| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Automakers reported strong July sales numbers as consumers, eager to replace aging cars and businesses buying trucks, pushed the industry to levels not seen since before the Great Recession.
General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group all...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:54 AM
Chrysler Group said Thursday that it sold 140,102 vehicles in July, an 11% gain from the same month a year earlier. It was Chrysler’s best July sales since 2006.
The Auburn Hills, Mich., automaker was helped by a big gain in truck sales. Chrysler...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Matching a trend set last week by its domestic rivals, Chrysler Group reported healthy second quarter earnings Tuesday, helped by the strong U.S. auto market and a boom in profitable truck sales.
The Auburn Hills, Mich., automaker said it posted...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:28 AM
General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group all posted double-digit sales gain in August as consumers continued to take advantage of low interest rates and favorable lease deals to replace aging cars.
"The industry as a whole continues to...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Rising consumer confidence combined with a rebounding construction industry pushed auto sales to near pre-recession levels in June.
Automakers sold about 1.4 million vehicles last month, a 9% gain from the same period a year earlier. The brisk sales...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Chrysler posted its best June since 2007, with sales up 8% year-over-year, the automaker reported Tuesday.
Sales of the Dodge Durango led the way with a 39% increase, while the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram trucks helped boost sales with 33% and 23%...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:00 AM
General Motors Co. brands made a big jump in the rankings of the 2013 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, which examines the problems drivers encounter during the first 90 days of owning a new vehicle.
Porsche topped the list — it regularly ranks...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Chrysler Group is recalling about 30,000 new Ram pickup trucks to fix a dashboard light that is supposed to warn drivers if their vehicle tail lights aren't working.
Chrysler dealers will perform a software upgrade on the recalled trucks to reactivate...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Chrysler Group LLC is recalling 630,000 Jeep SUVs for transmission and restraint system problems just two days after it refused a federal request to recall 2.7 million vehicles for faulty fuel systems.
In the U.S., the automaker will recall 254,000...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Auto sales rose in May, helped by stronger consumer confidence and a rebound in home sales and construction.
General Motors Co., the nation’s largest automaker, said its U.S. sales rose 3.1% in May to 252,894 vehicles compared with the same...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
If you've been enticed by the recent spate of cheap lease deals on electric cars, good luck finding one.
Southern California dealers are seeing heavy demand for battery-powered cars, now leasing for as little as $199 a month. Fiat's new 500e has waiting...