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  • Toyota recalls 1.6M cars for defective Takata airbags

    The automaker says the front passenger side air bag inflators made by Takata could deploy with too much force in a crash.

  • Autotech: Rise of Self-driving tech

    AutoTech Ventures' Quin Garcia talks about the potential of investing in transport-related software, services and electronics.

  • FRANKFURT, April 27- Car parts maker Bosch set aside 650 million euros in 2015 for potential legal costs, including for an ongoing investigation into the company's role in Volkswagen's diesel emissions manipulation scandal. Volkswagen has admitted cheating exhaust emissions tests in the United States and last week VW set aside 16.2 billion euros to cover...

  • A measuring hose for emissions inspections in diesel engines sticks in the exhaust tube of a Volkswagen (VW) Golf 2,0 TDI diesel car at a garage in Frankfurt an der Oder, eastern Germany, on October 1, 2015.

    German car manufacturers will recall 630,000 Porsche, Volkswagen Opel, Audi and Mercedes vehicles to fix emissions management software.

  • Checking in on automotives

    Trader Sarat Sethi of Douglas C. Lane & Associates gives his thoughts on Delphi Automotive after their investor meeting in London, and Jim Lebenthal discusses his position in the auto sector.

  • LONDON, April 15- European shares fell on Friday, with French car parts maker Faurecia leading automakers down, although a key regional index stayed on track for its best week since mid-February. The STOXX Europe 600 Automobiles and Parts index fell 1.4 percent, the top sectoral decliner, as Faurecia shares fell nearly 5 percent after the company said that its...

  • LONDON, April 15- European shares edged lower on Friday, with French car parts maker Faurecia leading automakers down, although the pan-European index stayed on track for its best weekly performance since mid-February. The STOXX Europe 600 Automobiles and Parts index fell 1.1 percent, the top sectoral decliner, as Faurecia shares fell nearly 5 percent after...

  • A file photo of a deployed airbag.

    An exploding Takata air bag has claimed another life, this time a 17-year-old girl whose car crashed near Houston.

  • Ford to invest $1.6B in new Mexico plan

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Ford Motor Co. announcing that it is building a new small car plan in Mexico.

  • The FBI and U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration warned that motor vehicles are "increasingly vulnerable" to hacking.

  • WASHINGTON, March 17- The FBI and U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a bulletin Thursday warning that motor vehicles are "increasingly vulnerable" to hacking. "The FBI and NHTSA are warning the general public and manufacturers- of vehicles, vehicle components, and aftermarket devices- to maintain awareness of potential issues and...

  • Maserati recalling 28k cars

    The luxury car maker is recalling vehicles to replace driver-side floor mats due to a safety concern.

  • *Price gap of $3,400 between two industrial metals. LONDON/ TOKYO/ JUBAIL, March 15- Manufacturers are abandoning copper for its lighter and cheaper rival aluminum after a decade of technological innovation that is saving some companies hundreds of millions of dollars. "We started more than a year ago and we plan to continue," SEC's Chief Executive Ziyad Alshiha...

  • Snapchat raises $175m in funding

    Drivers report brake problems on certain models of the Ford F-150 pick up trucks.

  • GENEVA, Feb 29- Toyota Motor Corp and Germany's BMW are still keen to develop a common sportscar architecture but have yet to decide on a timeline for the project, a senior executive at the Japanese carmaker said on Monday. Speaking ahead of the Geneva auto show, Toyota executive vice president Didier Leroy said all three projects were going very well and there was...

  • "Clearly we're in the sweet spot with respect to trucks and SUVs and crossover vehicles right now and it's showing in our schedules and will show in our sales going forward," said American Axle Chief Executive David Dauch, in a conference call with industry analysts. By Friday afternoon, American Axle shares were up 22.7 percent at $14.42, after hitting $14.48...

  • Continental Automotive Systems recalls 5M cars for faulty airbags

    The unit of Germany-based Continental is recalling 5 million vehicles to replace air bag control units.

  • Nissan recalls 846k Altimas

    The automaker is recalling thousands of Altima midsize cars to fix a latch problem.

  • Tesla Model X

    Jia Yueting is betting Las Vegas will give him the winning hand in the electric car market. In fact, he's gambling $1 billion on it.

  • Scott Keogh, President of Audi of America, introduces the Audi A3 and S3 during the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California November 20, 2013.

    President of Audi of America Scott Keogh discusses Audi sales this year, as well as sales of electric and hybrid cars.