Auto Industry

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Hyundai, Kia Recalling 1.7 Million Vehicles

Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia are recalling nearly 1.9 million vehicles to fix problems with air bags and brake light switches.


An aerial shot shows vehicles ready for shipping being carried by a tsunami tidal wave at Hitachinaka city in Ibaraki prefecture on March 11, 2011. (Photo credit STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Boch: Quake Could Be ‘Devastating’ To Japan’s Auto Industry

A local auto dealer with extensive contacts in Japan said Friday’s historic earthquake could be “devastating” to the auto industry there.