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  • Fiat's 500L falls flat while Kia's Soul soars

    Fiat's 500L falls flat while Kia's Soul soars
    Kia's redesigned Soul and Fiat's all-new 500L are the latest models in the quirky "toaster" class of sub-compact cars. Picture a square box riding on a car platform. The general idea is combine the comfort and efficiency of a small car with the...
  • Five ways Tesla Motors pushes technology change in auto industry

    Five ways Tesla Motors pushes technology change in auto industry
    Although Tesla Motors sold fewer than 23,000 cars last year, an almost immeasurable amount of the 15.6 million vehicles Americans purchased last year, the electric car company is pushing technological change throughout the auto industry, according to...
  • As many as 303 deaths linked to faulty ignition switches in recalled GM cars

    As many as 303 deaths linked to faulty ignition switches in recalled GM cars
    As many as 303 deaths could have been caused by a defect that recently prompted General Motors to recall 1.6 million cars, according to a new report commissioned by an independent consumer watchdog group. GM has acknowledged only 12 deaths linked to...
  • Massive recall expenses slash General Motors' first-quarter profit

    Massive recall expenses slash General Motors' first-quarter profit
    Heavy spending to repair more than 6 million vehicles in the first quarter triggered an 88% plunge in General Motors Co. earnings for the period, compared to a year earlier. The nation’s largest automaker said it earned just $108 million, or 8...
  • Hyundai to debut all-new Sonata at April's New York Auto Show

    Hyundai to debut all-new Sonata at April's New York Auto Show
    Hyundai will launch an all-new version of its game-changing Sonata sedan at the New York Auto Show, the automaker has announced. The South Korean company said it will debut a global version of the midsize family sedan on home soil later this month, with...
  • GM recalls 7.6 million more cars, mainly for ignition switch issues

    GM recalls 7.6 million more cars, mainly for ignition switch issues
    General Motors has expanded its ignition switch recall to encompass 7.6 million more U.S. vehicles made from 1997 to 2014. GM, the world’s second largest automaker, has now recalled 29 million vehicles this year. More than half of them were...
  • GM responds to safety scandal by recalling 1.5 million more vehicles

    In its latest reaction to a mounting safety scandal, General Motors Co. recalled 1.5 million more vehicles and set aside $300 million to pay for repairs. The move follows the automaker's apologies over delays in fixing a deadly ignition switch problem....
  • GM appoints safety chief to deal with mounting recall crisis

    GM appoints safety chief to deal with mounting recall crisis
    Beset by criticism that it did not move quickly enough to fix an ignition switch problem linked to 12 fatal crashes, General Motors on Tuesday named a vehicle safety chief charged with identifying and resolving product safety issues. Jeff Boyer, who has...
  • Chrysler recalling more than 43,000 Dodge Chargers

    Chrysler recalling more than 43,000 Dodge Chargers
    Chrysler Group is recalling more than 43,000 Dodge Chargers to fix an issue with the vehicles’ headlights. The automaker said the voluntary action will affect 43,450 Chargers in the U.S. from the 2011 and 2012 model years. The recall is to inspect...
  • GM fined $35 million for faulty ignition switch recall delays

    GM fined $35 million for faulty ignition switch recall delays
    Federal regulators Friday fined General Motors Corp. the maximum $35 million for delays in recalling vehicles with faulty ignition switches that have been linked to 13 deaths. The automaker also agreed to what Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx...
  • Toyota to move jobs and marketing headquarters from Torrance to Texas

    Toyota to move jobs and marketing headquarters from Torrance to Texas
    Toyota Motor Corp. plans to move large numbers of jobs from its sales and marketing headquarters in Torrance to suburban Dallas, according to a person familiar with the automaker's plans. The move, creating a new North American headquarters, would put...