Toyota is recalling about 5.8 million vehicles in Japan, Europe, China and other countries to replace Takata air bag inflators.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday as South Korea's shares slipped after data showed economic growth slowed in the third-quarter.
YOKOHAMA, Japan— The top executive overseeing connected vehicles at Nissan and Renault believes the benefits of developing a common technology for connectivity within the Japanese and French auto partnership outweigh the risks of sustaining huge damage from a possible defect or cyberattack. He told reporters Tuesday at Nissan's Yokohama headquarters...
DETROIT— Pickup truck headlights performed poorly in new tests by the insurance industry. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tests measured how far light carries from the trucks' high beams and low beams, both on straight roads and curves. They also measured the amount of glare that could affect oncoming drivers.
Consumer Reports on Monday released predicted reliability rankings for brands and vehicles in 2017. The vehicle rankings are based on a survey of the magazine's subscribers, along with road tests and added points for safety features. Here are the top three vehicles by category.
But Buick— General Motors Co.' s near-luxury marque— is the first domestic brand to crack the top three since the magazine began tracking vehicle reliability in the early 1980 s. Dodge, Chrysler, Fiat and Ram— all owned by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles— were the worst performers. Electric car maker Tesla Motors also fared poorly.
An American brand has finally joined the ranks of those building the best vehicles.
Markets in Asia were lower on Friday as China's home prices rose, a typhoon shut down the Hong Kong market and an earthquake struck Japan.
Ford is giving up on making small cars in the U.S. and plans to move production of its compact cars to Mexico, reports the NYT.
DETROIT— Ford Motor Co. is cutting production as U.S. demand for new vehicles slows, but so far, its rivals aren't doing the same. General Motors Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles both said Tuesday that all of their plants are operating normally. Toyota Motor Corp. said last month that it plans to increase production of Tacoma pickup trucks at its plant in Baja...
Most Asia markets ended higher on Tuesday, as oil prices advanced and gaming shares retraced some of Monday's losses.
Most Asia markets traded lower on Monday, as gaming shares in the region came under pressure after China detained employees of Crown Resorts.
Most Asia markets finished higher on Friday, as investors weighed price increases in China and the possibility of a Fed hike later in the year.
Asian markets were mixed on Thursday after see-sawing following soft Chinese trade data.
Toyota will benefit from a stronger presence in India and Indonesia, while Suzuki will benefit from tech expertise, says Dunne Automotive's Michael Dunne.
Toyota Motor said it was recalling around 340,000 of its latest Prius gasoline hybrid model in Japan and overseas to fix a parking brake issue.
Coupa Software shares skyrocketed more than 90 percent in its market debt on the Nasdaq Thursday.
Volvo will enable car-to-car communication in some of its new vehicles, according to The Verge.
Stocks closed lower as investors digested key economic news and kept an eye on oil prices.