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  • GM faced a Cadillac ignition switch issue in 2006

    DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors engineers reported accidentally turning off ignition switches in a Cadillac SRX with their knees more than eight years ago, and they ordered a similar fix to a similar problem in smaller, cheaper cars linked...
  • Loud in a crowd: Nissan range gets grille makeover

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Japanese carmaker Nissan Motor Co is going for a facelift to stand out from the crowd. In an increasingly competitive global market - in China alone there are some 80 automakers battling for sales - Nissan plans to put a V-shaped...
  • F-35 fighter jet to make first trans-Atlantic flight in July

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Defense Department has approved the first trans-Atlantic flight of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet in July to take part in two international air shows near London, U.S. and British officials said Wednesday. The new...
  • Mercedes to revive luxury Maybach brand

    Mercedes to revive luxury Maybach brand
    Daimler is set to revive Maybach, a brand once coveted by oligarchs, rap stars and royals, to woo a growing class of ultra-wealthy clients in Asia and the United States, a person familiar with the company's plans said. The brand will be used to adorn...
  • Safety advocates: Why did GM choose weaker ignition switch design?

    DETROIT Safety advocates want to know why General Motors Co. chose a defective ignition switch design for its small cars in 2001 even though an alternative was available that they say might have prevented 31 crashes and 13 deaths linked to the problem. A...
  • Tribeca Organizers See Fest Expand as Brand Grows

    As the Tribeca Film Festival enters its 13th year, fest leaders feel confident they've established an identity for the event as more than just a placeholder between Sundance and Cannes. Now the only trick is to convince everybody else of that. Although...
  • Former Bridgestone executive to plead guilty to price fixing: U.S. Justice Dept

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former sales manager for Bridgestone Corp has agreed to plead guilty and serve 18 months in prison for participating in a conspiracy to fix the prices of rubber anti-vibration devices used in automotive suspension systems and...
  • New York Auto Show: Toyota shows off new aggressive Camry styling

    New York Auto Show: Toyota shows off new aggressive Camry styling
    Toyota launched a dramatic mid-cycle restyling of its Camry sedan in a move to fend off increasing competition from rivals such as the Honda Accord and the Nissan Altima. The Camry has been the nation’s best-selling passenger car for a dozen years...
  • Knott's Berry Farm breathes new life into old mine train ride

    Knott's Berry Farm breathes new life into old mine train ride
    A long-overdue renovation of the Calico Mine Ride will introduce state-of-the-art technology to the first major Knott's Berry Farm attraction while preserving the groundbreaking work of a legendary theme park innovator. Photos: Calico Mine Ride at Knott'...
  • 2015 Infiniti QX80, QX80 Limited: First Look

     
    Competes with: Cadillac Escalade, Lexus LX 570 and Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Looks like: A 2014 QX80 wearing the same dress with new jewelry Drivetrain: The same 400-hp, 5.6-liter V-8 as last year Hits dealerships: Fall 2014 for the regular QX80; late-2014.....
  • 2015 Audi A3 TDI Sportback: First Look

     
    Competes with: Mercedes-Benz CLA250, Buick Verano, Acura ILX Hybrid Looks like: Every other Audi, only smaller Powertrains: 150-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel; six-speed S tronic automatic transmission; front-wheel drive Hits dealerships:...