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Ford's Fields takes his lumps in Q3, looks to next year

7:06 am U.S. ET | Oct. 24, 2014 | UPDATED: 10/24/14 4:23 pm ET - adds stock close
Ford CEO Mark Fields today delivered the first report card on his performance since taking over for Alan Mulally. He gave every sign that he'll have more to show off next year.... Read More »

Ford snubs bid to divert Mexico investment to Canada, union says

1:38 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 24, 2014 | UPDATED: 10/24/14 4:44 pm ET - adds Canada gov't reaction
Ford has rejected a proposal to invest in engine plants in Windsor, Ontario, and decided to put the money in Mexico as the automaker originally planned, the head of Canada's autoworkers' union said.... Read More »

NHTSA back in cross hairs as airbag crisis escalates

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 26, 2014
For the second time this year, a long-standing defect linked to deaths and injuries has triggered a mushrooming auto-safety crisis, lending more fuel...... Read More »

NHTSA in line for cultural overhaul after airbag meltdown

2:04 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 24, 2014
The agency that botched a campaign to publicize a potentially lethal Takata airbag defect affecting 7.8 million U.S.... Read More »

NHTSA to brief House committee on Takata airbag recalls

1:37 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 24, 2014
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will brief members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee next week on the agency's...... Read More »

Takata's airbag crisis may spur automaker shift to Autoliv, Daicel

5:49 am U.S. ET | Oct. 24, 2014
The defect in Takata airbags that has led to millions of recalls and has been linked to four deaths in Honda cars opens the supplier to risk of...... Read More »

Lear says Q3 profit rises 24% as global production grows

7:46 am U.S. ET | Oct. 24, 2014
Lear, which supplies auto seats and electrical power systems, today reported a 24 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by a rise in global...... Read More »

Wrangler will remain body-on-frame, sources say

3:04 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 23, 2014
The next-generation Jeep Wrangler will continue to be a body-on-frame vehicle and won't switch to unibody construction, Automotive News has...... Read More »

Audi recalls 102,000 A4 cars in U.S. over airbag glitch

9:42 am U.S. ET | Oct. 23, 2014
Audi is recalling nearly 102,000 A4 sedans in the United States to fix a software glitch that may prevent front airbags from deploying in a crash.... Read More »

Toyota claims 'healthy' supply of replacement airbags

12:26 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 23, 2014
Toyota has a “healthy” supply of replacement parts that should allow dealers to move forward with repairs required by the widening recall...... Read More »

Mazda may appeal $10 million accident verdict in Ala.

12:47 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 23, 2014
Mazda said it is considering an appeal of an Alabama jury order to pay $9.... Read More »

Dana Q3 net income leaps to $90 million

3:52 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 23, 2014
Powertrain component supplier Dana reported net income of $90 million for the third quarter, a 32 percent improvement from the $68 million in the...... Read More »

NHTSA apologizes as scrutiny in airbag case grows

10:22 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2014
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s top official, facing heightened scrutiny over the agency’s handling of a deadly...... Read More »

U.S. prosecutors probe Takata over recalls

6:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2014
The recall of some 7.... Read More »

Delphi explores sale of thermal unit for as much as $1 billion, report says

1:25 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2014
Delphi Automotive, the former parts unit of General Motors, is exploring a sale of a business that makes heating and cooling systems for cars, and...... Read More »

Toyota executive backs Takata’s handling of airbag crisis

6:39 am U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2014
A top Toyota executive offered support for how airbag maker Takata is handling a safety crisis affecting millions of vehicles, days after expanding...... Read More »

Toyota says potential Mexico plant still far from approval

4:05 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2014
Toyota, the last major carmaker without a high-volume assembly plant in Mexico, said the group assessing whether to build a factory there is far from...... Read More »

Federal-Mogul posts Q3 loss on restructuring costs; revenue up 11%

8:38 am U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2014
Federal-Mogul reported a third-quarter net loss Wednesday because of restructuring and relocation costs.... Read More »

Gentex reports 30% surge in Q3 net income

1:46 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2014
Gentex, which makes a variety of automotive mirrors, cameras and electronic components, said today that its third quarter net income surged 30...... Read More »

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