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  • Chilly weather stalls February auto sales; GM, Ford report declines

    Chilly weather stalls February auto sales; GM, Ford report declines
    The big chill created a big stall in auto sales last month. Based on initial reports by General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co., Chrysler Group and the other car companies, auto sales looked like they were flat to just slightly higher in February compared to...
  • Subaru, Corvette are February sales winners; Ford, Mini the losers

    Subaru, Corvette are February sales winners; Ford, Mini the losers
    Automakers sold 1.2 million vehicles last month, about the same as February 2013. Frigid weather in much of the nation put a damper on the business.  With most of the car companies having now reported their results Monday, here are the winners and losers....
  • If Paris Hilton were a car company, she'd be Tesla

    If Paris Hilton were a car company, she'd be Tesla
    Like young bucks at a county fair kissing booth, states are lining up for a chance to court Tesla Motors and its planned $5-billion battery factory. But fair warning, fellas: The intoxicating fragrance of Musk and his money masks a cold business heart....
  • Venezuela street clashes persist as death toll rises

    Venezuela street clashes persist as death toll rises
    CARACAS, Venezuela — Government forces used water cannons and tear gas Wednesday to turn back opposition marches in the capital, where borough mayors defied a Supreme Court order that they clear street barricades. Clouds of gas hovered near the...
  • Eiji Toyoda dies at 100; helped family's firm change auto industry

    Back in 1950, Eiji Toyoda visited a Ford plant to learn how Americans made cars. The visit by a member of Japan's foremost manufacturing family changed the way Toyota Motor Corp. produced cars, altering the global auto industry. Toyoda, who is...
  • Hiroshi Yamauchi, who turned Nintendo into video-game giant, has died

    Hiroshi Yamauchi, who turned Nintendo into video-game giant, has died
    Hiroshi Yamauchi, who ran Nintendo for more than 50 years and led the Japanese company's transition from traditional playing-card maker to video-game giant, has died. He was 85. Kyoto-based Nintendo said Yamauchi, who was also known for owning the...
  • Toyota unintended-acceleration lawsuit goes to jury

    Toyota unintended-acceleration lawsuit goes to jury
    Attorneys wrapped up arguments Wednesday in a $20-million lawsuit against Toyota Motor Corp. that arose from a 2009 wreck that killed an Upland woman. The Los Angeles County Superior Court jury is to decide whether Toyota was negligent by not including a...
  • Toyota trial opens in suit over fatal crash

    Toyota Motor Corp. has battled hundreds of lawsuits in recent years related to sudden acceleration. But a landmark trial began Thursday with opening statements in a Los Angeles County Superior Court. Other litigation has focused on whether there is an...
  • December auto sales edge higher: Ford, Chrysler up; GM, Toyota down

    December auto sales edge higher: Ford, Chrysler up; GM, Toyota down
    Automakers ended 2013 with a bang, selling about 1.4 million cars in December, according to preliminary estimates, ranking it among the best months in years. Sales started slow, as consumers focused on Christmas shopping but then came roaring back in...
  • Toyota shows off fuel-cell car

    Toyota shows off fuel-cell car
    Toyota Motor Corp. revealed a sneak peak of its FCV Concept hydrogen fuel cell vehicle Tuesday, an early version of the car it thinks will popularize fuel cell autos just as the Prius made hybrids mainstream. “It is a very intriguing proposition...
  • L.A. Auto Show: Will fuel cells make battery electric cars obsolete?

    L.A. Auto Show: Will fuel cells make battery electric cars obsolete?
    For decades, hydrogen fuel cell cars have been the automotive technology of tomorrow: the big idea, for someday far in the future. No longer. At auto shows in Los Angeles and Tokyo this week, Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Hyundai Motor Co....
  • After losing verdict, Toyota settles in sudden acceleration case

    After losing verdict, Toyota settles in sudden acceleration case
    Facing the potential of paying millions of dollars in punitive damages after losing an Oklahoma sudden acceleration lawsuit, Toyota Motor Corp. quickly reached a settlement with the plaintiffs. On Thursday, an Oklahoma City jury found that faulty...