Japanese auto major Honda Motor Co is focussing on development of diesel engines and small compact cars in order to meet specific demands from the Indian market.

Thailand's auto exporters are being hit by supply-chain disruptions following the worst flooding the country has seen in nearly half a century.

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After years of being outgunned by Japanese rivals, the American auto industry has made small cars a central part of its strategy, seeking to capitalize on a fundamental shift in the preferences of consumers in an era of fast-rising gas prices.

By refocusing on small cars and de-emphasizing the gas-guzzlers that had long sustained the industry, General Motors and Ford in particular are preservin

Just months after exiting its successful two-wheeler joint venture with the Hero Group, Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India (HMSI) announced on Thursday expansion plans with the setting up of a third factory in Karnataka.

This will take its production capacity to four million units by early 2013.

Vehicle sales rose 18 percent in April, automakers said Tuesday, as consumers flocked to smaller cars in response to higher fuel prices and improved models from surging American companies.

General Motors led the Detroit automakers last month with a 27 percent gain in American sales, led by strong demand for its Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan and smaller, more fuel-efficient sport utility vehic

Toyota Motor Co may slip to No.3 in the automaker production rankings behind General Motors and Volkswagen due to Japan

Mumbai: Japanese car maker Honda Motor Company is targeting the next festive season (Diwali) in 2011 with its new small car.

HONDA Motor Co recalled 646,000 of its Fit/Jazz and City automobiles globally over a faulty window switch after a child died when fire broke out in a car last year. The recall includes 140,000 vehicles in the United States and covers the models sold in North America, South America, Europe, South Africa and Asia, but not Japan, a spokeswoman said. The Fit is Honda