Summer deals and big demand for SUVs and luxury cars kept auto sales strong in July, with sales of new vehicles expected to rise to nearly 1.5 million.
Ford reported second-quarter earnings that handily beat expectation on continued strength of North American sales, led by its popular F-150 pickup truck.
Regulators are investigating inflators made by ARC Automotive that went into about 420,000 older Chrysler minivans and another 70,000 Kia Optima sedans.
GM s recalling nearly 780,000 crossover SUVs mainly in North America because the rear power lift gates can suddenly fall and hit people.
Honda says it is recalling about 4.5 million more cars globally to replace air bag inflators made by supplier Takata.
Jaguar Land Rover is recalling about 65,000 SUVs in the U.S. because the doors may not latch properly and could open while being driven.
The U.S. Toyota executive arrested in Japan last month on suspicion of drug law violations is expected to be released Wednesday without being prosecuted
Julie Hamp, Toyota's most senior female executive, has resigned following her arrest in Japan on suspicion of drug law violations, the automaker says.
Newer cars aren't supposed to burn oil, but Consumer Reports magazine found that some engines force their owners to add a quart as often as once a month.
Ford is recalling more than 200,000 Transit Connect vans and Escape sport-utility vehicles because of instrument panel and seatbelt issues.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints of braking problems with Dodge Dart compact cars.
General Motors adds more than 243,000 compact hatchbacks in the U.S. and Canada to the growing recall for air bags that can explode with too much force.
Toyota's CEO says he believes a U.S. executive arrested on suspicion of importing a controlled drug into Japan had no intention of breaking the law.
It's finally possible to get into an electric vehicle for under $30,000 and more relatively low-cost options are hitting the road soon.
The auto industry remained on track for the best sales year in a decade as consumers bought cars and trucks in May at the fastest pace in almost a decade.
General Motors and Subaru are adding vehicles to the growing list of models being recalled by 11 automakers due to potentially exploding air bags.
Fiat Chrysler becomes the first automaker to expand its recall of vehicles with faulty Takata air bag inflators after last week's massive recall campaign.
By year-end, nearly every major automaker will begin offering systems that effectively turn a car's dashboard screen into a smartphone.
Ford is recalling nearly 423,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the power-assisted steering can fail while they're being driven.
Takata plans to boost production of parts needed to replace potentially deadly air bag inflators that could spray vehicle occupants with metal shards.
Air bag maker Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million of its inflator mechanisms defective, nearly doubling the number recalled, a source says.
NHTSA says it will hold a public hearing to determine if Fiat Chrysler failed to notify customers and fix safety problems in more than 10 million vehicles.
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