Electric vehicles will continue to generate hype at auto shows around the world, but today’s limited battery technology will prevent them from crowding dealer lots for years to come.
With over 500 cars and trucks on display at the 2012 North American International Auto Show, 40 new models are expected to be unveiled, from concept cars to vehicles that will hit the market this year.
Ford, Hyundai and Nissan unveiled new models at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, where fuel efficiency and electric cars were among the key highlights. Plus, Fiat & Chrysler's CEO on an upbeat and competitive auto sector.
Toyota USA President Jim Lentz shares his forecasts for retail gasoline prices and the automaker with CNBC's Phil LeBeau at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show.
There hasn't been this type of energy at the Detroit Auto Show in years. To quote Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne, "It's a different world. It's like a throwback to the 90's. This is the kind of atmosphere we used to have at the Detroit Auto Show when things were going well."
BMW, Mercedes Benz and Porsche unveil new versions of key models at the auto show. CNBC's Phil LeBeau talked strategy with some of the top auto executives.
Car and truck sales are jumping, as new models catch on, and market share is inching up.
While electric vehicles will continue to garner more hype at the North American International Auto Show this year, today’s battery technology will keep the so-called EVs a niche product for years to come.
From Mustangs to Model Ts, car enthusiasts adore and collect American cult cars. What actually separates cult status from a mere collectible? And does reaching cult status really help car sales?
The sweeping overhaul and surprising recovery of the American auto industry is about to pay off handsomely for the blue-collar workers at Ford and General Motors, the New York Times reports.
Porsche is back. So are two of the big three. The German automaker is participating in Detroit's North American International Auto Show after a three year absence, while Ford Motor and General Motors are enjoying revivals that are boasting their sales and reputations.
Natural-gas powered vehicles have taken a backseat to hybrids and electric ones, but proponents say they are a natural fit with America's energy supply. What's now a novelty could become a viable alternative with the right infrastructure and government incentives in place.
Automakers are integrating all manner of new technology into their vehicles, and while it's safe to say people don’t generally buy a car just for its cool technological features, you’d never know it by Detroit's marketing efforts.
With the first mass-scale electric vehicles rolling off US car lots, companies big and small are developing charging systems and outlets.
"It's really the major area of sales growth these days," says John McEleney, President of McEleney Chevrolet Toyota in Clinton, Iowa. "Crossovers have a lot more appeal as people move away from minivans."
America's auto industry is making a roaring comeback, but is it finally up to snuff?
To get an idea of which GM models are the most iconic, Karl Brauer, Senior Analyst & Editor-at-Large at Edmunds.com listed his top picks.
As the Detroit Auto Show kicks off, automobile executives shared their perspectives on the economy, vehicle demand and the industry's future.
As I walk around the Detroit Auto Show, the gloom and doom of last year has lifted. Replaced with cautious optimism. All is not well in Motown, but there are reasons to be optimistic.
The sheer number of hybrid and electric vehicles on display at the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit certainly illustrates the green commitment of automakers, but other--more significant--environmental improvements will be less noticeable.