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Subaru awaits Toyota U.S. plant decision as it lifts output

The 2015 Toyota Camry is introduced at the New York International Auto Show on April 16. Mark Lennihan / AP

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.'s Subaru, which added more U.S. market share than any international carmaker last year, is pushing ahead with U.S. expansion plans as it awaits a Toyota Motor Corp. More

Fiat Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China

Fiat and Chrysler announced an agreement Saturday, that they will build three new Jeep models in China for the local market, the biggest for Jeeps outside the U.S. Seth Perlman / AP

Rome — Fiat and Chrysler announced plans Saturday to build three new Jeep models in China for that market, the biggest for the vehicles outside the United States, as they attempt to boost sales in a country where they lag behind their competitors. More

GMC gives Sierra truck a carlike feel

The 2014 GMC Sierra Denali is the most luxurious, lavishly equipped version of the Sierra pickup. GMC uses the Denali sub-brand to denote the top models of all its vehicles. (GMC/MCT) MCT

GMC's Sierra 1500 pickup has been completely redesigned for 2014, offering an array of model and engine choices, just like its Chevrolet Silverado sibling. More

U.S. closes Saturn Ion steering investigation after recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Saturday said it was closing a four-year investigation into steering problems in 334,000 older Saturn Ion cars after General Motors said it was recalling the cars. More

NHTSA investigates Nissan Leaf EV fire blamed on faulty charger

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating whether a EV charging unit damaged a Nissan Leaf and led to a fire poses a safety hazard. More

New GM's talk is getting old

Mary Barra , CEO of General Motors, speaks at the 2014 Automotive Forum April 15 in New York. Mark Lennihan / AP

General Motors Co.'s campaign to prove it's new is making it look pretty old — and using the world's largest media market to do it. More

GM recall crisis a lesson for auto industry

GM has come under harsh criticism for rejecting earlier fixes to ignition switches a decade ago, in part because there wasn't a 'business case' to be made to fix them. Steve Perez / The Detroit News

Automakers around the world are watching General Motors Co.'s ignition-switch recall crisis, and many believe the industry will move faster to respond to consumer problems as a result. More

HAZMAT situation cleared at GM Tech Center

A leak of ammonia gas caused the evacuation of a department at General Motors' Tech Center early Friday morning. More

Mazda recalls 109,000 older SUVs for rust problem

Detroit — Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts. More

Audi predicts 'double-digit' growth in China sales this year

Volkswagen AG's Audi, the top seller of luxury cars in China, forecast its deliveries in the world's largest auto market will increase by a 'double-digit' percentage in 2014 from last year's record. More

Judge: GM doesn't need to order customers to park recalled vehicles

GM faces about three dozen proposed class-action lawsuits related to the recall of 2.59 million cars worldwide for an ignition switch defect. Olivier Douliery / MCT

General Motors Co. won a major court victory Thursday, when a federal judge on Thursday said the Detroit automaker does not have to issue a 'park it now' alert to drivers of nearly 2.6 million recalled cars. More

Chrysler updates its Dodge muscle cars

The four-door 2015 Dodge Charger will get some powertrain updates. Photos by Dodge

Chrysler is expected to reveal refreshed versions of its Dodge Charger and Challenger muscle cars today at the New York International Auto Show featuring new sheet metal, new technology and the return of the Bumble Bee. More

VW recalls 26,000 '14 cars for fire risks

2014 Volkswagen Jetta. Volkswagen

Volkswagen AG said it is recalling more than 26,000 new 2014 cars in the United States because faulty O-ring seals can leak transmission fluid that could spark a fire. More

World Car of the Year: Audi A3

The Audi A3 on display at the New York International Auto Show. Mark Lennihan / AP

A group of international auto journalists named the Audi A3 as the World Car of the Year as German automakers swept all five awards. More

Dodge: Lease old Challenger, Charger — get new one later

2015 Dodge Charger Webb Bland

Chrysler's Dodge brand unveiled the 2015 versions of its Challenger and Charger muscle cars at the New York International Auto Show on Thursday and unveiled an innovative offer to woo customers. More

Fuyao Automotive to invest $15.3M at Orion Twp. facility

Fuyao Automotive North America has plans to invest $15.3 million to add equipment and more than 100 jobs to its Orion Township facility. More

Honda to bring small HR-V SUV to showrooms this winter

The HR-V will be built on the same global platform as the Fit at Honda's new plant in Celaya, Mexico. Honda

American Honda Motor Co. Inc. said today it will bring its new stylish small SUV, now named the HR-V, to showrooms this winter. More

Toyota: No monitor named yet to oversee deferred prosecution

Toyota Motor Corp. executives said a monitor to oversee a deferred prosecution agreement with the Justice Department over its handling of sudden acceleration complaints hasn't been named yet. More

Infiniti reveals redesigned Q70, QX80

2015 Infiniti Q70 Nissan

New York — The Infiniti luxury brand Thursday revealed a redesigned 2015 Q70 performance sedan, including a long-wheelbase version, along with the 2015 QX80 full-size SUV and first-ever limited QX80 model. More

Subaru unveils '15 Outback

2015 Outback Subaru

Subaru of America unveiled the sixth-generation 2015 Outback on Thursday at the New York International Auto Show, two decades after it first introduced the all-wheel drive car. More

Ford setting Lincoln's China plan in motion

Lincoln will debut dealerships which look more like a high-scale home than a place to buy cars, featuring tea rooms and big screen televisions that allow buyers to customize their own vehicle. Lincoln

Lincoln Motor Co., the luxury vehicle brand in a decades long sales funk, is putting the finishing touches on its plans to enter the Chinese market this year. More

GM redesigned Cadillac ignition switch in '06

General Motors Co. redesigned an ignition switch in a pre-production Cadillac in 2006 after it found problems similar to those in 2.6 million now-recalled cars linked to 13 deaths, documents released Wednesday show. More

Acura debuts new TLX luxury sedan in New York

2015 Acura TLX Acura

Acura on Tuesday unveiled an all-new version of its TLX luxury sedan at the New York International Auto Show. More

Hyundai seeks style points for '15 Sonata

The restyled 2015 Hyundai Sonata Mark Lennihan / AP

New York — Hyundai Motor Co. unveiled its 2015 Sonata, a mildly restyled mid-size car billed as a much better performer under the hood with luxury performance and safety. More

VW hopes to make mid-size SUV decision 'soon'

New York — Volkswagen AG's U.S. chief says the automaker hopes to make a decision soon on where it will build its new mid-size SUV. More

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