Asian equities were mostly higher on Wednesday, rebounding after the previous day's losses, on hopes of fresh stimulus measures in Europe and China.
Critics are questioning why the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration let GM sidestep a recall for the ignition switch issues.
Honda is recalling nearly 900,000 Odyssey minivans that could catch fire, say safety regulators
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Asian stocks overcame an uninspiring handover the U.S. to trade higher on Tuesday after posting steep declines in the previous session.
Asian shares were a lackluster sight on Monday, with major indexes across the region registering steep declines.
Asian shares mostly saw subdued trade on Thursday, ahead of Friday's U.S. nonfarm payrolls report.
Asian equities were a mixed sight of red and green on Friday, despite overnight gains on Wall Street and as investors digested a raft of Japanese economic data.
Tesla may be locating a massive Gigafactory in Texas for producing lithium-ion batteries and electric storage applications.
The program, known as the Lightweight and Modern Metals Manufacturing Innovation (LM3I) Institute, could translate into more fuel-efficient cars and aircraft.
After a most choppy session, Asian stocks closed lower on the first trading day of the week.
Once Honda's final assembly plant is up and running, Mexico will drive past Japan to become the second-largest car exporter to the U.S.
Asian equities were mostly lower on Thursday after preliminary data showed that Chinese manufacturing activity slowed to a 7-month low in February.
Prominent researchers are raising new doubts about the supposed environmental benefits of natural gas.
Japan's Nikkei fell on Wednesday while other Asian shares were cautious before the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting.
Japan's benchmark index rallied to a near three-week high on Tuesday following the Bank of Japan's monetary policy announcement.
More than 1,500 hourly wage workers at Volkswagen Chattanooga are voting on whether to join the United Auto Workers.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports that for the first time since 1998, car reliability numbers are down, and particularly for cars with four-cylinder engines, according to J.D. Power.
Japan's Nissan reported its steepest quarterly profit gain in three years on a weaker yen and improved sales in China.
Mazda and Subaru have long been known as the "Steady Eddys" in the U.S. market, but they're starting to get the attention they deserve.