Mazda says it is recalling 1.2 million older cars and minivans in the U.S. because ignition switches could overheat and catch fire.
The Senate hearing, however, is likely only the beginning of intense regulatory scrutiny in the U.S., where the two companies would control about 70 percent of the market.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman alleged that between 2004 and 2014, UPS workers recorded inaccurate times for deliveries to government customers in order to meet guaranteed deadlines for the company's next-day delivery services.
Elaborate new transmissions are helping automakers meet rising fuel economy standards, but they're also requiring more trips to the repair shop.
Harley-Davidson Inc. plans to cut an unspecified number of jobs and ship fewer motorcycles than it had planned for the year after reporting third-quarter earnings and revenue that fell short of Wall Street expectations.
Germany successfully halted the growth of its landfills in recent years in large part by constructing power plants that run on trash.
General Motors' entry into the long-range electric vehicle market should be able to go more than 200 miles on a single charge, company officials said Tuesday.
Most U.S. states reported jobs losses in September as slowing growth has weighed on hiring nationwide in the past two months.
The Obama administration this week touted dozens of new companies in support of a strong international climate agreement at a United Nations conference later this year.
Ferrari is racing toward a public share offering this week, making it possible for investors to buy a piece of the legendary maker of luxury sports cars and Formula One racing machines.
Mexico hurt U.S. sugar farmers by dumping heavily subsidized sugar on U.S. markets from 2011 into 2014, the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled Tuesday.
Hyundai is recalling 27,700 midsize and compact cars in the U.S. because salt damage could cause the cars' front coil springs to fracture.
A settlement is brewing in a lawsuit that would give cash to drinkers of U.S.-brewed Beck's beer over misleading packaging emphasizing its German origins.
British vacuum company Dyson is considering building an advanced battery plant in the U.S. following its acquisition of lithium-ion battery firm Sakti3.
The newly elected city council of Oslo, Norway, hopes to enact the first comprehensive ban on cars in a European capital within four years.
A system designed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers could produce far more efficient data analysis while removing most of the need for human involvement in the process.
Volkswagen almost inevitably will have to compensate owners of diesel cars equipped with emissions-rigging software. Some legal experts say the automaker could be forced to buy back the cars altogether.
The Obama administration said Monday that China's currency remains undervalued in relation to the U.S. dollar but it did not cite the country for unfairly manipulating its currency to gain trade advantages.
Federal labor officials on Monday levied eight charges against Ashley Furniture over dangerous working conditions at its upholstery factory in Whitehall, Wisconsin.
China's economy decelerated in the latest quarter but stronger spending by consumers who are emerging as an important pillar of growth helped to avert a deeper downturn.