Chevrolet Silverado wins North American Truck of the Year while Corvette Stingray brings home car of the year in the first double win for Chevrolet. The 2014 Chevy Silverado beat out the Acura MDZ and Jeep Cherokee.
The 2014 Mazda 3, which made its debut Wednesday, is a compact hatchback that uses high-compression engines to deliver efficient driving.
Ford Motors assembly plants in Pretoria, South Africa, and Nanjing, China, will be down this week. Ford spokesman says the factories had been scheduled to shut down for a week later this year, but the downtime was pulled ahead.
Hybrid cars are finally on track in the US as automakers reach for new refinement on electrics.
Mazda recall: Mazda is recalling more than 300,000 vehicles, citing a problem with their power steering systems. The Japanese automaker told the government the recall involved model year 2007-2009 Mazda3 and Mazda5 vehicles in North America.