Minneapolis posts record 6.1 percent monthly decline, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index.
By 2016, a new car will pollute less and get more than 35 miles per gallon, but its sticker price will be at least $600 higher.
Sergio Marchionne, a jazz-loving Italian businessman who helped turn around the Italian carmaker, is poised to be the next CEO of Chrysler.
The US may have headed off a deeper recession by investing hundreds of billions into major companies. But it drives up deficits and creates uncertainty among investors.
Newark, Del., is one of 50 cities banding together to try to turn shuttered car factories into engines of economic growth.
They had been dropping at record levels for several months, but a new report says the decline eased slightly in February.
The automaker's future, dismal as of last week, is brighter as creditors agree to swap $6.9 billion in debt for $2 billion in cash.
So far, Ford is avoiding bankruptcy or a government bailout. Consumer confidence will be most important in securing its financial situation.