. sales 'near top,' market may suffer from 'stupid things'

Automotive Business Review - 19 August, 2014 - 18:30
Auto sales in the United States are approaching the highest levels that the market can sustainably support and could suffer long-term damage as automakers increasingly turn to subprime financing and seven-year loans to boost market share, the top...

GM expands website for owners of recalled vehicles

Automotive Business Review - 19 August, 2014 - 17:18
General Motors' website for owners of its vehicles recalled for faulty ignition switches has been expanded to include all 20 models involved, the automaker said.

Aisin's North American growth drives more investment, new HQ

Automotive Business Review - 19 August, 2014 - 15:51
Aisin opened a new North American headquarters in suburban Detroit in July as part of the foreign subsidiary's ongoing growth stateside.

A123 hires former JCI executive as chief technology officer

Automotive Business Review - 19 August, 2014 - 12:49
A123 Systems hired former Johnson Controls executive Patrick Hurley as its new chief technology officer.

Magna CEO in a shopping mood in post-Stronach era

Automotive Business Review - 19 August, 2014 - 11:54
Magna International, the largest auto supplier in North America, will consider purchases of as much as $4 billion as it distances itself from debt-averse founder Frank Stronach.

Magna is free to pursue big acquisitions in post-Stronach era

Automotive Business Review - 19 August, 2014 - 11:54
Magna International, the largest auto supplier in North America, will consider purchases of as much as $4 billion as it distances itself from debt-averse founder Frank Stronach.

2 Japanese suppliers fined in China's antitrust crackdown

Automotive Business Review - 19 August, 2014 - 11:23
China's antitrust regulator fined Japanese bearing makers NSK Ltd. and NTN Corp. a combined 4.8 billion yen ($47 million) for violating rules in a probe into industry pricing practices.

Saab's owner seeks partner to secure brand's future

Automotive Business Review - 19 August, 2014 - 10:15
Saab's owner, National Electric Vehicle Sweden, says it is in discussions with potential partners as it seeks to restart car production and develop future models.

China sets first fines in car sector probe

Financial Times - 19 August, 2014 - 08:23
Two Japanese parts makers ordered to pay Rmb294m for alleged antitrust infractions as China hands down first penalties in probe of car market

A hard rock ballad for Nissan commercial vans?

Automotive Business Review - 19 August, 2014 - 05:01
Nissan employs Bret Michaels, of 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn' fame, to sing his take on 'Endless Love' to Nissan's commercial vans.

Ford begins testing first right-hand-drive Mustang

Automotive Business Review - 18 August, 2014 - 20:45
Ford has begun testing the first prototype of the right-hand-drive Mustang pony car. Ford said its engineers recently finished building the handmade prototype, which will be used in various developmental tests in coming months.

U.S. details plans for car-to-car safety communications

Automotive Business Review - 18 August, 2014 - 20:08
After more than a decade of research into car-to-car communications, federal auto safety regulators took a step forward today by unveiling their plan for requiring cars to have wireless gear that will enable them to warn drivers of danger.

Toyota makes stronger showing in J.D. Power seat quality study

Automotive Business Review - 18 August, 2014 - 19:25
Toyota made sizable gains in a JD Power seat quality study, with six of the 21 vehicles recognized for superior seating, two more than last year.

Continental lures Google self-driving exec in Silicon Valley push

Automotive Business Review - 18 August, 2014 - 18:22
German supplier Continental AG is growing its Silicon Valley presence to help car companies roll out autonomous driving and other 'intelligent' features over the coming years -- and it has hired one of Google's self-driving car...

China says Mercedes-Benz fixed prices

Financial Times - 18 August, 2014 - 17:15
German group is latest multinational carmaker to face Chinese scrutiny and threat of fines over pricing of spare parts, repair and maintenance

Chrysler names Bigland to lead Alfa Romeo brand in N.A.

Automotive Business Review - 18 August, 2014 - 14:24
Chrysler Group, rolling out sales of the Alfa Romeo 4C sports car in the United States, has picked Reid Bigland to lead the Italian sports car brand's return to North America.
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