| Jun 4, 2008
| 2:58 PM
DETROIT -- The quality of new cars improved across the industry this year, with Porsche, Honda, Toyota, General Motors and Ford among the automakers leading the pack, the marketing and consulting company J.D. Power and Associates said today. Porsche was...
| Jan 3, 2008
| 2:53 PM
Toyota Motor Corp. overtook Ford Motor Co. to become the No. 2 automaker by U.S. sales in 2007, using new products and relentless strategy to break Ford's 75-year lock on the position.
Toyota sold 2.62 million cars and trucks in 2007, which amounted to...
| Mar 6, 2009
The science of aerodynamics tells us that air is a fluid with its own viscosity and inertia. When an object such as an automobile moves through it, the object is enveloped in a thin layer known as a laminar flow. Where the laminar airflow shears away from...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:53 AM
TOKYO (Reuters) - Carlos Ghosn, the CEO of Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co , said he was unfazed by delays in his electric vehicle sales targets, predicting rivals would face even greater obstacles in their plans to launch fuel cell car sales over the next...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:57 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Automakers expect little impact from the federal government shutdown, and they predict a fourth-quarter rebound after a rare sales decline in September.
Auto sales dropped 4 percent from a year ago to just over 1.1 million, mainly...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:24 AM
Toyota Motor Corp se alista a retener el título de la automotriz número uno en ventas en el primer semestre del año, según cifras de la empresa reveladas el viernes, superando a General Motors y Volkswagen tras incrementar sus ventas en el extranjero a...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Electric carmaker Tesla Motors has repaid in full a U.S. Department of Energy loan, according to the Palo Alto, Calif.-based company. Tesla said the $451.8 million wired today represented the balance, plus interest, of a $465 million loan awarded in......
| Mar 23, 2013
| 8:23 AM
From a sprawling United Auto Workers hall outside Detroit, John Zimmick has seen factories close and grown men cry when their jobs disappear. Through all the economic uncertainties of life in auto country, there has been one constant: the union.
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:34 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Americans want new cars and trucks, and they're not letting higher gas prices or political dysfunction stand in their way.
New car and truck sales were up 4 percent in February as rising home construction and cheap financing kept...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:31 AM
What would it take to get you into an electric car today?
Forced by state regulators to sell more zero-emission vehicles, automakers are tripping over each other in California to offer consumers rock-bottom lease deals. For the first time, electric...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:26 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Price cuts at Nissan and strong demand for pickup trucks helped U.S. auto sales rebound in May after a slight dip in April.
General Motors reported its strongest monthly sales since September of 2008. Chrysler, Ford, and Toyota also...