A Chinese company's trucks were a hit among Libyan rebels, and it's now seeking inroads to the lucrative insurgent market. 'The car really proved its launch strength,' wrote one Libyan rebel.
Hybrid car sales grew 40.9 percent from 2011 to 2012, according to a recent study. It's a stark indication of the hybrid car's relentless transformation from eco-themed curiosity to mainstream car choice, Ingram writes.
Toyota has been refining its hybrid mtoro technology for a decade and a half, becoming an industry leader in the process. Now, Toyota has announced that its hybrid sales have surpassed the 5 million mar worldwide.
Compact SUVs and Crossovers have struck a chord with buyers in recent years, and sales have grown at a faster rate than the rest of the industry in the first part of the year.
President Obama would like to boost the Department of Energy's research budget to develop more efficient cars, as well as increase the maximum tax credit for electric car buyers. Will it help more drivers make the switch?
Toyota, Honda, Nissan, and Mazda have issued global recalls of 3.4 million vehicles for faulty airbags that come from a single supplier. The recalled airbags could deploy with too much force, potentially causing fires and endangering passengers.
Ford Focus has overtaken its Japanese rival, the Toyota Corolla, at the top of the global sales charts. The company sold over one million units of its Ford focus last year.
Car sales were strong in March. Major automakers including Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, General Motors and Nissan all reported increased car sales, with some reporting their best monthly totals since the start of the Great Recession in December of 2007.