| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:18 PM
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...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 7:36 PM
U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 Democrat in Congress, expects his party will avoid electoral disaster in November.
During a brief interview on the sidelines of a Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Sunday, Hoyer acknowledged that the climate doesn&...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 6:40 PM
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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:50 PM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is fining General Motors Co. $7,000 per day until it responds to all questions the agency submitted to it last month regarding an ignition switch defect.
NHTSA said Tuesday it would levy the fine after...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 11:51 AM
General Motors announced Thursday it will take a $1.3-billion write-down to cover the cost of repairs related to faulty ignition switch recalls, and placed two engineers at the center of the recall scandal on paid leave.
The company also said it will...
| May 8, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Now that the excitement of auto show season is over, the anticipation to drive 2015 models begins.
There's plenty to look forward to, because there are almost too many new vehicles to choose from such as the redesigned, more modern Ford Mustang and...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:17 PM
After dragging his golf clubs and luggage off a shuttle bus in long-term parking near BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Wednesday afternoon, Leroy Donahue took several quick strides over to his shiny black Tesla Model S and peered through the window.
| Jul 24, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Not long ago, there was little warfare in the ultimate luxury marketplace where automakers seemed content to ride the prestige of their heritage. So steeped in marketing hubris was Rolls-Royce, despite being out-engineered by the decade-old Mercedes S-...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Toyota Motor Corp. says it will move 3,000 jobs from Torrance, Calif., to new North American headquarters in Plano, Texas, over the next three years.
The move, announced Monday, will affect 2,000 workers in Toyota's U.S. sales and marketing arm and 1,...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Toyota Motor Corp. said it will move 3,000 jobs from Torrance to new North American headquarters in Plano, Texas, over the next three years.
The move will affect 2,000 workers in Toyota's U.S. sales and marketing arm and 1,000 positions in its financial...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Toyota Motor Corp.'s move to Texas will mean the transfer of 3,000 marketing and finance jobs from its sprawling Torrance campus to a new North American headquarters.
The shift, announced Monday, is part of a strategy to consolidate corporate management...