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GM posts lower profit after recall; truck pricing strong

DETROIT - General Motors Co said on Thursday that first-quarter profit tumbled 88 percent after a massive recall due to defective ignition switches, but results still topped expectations on strong pricing for its redesigned pickup trucks in North America.

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U.S. opens probe into automatic brakes on 2014 GM Chevy Impala

DETROIT - U.S. safety regulators have opened an investigation to determine if the emergency braking system on General Motors Co's 2014 Chevrolet Impala is defective.

22 Apr 2014

Senator Blumenthal wants to quiz former GM CEOs on recalls

WASHINGTON - Former General Motors Co chief executives should be called to testify to the Congress about the company's slow response to defective ignition switches in cars that have been linked to at least 13 deaths, a Democratic senator said on Tuesday.

22 Apr 2014

Top GM engineer to leave in post-recall reorganization

DETROIT - General Motors' top engineering executive, a longtime colleague and key lieutenant of Chief Executive Mary Barra, is retiring in the automaker's highest profile executive change since the massive recall of vehicles with defective ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths.

22 Apr 2014

Toyota wants to use more hybrid system parts made in China

CHANGSHU, China - Toyota Motor Corp wants locally procured parts to make up at least half the components in the gasoline-electric hybrid propulsion systems for the Corolla and Levin cars it plans to start making in China next year.

22 Apr 2014