GM Profits More Than Double On Record N. America EarningsGeneral Motors' first quarter profit more than doubled as all of its business units posted improved numbers including record pretax earnings in North America.
VW Sued By Big Investors, Including Pension FundInstitutional investors are suing automaker Volkswagen in a German court, seeking $3.57 billion in damages over the company's diesel emissions scandal.
"No Excuse": Safety Experts Say Car Defect Puts Kids In DangerAuto safety experts are demanding action on what they call a serious safety defect. The move comes days after a jury awarded more than a $124.5 million to a Texas family.
California Sets Rules For Self-Driving Cars, Austin Still VyingCalifornia regulators have unveiled a roadmap that would let consumers begin using self-driving cars, though manufacturers would have to prove the emerging technology is safe before a licensed driver could get chauffeured around town.
States Probe Volkswagen Over Emissions, Look For Settlement MoneyAn expanding investigation among U.S. state governments into Volkswagen's emissions-cheating scandal could last years and will likely end in a settlement between the German automaker and states.
Reports: Fiat Chrysler To Buy Back About 300,000 PickupsFiat Chrysler will buy back about 300,000 Ram pickup trucks in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a potentially expensive deal with U.S. safety regulators to settle legal problems in about two-dozen recall.
Car Colors Are Getting BolderBetter economic times prompt buyers to like more expressive colors.
Is Leasing A Car A Good Idea?Leasing isn't for everyone, but under the right conditions, it can make a lot of sense.
Toyota's Move To Plano: $7 Billion ImpactLong before Toyota opens it new North American headquarters in Plano, the company will have a significant impact on the city's bottom line.
Consumer Reports Gives Highest Ever Rating To Electric Sports CarAn all-electric sports car has performed better than just about any vehicle ever tested in the history of Consumer Reports. A car made by Tesla Motors got a rating just one point shy of the highest mark possible.
Toyota Recalls 2.8 Million Vehicles For Part DefectsToyota Motor Corp. is recalling 2.77 million vehicles around the world for a water pump problem and a steering shaft defect that may result in faulty steering.

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