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Toyota sets a new quarterly profit record

Toyota reported a net profit of ¥646.3 billion ($5.2 billion) on Thursday, a new quarterly record made possible by the weaker yen.

The profit figure topped analyst estimates, and revenue increased more than 9% over last year to ¥7 trillion ($56.5 bill...

F-150 tests

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Ford aluminum body pickup gets mixed results in crash test

The new all-aluminum Ford F-150 crew cab pickup did well in a tough new crash test, but the slightly smaller SuperCab version of the truck earned poor marks.

Both versions were subjected to the new small overlap front crash test. In that test, a vehic...

Volkswagen Concept BlueSport Roadster

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Volkswagen winning global sales race

Volkswagen has stolen Toyota's crown to become the world's top carmaker by sales -- at least for the year so far.

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Chrysler to pay $105 million for mishandling recalls

Federal safety regulators said Sunday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will pay a record $105 million for mishandling 23 recalls.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Chrysler admitted to violating federal safety law. The agency has b...

Harley-Davidson

Harley-Davidson recalls 185,000 motorcycles

Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 185,000 motorcycles nationwide. Reason? Loose saddlebags.

On Wednesday, Harley said the saddlebags may separate for the motorcycles, increasing the risk of a crash.

Harley has been investigating the issue since J...

Chrysler

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Drive a Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep? Here's what to do now

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has had trouble convincing drivers to bring in their recalled Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram vehicles for repairs. Now it's been told to sweeten the pot.

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Chrysler recalls 1.4 million hackable cars

Chrysler is recalling 1.4 million vehicles that can be remotely hacked over the Internet.

A flaw in several Chrysler models lets hackers remotely control them, posing an unprecedented danger for American drivers. Hackers can cut the brakes, shut down ...

Technology aims to end hot car deaths

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Car seat designed to prevent hot car deaths

Walmart and Evenflo announced this week a new infant car seat with technology designed to remind drivers of their backseat passengers, and stop children from dying in hot cars.

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Ferrari revs engine ahead of Wall Street IPO

Parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced Thursday it will spin-off luxury car manufacturer Ferrari and list shares on the New York Stock Exchange.

Chrysler

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Hackable Chryslers need a software update

Welcome to a future where cars -- like computers -- need urgent software updates.

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Chryslers can be hacked over the Internet

A flaw in several Chrysler models lets hackers remotely control them over the Internet, posing an unprecedented danger for American drivers.

Hackers can cut the brakes, shut down the engine, drive it off the road, or make all the electronics go haywir...

iPhone platform in car

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Apple adds a Chrysler exec to its team. Is a car far behind?

Here's the latest sign the Apple Car is indeed rolling around the corner.

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