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  • DETROIT— Tesla engineers told members of a Senate committee they are looking into the role cameras and radar played in the fatal crash of a Model S using self-driving mode, according to two people familiar with a meeting held Thursday. John Thune, R- S.D., whose committee oversees transportation and could hold a hearing on self-driving technology at a later date.

  • DETROIT, July 29- Consumers are more aware of self-driving cars, but slightly less interested in riding in them, according to two surveys conducted after a fatal crash of a Tesla equipped with self-driving technology. An online survey of more than 1,500 Americans in mid-July by AlixPartners found that overall consumer interest in self-driving dropped about...

  • DETROIT— Combi USA is recalling more than 39,000 car seats because they can transmit too much force to a child's chest in a crash. They were manufactured from Jan. 1, 2009 to June 29, 2016. Distribution of the covers started on July 11.

  • DETROIT _ American Axle& Manufacturing Holdings Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $71 million. American Axle expects full-year revenue of $4 billion. American Axle shares have dropped 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • DETROIT, July 28- Ford Motor Co on Thursday declared the U.S. auto industry's long recovery is at an end, sending its stock and those of rival auto companies tumbling. "The growth is over," Ford Chief Financial Officer Robert Shanks told Reuters in an interview. Ford's warning put at center stage a debate that has been running for months in Detroit about how much...

  • DETROIT, July 28- Ford Motor Co on Thursday declared the U.S. auto industry's long recovery is at an end, sending its stock and those of rival auto companies tumbling. "The growth is over," Ford Chief Financial Officer Robert Shanks told Reuters in an interview. Ford's warning put at center stage a debate that has been running for months in Detroit about how much...

  • WASHINGTON— Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for July, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for June, 10 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for June, 8:30 a.m.. TOKYO— Honda reports fiscal first quarter results.

  • LONDON, July 28- Shockwaves from Britain's vote to leave the European Union rocked the economy on Thursday, with thousands of jobs lost at one of the country's biggest banks, big extra costs for Ford, and consumer confidence plunging. One of Britain's biggest car dealerships, Inchcape, predicted growth in new car registrations would fall. The 2016 impact of Brexit...

  • SPARKS, Nevada, July 26- Tesla Motors Inc's next strategic turn could cost the electric car maker "tens of billions" of dollars over the long term, but will likely require only a "modest" capital raise, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday. While some analysts have questioned how profitable the Model 3 will be, Musk on Tuesday said he expects the car to generate $20...

  • SPARKS, Nevada, July 26- Tesla Motors Inc's "master plan" to broaden the electric vehicle maker's product line could cost "tens of billions" of dollars over time and would likely require a "modest capital raise," Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Speaking at a formal unveiling of Tesla's $5 billion battery "gigafactory" outside Reno, Nevada, Musk said the new...

  • July 26- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said on Tuesday it had revised more than five years of monthly U.S. vehicle sales figures to reflect a new reporting method, amid an investigation by federal authorities into claims of inflated sales figures. The company has boasted for several years of carving out year-over-year sales gains every month since April 2010, for a...

  • July 26- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced changes in the way it reports U.S. vehicle sales on Tuesday amid an investigation by federal authorities into claims of inflated sales figures. The maker of Jeep and Dodge vehicles said earlier this month that it was cooperating with investigations by the U.S. Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange...

  • BENGALURU/ DETROIT, July 26- A rift between Tesla Motors Inc and key supplier Mobileye NV sent down shares of the Israeli maker of chips for the electric vehicle maker's semi-automated Autopilot system and fanned debate on self-driving vehicle technology. Mobileye shares, which have been wildly popular with institutional and tech investors, were down 7.7...

  • DETROIT— Fiat Chrysler has revised more than five years of U.S. sales figures and says a much-touted streak of 75 months of gains should have ended in 2013.. The move comes as the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission investigate whether the company inflated sales by pressing dealers to buy more vehicles. Neither Justice nor the SEC would...

  • July 26- United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams said on Tuesday that presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has assured him she would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement if she is elected president. Williams said he hopes that an updated treaty would help foster stronger worker unions in Mexico, where many...

  • BENGALURU/ DETROIT, July 26- A widening rift between electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors Inc and Mobileye NV sent shares of the Israeli maker of driving-assistance chips and software plunging on Tuesday and fanned debate on self-driving vehicle technology. Mobileye shares, which have been wildly popular with institutional and tech investors, were down 9...

  • DETROIT— Fiat Chrysler says it will sink $1.5 billion into a suburban Detroit factory as it retools plants to make more trucks and SUVs and stops producing small and midsize cars. With the investment announced Tuesday, the company will equip the Sterling Heights, Michigan, Assembly Plant so it can make Ram pickup trucks. CEO Sergio Marchionne has said the company...

  • BENGALURU/ DETROIT, July 26- A widening rift between electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors Inc and Mobileye NV sent shares of the Israeli maker of driving-assistance chips and software plunging on Tuesday and fanned debate on self-driving vehicle technology. Mobileye shares, which have been wildly popular with institutional and tech investors, were down 10.7...

  • BENGALURU/ DETROIT, July 26- A widening rift between electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors Inc and Mobileye NV sent shares of the Israeli maker of driving-assistance chips and software plunging on Tuesday. Mobileye shares, which have been wildly popular with institutional and tech investors, were down 12.6 percent to $43.09 at mid-morning, after the company...

  • DETROIT _ Ally Financial Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $360 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 52 cents per share. Ally Financial shares have decreased slightly more than 5 percent since the beginning of the...