Asian shares largely rose on Friday, supported by a stronger close on Wall Street overnight, with Japanese and South Korean markets scaling fresh highs.» Read More
Ford Motor Co. fell$. 09 or. 6 percent, to $16.02. General Motors Co. fell$. 63 or 1.7 percent, to $36.98. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 24 or. 7 percent, to $33.48.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 09 or. 6 percent, to $16.20. General Motors Co. fell$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $37.51. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 46 or 1.4 percent, to $33.70.
*FamilyMart falls, UNY rises on merger talk news. TOKYO, March 6- Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a fresh 15- year high on Friday as encouraging comments from the European Central Bank lifted sentiment, but FamilyMart Co tumbled on news that it was in merger talks with UNY Group Holdings Co. The Nikkei gained 1.1 percent to 18,965.86 points by midmorning, its...
WASHINGTON, March 5- U.S. auto safety regulators are considering unprecedented steps to speed up the replacement of potentially deadly Takata Corp air bags in millions of cars that remain on American roads despite massive recalls initiated by automakers. Rosekind, a former member of the National Transportation Safety Board, which investigates major...
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 08 or. 5 percent, to $16.11. General Motors Co. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $37.61. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 16 or. 5 percent, to $33.24.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 09 or. 6 percent, to $16.12. General Motors Co. rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $37.65. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $33.15.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 18 or 1.1 percent, to $16.21. General Motors Co. rose$. 15 or. 4 percent, to $37.72. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 18 or. 5 percent, to $33.26.
*Rakuten falls after Goldman cuts rating. TOKYO, March 5- Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Thursday after the central bank bought more exchange-traded funds, but gains were limited by investor caution ahead of U.S. jobs data on Friday. Ono Pharmaceutical Co, which co-develops cancer treatment drug Opdivo with Bristol Myers Squibb, jumped 8 percent after...
Ford Motor Co. fell$. 14 or. 9 percent, to $16.03. General Motors Co. fell$. 23 or. 6 percent, to $37.57. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 17 or. 5 percent, to $33.08.
Ford Motor Co. fell$. 13 or. 8 percent, to $16.04. General Motors Co. fell$. 35 or. 9 percent, to $37.46. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 25 or. 7 percent, to $33.01.
Ford Motor Co. fell$. 21 or 1.3 percent, to $15.96. General Motors Co. fell$. 21 or. 6 percent, to $37.59. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 21 or. 6 percent, to $33.04.
The key in Europe has turned out to be putting the vehicles on platforms originally built for compact or small mid-sized cars. Compact SUVs have gained in popularity globally, but they're really getting attention now in Europe. The recently lower price of gasoline will not hurt, although gas remains painfully expensive in Europe compared with the United...
*Sumco dives on fund-raising announcement. TOKYO, March 4- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped to a one-week low on Wednesday morning after weak performances in U.S. shares triggered profit-taking, while Sharp Corp dived after Standard& Poor's cut its credit rating. The dollar backed off from Tuesday's high of 120.27 yen, falling 0.1 percent to 119.62 yen.
Ford Motor Co. fell$. 40 or 2.4 percent, to $16.17. General Motors Co. rose$. 19 or. 5 percent, to $37.80. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $33.25.
DETROIT— General Motors Co. and Honda Motor Co. topped the U.S. government's list of automakers with the most recalled vehicles last year. Widening problems with air bag inflators made by Japan's Takata Corp. pushed Honda into second place with 18 recalls totaling just over 9 million vehicles. More than half of Honda's recalled vehicles— 5.4 million— were due to...
Eleven analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters had expected a year-to-year gain of 7.1 percent. The 48 economists polled by Thomson Reuters, on average, predicted annualized sales in February of 16.7 million vehicles. "There was definitely a slowdown" in sales after February 20, "said Mark LaNeve, Ford Motor Co's U.S. sales vice president.
Freezing temperatures, disruptions at West Coast ports and rising gas prices took a bite out of U.S. auto sales last month. Toyota and Subaru reported double-digit sales increases over last February, and Hyundai surprised with sales up 7 percent. Chrysler, General Motors, Honda and Nissan all saw gains of 6 percent or less.
*Sharp dives to 3- week low. TOKYO, March 3- Japan's Nikkei share average fell in choppy trade on Tuesday as investors took profits from the recent gains, but losses were limited as sentiment was supported Sharp Corp tumbled as much as 9.8 percent on news that it is planning to seek aid from its main lenders, as it expects losses to mount this year.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 23 or 1.4 percent, to $16.57. General Motors Co. rose$. 30 or. 8 percent, to $37.61. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $33.21.
WASHINGTON, March 2- Cars or trucks subject to industry recalls would have to be repaired before the vehicles could be registered under a new bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Monday. The legislation, sponsored by Democratic Senators Edward Markey of Massachusetts and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, is the latest congressional response to the deadly...