Automobiles

Harley Shares Fall by more than 5%

Harley-Davidson has witnessed a fall of more than 5%in shares, after problems in production hurt sales. The iconic motorcycle maker has conceded that bike parts shipped from overseas have hampered production.

Milwaukee-based Harley said there was a jump of 30% in profits in the second... read more

Chrysler recalling 792,300 older Jeep SUVs over ignition switch issues

In a Tuesday announcement, Chrysler Group LLC said that it is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs across the world, due to ignition switch problems. The company said that affected customers will be notified about the recall in mid-September.

The recall to be announced by Chrysler will... read more

Chrysler accelerates production of trailer hitches to repair recalled Jeeps

In a nine-page document released on July 16, Chrysler has told the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it has accelerated the repair operations for 1.6 million Jeeps recalled a year back due to potential fire risks in rear-impact crashes.

The document released... read more

Tesla prefers California as home for its $5-billion battery plant

Electric car maker Tesla Motors has hinted that its new battery factory will likely be built in California, as the Golden State has proposed new tax breaks as well as some regulatory changes aimed at accelerating the plant's construction and cutting costs.

Last week, California authorized... read more

Can Infiniti Chief Johan de Nysschen Change Fortunes at Cadillac

General Motors has announced that the automobile major has appointed Nissan Infiniti chief Johan de Nysschen as head of Cadillac division. De Nysschen, 54, has worked with Nissan’s premium brand Infiniti for two years.

The big question is if De Nysschen will be successful in revival of... read more

Honda expands airbag defect recall to include vehicles in California

Luxury carmaker Honda, one of eight automakers entangled in the recalls of vehicles equipped with Takata airbags, has expanded its recall to include thousands of vehicles in California.

Honda expanded its recall by 500,000 to 1 million vehicles in California, bringing the total number of... read more

Acura recalling 14,078 ILX vehicles in US due to faulty headlights

In a statement released on Tuesday, Japanese automaker Honda Motors' luxury automobile branch Acura said that it will issue a voluntary recall of 14,078 ILX vehicles in the US because of faulty headlights.

The ILX sedans being recalled by Acura are 2013-2014 models. While the affected... read more

Harley-Davidson unveils its new ‘Project LiveWire’ electric motorcycle concept

On Thursday, a new concept motorcycle - dubbed `Project LiveWire' - was unveiled by motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson. The new concept bike replaces Harley-Davidson signature V-twin engine with an electric motor; thereby marking the company's first noteworthy move into the electric-vehicle... read more

California T expected to become Ferrari’s new top seller

The Ferrari California T has a great potential to become the company's most-popular and top-selling model, a top executive of the renowned luxury maker said.

Available with a starting price tag of $409,880, the Ferrari California T is the most affordable car introduced by the Italian... read more

California car dealer sues Mitsubishi over inventory

A California car dealer has filed a lawsuit against Mitsubishi Motors North America and its credit arm, accusing the companies of costing his dealerships millions in additional finance charges by forcing them to stock more vehicles than they could sell.

Abbas Ahmadi, the owner of four... read more

Only way to make Tesla car faster is to make it in Texas:says Gov. Perry

Having his eyes on electric carmaker Tesla's planned battery factory, Texas Governor Rick Perry rode into Sacramento in an all-electric Tesla car on Tuesday.

Thumbing his nose at California Governor Jerry Brown, Mr. Perry claimed that the only way to make that Tesla electric car faster... read more

California to restart issuing yellow-on-black license plates

The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) of California would issue new license plates that would be printed in historic black background and yellow lettering, Assemblyman Mike Gatto announced the latest move.

In 2012, Gatto's AB1658 measure created the California Legacy License Plate... read more

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