Obama says his administration took the right steps in preventing the auto industry from total collapse. But the US economy is slow to add jobs, and that's a major political target for Republicans.
President Obama visits a Chrysler plant in Toledo, Ohio, to extol the success of the auto bailout. But new figures released Friday put the unemployment rate at 9.1 percent.
The Dow fell about 3 points, ending a four-day winning streak
New York Auto Show features Fiat, Chrysler convertibles side by side. Here's how these ragtops stacked up on the floor of the New York Auto Show.
Technology stocks rallied, and the blue-chip index reached a high of nearly three years
Ford filed a criminal lawsuit against the Brazilian management of Nissan Motor Co after Nissan aired a TV ad in Brazil that poked fun of the Ford Focus.
'We have God on our side and a just cause, but Qaddafi has better weapons,' says a rebel fighter in Ras Lanuf, which has come under withering assault by Libya leader Muammar Qaddafi's forces.
Gas prices could hurt the auto industry. It is banking on hybrids and other 'green' cars to buffer the blow from a further rise in gas prices.
The 2011 Consumer Reports car issue recommends new models by familiar brands, including Toyota and Honda. And for value-conscious buyers, it offers this time-tested advice: Buy Used.