WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, Feb 9- U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately winning approval for autonomous vehicles on the roads. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration told Google, a unit of Alphabet...» Read More
For years, we've heard Detroit and other auto makers lobby against higher fuel economy standards because it would drive up costs and ultimately hurt sales of SUV's and pick-ups- vehicles Americans want.
I have never bought a car in my life. My wife has bought a lot of them. I'm just not that into cars. I have usually referred to the cars we own by their color.
President Barack Obama wants drivers to go farther on a gallon of gas and cause less damage to the environment—and be willing to pick up the tab.
Auto sales continue to be week this month as consumers struggle with lack of confidence and lack of credit, General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson said Tuesday.
"UNCLE!!!!!!!!!" That's the cry you'll hear from Detroit to Washington as President Barack Obama announces a new tailpipe emission standard that mirrors the tough measures California has been trying to impose for years.
President Barack Obama will issue new vehicle emission standards and pair them with a broader goal of reducing pollution, marking the first time limits on greenhouse gases will be linked to federal standards for cars and trucks.
At 789 Chrysler lots across America sit 44,000 potential bargains—cars and trucks that are stuck between shell-shocked dealers and a troubled company that no longer wants their services.
Ask yourself these questions: If you are looking for a new car, truck, or minivan right now, will you buy a Chrysler, Dodge, or Jeep? Will you seriously consider one of those models?
General Motors is engaged in negotiating a reorganization that could increase vehicle imports from its plants in Mexico and Asia while closing factories and cutting the work force in the United States.
Volkswagen, Europe's largest carmaker, has halted tie-up talks with Porsche as it said its smaller peer and major shareholder was not ready for a merger.
American automakers are struggling to stay alive, allowing smaller firms the chance to take market share. Here are Cramer’s favorites.
Stocks flopped Friday, capping a dismal week, as bank stocks pulled back after recent gains.
Speaking near Albuquerque, New Mexico, at a town-hall meeting on Thursday, Pres. Obama said the federal debt load is unsustainable and warned of skyrocketing interest rates. He neglected to say that his massive spending-and-borrowing policies are directly causing this problem.
It's a tough day waiting for the mail. Hundreds of GM dealerships are getting letters telling them that time is running out, that it's unlikely their franchise contracts with the automaker will be renewed. Most of those contracts expire in October of NEXT year, so this doesn't mean 1,100 dealerships are disappearing overnight.
Stocks opened flat Friday as investors were encouraged by a pair of better-than-expected manufacturing readings but dismal economic data out of Europe and weak U.S. retail reports capped gains.
Futures pared losses Friday after a pair of better-than-expected manufacturing readings.
The US automobile industry is effectively bankrupt as it tries to navigate the way out of its worst ever crisis, but the industry will emerge stronger and General Motors should follow Chrysler into Chapter 11, Mick Jackson, chairman and CEO of AutoNation, told CNBC Friday.
Stocks opened higher after Wal-Mart hit its earnings target but a pair of economic reports that missed expectations curbed gains.
Stocks rose on Thursday, snapping a two-day losing streak, as investors gave techs another go and Wal-Mart hit its earnings target. However, some economic reports that missed expectations curbed gains. Experts weighed in on the markets, the commercial real estate, and more... (UPDATED)
The move, which the dealers can appeal, is likely to cause devastating affects in cities and towns across the country as thousands of jobs are lost and taxes are not paid.