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Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it’s recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for various safety defects. The total rises to 6.76 million if vehicles with multiple recalls - like the Yaris subcompact - are counted for each recall.
Several smart cars have been tipped over in San Francisco. Police say the pranks will be investigated as acts of felony vandalism.
General Motors plans to invest $449 million in two Detroit-area factories to build the next-generation Chevrolet Volt hybrid electric car and two unspecified new vehicles.
Lewis Hamilton edged Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg after an intense race-long duel to take victory by just one second at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday.
Evenflo Company Inc. is voluntarily recalling more than 1.3 million child safety seat buckles due to the risk children could not be removed quickly in an emergency.
Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths, and pressed CEO Mary Barra to commit to punishing anyone involved.
Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors Corp. said Monday it is buying Ford’s shuttered plant in the Philippines to grow in market where car ownership is on the rise.
Members of a House subcommittee demanded answers from new GM CEO Mary Barra about why the automaker used the switch in small cars such as the Chevrolet Cobalt and Saturn Ion even though it knew the part didn’t meet GM’s own specifications.
The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog has closed an investigation into Tesla electric car battery fires after the company said it would install more shields beneath the cars.
The Uber car service is facing a lawsuit in Washington state due to questions about its regulatory compliance and liability. Vinita Nair reports on the growing nationwide battle.