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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2019 file photo, people walk by the logo of Toyota at a show room in Tokyo.  Toyota is adding 1.5 million U.S. vehicles to recalls from early 2020 to fix fuel pumps that can fail and cause engines to stall. The company says, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020,  the latest recall brings the total to 3.3 million Toyota and Lexus brand vehicles that need to be repaired.  (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)

Toyota adds 1.5M US vehicles to recalls for engine stalling

Oct. 28, 2020 1:56 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is adding 1.5 million U.S. vehicles to recalls from early this year to fix fuel pumps that can fail and cause engines to stall. The company says the latest recall brings the total to 5.8 million Toyota and Lexus brand vehicles that need to be repaired worldwide. The recall affects...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec.18, 2019 file photo, he logo of the French car maker Peugeot is pictured in Paris. Fiat Chrysler and PSA Peugeot on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 confirmed progress toward their full merger to create the globe’s fourth-largest carmaker, with completion expected by the end of March 2021.  (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, file)

Carmakers FCA and PSA confirm progress toward full merger

Oct. 28, 2020 8:03 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler and PSA Peugeot on Wednesday confirmed progress toward their full merger to create the globe’s fourth-largest carmaker, with completion expected by the end of March 2021. The merger of the Italian-American car company with its French rival, agreed last year, is aimed at...

Aric Almirola, left, and Clint Bowyer, center, talks to a crew member prior to the start of a NASCAR Cup Series auto race Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Bowyer to retire and move to Fox NASCAR coverage in 2021

Oct. 8, 2020 7:56 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Clint Bowyer will retire at the end of the NASCAR season and join the Fox Sports booth as an analyst. Bowyer, in his 15th full season, heads into Sunday's race at Charlotte Motor Speedway facing elimination from the playoffs. He's ranked 11th in the 12-driver field that will be...

FILE - This Feb. 13, 2020 photo shows a 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid on display at the 2020 Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh.  The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and Honda CR-V Hybrid are similar in fuel economy, power and practicality according to Edmunds. Each is a smart buy for a fuel-efficient SUV. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File).

Edmunds compares 2020 Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 hybrids

Oct. 7, 2020 6:00 AM EDT

The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is the brand’s best-selling hybrid, with 2019 sales outpacing even those of the Prius. It provides significantly higher fuel economy ― an estimated 40 mpg combined ― than the regular RAV4 SUV with minimal compromise. There is a new alternative for shoppers to consider,...

A summary of Ballot Question 1 in the Nov. 3, 2020, Massachusetts election, known as a

Money pouring into Massachusetts ballot question campaigns

Sep. 27, 2020 9:10 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Money, and a lot of it, is pouring into campaigns for the two questions on the November ballot in Massachusetts. A look at both referendums and the cash being spent around them: ___ RIGHT TO REPAIR By far, most of the money has been raised by supporters and opponents of Question 1, which...

FILE - In this May 3, 2017, file photo, a farmer gathers grass for livestock in Hirado, Nagasaki Prefecture, southwestern Japan. Among the challenges awaiting newly appointed Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is the urgent challenge of how to keep the world’s third-largest economy growing as its population ages and shrinks. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)

End of Abe era leaves Japan still searching for way forward

Sep. 16, 2020 9:31 AM EDT

MITO, Japan (AP) — Among the challenges awaiting newly appointed Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is the urgent challenge of how to keep the world’s third largest economy growing as its population ages and shrinks. Yoshihide Suga, Abe’s former chief spokesman, was appointed prime...