For AT&T, telephone only part of service

...such as OnStar navigation and roadside assistance. AT&T has partnerships with eight car manufacturers, including General Motors, Ford and BMW, and expects to be the data-service provider for half of the new wireless-connected passenger vehicles...

What Is It?

...recognized the 49 Ford: "I know my grandfather had a '51. A friend had a 1948 and I know that body different. I was a General Motors and Chrysler person. Since I been grown, I'm mostly a Chrysler person."Gerald Byrd: The gas filler cap was...

Recall on auto air bags double for Takata in US

...transmissions that could slip into reverse.The Takata recall dwarfs last year's highly publicized recall of 2.6 million General Motors small cars for defective ignition switches and Toyota's recalls of 10 million vehicles for problems with unintended...

Only 3 of 7 midsize SUVs scored well in insurance crash test

...the Toyota Highlander earned a "Top Safety Pick Plus" rating, while the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain made by General Motors got "Top Safety Pick" designations along with the Kia Sorento and Nissan Pathfinder.

Toyota, Mazda announce 'long-term partnership' in technology

...engineers work together."Toyota has repeatedly said it is open to alliances with other automakers. It has worked with General Motors, and it announced collaboration on fuel cells with BMW in 2013.Mazda used to have a powerful partner in Dearborn-based...

Toyota zooms to record $18B profit on sales growth

...top-selling automaker for the last three years in the face of tough competition from Volkswagen AG of Germany and General Motors Co. of the U.S.Since the recalls surfaced, Toyoda announced an intentional halt to expansion such as opening...

What Is It?

...bought after World War II when gas and tires became more available."Lowell Fritsche: "My hunch is a 1948-50 General Motors sedan. But I cannot place that chrome over the rear wheel. You said it had been customized, so it could be anything...

Auto Shanghai 2015 introduces new Ford Taurus as American automakers appeal to Chinese need for big back seats

...multiyear effort to expand the U.S. automaker's range of offerings in the country.Ford joins rivals including General Motors Co., Mercedes-Benz and Volvo Cars that have created extended versions of their standard sedans to appeal to Chinese...

GM CEO dismisses talk of merger with Fiat Chrysler

DETROIT - General Motors CEO Mary Barra is dismissing any talk of a possible merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.Barra tells analysts on a conference...

What Is It?

...Other readers identifying last week's vehicle were:AIKEN: Bob Ennis said: "My guess is a 1958 Oldsmobile. General Motors was still in the chrome mode, so this one had plenty. The distinctive taillights were easy to spot. Starting in...