Anyone watching the NASCAR Xfinity Series Sparks Energy 300 race at Talladega this month might have noticed the big guy in the pit tending to the fuel of Jimmy Means Racing's car 52. That was Mark Sanders
U.S. light-vehicle sales fell 4.7 percent in April as big automakers, amid plunging car demand, posted declines with ever-rising incentives failing to shake the industry from its longest slump in years. The SAAR came in at 16.92 million.
The U.S. will begin an investigation into whether thermoplastic components used in some BMW, Toyota and Honda cars violate patent laws. Japanese suppliers Aisin Seiki and Denso are also among companies under investigation.