Automobile parts manufacturing

January 16, 2018 - 12:03 am
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler's Jeep brand is giving the Cherokee compact SUV a major facelift so it can better compete in one of the hottest parts of the U.S. automotive market. The 2019 Cherokee, to be unveiled Tuesday at the Detroit auto show, will get styling tweaks, a new engine, suspension...
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January 09, 2018 - 8:02 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Toyota and Honda are recalling more than 1 million additional vehicles in the U.S. to replace defective and potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators. The new recalls come after Takata revealed that another 3.3 million inflators are defective. The latest recalls are part of the...
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January 06, 2018 - 11:02 am
DETROIT (AP) — Japanese air bag maker Takata is recalling an additional 3.3 million faulty air bag inflators as it expands the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. The latest recalls cover frontal air bags in certain 2009, 2010 and 2013 vehicles made Honda, Toyota, Audi, BMW, Daimler Vans,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. Technology companies are again leading U.S. stocks higher early Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, as indexes continue to trade at all-time highs (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 03, 2018 - 11:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies are once again leading U.S. stocks higher Wednesday as indexes remain at all-time highs. Chipmakers and well-known companies like Oracle are leading the way. South Carolina energy company Scana, which has plunged after it stopped construction of a $9 billion...
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In this Nov. 13 photo, visitors walk at a Toyota showroom in Tokyo. Toyota plans to offer more than 10 purely electric vehicle models in its lineup by the early 2020s, marking the Japanese automaker's commitment to that growing technology sector. Toyota Motor Corp. now offers no purely electric vehicles, although it leads in hybrid models, which switch between an electric motor and a gas engine.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
December 18, 2017 - 2:47 am
TOKYO (AP) — Toyota plans to offer more than 10 purely electric vehicle models in its lineup by the early 2020s, marking the Japanese automaker's commitment to that growing technology sector. Toyota Motor Corp. now offers no purely electric vehicles, although it leads in hybrid models, which switch...
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November 17, 2017 - 6:15 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A new report on recalls of potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators shows that automakers have replaced only 43 percent of the faulty parts even though recalls have been under way for more than 15 years. The report, issued Friday by an independent monitor who is keeping tabs on...
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September 27, 2017 - 2:02 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The auto parts maker Delphi plans to split itself into two companies early next year. The Delphi spinoff, targeted to take place before April, may become more common in the industry as companies separate older businesses from their more advanced technology wings. Sweden's Autoliv...
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BMW i vision dynamics is presented at a BMW event during the first media day of the International Frankfurt Motor Show IAA in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, which runs through Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
September 12, 2017 - 9:23 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Carmakers at the Frankfurt auto show are unveiling the low-emissions vehicles and technology strategies they hope will let them profit from the sweeping changes expected to hit the auto industry in the next few years. Volkswagen AG showed off a revised version of its...
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The brand logo of German car maker BMW is photographed on a car in Berlin, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt and Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks call the heads of German car makers for a meeting named National Diesel Forum to Berlin on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
August 03, 2017 - 4:36 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German luxury automaker BMW says net profit rose 14 percent in the second quarter as earnings were boosted by the new version of the 5-Series sedan. Profit rose to 2.21 billion euros ($2.60 billion) in the April-June period from 1.95 billion euros a year earlier. The...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2017 file photo, TK Holdings Inc. headquarters is shown in Auburn Hills, Mich. Australia’s consumer watchdog says it is urgently seeking information from the government regulator and car manufacturers after a magazine reported that recalled Takata air bags were being replaced by faulty air bags. Australian consumer magazine Choice said on Monday, July 24, 2017, it had discovered car makers were refitting faulty Takata air bags in recalled vehicles as a temporary solution after questioning 14 car manufacturers in Australia.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
July 23, 2017 - 11:23 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's consumer watchdog said on Monday it was urgently seeking information from the government regulator and car manufacturers after a magazine reported that recalled Takata air bags were being replaced by faulty air bags. Australian consumer magazine Choice discovered car...
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