By moving to trademark the term "Range Anxiety," GM has created some low level chatter about its soon to be released "Chevy Volt." And in an added bonus, it has made those competitors ripping the move look childish while also calling in to question if others can offer what the Volt promises.
U.S. safety regulators have opened a preliminary investigation into claims that Hyundai Motor's Sonata sedan may have steering problems, government officials said on Tuesday.
Ford, GM and Toyota reported slumping US auto sales in August compared with the same time last year, showing the auto industry has a way to go before it's in a true recovery.
August sales, lackluster to say the least, confirm that it is going to take more than the "usual" incentives in order to convince more Americans to stroll into a showroom and buy a new car or truck.
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Once again, many in the auto industry are howling about the latest attempt by the government to push the industry toward better fuel economy. The issue is whether new cars and trucks should come with a "Guzzler Grade" on the new car sticker prices.
The BBC's bid to keep secret the identity of an anonymous test driver featured on the UK auto-themed TV show "Top Gear" began behind closed doors at the High Court, according to UK wire service the Press Association.
For years, Americans shopping for cars were treated to all sorts of deals and incentives, especially at the end of summer. Think Cash for Clunkers, which paid up to $4,500, or promotions that offered employee discounts to everyone.
The Obama administration proposed on Monday two alternatives to the window stickers in new vehicles, including one that would assign letter grades for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions. The New York Times reports.
Since the Toyota recalls, automakers are taking initiative instead of waiting for regulators, which has caused a flood of recalls. The NYT reports.
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Yes, GM is back in the black. It made $2.2 billion in the first half of 2010. But what investors need to ask themselves is whether GM has the products, the game plan, and the leadership to grow business consistently quarter after quarter.
A Delaware bankruptcy judge has told auto parts supplier Visteon that it must restore health and life insurance benefits for thousands of retirees.
For Dan Akerson, GM's new incoming CEO, there will be one question he hears time and again, when he meets with other leaders of the automaker Tuesday.
The Mad Money host on Monday begged Washington to be more creative with the company’s coming IPO.
An off-road truck plowed into a crowd and scattered "bodies everywhere" moments after sailing off a jump at a California race Saturday, killing eight people and leaving 12 injured, authorities and witnesses said.
The resignation of Mark V. Hurd last week from his seemingly secure post as chief executive of Hewlett-Packard has got to be one of the great head-scratchers in recent times. The NYT reports.
After a dismal period of huge losses and deep cuts that culminated in the bailout of General Motors and Chrysler, the gloom over the auto industry is starting to lift. The NYT reports.
If you’re running a company, do you notice a loss of productivity, caused by one or more of the following changes? Your staff won’t travel or may be uncharacteristically cantankerous and uncooperative in that they refuse to tackle what they usually do routinely—sales calls, closing deals or meeting clients for lunch.