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.
From Tesla to Google to BMW to Ford and GM -- suddenly, everyone wants to invent the self-driving car. But will anyone really want to ride in them?
Google's newest self-driving car will debut on public roads this summer, as it seeks to have driverless cars available to consumers in the next five years.
Toyota Motor and Nissan Motor are expanding their recalls over problem air bags made by Japanese supplier Takata by another 6.5 million vehicles.
General Motors is recalling nearly 470,000 Chevrolet Malibu cars to fix potentially weakened steel cables that link the front seat belts to the vehicles.
Four of the nearly 50 self-driving cars now rolling around the state of California have gotten into accidents since September.
GM, Nissan, Tesla and others are bringing more all-electric models to market. But many consumers are still shying away from the technology.
The U.S. government is reopening an investigation into Jeep and Dodge sun visors after reports that some caught fire even after a recall repair.
Manufacturing expansion held steady in April, but a jump in consumer sentiment and strong vehicle sales suggest the economy was regaining footing.
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford Motor Co. is expanding a recall of small and midsize cars to fix door latches that may not stay closed.
GM, Ford, Fiat Chrysler and Nissan all reported sales gains last month as Americans continued to choose small and midsize SUVs and pickup trucks over cars.
General Motors plans to spend $5.4 billion to improve its U.S. factories during the next three years, creating about 650 new jobs.
Laws and lawyers -- not technology -- are the biggest obstacle to bringing self-driving cars to market.
Ford is finishing up a huge round of new-product launches that should start to pay off big later in 2015.
Ford Motor Co.'s net income fell 6.5 percent to $924 million in the first quarter, hurt by lower sales and the impact of a stronger U.S. dollar.
The week's highlights include a leading automaker hoping to get back on the road to growth and an early report on the country's hottest smartwatch.
Strong pickup and SUV sales helped boost GM's earnings, but troubles overseas took a bite out of those profits.
GM posts weaker-than-expected quarterly profit as weakness in South America and Russia hurt demand and the company's tax rate came in higher than expected.
The all-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu could be the car that finally vaults GM to the head of this very competitive class -- at least for a while.
Road salt damaged brake lines on Chevrolet, Cadillac and GMC pickups and SUVs, a federal agency concludes, urging people to wash undercarriages regularly.
With China now the world's largest new-car market, that means that Chinese tastes are having more and more of an influence on the cars we buy.
When auto companies roll out new cars like they did at last week's New York auto show, the unveilings can sometimes push down the prices of existing models.
The all-wheel-drive Tesla Model S 70-D can go a government-certified 240 miles per charge, has 514 horsepower and can go from zero to 60 in 5.2 seconds.