Two years after gasoline prices hit a record high of more than $4 a gallon, light trucks, SUVs and crossovers are popular again. "The further we get past the gas crisis, the less people remember it,” says one industry analyst.
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Whether or not you agree with this conclusion, make no mistake GM and Chrysler did need to be restructured. If they weren't, one or both would have gone away for good or wound up broken into pieces.
The Treasury Department failed to consider the economic fallout when it told General Motors and Chrysler to quickly shutter many dealerships as part of government-led bankruptcies, a federal watchdog found.
President Obama travels to Holland, Michigan today to discuss the economy and hail the development of the electric car industry. His appearance at the groundbreaking of an LG Chem battery plant will include mentioning the hiring of 300 employees.
Facing fresh criticism of his handling of the economy, President Barack Obama travels to Michigan on Thursday to promote investments in the electric vehicle battery industry, a sector the administration sees as a bright spot in the sagging recovery.
Counterfeiters have created an international, multi-billion-dollar industry by making cheap imitations of designer goods and selling them for a fraction of the price.
Were you surprised to hear the initial investigation into reports of Toyota cars and trucks suddenly accelerating were likely more a case of driver error? You shouldn't have been. The results echo what most in the auto industry, even those who are extremely critical of Toyota, have said for some time.
Ford shares have been on a tear, nearly doubling in the past year. The automaker has finally turned a profit, delivering four consecutive quarters of income growth, the longest streak since 2005.
The economy will continue to gradually recover, and doesn't appear headed for a slowdown, Michael Ward, chairman of CSX, told CNBC Tuesday.
When I got into the Nissan LEAF for a true extended test drive here in southern California, I had a pretty good sense of what to expect: A quiet ride, good acceleration, and overall an enjoyable drive. I was wrong.
I think hiring Blankenship was a smart move by Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Blankenship has worked at Gap and Apple , two companies with retail stores customers wanted to visit. Granted getting someone into a store to check out clothes or an iPod is far different from checking out a new car. Or is it?
The problems caused by underfunded pension have been swept under the rug for years, but as Ken Hackel points out, that is about to change or should change.
As Ford prepares to release its MyFord Touch and MyLincoln Touch in-car communication systems a new feature of the systems will get a lot of attention.
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A week ago, Tesla investors were riding high, telling me and many others, "See, this stock is gonna do great." Their euphoria was understandable since shares of TSLA priced higher than anyone expected at $17 a share and took off from there.
Halfway through the year, it's becoming clear American auto buyers have re-discovered the two biggest American auto brands.
Toyota Motor says it intends to recall 138,000 Lexus vehicles in the United States to fix faulty engines in the latest quality problem at the world's No. 1 automaker.
It's Friday. Fourth of July weekend. My Worst Traffic Nightmare. Whether folks are driving from LA to Vegas, Miami down to the Keys, Manhattan to the Hamptons, many drivers will seriously consider turning around and going home at some point.
With Toyota reportedly on the cusp of another major recall, this time for faulty engines in 170,000 Lexus models worldwide, it's clear this company is far from getting out of the woods.