LOS ANGELES, Jan 27- Negotiators for major shipping lines and the union representing 20,000 dockworkers have reached a tentative agreement on the maintenance of cargo chassis, overcoming a key hurdle in protracted contract talks for 29 U.S. West Coast ports. "A tentative agreement was reached on the chassis topic, and we are hopeful that this will allow us to move...» Read More
Volkswagen and Porsche have broadly agreed on details for a deal to combine two of Europe's most storied automakers, two VW supervisory board members told Reuters on Wednesday.
A study finds the fuel economy of new cars and light trucks sold in July noticeably jumped, thanks to the "cash for clunkers" program.
General Motors said Tuesday its Chevrolet Volt rechargeable electric car should get 230 miles per gallon of gasoline in city driving, more than four times the mileage of the current champion, the Toyota Prius.
Demand for the 'Cash for Clunkers' program has slowed down since the government extended funding for the program, butthe industry is still improving, General Motor's Fritz Henderson told CNBC Monday.
GMAC Financial Services says it will offer a leasing option on select vehicles to drivers in 45 states.
After last week's better-than-expected U.S. July jobs figures, the 'V-shaped' recovery is in place, Michael Browne, portfolio manager from Sofaer Global Research said Monday.
General Motors says it aims to register 3.5 billion shares of stock for a potential public offering sometime in 2010.
That’s just what Congress appears to be saying to the American people with its over the top $500 million for the purchase of eight new airplanes that will shuttle them – senators and representatives - back and forth around the world.
General Motors's product development chief says the company will introduce a plug-in rechargeable midsize sport utility vehicle sometime in late 2010 or in 2011.
The head of the task force overseeing the auto industry says the U.S. government will not use its stake in General Motors to make social policy.
Automaker chief says Toyota is fast-tracking plans for an affordable sports car it will launch in the next few years and says US auto market will bounce back strong.
The Senate is readying an extension of the so-called Cash for Clunkers program, potentially providing more consumers with another chance to cash in on the popular government program. But does it make sense for you to make use of this program?
So if you didn't make it to the dealer last week, have you missed your chance for the cash—and are you stuck with your clunker?
Tens of thousands of unsafe or decaying bridges carrying 100 million drivers a day must wait for repairs because states are spending stimulus money on spans that are already in good shape or on easier projects like repaving roads, an Associated Press analysis shows.
The Cash for Clunkers program has been vital towards resuscitating the US auto industry and should continue, AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson told CNBC.
General Motors will end its half-century run as sponsor of the Buick Open golf tournament as it tries to focus scarce marketing dollars on its cars and trucks, a person briefed on the decision said Tuesday.
The first study of drivers texting inside their vehicles shows that the risk sharply exceeds previous estimates based on laboratory research - and far surpasses the dangers of other driving distractions.
Lydia Alcock doesn’t seem like the kind of kid who would run up a $23 quadrillion bill on her Visa Buxx card.
General Motors says its second-quarter worldwide sales fell 15 percent compared with the same period last year due to economic troubles and North American production cuts.
Chrysler says it will double the $4,500 government incentive for people to trade in their old gas guzzlers for new vehicles under the "cash for clunkers" program.