Audi is integrating the high-speed wireless communications standard LTE into all A3 models by November, the German automaker says.
Luxury German sports carmaker Porsche on Tuesday
reported a jump in first-half profits, boosted by a dividend payment
from Volkswagen and tax refunds.
Honda's new $215 million investment in its Ohio operations will
protect Honda jobs in the state, a spokesman for the carmaker said.
When James Gordon, 92, went to pick up his new 2013 Blue Jean
Metallic F-150, he was greeted with the news that he'd bought No. 9 million sold by the national automobile dealer, and
because of that his truck is free.
Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it is recalling about
370,000 of its pickup trucks due to a seat belt problem.
A top Volkswagen official said the automaker's Chattanooga
plant will serve as the blueprint for new factories worldwide and has become a
benchmark for environmental efficiency.
Nissan set a July record for sales and has released new versions of four of its five top-selling models, the company announced.
Tesla is trying to get around a Texas law that prohibits automakers from selling directly to customers, but the California manufacturer hasn't found any traction yet.
The Student Corps, started as a summer
employment program in Detroit, combines
service, life-skills education and mentoring, and involves 110 high school
students, 60 retirees and 12 college interns in its first
The Chevrolet Cruze continued to set
records, General Motors reported. The automaker also canceled a scheduled down week at an Ohio plant that builds the car, according to UAW Local 1112.
BMW's joint venture in China is recalling 143,000
cars to fix a defect in the power steering, Chinese authorities said Monday.
Japanese automaker Toyota on Friday lifted its annual net
profit forecast by 8 percent to $14.9 billion
for the current financial year because of the yen's
depreciation and strong sales in the U.S.
U.S. automakers, with General Motors out in front, reported a double-digit
increase in new vehicle sales in July.
Suzuki on Thursday raised its net profit
forecast for the current financial year to $1 billion
because of a weaker yen and strong sales in Asia, the carmaker said Thursday.
Honda said Wednesday its operating profit
for the April-to-June quarter rose 5.1 percent from a year earlier
to $1.9 billion, primarily because of the yen's