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  • Auto defect whistle-blower bill passed by panel

    WASHINGTON A Senate committee on Thursday approved legislation that would pay awards to employees and contractors who tip off the federal government about motor vehicle defects or violations of law that may result in death or injury. The bill,...
  • Strong reliability scores should help Buick brand's rebirth

    Buick, the brand that once was the pace car for the drive to the senior center, has made a comeback by appealing to buyers not yet ready for retirement. U.S. sales rose 11 percent in 2014. In China, Buick's biggest market, sales gained almost 14 percent....
  • A Fight for the Dashboard

    c.2015 New York Times News Service MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — When Google hosted a boot camp here this month for its Android operating system, there were some new faces in the room: auto manufacturers. They made the trip to learn about Android Auto,...
  • Unions see a comeback coming as wages stall, rich get richer

    After years of avoiding confrontation, the U.S. labor movement is reasserting itself. From the ports of Los Angeles to the car plants of Detroit, unions are demanding payback for sacrifices they say helped revive the economy. Oil workers have walked...
  • Tesla Model S P85D: The D is like nothing else on the road

    Tesla Model S P85D: The D is like nothing else on the road
    Certain experiences promise a thrill: roller coasters, free fall, love. Add The D to the list. Tesla's Model S P85D, the all-wheel-drive variant of the all-electric Model S, is like no other car on the road. I say this without hyperbole or...
  • Death toll from General Motors ignition switches rises to 57

    The death toll from crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches has climbed to 57. The total is one more than last week. It was posted Monday on an Internet site by compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg. Feinberg and his...
  • Takata to Be Fined $14,000 a Day by NHTSA in Airbag Investigation

    c.2015 New York Times News Service In an escalating standoff with Takata, federal regulators said Friday that they would begin to fine the Japanese auto supplier $14,000 a day, saying it had not fully cooperated in an investigation into defective...
  • Workers at GM plant in Brazil go on strike

    An assembly line at one of three General Motors plants in Brazil has ground to a halt as workers strike to protest the planned layoffs of nearly 800 employees. The Metalworkers Union in Sao Jose dos Campos says that 5,200 workers went on strike Friday...
  • Car dealers need protection to advise customers of problems, some say

    Car dealers need protection to advise customers of problems, some say
    A prominent Maryland car dealer says manufacturers muzzle him and his colleagues, forbidding them from telling customers about potential safety problems until they develop into full-fledged recalls. Jack Fitzgerald asked a state Senate panel Tuesday to...
  • Toyota, GM stand out in J.D. Power dependability study

    DETROIT Lexus, Buick, Toyota and Cadillac captured the top four spots in J.D. Power and Associates' annual vehicle dependability study, which measures owner-reported problems in three-year-old vehicles. Breaking down the results by segment, General...
  • US automakers improve in magazine's annual brand rankings

    Buick is the first U.S.-based automotive brand to crack the top 10 in Consumer Reports magazine's annual brand report cards. U.S. automakers also placed three vehicles on the magazine's list of "top picks" for vehicles, the first time that's happened...