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Takata debacle puts GM’s mishaps under the shade


The year started off incredibly hard for General Motors, after a February recall that led to lawsuits, a total rethink of the approach on safety and a record number of recalls. It looks like it’s finishing worse, with a Japanese supplier making the US automaker look like an “angel” in comparison. The General Motors recall that should have been done at ...
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US: October sales expected to remain strong
The news are gloomy again, with huge swings on global stocks and threatening headlines about a new economic crisis, but US auto sales seem to go on undeterred, according to ...
US: Dodge restarts production of the 2014 Viper SRT
The Viper was resurrected in 2012, but the manually fabricated American take on the supercar had a slow start – the price prevented sales from taking off and the 2014 ...
Ram brand chief says technology is to blame for Consumer Reports shameful result
During the latest release of the annual Consumer Report reliability study, the readers of the influential US magazine unanimously panned the brands of the recently merged Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV. With ...
Volkswagen AG sees record third-quarter profit increase
The German automaker, the largest auto company in Europe and the second biggest carmaker in the world has exceeded expectations when it comes to its financial results for the third-quarter. The ...
Mercedes, VW ask automakers to ally against excessive Google implication in car data management
During an industry conference that took place in Munich, Germany, both German carmakers voiced their interest to establish (together with their rivals) new or separate platforms that would thwart Google ...
Executives at VW and Daimler fend off succession rumors
During a panel discussion that took place in Munich, both chief executives of the two German automakers said the issue of succession is not imminent and that when it arises ...
Germany: Autobahn’s free-roaming days could be over
According to a new proposal, chancellor Angela Merkel’s government is ready to unveil legislation that would make the days of Autobahn’s free use history – at least when it comes ...
NHTSA increases scrutiny over Takata airbag issue
The US auto safety regulator has moved to order the Japanese auto safety parts supplier to provide further documents and give new testimonies under oath in regards to the government’s ...
Automakers still confident in Brazil, but Mexico has the upper hand
Brazil is now faced with three years of declining sales and with voices in the industry claiming that unused production capacity could be above 50% in 2015. Still, automakers are ...



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Takata debacle puts GM’s mishaps under the shade
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US: Dodge restarts production of the 2014 Viper SRT
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