Electric cars aren't selling well. But Ford and GM get boost from fuel-efficient models that aren't electric cars.
Chrysler 200: Detroit News' auto critic's original review made it into the newspaper's March 10 print edition. But some of the most critical passages, including Burgess' calling the sedan a 'dog,' were removed from the paper's online version.
Ford stock – nearly $57 worth' – has been awarded to its CEO. Is the Ford stock package too generous?
With the price of energy soaring – oil passed $100 per barrel on Tuesday – long-haul truckers are hurting, but hybrid manufacturers are smiling. Californians feel the pinch at the pump while Midwesterners, closer to large fuel inventories, wonder what all the fuss is about. With gasoline now at $3.37 per gallon – 20 cents higher than last week, and rising daily – who is profiting from higher prices and who is not?
Auto sales in January were up from last January but down from December. The figures suggest the auto industry is on track for a second straight profitable year.
Car of the year is awarded to the Chevy Volt, GM's cutting-edge hybrid.
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.
A total of 66 cars were designated the 2011 safest cars, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced Wednesday. They include 40 cars, 25 SUVs, and one minivan, which “do the best job of protecting people in front, side, rollover, and rear crashes,” the institute says. Here are the 2011 safest cars, listed alphabetically by automaker. Did your dream car make the cut?
Auto sales in the US fell sharply in August, compared with numbers that were juiced a year ago by the federal "cash for clunkers" incentive program. But when you compare sales so far this year with the first eight months of 2009, industry sales have at least moved in a positive direction. Here are the top-gaining models for each of the seven biggest car sellers.
The Facebook campaign for the 2011 Ford Explorer illustrates how corporations increasingly rely on social media to reach consumers.