The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a recall of some Isuzu SUVs over rear suspension parts that can corrode and fall off over time. The recall was announced July 9, and affects only certain regions of the U.S. Isuzu recall: Amigo and Rodeo SUVs More than 11,000 vehicles are affected in the recall. Read on! →

General Motors Co. has designs on acquiring Isuzu Motors. Reuters reports that GM had considered purchasing a controlling interest in Isuzu at more than one-third, which would have cost $3 billion. After the Japanese truck-maker noted that it wished to remain independent, GM reportedly scaled back its offer. Nikkei business daily notes that GM may Read on! →

Two of the world’s largest automakers, Toyota Motor Corp. and BMW AG, will be collaborating on the development of innovative, environmentally friendly technologies. The announcement was made at a Tokyo press conference on Dec. 1. Tougher emission standards The deal to share costs and technology comes in an effort to meet tougher emissions standards mandated Read on! →