August auto sales in the US were up 7.5 percent from a year ago, but month-to-month, they've been stagnant through the summer. A second straight year of growth is in the balance.
Ford recall for trucks comes over worries that corrosion problems with fuel tank straps could cause the cars to catch on fire. The Ford recall will affect 1.22 million trucks registered in 21 states, Washington, D.C., and Canada.
Gas prices put extra strain on consumers, but several strategies can help offset the high price at the pump. Some of these tips give you more mileage from each gallon in your tank, while others tactics might help you simply drive fewer miles.
GM cars sold better in December than November – up 8.5 percent – but all of the Big Three had a rough year. 2010 was the second-worst year for domestic car sales since 1982.
The Big 3 – GM, Ford, and Chrysler – each reported a profitable 2010. Their collective unit sales rose 19 percent from 2009, one of the worst years ever, as more consumers returned to showrooms.