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Honda, Nissan: A brand new battle

Automotive Business Review - 13 avr. 2014 - 07:01
The auto industry is always full of head-to-head rivalries, and right now the battle between Honda and Nissan is one of the hottest.

Ford honors the past, launches new pony for a shifting market

Automotive Business Review - 13 avr. 2014 - 07:01
The golden shine from the Mustang's spectacular launch in 1964 has long since faded.

U.S. failed to investigate GM even as auto-defect data abounded

Automotive Business Review - 13 avr. 2014 - 06:16
Federal regulators looking into GM's Chevrolet Cobalt noticed a surprising statistic: warranty claims over the car's air bags were four times higher than for competing vehicles.

U.S. proposes 30-year phase-out of tariffs on Japanese autos, report says

Automotive Business Review - 12 avr. 2014 - 15:00
The United States has proposed eliminating over 30 years its tariffs on Japanese light vehicles but Japan rejected the proposal because the time period is unusually long, Kyodo News reported on Saturday.

BMW breaks with traditional German luxury as models shrink

Automotive Business Review - 12 avr. 2014 - 07:01
Chris Bangle, BMW's former design chief, once likened the German carmaker's lineup to a bratwurst in three different lengths. Now, there's a lot more on offer, including convenience sizes.

Lee Iacocca looks back at the 1964 sensation that was Ford Mustang

Automotive Business Review - 12 avr. 2014 - 07:01
Success has many fathers but failure is an orphan, or so the saying goes. Though many names are associated with the Ford Mustang's extraordinary half-century run, the irrepressible Lee Iacocca sits at the top of that list.

GM engineer OK'd leaving part number unchanged, document shows

Automotive Business Review - 12 avr. 2014 - 00:15
A document created by supplier Delphi Automotive in May 2006 and released Friday by a congressional committee confirms that a General Motors engineer, Ray DeGiorgio, agreed to a redesign of the now-recalled ignition switch without changing the part...

Chrysler to take $130 million charge in first quarter due to Venezuela

Automotive Business Review - 11 avr. 2014 - 23:25
A change in the way it measures currency in Venezuela will cause Fiat Chrysler Automobile's Chrysler Group LLC unit to take a $130 million charge in its first quarter, Chrysler said today in a filing with federal regulators.

Dealers see parts trickle in for recall repairs

Automotive Business Review - 11 avr. 2014 - 23:14
Most General Motors dealers continue to wait as parts that were expected to arrive this week to repair faulty ignitions on millions of recalled small cars only trickle in. The wait is disruptive to business, some dealers said today.

U.S. House panel chairman cites 'failures' related to GM recalls

Automotive Business Review - 11 avr. 2014 - 22:59
A congressional committee said today there were "failures within the system" over the handling of flawed ignition switches in General Motors vehicles, which have been linked to 13 deaths.

Chevy drops top on Corvette Z06 for 2015

Automotive Business Review - 11 avr. 2014 - 22:50
Chevrolet is dropping the top on the Corvette Z06 for 2015 and the convertible is being billed as the Stingray for owners who want it all.

Co-owner of Calif. luxury dealership pleads guilty in campaign finance case

Automotive Business Review - 11 avr. 2014 - 22:34
The co-owner of a California luxury-car dealership pleaded guilty in federal court to making illegal political campaign donations in the name of a foreign national, according to court documents.

Deadly GM ignition switches started with 2003 Saturn Ion

Automotive Business Review - 11 avr. 2014 - 22:13
The 2003 Saturn Ion was supposed to be a pivotal car for GM. Instead, it came to represent the compromises and corner cutting that almost destroyed GM and now find the company in a global recall of some of its most popular models.

Most drivers believe connected-car tech will improve safety, survey says

Automotive Business Review - 11 avr. 2014 - 22:07
More than 80 percent of consumers in the United States, Australia and Britain believe connected-vehicle technology will make driving safer, a new survey by the University of Michigan finds.

Ontario plans to unload remaining stake in GM

Automotive Business Review - 11 avr. 2014 - 20:29
The Canadian province of Ontario plans to sell its remaining shares of General Motors Co. in the next year as part of a review of its state-owned assets.

Ford debuts the Skyliner Transit concept vehicle

Automotive Business Review - 11 avr. 2014 - 20:08
Melvin Betancourt, design manager for Ford Motor, speaks before the 2015 Transit Skyliner concept van is unveiled at Galpin Auto Sports in California on Thursday.

U.S. senators ask Justice Department to intervene in GM litigation

Automotive Business Review - 11 avr. 2014 - 18:24
A group of senators today urged the Department of Justice to oppose any efforts by General Motors to skirt financial responsibility related to the company's failure to promptly recall vehicles with ignition switch problems linked to 13 deaths.

Ford F-150 probe closed by U.S. regulators without request for recall

Automotive Business Review - 11 avr. 2014 - 17:28
Federal safety regulators said today they have closed an investigation into complaints of reduced power in Ford F-150 pickup trucks, stopping short of requesting a recall. The probe covered about 360,000 trucks.

China sales rise 7.9% in March; GM tops VW in Q1

Automotive Business Review - 11 avr. 2014 - 16:27
Sales of passenger vehicles in China gained 7.9 percent last month as consumers purchased cars on concerns that more cities may start limiting new license plates. Wholesale deliveries climbed to 1.

China's car sales rise 7.9% in March as GM tops VW

Automotive Business Review - 11 avr. 2014 - 16:27
Sales of passenger vehicles in China gained 7.9 percent last month as consumers purchased cars on concerns that more cities may start limiting new license plates. Wholesale deliveries climbed to 1.
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