Australian man likely 18th death from faulty Takata airbags

An Australian man who died in a Sydney car crash may be the 18th death linked to faulty Takata airbags, after police said he was killed when hit in the neck by shrapnel from an airbag.

Who will order car subscriptions?

Vehicle subscription services are emerging as a new slice of the car-sharing market, and industry leaders are still trying to figure out which model will work best.

Brembo’s Bombassei inducted into Automotive Hall of Fame

Alberto Bombassei, the man behind those bright red and yellow Brembo brake calipers, joined three other legends into the Automotive Hall of Fame.

Gentex’s Q2 profit up slightly with international sales gains

Gentex said its net income jumped 2 percent in the second quarter, repelling the U.S. light-vehicle sales slowdown with growth in international auto-dimming mirror shipments.

U.S. lawyers suing Volkswagen get $300 million in fees, costs

A U.S. judge approved $125 million for lawyers who sued VW on behalf of owners of 88,000 3.0-liter diesel vehicles over excess emissions. Lawyers got another $175 million in a previous related case.

Autoliv Q2 net income drops 13.5%

Autoliv said its net income dropped 13.5 percent during the company’s second quarter from a decline in North American and Chinese auto production.

Fisker, emerging battery supplier Nanotech end joint venture for EMotion EV

A joint venture between Henrik Fisker’s new car company and an emerging battery supplier was unplugged before it could ever charge up.