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Automotive

  • Column: Remembering a watchdog of the auto industry

    Diana T. Kurylko, a reporter with Automotive News, remembers the contributions of the late Clarence Ditlow, executive director of the Center for Auto Safety, whom she calls one of the most diligent watchdogs of the automotive industry.

  • U.K. new car market up 2.9 percent

    LONDON —There were 184,101 new cars registered in the United Kingdom in November, with the market increasing by 2.9 pecent, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.

  • Dayco appoints new CEO

    TROY, Mich.—Dayco has appointed board member Nick Orlando as its CEO, the company announced Dec. 1.

  • Yokohama completes plant expansion in Philippines

    CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Philippines—Yokohama has commissioned an expansion of capacity at its car and light truck tire factory in Clark Freeport Zone, which exports the majority of its output to North America, Europe and other ASEAN countries.

  • EPA's CO2 ruling puts auto industry in a bind

    WASHINGTON—The EPA's surprise decision last week to uphold its greenhouse-gas targets keeps the auto industry pretty much where it was, on the road to cleaner and more efficient cars, and in pursuit of a light-vehicle fleet that averages...

  • Mexico prepares its defense of NAFTA

    MEXICO CITY—Mexican auto industry officials are lining up their arguments to defend the North American Free Trade Agreement against President-elect Donald Trump's campaign promise to renegotiate the pact or throw it out altogether.

  • Bridgestone joins DOE fuel-efficiency initiative

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Bridgestone has joined a Department of Energy funded research initiative, pledging to develop truck tires with 30 percent less rolling resistance as part of the initiative's goal to reduce trucking's environmental impact.