Japanese, European carmakers unveil top models at L.A. auto show

Nov 28, 2014

Japanese, European carmakers unveil top models at L.A. auto show

Leading automakers from Japan and Europe have unveiled their latest luxury models at the ongoing Los Angeles Auto Show, one of the key exhibitions in the U.S. market with the lucrative upper-end segment particularly treasured by foreign automakers. Honda Motor Co. displayed an upgraded ...

Nov 27, 2014

U.S. EPA seeks tighter ozone standards to cut pollution

The Obama administration on Wednesday proposed stricter curbs on ground-level ozone, a pollutant linked to several serious health conditions. Industry groups said the move would place a heavy burden on the U.S. economy. The Environmental Protection Agency said it would set the National Ambient ...

Nov 13, 2014

Automakers unveil plan to guard car computers against hacking

U.S. trade groups representing the largest automakers have agreed for the first time to privacy protections that may prevent hackers from gaining access to increasingly computerized cars. The accord, which was to be announced Thursday, calls for heightened security for information such as driver ...

Nov 9, 2014

Nissan recalls 52,000 vehicles over faulty Takata air bags

Nissan announced Saturday that it is recalling more than 52,000 vehicles for passenger air bags that can explode with too much force and send shards of metal into the passenger compartment. The vehicles have air bag systems made by troubled Japanese supplier Takata Corp. ...