Japanese and Chinese equities were sold-off on Wednesday afternoon on fears of bad bank debt and tight liquidity in China.
Lexus and Infiniti, two Japanese luxury brands with well-established reputations for quality vehicles, have received an unflattering designation from Consumer Reports.
Toyota is recalling about 803,000 sedans, mostly Camrys, in the U.S. due to potential problems with air conditioning condensers, the company said.
Americans like the idea of self-driving cars.
According to a consumer-brands ranking, autos again heavily influenced the list. See which automakers posted double-digit gains in the annual survey.
The Insurance Institute looked at 74 midsize cars and SUVs, 18 of which also have auto-brake systems. Of those 18 models, 7 received a "superior" rating.
Nine firms based in Japan and two execs have agreed to plead guilty for their roles in conspiracies to fix the auto parts prices sold in U.S.
Toyota, the world's largest automaker, is increasing the number of vehicles it will build in the U.S. and export to other countries.
Prime Minister Abe got a sign of how his blueprint to revive Japan's economy was working when two of his country's biggest car makers unveiled investments to boost production.
In August, the price dealers paid for used compact CUVs fell 2.4 percent to an average of $13,370. Over the past year, they are down 13.9 percent.
Honda Motor said Thursday it is recalling 318,000 Odyssey minivans and 63,400 Acura MDX sport-utility vehicles for an airbag defect.
Eiji Toyoda, who as a member of Toyota Motor’s founding family and an architect of its method that helped turned the automaker into a global powerhouse, died on Tuesday.
Japan is on course for its longest run of trade deficits, effectively marking the end of the nation's decades-long reliance on exports.
The country's largest automaker took the wraps off of the new versions of its Chevy Suburban and Chevy Tahoe.
The carmaker discovered that the nuts it used to adjust the alignment of the rear wheels during the August 2012 recall were not tightened properly.
Even with SUV and crossover utility vehicles sales surging, the average fuel efficiency of new vehicles sold in August set a new record high for the U.S..
Global auto profits will grow by 50 percent by 2020, with more than half of that coming from China, according to a new report.
EPA-certified, the new 2014 hybrid gets about 10 percent better fuel economy around town than the original Toyota Prius.
High-end car sales jumped 31.5 percent, almost double the 17 percent gain the overall auto industry posted during the same month.
Indian equities outperformed on Thursday after the nation's new central bank governor unveiled steps to liberalize financial markets, but caution over a reduction in the Federal Reserve's stimulus capped gains in the rest of Asia.