| Mar 11, 2011
| 11:03 AM
The massive earthquake in Japan will disrupt auto production in the beleaguered nation, but exactly how long it will last is uncertain.
A key factor still to be determined is whether the Japanese ports from which the auto companies ship vehicles and...
| Mar 15, 2011
With the scale of the disaster in Japan still being measured, concerns are growing that last week's earthquake and tsunami could lead to a long-term disruption in the world's supply of automobiles, consumer electronics and machine tools.
Japan is the...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 11:17 AM
DETROIT -- Honda Motor Co is recalling about 21,700 of its current-model compact Honda Civic cars due to the possibility that fuel will leak in a roll-over crash, the company and U.S. regulators said on Thursday.
"If a vehicle is involved in a roll-...
| Apr 21, 2011
The only Mercedes hatchback on the U.S. market, the 2011 B-Class F-Cell, wouldn't be recognizable as a Benz if it weren't for its premium badge.
Its small, pragmatic silhouette is more Japanese than German. But the B-Class F-Cell is more notable for...
| May 3, 2011
| 4:05 AM
An additional 440,000 Honda vehicles are being added to a recall initially announced in November to repair a potential defect in airbag inflation systems, American Honda Motor Co. said Friday.
The recall involves driver-side airbags in certain 2001-02...
| May 18, 2011
It depends perhaps upon one's affection for cars, but the biggest compliment to be paid to the 2012 Honda Civic is its utter lack of flash.
Now in its ninth generation, the redesigned Civic is the automotive equivalent of beige. It's a well-engineered...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 9:36 AM
(Reuters) - Ford Motor said its primary Ford brand vehicle sales topped 2 million in the United States this year, the first time since 2007 that any single automotive brand has reached that level.
The Ford brand passed the 2-million mark on Wednesday...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 7:25 PM
(Reuters) - Honda Motor Co Ltd is recalling about 554,000 sport utility vehicles in the United States to inspect for faulty wiring in headlights.
Honda said in a statement that the recall affects CR-V SUVs from model years 2002 to 2004 and Pilot SUVs...
| Aug 17, 2010
| 3:45 PM
When Honda Motor Co. rolled out its latest-generation Civic Hybrid, it was sold as the automaker's green car of the future.
But five years into production, Honda has discovered that its high-tech batteries can die years early — a potentially...
| Jul 31, 2007
Coming soon to a Toyota dealer near you: a slightly cheaper Prius.
Toyota Motor Corp. said Monday that it would introduce a new "standard" version of its popular gas-electric hybrid for the 2008 model year with a base price of $20,950, not including...
| May 7, 2008
| 6:16 AM
Toyota Motor Corp., the world's second-biggest automaker by annual vehicle sales, is raising its prices on some U.S. models later this month amid increased worries about its profit growth in the American market.
The price increases, which will start in...