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Four Japanese automakers including Toyota Motor Corp, Nissan Motor Co and Honda Motor Co are recalling a total of about 3.4 million vehicles worldwide as a result of an airbag problem.
Stocks finished higher in light, tight tug-of-war trading Thursday as Wall Street cheered Bank of Japan's aggressive new stimulus measures, but a disappointing weekly jobless claims report kept a lid on gains.
The U.S., the world's largest source of natural gas, may find itself fending off stiff competition in the resource's development.
Are we seeing a great turnaround for U.S. automakers? Morningstar analyst David Whiston certainly thinks so.
Detroit may be a mess, but analysts say its automakers are in the best shape in decades. And U.S. March auto sales due out Tuesday should be strong.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau looks ahead to what the second quarter is likely to hold for automakers.
South Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor hopes a touch of Hermes will make its priciest sedan as desirable as the French retailer's exclusive handbags and catapult its cachet into the same league as luxury rivals.
Jonathan Browning, Volkswagen of America CEO, shares insight on the company's plans for diesel vehicles, including sport wagons.
Ford and its Indian advertising agency have apologized for ads showing women in bondage.
In U.S. elementary schools, there is no better stock picker than 11-year-old Rachel Kelly, according to a national competition. Here's her top stock pick.
Honda Motor will recall nearly 250,000 vehicles globally, including some Acura MDX crossover SUVs, due to braking problems, the automaker said.
Japanese exporters will hand out bigger bonuses for the next fiscal year as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies drive the yen to multi-year lows, with Toyota Motors leading the way.
After years of talk about the need for cars and trucks to do a better job of detecting and preventing accidents with bicyclists, Volvo has taken the first concrete step in that direction. Here's how it works.
Natural gas is abundant, clean and far cheaper than diesel. That has transportation industries looking for ways to kick their dependence on dirtier fossil fuels.
Kia has touched off an unexpected firestorm in Northern Ireland over the name of its new car.
Despite a huge increase in the cost of gas since 1970, a new study by the University of Michigan showed that more people are driving alone. It's the latest reflection of how driving in America has changed over the last 43 years.
American car buyers, attracted by new models and cheap financing, are taking out bigger auto loans and stretching out the terms of those loans to a new record length.
Insight on extremely low home inventories, despite historical spring time booms and news that February auto sales are north of 15 million vehicles.
For the first time since 2007 the top ten vehicles picked by Consumer Reports does not include a model built by General Motors, Ford or Chrysler.
The practice of currency manipulation by a major partner, such as Japan, acts as a subsidy for their products entering our market and as a tax on our exports to their market.