Auto Scene | NBC Boston
Auto Scene

Auto Scene

The latest news and information from the auto industry

Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 12:31 PM EST

Toyota Loses 'World's Biggest Automaker' Title to VW

Toyota Loses 'World's Biggest Automaker' Title to VW

Toyota has relinquished the title of the world's biggest automaker, reporting Monday that it sold 10.175 million vehicles worldwide in 2016, fewer than Volkswagen's 10.31 million. General Motors reports its...

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 at 05:56 PM EST

Lemon Law: Know Your Rights

Lemon Law: Know Your Rights

As part of a recent undercover audit, inspectors visited dealerships in 40 cities and towns across the state, looking to see how many were displaying bright "Lemon Law" stickers on cars for sale, which is...

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 at 10:18 AM EST

How a Trump Tariff Could Sideswipe US Auto Industry

How a Trump Tariff Could Sideswipe US Auto Industry

The threat from President Donald Trump to tax Mexican-made cars sold in the U.S. would throw the industry into disarray, analysts say, forcing some uncomfortable choices: Raise car prices or swallow the cost....

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 10:27 AM EST

GM to Invest $1B in Factories in Long-Planned Move

GM to Invest $1B in Factories in Long-Planned Move

General Motors is planning to invest $1 billion in U.S. factories and add thousands of new white-collar jobs. The measures have been in the works for years, but were announced today after criticism from...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 10:28 AM EST

Takata to Plead Guilty, Pay $1B for Hiding Air Bag Defect

Takata to Plead Guilty, Pay $1B for Hiding Air Bag Defect

Takata Corp. has agreed to plead guilty to a single criminal charge and will pay $1 billion in fines and restitution for a years-long scheme to conceal a deadly defect in its automotive air bag inflators. The...

ABOUT US
The latest news and information from the auto industry.
Top Stories
No Bail for Suspect in Gruesome Double Homicide

No Bail for Suspect in Gruesome Double Homicide

Bail was denied for a Massachusetts man on who had been arrested in connection with a gruesome double homicide in Peabody over the weekend.

Boater Rescued After Clinging to Capsized Boat for Hours

Boater Rescued After Clinging to Capsized Boat for Hours

A 36-year-old man from Medford, Massachusetts, is being treated for severe hypothermia after being rescued while clinging to his capsized boat for hours in the near-freezing waters off of Yarmouth, Massachusetts, according to officials.

Police Actively Investigating Brockton Homicide

Police Actively Investigating Brockton Homicide

A man is accused of murdering of another man in Brockton, Massachusetts, Tuesday morning, according to officials.

Trump Calls JCC Threats 'Horrible' After Clinton Criticism

Trump Calls JCC Threats 'Horrible' After Clinton Criticism

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that a series of bomb threats called in to Jewish community centers around the country in the last few months "are horrible and painful." They were his first remarks specifically addressing the threats, coming amid mounting criticism about his silence. Earlier Tuesday, Hillary Clinton called the series of threats and attacks against Jews and Jewish groups "so troubling" in a tweet that urged Trump to speak out against them. Trump spoke over an hour later at a news conference at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. "The anti-Semitic threats targeting our Jewish community and community centers are horrible and painful and a very sad reminder of the work that still must be done to root out hate and prejudice and evil," he said.

Houston Police Release Report on Brady's Stolen Jersey

Houston Police Release Report on Brady's Stolen Jersey

Police in Texas have released a police report that puts a pretty hefty price tag on Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey.

State Trooper Accused of Making Unauthorized Recordings

State Trooper Accused of Making Unauthorized Recordings

A Massachusetts State Police trooper is under investigation for allegedly video and audio recording traffic stops and arrests without departmental approval.