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Toyota-affiliated Denso readies technology for other automakers

Denso Corp., the world's No. 2 parts supplier, is developing advanced radar sensors as it seeks to catch Robert Bosch and Continental in the market for parts that prevent accidents. ... Read More »

GM looks for alternative supplies in China after deadly factory blast

GM has asked its main Chinese supplier to find an alternative source of components after an explosion ripped through a factory in Kunshan, China, killing 71 people. ... Read More »

Electric turbocharger eliminates lag, Valeo says

French supplier Valeo has developed an electric turbocharger that it says eliminates "turbo lag." The new turbocharger is powered by an electric motor instead of exhaust gases. ... Read More »

SUV back in vogue as jauntier Americans rekindle old love affair

For the first time in decades, more people are buying SUVs than sedans. Americans are feeling a little jauntier as the economy improves and are willing to indulge in a lifestyle upgrade. ... Read More »

Blast at wheel supplier in China kills at least 69

China suffered its worst industrial accident in a year on Saturday when an explosion killed at least 69 people and injured more than 120 at a factory that makes wheels for United States carmakers, including General Motors. ... Read More »

Self-driving cars receive OK for road testing in UK

The UK government will allow self-driving cars to be tested in three cities starting in January as the UK aims to be at forefront of new technology governing autonomous driving. ... Read More »

GM stands by its 1990s vintage vans; Fleet exec says customers are content

General Motors' full-sized commercial van -- sold as the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana -- has officially become the old man of that mainstay fleet segment. ... Read More »

Tesla digs, but isn’t sold on Reno

Tesla Motors hasn't decided on a site for its so-called gigafactory, but it's moving forward as though it has. ... Read More »

GM’s recall website gives incorrect information, U.S. says

GM's website set up to give consumers quick information on recalled cars has been providing inaccurate information, the U.S. Transportation Department said. ... Read More »

Chrysler, Ford say Canada auto sales up on trucks in July

Strong truck sales pushed Chrysler and Ford to record July numbers in Canada, the two automakers said today. ... Read More »