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Ford plans to double Mexico vehicle production, report says

3:42 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Ford plans to double vehicle production capacity in Mexico as the automaker focuses its U.S. assembly plants on more profitable pickups and utility vehicles, according to a report published Sunday.

Mexico auto production, exports rise in Jan. despite sharp drops at VW

2:55 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Auto production in Mexico rose 0.4 percent in January 2016 compared with the same month last year, while exports were up 4.1 percent, the Mexican Auto Industry Association said today.

Tesla shares dogged by falling gas prices, output concerns

4:49 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Tesla shares fell to a two-year low amid concerns that cheap gasoline is stifling demand for electric cars as well as whether the company can...

Dual-sourcing dilemma hits Japan again

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Toyota is suspending production at all assembly lines in Japan because of an explosion at a steel plant.

N.A., Takata, currency sway Japanese earnings

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016
Better business in North America helped Subaru, Mazda and Mitsubishi in the October-December quarter.

UAW was unprepared for social media influence on talks, Williams says

2:50 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 5, 2016
UAW President Dennis Williams said the union took away several lessons from its rocky 2015 negotiations with Detroit automakers -- chief among them...

Toyota recycling program gives second life to parts

12:40 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 5, 2016
One automaker’s junk is becoming one of its treasures.

Takata posts quarterly profit gain as airbag recalls mount

6:54 am U.S. ET | Feb. 5, 2016
Takata reported quarterly profit rose from a year earlier, as it seeks to convince automakers including Honda to continue to support it through...

Chrissy Taylor named Enterprise COO

1:45 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 5, 2016
Christine "Chrissy" Taylor has been promoted to Enterprise Holdings Inc.'s COO, the company said today.

Continental recalls defective airbag control units used in 5 million vehicles

8:03 am U.S. ET | Feb. 4, 2016
Continental Automotive Systems said it supplied potentially defective airbag control units to 5 million vehicles used by Honda, Fiat Chrysler,...

Honda will recall 341,000 Accord sedans in U.S. over restraint system

7:09 am U.S. ET | Feb. 4, 2016
Honda said it will recall 341,000 Accord sedans in the United States to replace an electric control unit used in its restraint system after...

GM worker dies at Ohio plant; U.S. investigating

12:06 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 4, 2016
Federal authorities are investigating the death of a General Motors worker at its Defiance, Ohio, casting operations plant this week.

Delphi Q4 net income slides 44% in 'challenging global marketplace'

11:59 am U.S. ET | Feb. 4, 2016
Automotive electronics and technology supplier Delphi Automotive's fourth-quarter net income fell 44 percent from the year-earlier period to $192...

Honda warns dealerships of liability as it widens airbag recall

12:15 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2016
American Honda has expanded its Takata airbag recalls by more than 2 million vehicles and warned dealers that they could face legal exposure for...

Takata plans to present restructuring plan to carmakers in May, report says

10:58 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2016
Takata is preparing to present a restructuring plan to automakers in early May that will include an agreement on the sharing of recall costs, people...

GM to launch first compact sedan in India as part of market share quest

6:30 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2016
GM said it plans to build and sell its first compact sedan in India in 2017, entering the country's fastest-growing passenger car segment as part of...

Denso lowers full-year profit forecast, expects yen to strengthen

11:22 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2016
Toyota-affiliated supplier Denso today lowered its full-year net profit forecast by almost 5 percent, saying it expects the yen to strengthen...

Toyota recalls 320,000 vehicles for side airbag issue

5:30 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2016
Toyota today said it is recalling about 320,000 vehicles from the 2003-06 model years for an airbag-related defect.

Takata must change culture to prevent another safety crisis, panel says

6:56 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2016
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