Mar 20, 2013 03:55 EDT
Volkswagen says it will recall 384,181 vehicles in China over gearbox defects, marking the German auto giant's biggest ever recall in the world's largest auto market.
Mar 20, 2013 01:54 EDT
German auto giant Volkswagen will recall 384,181 vehicles in China over gearbox defects, it said Wednesday after state television criticised it over the issue.
Mar 19, 2013 14:29 EDT
US road safety regulators are investigating fuel leaks on Mercedes-Benz E-Class cars after hundreds of complaints from owners of the vehicles.
Mar 19, 2013 11:40 EDT
US road safety regulators are investigating fuel leaks on Mercedes-Benz E-class cars after hundreds of complaints from owners of the vehicles.
Mar 16, 2013 08:01 EDT
Toyota Motor will recall 209,000 sport utility vehicles it has sold in the United States due to a possible seat-belt fault, Kyodo News reported on Saturday.
Mar 14, 2013 13:06 EDT
Honda will recall 250,000 vehicles worldwide -- most of which are in the United States -- to repair a defect that can interfere with braking, the Japanese automaker said Thursday.
Mar 13, 2013 12:06 EDT
The US Federal Trade Commission called Tuesday for potentially bedeviling fine print to be "clear and conspicuous" as ads follow people onto smartphone screens or online social networks.
Mar 12, 2013 16:20 EDT
Google agreed to pay a $7 million fine in the United States on Tuesday for stealthily collecting data from private Wi-Fi hotspots in a mapping service slip that irked an array of countries.
Mar 06, 2013 06:45 EST
Fifty payday lenders in Britain have been given three months to change their ways or risk losing their licence after an investigation uncovered "widespread irresponsible lending".
Feb 26, 2013 14:21 EST
A trio of French rights and consumer protection organisations said Tuesday they had filed a legal complaint against South Korea's Samsung Electronics over working conditions at its plants in China.
Feb 26, 2013 11:33 EST
India's largest drug firm Ranbaxy reported Tuesday a sharp narrowing of its quarterly net loss but missed analyst forecasts for a profit after it was hit by product recall charges.
Feb 22, 2013 13:16 EST
Taiwan-based electronics maker HTC settled charges with US regulators that it failed to provide adequate security for smartphones and tablet computers sold to Americans, officials said Friday.
Feb 19, 2013 09:02 EST
German luxury car maker BMW is recalling about 750,000 cars worldwide over potential electrical problems, a spokesman said on Tuesday.
Feb 10, 2013 03:20 EST
French car maker Renault has begun recalling more than 60,000 cars exported to China over problems with their fuel gauge sensors, China's consumer quality watchdog said, according to state media.
Feb 01, 2013 14:46 EST
Social network app Path agreed Friday to pay $800,000 to settle charges it violated privacy of young users by uploading address book information without seeking permission, officials said.
Feb 01, 2013 11:20 EST
Federal Trade Commission chairman Jon Leibowitz, head of the key US agency for consumer protection, announced plans Friday to step down on February 15.
Jan 30, 2013 07:25 EST
Japanese auto giant Toyota said Wednesday it would recall nearly 1.3 million vehicles globally due to airbag and windscreen wiper problems.
Jan 28, 2013 03:53 EST
Japan's three biggest automakers -- Toyota, Nissan and Honda -- on Monday posted record sales for 2012, as the results confirmed that Toyota recaptured the world's biggest automaker crown.
Jan 18, 2013 14:09 EST
Honda is recalling about 748,000 Pilot and Odyssey vehicles in the United States because of a potential flaw in the driver's side airbag, the Japanese automaker said Friday.
Jan 18, 2013 13:13 EST
US senators are introducing legislation to end pay-off deals that keep generic drugs off shelves and give pharmaceutical giants market exclusivity that costs consumers billions of dollars per year.