Compared with the rest of the world, the U.S. has long been known as the gas guzzler country--the nation of the widest roads, largest vehicles and the least amount of reliable mass transit for the geography. That image could be changing, according to a new study that says driving in the U.S. has ...
Ford Motor Co. bested forecasts for second quarter earnings with brisk sales of its Fusion sedan and Escape SUV, as well as increased pickup truck sales and diminished losses in recession plagued Europe.
As Ford struggles to make Lincoln its only legitimate luxury brand, one would have to ask if the company has any seller's remorse over getting rid of Land Rover and Jaguar in 2008 to Indian automaker Tata Motors, which is doing quite well with the brands.
As recently as 2010, the website Wall Street 24/7 predicted that Kia Motors would be leaving the U.S., and would be a brand that joined the ranks of the defunct such as Borders Books and Blockbuster Video.
You have perhaps heard of the Google Car that drives itself? Maybe you have heard of the "autonomous car," which is pretty much the same idea. If it sounds like all kinds of pie in the sky, Jetsons-like tech that will never end up in your driveway, think again. It's here in some cars already and ...
General Motors' independence from the U.S. government is progressing ahead of schedule as the U.S. Treasury is selling off 30 million of its shares this week just as the automaker gets reinstated to the Stand & Poors 500 Index.
Higher discounts at some automakers, rising pickup sales and rising consumer confidence pushed up industry sales in May, giving the overall U.S. economy a shot in the arm.
The current Chevrolet Malibu launched only 18 months ago, and already General Motors is updating it - a clear sign of just how competitive the family-sedan category has become, with new and improved versions of the Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Mazda 6 and Nissan Altima vying for attention.
Before you go out shopping for a new car, read these five rules of negotiation put together by the experts and editors at AOL Autos.
As I drove east toward Detroit on I-96, I saw a car that looked very much like mine passing me on the left. It was a white creamy colored Cadillac Deville with a faux convertible top. I got out in the left lane to catch up, pull alongside and maybe gesture to the driver with a thumb's up. After ...
We have all been there. The car is at the dealer or mechanic's shop and they say a repair is going to cost four figures. Do you just grin and bear it, or challenge it? This happened to me and I won.
It has all the earmarks of being a late 1990s dot.com bubble stock, but for now Tesla Motors can't seem to do anything wrong. And investors keep rewarding the young electric-vehicle company with more and more capital; so much so that it will soon be paying back its $465 million government loan way ...
Airlines cleared $3.5 billion in baggage and seat fees in 2012. Fees are practically a hidden economy across all industries. And buying a car is no different. But there are ways to be tough with a new or used car dealer in the negotiations. And going after some of those pesky fees on the invoice is ...
While General Motors has recovered since its epic 2009 bankruptcy, and its passenger cars are better than they have ever been, the company remains dependent on sales of pickup trucks and SUVs for its profits.
Car that was meant to be breakthrough was prone to just breaking.
General Motors' net income fell 14-percent in the first quarter, weighed down by losses in Europe and weaker earnings in North America. But its performance was better than many analysts expected, so shares were trading higher on Thursday.
Chrysler reported a small profit for the first quarter, reflecting lower shipments of vehicles to Europe and a slow down in production for the U.S. connected with new model launches. The company's overall outlook, though, remains positive as it moves toward a likely initial public offering.
President Obama is set today to nominate Charlotte, NC Mayor Anthony Foxx, a man who is in process of bringing electrified street cars to his city, as the new Secretary of Transportation.
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