Toyota Motor Corp., the world’s largest automaker, expanded a 14-month-old recall of more than 2 million vehicles for faulty air bags after supplier Takata Corp. told customers further fixes may be needed.
Takata Corp., the Japanese auto- parts maker whose air bags led to the recall of more than 3 million vehicles last year, told customers including Honda Motor Co. that the defective components may need to be fixed again.
General Motors Co. said it wants a New York court to handle lawsuits arising from its ignition- defect recall as lawyers for car owners said the number of people killed as a result of the flaw was higher than the automaker’s count of 13.
General Motors Co. wants to return to a New York courtroom to fight at least 90 ignition-switch defect lawsuits while some car owners are driving for the cases to be heard by a California judge seasoned in auto litigation.
Toyota Motor Corp.’s small sedan revealed today in Detroit is the most important model the company will never sell. Called Furia, it gives a hint of what Akio Toyoda wants from a company not known for its style.
Transnet Freight Rail, a unit of South Africa’s Transnet SOC Ltd., signed an agreement with Toyota SA Motors under which the rail operator will handle the transportation of certain locally manufactured and imported Toyota vehicles.
Toyota Motor Corp. has reached a $1.2 billion settlement to end a U.S. criminal probe of sudden unintended acceleration that led to the recall of more than 10 million vehicles, two people familiar with the matter said.