Volkswagen says it sold more than 10 million vehicles last year for the first time as strong performances in China and western Europe pushed deliveries 4.2 percent higher.
President Barack Obama wants Congress to pass legislation requiring companies to inform customers within 30 days if their data has been hacked, a move that follows high-profile breaches at retailers including Target, Home Depot and Neiman Marcus.
"Boyhood," a drama that took 12 years to film but only cost $4 million to produce, took top honors Sunday at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards.
It looks like General Motors' growing Buick brand will soon get a big, sporty rear-drive sedan.
Asian stock markets were mostly lower Monday as worries about the slide in the oil price offset another month of strong hiring in the U.S.
Chinese police have arrested more than 110 people on suspicion of selling pork from diseased pigs in the country's latest food safety scandal.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) closed for holiday ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.5% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) down 1.3% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.8% ; Seoul (Kospi) down 0.2% ; Taipei (Taiex) down 0.1% Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
Hong Kong stocks rose out of the open Monday, running in the opposite direction from most other Asian markets, as shares of two of tycoon Li Ka-shing's major companies surged following reorganizing plans announced late last week.