New GM Recall Raises Questions About Auto-Parts Safety

Filed under: General Motors, Automotive Industry, Manufacturing, Auto Recalls, Investing Carlos Osorio/APGM's latest recall includes some newer models, including the 2013-14 Cadillac CTS. By TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN DETROIT -- The ignition switch .....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceJul 1st, 2014

GM CEO: Staff dismissals, restructuring, safety reviews underway

June 18 - CEO Mary Barra says GM must set a new norm and new industry standard on safety and quality. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 18th, 2014

GM CEO: No More Serious Safety Issues Lurking

Filed under: Company News, General Motors, Automotive Industry, Consumer Issues, Auto Recalls Paul Sancya/APGM CEO Mary Barra speaks during a news conference prior to the company's annual shareholder meeting in Detroit on Tuesday. BY TOM KRISHER DETROIT.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceJun 10th, 2014

Ford Recalls 1.4 Million Cars for Safety Issues

Filed under: Company News, Automotive Industry, Ford, Consumer Protection, Auto Recalls David Zalubowski/APFord Escape SUVs at a Ford dealership in Denver in 2010. DETROIT -- Ford (F) is recalling 1.4 million SUVs and cars in North America to fix steerin.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceMay 30th, 2014

8 Vehicles Earn Top Rating for Collision Warning

Filed under: Automotive Industry, Consumer Goods, Car Buying, Consumer Issues, Investing Chevrolet/APThe 2014 Chevrolet Impala was the only non-luxury car to earn the highest safety rating. By DEE-ANN DURBIN DETROIT -- The 2014 Chevrolet Impala was the .....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceMay 29th, 2014

Delphi Expects China"s Auto Sales to Soar

Auto-parts maker Delphi Automotive said its China revenue could double by 2016 to $5.5 billion as the auto industry continues to grow and car makers shift to higher-quality vehicles......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 19th, 2014

NHTSA Fines GM for Late Response to Questions

Filed under: Company News, General Motors, U.S. Government, Automotive Industry, Auto Recalls Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg via Getty Images By Matthew Rocco General Motors (GM) was fined $28,000 by the top U.S. auto safety regulator for failing to respond to.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceApr 9th, 2014

Only 2 Midsize SUVs Get Top Rating in Crash Tests

Filed under: Company News, Toyota, General Motors, Automotive Industry, Consumer Protection The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety/APA 2014 Subaru Forester during a front overlap crash test. The Forester was only one of two small SUVs to pass the test.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceApr 8th, 2014

Why is in-car tech so complicated?

As Apple enters the fray with CarPlay, the automotive industry continues its struggle with connected technology inside the cabin......»»

Category: topSource: cnnApr 7th, 2014

GM, Safety Agency Face Grilling by Congress Over Recalls

Filed under: Company News, General Motors, U.S. Government, Automotive Industry, Auto Recalls Carlos Osorio/APGeneral Motors CEO Mary Barra By DEE-ANN DURBIN DETROIT -- General Motors' (GM) new CEO and the head of the nation's auto safety watchdog are h.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceApr 1st, 2014

Rough Road Ahead for GM as Congress Plots Safety Probe

Filed under: Company News, General Motors, U.S. Government, Automotive Industry, Auto Recalls Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesGeneral Motors CEO Mary Barra at the Detroit auto show in January. By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON -- The U.S. congressiona.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceMar 21st, 2014

GM Reports 3 More Recalls, "Redoubles" Safety Efforts

Filed under: Company News, General Motors, Automotive Industry, Manufacturing, Auto Recalls David McNew/Getty ImagesGM previously recalled 1.6 million cars for faulty ignition switches, including 2005-07 model year Chevrolet Cobalt compact cars. By Jeff .....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceMar 18th, 2014

Why UQM Technologies (UQM) Is Soaring on Monday

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- UQM Technologies  is soaring on Monday after being awarded ISO/TS 16949 Certification, the highest quality standard in the automotive industry. By midmorning, shares had added 21.2% to $2.57. The manufacturer of electri.....»»

Category: topSource: thestreetMar 10th, 2014

GM"s recall and the watchdog that didn"t bark - Automotive News

Philly.comGM's recall and the watchdog that didn't barkAutomotive NewsAn occasional column by Gabe Nelson, Automotive News' D.C. correspondent, analyzing the auto industry's relationship with Washington. Regulation And Safety » Comment. G.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 9th, 2014

NHTSA Demands Recall Data from GM

Filed under: Company News, General Motors, Automotive Industry, Auto Recalls Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg via Getty Images By TOM KRISHER DETROIT -- U.S. safety regulators are demanding that General Motors turn over documents detailing what the company knew .....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceMar 5th, 2014

Toyota on the Hot Seat with Latest Safety Issue

Filed under: Company News, Toyota, Automotive Industry, Consumer Protection, Auto RecallsAP DETROIT -- Toyota has told North American dealers to stop selling six popular models with heated seats because the fabric doesn't meet flammability standards. One.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceJan 30th, 2014

Only one of 11 subcompact cars passes insurance group"s new crash test

Ten of the 11 economy cars crash-tested by the leading insurance industry group failed a new safety standard for front-end collisions.    .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 22nd, 2014

Airline safety performance continues to soar

The world's airlines had 29 accidents in 2013 that, combined, resulted in a record-low 265 fatalities, research shows.Grouse all you want about shrinking airline seats and annoying fees for onboard food, drinks and entertainment, but the industry's safety.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 12th, 2014

Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf Highlight Strong Year for Hybrids and Plug-Ins

2013 saw some steady gains for plug-in vehicles as the segment continues to expand in a snowball-like fashion. 2013 was another strong year for the automotive industry, as the ripples born from the most recent financial crisis have continued to dissi.....»»

Category: topSource: wallstcheatsheetJan 7th, 2014

TRW Automotive: Built For Outperformance In 2014 And Beyond

ByTrading the Spread:Following its near collapse during the 2008 financial crisis, the U.S. automotive industry continues its pronounced rebound on the heels of positive economic momentum and strong fundamental demand drivers. In North America, over 15.6 .....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJan 7th, 2014