Victim Payouts Hang Over GM
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 01:09:17 EDT
GM executives huddled last week with adviser Kenneth Feinberg to start strategizing how to compensate victims of an ignition-switch defect linked to at least 13 deaths. The big question: Who gets the money?
A Motorcycle With a Side of Russian History
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:28:56 EDT
John Gay, an IT professional from Stone Mountain, Ga., rides a 2005 Ural Patrol, a Russian motorcycle made in the same factory that it was during World War II.
BMW Extends Recall of Vehicles
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:37:39 EDT
German car maker BMW said it will recall about half a million vehicles worldwide due to an engine part defect, extending a repair action started in China that also led to recalls in the U.S.
Dan Neil Praises Volvo XC60, S60 Sedan
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 22:41:56 EDT
Volvo withered on the vine a bit during the recession, post-Ford. But it is back in a big way. The XC60 is the first issue of a product-design blitz from what you might call the 'new' Volvo.
GM Chief Can't Shake Recall Furor
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:11:18 EDT
General Motors' Barra sought to shift the focus to the auto maker's coming new vehicles and away from investigations of a troubled ignition-switch recall.
Go for a Drive on the Shifting Sands
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 23:23:38 EDT
A ride on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore offers a glorious tour of the Outer Banks. Just be prepared, says Rumble Seat columnist Dan Neil.
Ghosn Says Renault-Nissan Alliance on Track in Russia
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 23:26:37 EDT
The chief executive of Renault and Nissan said the auto makers remain firmly committed to their Russian car-making venture, and he believes tensions with the West will pass in time.