Tesla Motors has resolved a trademark dispute with a Chinese businessman. Tesla Motors has reached an agreement with Zhan Baosheng, who registered Tesla's name as a trademark in China back in 2006.
There are 17 cars that will be very important in 2015, Marty Padgett writes. Which new cars should people look out for in 2015, and how could these vehicles influence car brands' success next year?
Subaru has added 5,000 to its recall list over faulty airbags from Takata, according to Detroit News. Subaru's recall is restricted to vehicles that are or have been registered in Florida, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.
US auto sales in jumped in July. General Motors, Ford, and Toyota were some automakers who saw major gains in auto sales, while Honda and Volkswagen saw their auto sales go down in July.
Chrysler has recalled 2014 and 2015 models of the Fiat 500L. The recall, which affects 25,500 cars in the US and 4,000 in Canada, stems from an airbag problem.
Hyundai issued two recalls affecting 889,000 Sonatas due to brake problems. Huyndai's recalls affects mostly Hyundai Sonatas from model years 2011-2014, although some 2015 Hyundai Sonatas are affected.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched three unrelated investigations of the 2008 Chevrolet Impala, the 2011-2012 Dodge Charger, and the 2006-2008 Hyundai Sonata. The NHTSA safety probes affect about 750,000 US car owners.
Americans now owe $902.2 billion in car loans, up 10 percent from last year. However, most Americans also repaying their car loans on time.
As the auto industry adds on more cars, others have to go. Here is a breakdown of which cars will be gone in 2015, which ones are changing into different models, and which ones are on hold for now.
Chrysler has recalled about 792,300 Jeep Commanders and Grand Cherokees from all over the world. Chrysler issued the recall because there is a problem with the cars' ignition switch, which has been linked to one accident so far.
General Motors is recalling several models – 2008 Chevy Malibu, Pontiac G6, and Saturn Aura – for power steering problems. Affected vehicles may experience a sudden loss of power steering assist, which could occur at any time while driving.
Sales of SUVs and crossovers now outpace sales of sedans in the US. SUVs and CUVs accounted for 36.5 percent of new US vehicles registered between January and May of 2014, according to IIHS Automotive.
A group of New Jersey auto dealers have to pay $1.8 million to settle complaints from consumers about their deceptive practices. Customers say that the New Jersey dealers had deceptive practices, such as failing to honor advertised prices.
Ford is recalling certain 2014 Ford Escape models built at a Louisville plant in October. The Ford Escape cars in question may have an issue that could cause the glass of its panorama roof to detach.
Honda is recalling 1 million cars in California with Takata airbags. The recall includes various makes of the Honda Accord, Acura, and other vehicles from model years 2001 to 2011.
Ford is recalling nearly 101,000 North American vehicles, including the Ford Edge and Ford Flex from recent model years. Ford has issued six recalls due to safety issues, including potentially losing drive function, rolling away while parked on a hill, and having gas tanks more prone to leakage.
Between 2008 and 2012, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that a total of 630 people were killed on July 4. While celebrating July 4, what can you do to stay safe while driving?
Chrysler, Toyota, and Nissan report US strong auto sales for June, while Ford and Volkswagen saw US auto sales dip for June. General Motors' auto sales were up 1 percent, despite all of the recalls.
Nissan is recalling some 2014 Nissan Rogue crossovers because of a steering problem. An incorrect bolt was installed on the steering column, which could compromise steering.
General Motors has issued three more recalls, including the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe and the Chevrolet Silverado from model years 2014-2015. Here is a breakdown of GM's most recent recalls.