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Honda expands airbag recall in Japan

4:32 am U.S. ET | May 28, 2015
The global Takata airbag recall widened again today with Honda calling back another quarter million vehicles in Japan equipped with possibly defective airbag inflators.

Ford's Turkish unit halts output as labor dispute resumes

2:56 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2015
The Turkish unit of Ford suspended operations at one of its plants after a week-long labor dispute flared up again.

Hyundai to boost output of Tucson SUV

2:01 pm U.S. ET | May 22, 2015
Hyundai said today it would boost output of its Tucson SUV by adding production at a South Korean assembly line that currently makes sedans in order...

Ford, Fiat resume output in Turkey

4:31 am U.S. ET | May 22, 2015
Production resumed at the Turkish operations of Ford and Fiat today after a labor dispute disrupted output for just over a week.

U.S. indicts 2 execs from NGK for price-fixing

1:39 pm U.S. ET | May 21, 2015
One current and one former executive with Japanese supplier NGK Spark Plug were indicted today on a charge of conspiring to fix prices of spark...

Ford's Turkish plant cancels shift

2:27 am U.S. ET | May 20, 2015
Ford Otosan, the Turkish arm of Ford, cancelled an extra working shift, citing supply chain problems amid widening labor unrest in Turkey's...

Hyundai group considers 3rd India factory

7:03 am U.S. ET | May 19, 2015
Hyundai Motor Group said today it is looking at building a third factory in India, highlighting its growing appetite for expanding globally after an...

Takata, Japan automakers stuck in uneasy reliance

7:46 am U.S. ET | May 17, 2015
Airbag supplier Takata and Japanese carmakers including Honda are locked in the commercial equivalent of a bad marriage -- not entirely happy in each...

Honda exec says latest airbag recall may impact Japan sales

7:04 am U.S. ET | May 15, 2015
Honda could see an impact on sales in Japan from its plans to recall some 5 million cars to replace potentially fatal airbags made by troubled...

Takata asking to pay for recalls through installments, report says

7:49 am U.S. ET | May 14, 2015
Takata asked automakers to allow it to pay for costs related to its recalled airbags by installment and is meeting with its bankers almost every day...

Toyota, Mazda in talks on expanding partnership, report says

7:18 am U.S. ET | May 9, 2015
Toyota and Mazda are in talks to expand their technology partnership to fuel-cell vehicles, sources told Reuters on Saturday, as global automakers...

Denso forecasts profit growth on higher Asia sales

11:10 am U.S. ET | April 28, 2015
Denso, the world's second-biggest auto supplier based on revenue, forecast a 7 percent rise in operating profit for the year ahead, citing an...

Hyundai to create shareholder-rights group after land deal irks investors

7:23 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015
Hyundai Motor will establish a committee to represent shareholder interests when the board makes key decisions such as acquisitions, heeding calls...

Mazda quarterly profits fall on currency losses while sales rise

6:41 am U.S. ET | April 24, 2015
Profits fell at Mazda in the January-March quarter, undercut by higher outlays for marketing and factory startups and foreign exchange losses,...

Toyota makes noise with Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

10:18 am U.S. ET | April 24, 2015
For all its silence, Toyota's Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle actually can be pretty noisy.

Mitsubishi posts first annual N.A. profit in seven years

7:47 am U.S. ET | April 24, 2015
Mitsubishi booked double-digit profit increases in the latest quarter to propel the carmaker to record annual earnings and its first North America...

Suzuki recalls record 2 million cars for smoking ignition switch

7:21 am U.S. ET | April 22, 2015
Suzuki said it would recall 2 million cars, a record for the automaker, including Chevrolet Cruzes it builds for GM, to replace the ignition switch...

New markets, production for GM Korea

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 19, 2015
General Motors' massive operation in South Korea lost a big reason for being when bosses in Detroit decided in late 2013 to pull the plug on the...

Japan, U.S. seek deals on auto parts, rice to secure trade pact

1:19 am U.S. ET | April 19, 2015
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South Korea steps up price-fixing crackdown on auto suppliers

10:40 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2015
South Korea, supporting a global police action against auto-parts price fixing, has hit Japanese and German suppliers with a string of fines in...

FROM TVs TO EVs

Japan electronic giants embrace autos after consumer-goods struggles

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13, 2015
Japan's storied electronics companies are struggling in the cutthroat consumer goods market amid cheaper, and often more innovative, rivals from...

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