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  • NEW YORK, Nov 17- Takata Corp and Honda Motor Co were hit Monday with a lawsuit over an air bag linked to the death last month of a woman in Florida, the latest legal issue for the companies as they continue to recall millions of vehicles for the faulty part. "A Honda spokesman said the company had not seen the suit and could not yet comment. Tran's death is the most recent...

  • Early Glance: Autos companies Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    Ford Motor Co. rose$. 33 or 2.1 percent, to $15.47. General Motors Co. rose$. 47 or 1.5 percent, to $32.26. Honda Motor Co. fell$. 50 or 1.6 percent, to $31.49.

  • US factory output increases 0.2 pct in October Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 9:23 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. manufacturing output grew modestly in October, as autoworkers churned out fewer cars and trucks. Output at manufacturing plants rose 0.2 percent in October, the Federal Reserve said Monday. The report was consistent with annualized economic growth of roughly 2 percent a year, significantly below the 3.5 percent rate during the...

  • Ahead of the Bell: US industrial production Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 6:16 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Federal Reserve reports on industrial production for October. That growth faces new challenges because of a broadening slowdown in Europe, China and Japan. On Monday, Japan unexpectedly slid back into recession, sending global markets downward.

  • TOKYO, Nov 17- Japan's Nikkei share average tumbled 2.6 percent to a one-week low on Monday morning after Japan's economy unexpectedly slipped into recession. The news prompted investors to take profits after recent gains stemming from expectations Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will postpone a planned sales tax hike. Japan's economy unexpectedly shrank an...

  • The 2007 Mustang was part of a June recall of millions of cars from nine manufacturers because air bag inflators made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp could rupture and send metal fragments into the cabin. The so-called "regional recalls" were carried out mainly in high-humidity states such as Florida after Takata said the inflators could be susceptible to...

  • ORLANDO/ WASHINGTON, Nov 16- In recent weeks, hundreds of thousands of U.S. More than 17 million cars have been recalled worldwide, including over 11 million in the United States. Robert Lamoureux, 47, a coordinator for an events production firm in Orlando, heard about exploding airbags on the news weeks ago and confirmed on Honda's website that his 2002 Accord SE...

  • Malaysian air bag victim was in final week of pregnancy Saturday, 15 Nov 2014 | 8:29 AM ET

    SIBU, Malaysia, Nov 15- The death of a heavily pregnant Malaysian woman in a car crash on Borneo island in July opens a new front in a widening U.S. investigation into defective air bags that has triggered one of the biggest safety recalls in automotive history. Law Suk Leh, 43, was driving her 11- year-old Honda City car in twilight on Sunday, July 27 when it collided...

  • Final Glance: Autos companies Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Ford Motor Co. rose$. 21 or 1.4 percent, to $15.14. General Motors Co. rose$. 14 or. 4 percent, to $31.79. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 46 or 1.5 percent, to $31.99.

  • As gas prices fall, electric car demand brakes Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 1:43 PM ET
    Gasoline prices remained under $3.00 a gallon.

    Now that the price of gasoline has fallen to less than $3 a gallon in much of the country, demand for light trucks has been soaring.

  • BERLIN, Nov 14- Fuel-cell technology is becoming cheaper and will be commercially viable for mass use in cars by 2025, a senior executive at auto industry supplier Robert Bosch said on Friday. Daimler, Hyundai, Nissan, Ford, Toyota, Honda and General Motors are all developing fuel-cell vehicles. Toyota and Honda plan to start selling fuel-cell vehicles next year.

  • Midday Glance: Autos companies Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Ford Motor Co. rose$. 14 or. 9 percent, to $15.07. General Motors Co. rose$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $31.70. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 45 or 1.4 percent, to $31.98.

  • Early Glance: Autos companies Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 10:47 AM ET

    Ford Motor Co. rose$. 21 or 1.4 percent, to $15.14. General Motors Co. rose$. 12 or. 4 percent, to $31.77. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 33 or 1.0 percent, to $31.86.

  • Pregnant Malaysia woman died due to faulty air bag Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 2:01 AM ET

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia— A Malaysian woman who died in a car accident due to a defective air bag manufactured by Takata Corp. was pregnant and perished with her unborn baby, Japanese automaker Honda said Friday. Honda was notified about the accident a month later, he said. Jordhatt said Honda only recently learnt that the inflator was defective in driver-side air...

  • TOKYO, Nov 14- Japanese stocks gained on Friday to close near a seven-year intraday high amid choppy trade ahead of Monday's third quarter GDP figures. For the week, the average has added 3.6 percent and since the Bank of Japan's shock easing on Oct 31 it has soared 6.6 percent. Sekisui House was the star performer, adding 6.2 percent after it raised its earnings...

  • Takata the subject of US criminal probe over airbags Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:34 PM ET
    A Takata employee sews an airbag at Takata's current crash-testing facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

    Takata is the subject of a U.S. criminal investigation, and executives from the company and Honda are expected to face hearings in the coming week.

  • TOKYO, Nov 14- Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a fresh seven-year high on Friday morning after Wall Street gained on rosy earnings and the weaker yen lifted exporters like Sony Corp and Honda Motor Co.. The Nikkei benchmark rose 0.7 percent to 17,520 at the open, its highest intraday level since July 2007. The dollar neared a seven-year high against the yen on...

  • Final Glance: Autos companies Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    Ford Motor Co. rose$. 35 or 2.4 percent, to $14.93. General Motors Co. rose$. 23 or. 7 percent, to $31.65. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 34 or 1.1 percent, to $31.53.

  • BOSTON, Nov 13- Two U.S.-based groups representing some of the world's biggest automakers have agreed on privacy standards for securing vast quantities of data generated by the dozens of tiny computers and tracking systems used in modern vehicles. Senator Edward Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, said automakers should allow customers to opt out of having...

  • Midday Glance: Autos companies Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 1:27 PM ET

    Ford Motor Co. rose$. 42 or 2.9 percent, to $15.00. General Motors Co. rose$. 30 or 1.0 percent, to $31.72. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 24 or. 8 percent, to $31.43.