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  • DETROIT - U.S. safety regulators are now playing hardball with Takata Corp. as they investigate a possibly deadly defect in some of the Japanese company's air bags.Regulators are ordering Takata to provide reams of information about air bags that can explode with too much force, blowing apart canisters and sending …

    October 30, 2014

  • Ford recalling 205,000 Edge, Lincoln MKX SUVs in cold-weather areas to fix gas tank leaks

    DEARBORN, Mich. - Ford is recalling about 205,000 SUVs in cold-weather states and parts of Canada to fix gas tanks that can rust, leak and cause a fire.The recall affects Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles from the 2007 and 2008 model years.The company said Wednesday that it traced the …

    October 29, 2014

  • DETROIT - The head of the nation's biggest car dealership chain says it won't sell used cars being recalled for exploding air bags due to conflicting advice from automakers and lack of direction from the government.The recalls are giving the auto industry a black eye because they are "confusing and …

    October 28, 2014

  • WASHINGTON - A South Carolina company that sells minibikes and go-carts has agreed to pay $4.3 million in a settlement with the Consumer Product Safety Commission — the largest-ever civil penalty levied by the agency.CPSC alleged that Baja Inc. and its corporate affiliate, One World Technologies Inc., of Anderson, South …

    October 28, 2014

  • Toyota still ahead in Consumer Reports reliability rankings; Lincoln is biggest gainer

    DETROIT - Toyota continues its winning streak atop Consumer Reports' annual reliability rankings.The company's Toyota and Lexus brands top the survey, while its Scion brand is in the top ten. It's the eighth year in a row that a Toyota brand has led the rankings."Toyota has a strategy that emphasizes …

    October 27, 2014

  • Toyota still top in global vehicle sales, over VW, GM, after first 3 quarters of year

    TOKYO - Toyota kept its lead over rivals Volkswagen and General Motors as the world's top-selling automaker in the first nine months of the year, Monday reporting record sales of 7.615 million vehicles, up nearly 3 per cent from the previous year.Volkswagen said earlier this month it sold 7.40 million …

    October 27, 2014

  • Automotive Journalists' Association gives nod to Free Press writer

    Free Press copy editor Kelly Taylor has been honoured by the Automobile Journalists' Association of Canada for his work in three categories of automotive journalism. Kelly was named runner-up for Journalist of the Year on the strength of four stories: The Gas Engine That Thinks It's a Diesel, Food in your …

    October 24, 2014

  • Ford opts for Mexico instead of Ontario for engine plant, union says

    TORONTO - Ford Motor Co. has decided to build its new engine in Mexico after it was unable to reach a deal with the federal and Ontario governments to bring the investment to Windsor, Ont., Unifor said Friday.Both levels of government suggested that they would not provide public money for …

    October 24, 2014

  • Ford profit fall in third quarter on costs for launching new F-150

    DEARBORN, Mich. - Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits.Net income dropped 34 per cent to $835 million in the third quarter, largely due to the cost of …

    October 24, 2014

  • Dealer of the Week

    Sales Rep: Darren LustyDealership: River City FordNo. of Years: FiveFavourite Model: Ford ExplorerWhy: "I like the technology that the Explorer has to offer as well as the space," Lusty said. "You feel very secure in an Explorer as …

    October 24, 2014

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