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Autos Automobiles and Components

  • *India set to roll out new sales tax on July 1. NEW DELHI, June 29- Rakesh Sachdeva sells auto parts in a busy market in central Delhi, just a few miles from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office. Until now, his rundown premises and small scale operation has kept the business below the radar of India's tax officials.

  • BERLIN, June 29- German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a fierce defender of the country's powerful auto industry, appeared to accept the days of the combustion engine may be numbered, as she hit out at carmakers accused of cheating diesel emissions tests. Sales of diesel cars have been falling since the VW scandal, but have dropped faster since cities, including...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 29- Peer at the instrument panel on your new car and you may find sleek digital gauges and multicolored screens. What's at stake is a piece of the $37- billion cockpit electronics market, estimated by research firm IHS Market to nearly double to $62 billion by 2022. Meanwhile, the number of suppliers for those components is likely to dwindle as...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 29- Peer at the instrument panel on your new car and you may find sleek digital gauges and multicolored screens. What's at stake is a piece of the $37- billion cockpit electronics market, estimated by research firm IHS Market to nearly double to $62 billion by 2022. Meanwhile, the number of suppliers for those components is likely to dwindle as...

  • NEW YORK, June 28- Stocks of large U.S. home builders and building materials companies are poised to rise as millennials age and need housing, according to Bill Smead, the chief executive of Smead Capital Management. The title of the animated TV show is his shorthand for Amazon.com Inc, electric car maker Tesla Inc, and technology companies such as Google parent...

  • A Cadillac CT6 at the 2017 Washington Auto Show in Washington, USA on February 3, 2017.

    Cadillac's CT6 will offer its Super Cruise technology this fall, which could be a game changer for the luxury car maker.

  • MUNICH, June 28- BMW will streamline its manufacturing process, offering fewer variants of engines and equipment, to offset high research and development spending through 2019, the German carmaker's finance chief Nicolas Peter said on Wednesday. At the same time, China's aggressive push to introduce electric car quotas has forced European carmakers to...

  • George W. Bush and Joe Biden agree this surprising rule is one of the worst parts of running the country

    For safety reasons, present and former presidents and vice presidents are not allowed to drive on the open road.

  • Jay Leno tries to stump blogger with Doug Demuro

    YouTuber and blogger Doug Demuro has his car wits tested by Jay Leno as he tries to identify classic vehicles from Jay’s garage. Jay Leno’s Garage returns June 28 | WED 9P ET.

  • Jay Leno and the ‘Huge Bug’

    Jay Leno gets up close and personal with the world largest VW Volkswagen, which runs 40% larger than the standard bug. Jay Leno’s Garage returns June 28 | WED 9P ET.

  • Jay Leno, the Marines Corps. Knightriders

    Jay Leno visits Camp Pendleton, home of the Marine Corps squadron, the Knightriders; to check out the warhorse - Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey. Jay Leno’s Garage returns June 28 | WED 9P ET.

  • Jay Leno and JB Smoove ride in the “stank” mobile

    With his oversized car and personality to match, comedian JB Smoove picks up Jay Leno for a ride in his 1968 Lincoln Continental. Jay Leno’s Garage returns June 28 | WED 9P ET.

  • Jay Leno and Brad Garrett hit the strip

    The Las Vegas roads are made for Jay Leno, comedian Brad Garrett and his 1948 Chrysler Town and Country, as they cruise about town. Jay Leno’s Garage returns June 28 | WED 9P ET.

  • Jay Leno explores the world of 3D printing

    Is 3D metal printing the way of future? Jay Leno explores this new technique of car manufacturing. Jay Leno’s Garage returns June 28 | WED 9P ET.

  • Jay Leno and Bill Gardell takes us back to the ‘50s

    Jay Leno and comedian Bill Gardell take a look under the hood of a 1957 Chevy Bel Air. Jay Leno’s Garage returns June 28 | WED 9P ET.

  • Jay Leno chops it up with “Fluffy”

    Jay Leno and comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias talk Trans Am and how it truly represents ‘Merica. Jay Leno’s Garage returns June 28 | WED 9P ET.

  • WILMINGTON, Del., June 27- Lawyers for people injured by exploding Takata Corp air bags told a U.S. bankruptcy court judge on Tuesday that the company's restructuring plan is being skewed to benefit automakers over victims. TK Holdings Inc, the U.S. business of Takata, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sunday due to tens of billions of dollars of liabilities from...

  • DOVER, Del.— A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Tuesday granted several preliminary orders allowing Japanese auto parts supplier Takata to move forward with its reorganization plan, which includes the sale of most of its assets to a Chinese-owned rival for $1.6 billion. An attorney representing the U.S. Virgin Islands, which has sued Takata and Honda over the...

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- Republicans and Democrats in Congress sparred on Tuesday over U.S. states setting rules for testing and deployment of self-driving cars and a proposal to allow automakers and technology companies to bypass existing regulations in introducing autonomous cars. Democrats on a U.S. House Energy and Commerce subcommittee said that the U.S....

  • *Italy's Carige bucks positive banks on capital worries. MILAN/ LONDON June 27- Hawkish comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hit interest rate-sensitive utilities shares on Tuesday, dragging down European indexes, while a warning from auto parts supplier Schaeffler hit the whole sector. Shares in Spanish power network operator Red...