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  • Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    DETROIT— In a story Oct. 20 about an auto industry air bag recall, The Associated Press reported an incorrect age for Hien Thi Tran, who died after being severely injured in a Florida crash. DETROIT— The U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get the air bags in their cars fixed, amid concern that a defect in the devices can possibly kill...

  • Hyundai's revamped Sonata yet to rev up key U.S. market Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 5:14 AM ET

    Hyundai is expected to post a 9 percent fall in its third-quarter net profit when it releases its quarterly earnings on Thursday. In contrast, the Sonata's predecessor helped Hyundai expand its U.S. market share after it was launched there in 2010.. But consumers are very much driven by what the vehicle looks like, "said Scott Fink, chief executive of Hyundai of New...

  • DETROIT, Oct 21- The problems for Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp grew after U.S. safety regulators expanded a warning about faulty air bags to 6.1 million vehicles in the United States while two more lawsuits have been filed over accidents in older Honda cars. The news came a day after Toyota Motor Corp recalled 247,000 vehicles in the United States...

  • Oct 21- U.S. auto dealer Asbury Automotive Group Inc's quarterly profit jumped 43 percent as easier credit for customers helped the company sell more imported cars. Asbury sells new and used cars made by BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Lexus, Honda Motor Co, Nissan Motor Co Ltd and Toyota Motor Corp, among others. Asbury's net profit rose to $32.5 million, or $1.08 per share, in the...

  • DETROIT, Oct 20- Toyota Motor Corp recalled 247,000 cars, SUVs and pickup trucks in the United States on Monday because of potentially defective front passenger air bag inflators from Japan's Takata Corp that can rupture and spray metal shrapnel, according to U.S. safety regulators. That raised the number of vehicles affected by regional recalls launched in...

  • Vehicles with air bag problem that should be fixed Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million car owners whose air bag inflators have been recalled to get them repaired. The air bags, especially in areas along the coast with high absolute humidity, have inflators that can rupture. —Models: 2002 to 2004 Lexus SC, 2003 to 2004 Toyota Corolla and Matrix, 2002 to...

  • US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 11:46 AM ET

    Multiple automakers have recalled vehicles in the U.S. over the past two years to repair air bag inflators made by Takata Corp., a Tokyo- based supplier of seat belts, air bags, steering wheels and other auto parts. In a statement Monday, the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration warned owners of those cars to act right away. The warning covers cars made...

  • A board of stock indicators shows upward momentum on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Asian bourses mirrored the choppy trade overnight in the U.S., with Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul erasing morning gains to trade lower on Friday.

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 16- China said on Thursday it would punish carmakers by restricting their production and publicly naming them if they fail to meet fuel consumption requirements on passenger vehicles set for 2015.. China's fuel economy rules, as stringent as those to be enforced in the United States, Europe and Japan, involve a fleet-wide corporate average target...

  • Asian markets mixed; Tokyo closes at a new 2-month low Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 6:19 AM ET

    Asian shares traded mixed on Tuesday as fears of global economic weakness affected investor sentiment.

  • Asia stocks joined Wall Street's selloff on Friday, led by declines in the energy sector, as investors fretted over slowing European growth.

  • Fuel economy for new light-duty vehicles in the United States reached an all-time high in the 2013 model year, averaging 24.1 miles per gallon, up 0.5 mpg on the year, the EPA said in an annual report. The EPA said recent improvements in part reflected automakers' rapid adoption of more efficient technologies such as gasoline direct injection engines, turbo...

  • Self-driving cars—the next terrorism threat? Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 3:44 AM ET
    The Nissan Autonomous Drive Leaf electric vehicle, left, is test driven during the Nissan Motor Co. 360 event in Irvine, California.

    Experts are concerned that autonomous vehicles could be susceptible to sinister cybercriminal activity.

  • At least one dead as typhoon lashes Japan Sunday, 5 Oct 2014 | 10:29 PM ET
    A Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) officer stands as typhoon Phanfone rainstorm darkens the sky during the annual Japan Ground Self-Defense Force military demonstration.

    Hundreds of flights were cancelled and thousands of people advised to evacuate as a powerful typhoon lashed Japan on Monday.

  • Mercedes in turn will supply its 2 litre four cylinder gasoline engine for use by Nissan's premium brand Infiniti. Nissan has also been granted a licence to make Daimler's 9- speed automatic transmission for use in Infiniti vehicles. Nissan will supply Daimler's Japanese commercial vehicles unit Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation with a...

  • Hot new cars from the Paris Motor Show Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 7:55 AM ET

    CNBC highlights some of the hottest new releases from Europe's biggest car makers at the 2014 Paris Motor Show.

  • In a joint press release, Daimler and Renault said the partnership would include an agreement for Renault to supply Daimler with a 1.5 litre four cylinder diesel engine for use in its Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Mercedes in turn will supply its 2 litre four cylinder gasoline engine for use by Nissan's premium brand Infiniti. Nissan has been granted a licence to make...

  • Daimler, Nissan to cooperate on transporter vans Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    Nissan will supply Daimler's Japanese commercial vehicles unit Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation with a transporter van to be sold under the Fuso brand in key export markets, the companies said on Friday. Nissan's NV350 van will be marketed as a Fuso Canter van in markets in the Middle East, starting this year. Renault and Nissan announced a cooperation...

  • DETROIT, Oct 2- Ford Motor Co's Lincoln MKS large luxury sedan received a "poor" rating in an influential U.S. safety group's crash test. The driver space in the 2015 MKS was severely limited after the small overlap crash test and the steering column moved 5 inches inward and 6 inches to the right, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, which...

  • Ford CEO denies lulled into false sense of security Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 2:59 AM ET
    Ford CEO Mark Fields with the S-Max at the Paris Motor Show

    After ripping up profit forecasts and seeing soft September U.S. sales data, the CEO of the Ford Motor has hit back at critics.