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  • Marchionne: Auto industry is not sustainable as it is

    DETROIT Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne took on the entire structure of the global automotive industry on Wednesday as he delivered a treatise on why the industry must seriously consider consolidation as the cost for doing business...
  • Ford issues 4 recalls as NHTSA ramps up safety concerns

    DETROIT Ford issued four new recalls Wednesday, involving almost 600,000 vehicles in North America, in a week where safety officials are highlighting the need to ensure recalls are issued and vehicles fixed in a timely manner. Ford's latest recalls...
  • Seeking answers to getting recalled cars fixed quickly

    Robo calls, social media ads, personal letters from the CEO and even a smartphone app are among ways auto companies are trying to convince more customers to get repairs done on cars recalled for serious safety defects. The unusual steps were discussed at...
  • Car recalls can improve, says safety chief seeking ideas

    Car recalls can improve, says safety chief seeking ideas
    WASHINGTON — Frustrated that cars recalled for serious safety defects aren't getting fixed quickly enough, the nation's auto safety chief is hosting a gathering of automakers ay to search for solutions. In some recalls for problems as serious as...
  • VW chairman quits, but questions over future remain

    Volkswagen's patriarch has left the building. Does this mean change is coming to the world's No. 2 automaker — in particular, to its high-cost ways of doing business? Ferdinand Piech shaped the company's destiny for more than 25 years. He rescued...
  • GM ignition switch deaths rise to 90

    DETROIT The death toll from General Motors' defective ignition switches rose from 87 to 90 last week, according to the weekly update from the compensation fund established to pay victims. The GM Ignition Compensation Fund has 997 claims yet to review out...
  • Tally of deaths tied to defective GM ignition switches rise to 84

    DETROIT Eighty-four deaths have been caused by General Motors' defective ignition switches, four more than reported the prior week, according to the weekly update by the compensation fund determining eligibility of victims' claims. Another 1,136...
  • Car buyers think big in 1Q, boosting profit at GM

    Encouraged by lower gas prices, consumers in the U.S. spent big in the first quarter on vehicles that carry lots of passengers and cargo — and deliver hefty profit margins for General Motors. The shift to pickups and SUVs helped GM record $2.18...
  • GM CEO dismisses talk of merger with Fiat Chrysler

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra is dismissing any talk of a possible merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Barra tells analysts on a conference call that the company is focused on making its business more efficient and taking full advantage of its...
  • GM misses Street 1Q forecasts

    DETROIT (AP) _ General Motors Co. (GM) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $900 million. The Detroit-based company said it had profit of 56 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 86 cents per share. The results...
  • Toyota beats VW, GM for top place in global vehicle sales

    Toyota Motor Corp. is still at the top in global vehicle sales after the first quarter, selling 2.52 million vehicles around the world, outpacing rivals Volkswagen and General Motors even as weakness in Japan dragged on its growth. The Japanese automaker...