car industry

Motor show opens in Paris, with eye to streamlined future

One of the world's biggest motor shows opened to professionals on Thursday, with manufacturers unveiling new concepts whose greatest features are measured in their absence.

Honda recalls 668,000 more cars in Japan over defective airbags

Honda Motor issued a recall for an additional 668,816 vehicles in Japan Thursday over potentially faulty airbag inflaters produced by Japanese manufacturer Takata, the carmaker said.

Volkswagen: Supplier dispute settled, car production to resume

German carmaker Volkswagen has ended a dispute with two external suppliers, meaning that production at several plants in the country can resume, a company spokesman said Tuesday.

Ford recalls 830,000 vehicles because doors could open while driving

US carmaker Ford has recalled approximately 830,000 vehicles in the US and Mexico due to a fastening defect with their doors, the company said Thursday.

Toyota recalls 1.4 million cars worldwide over curtain shield airbags

Toyota Motor is issuing a global recall of 1.43 million vehicles to repair a possible curtain shield airbag inflator defect, the company said Wednesday.

VW loses European market share in February amid emissions scandal

Embattled German carmaker Volkswagen's market share shrunk in February as it struggles to tackle the emissions-testing scandal that has engulfed the group, while data released Wednesday showed...