| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:06 AM
General Motors has decided to make standard for five years the convenience of remote door-locking and remote engine starts through its OnStar RemoteLink Mobile App.
The perk for OnStar-equipped model year 2014 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Gasoline prices are only slightly below levels set in 2011 and 2012, according to Energy Department statistics. But even a relatively small decline is enough to dent the used car auction prices of hybrid vehicles and the retained value of electric...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk has announced an accelerated rollout of fast super-charger stations across the U.S. and parts of Canada, promising to boost the current eight stations to 25 by midsummer.
By the winter months of this year,...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Ford Motor Co. said that it has sold 37,000 hybrid vehicles nationwide this year, already topping its full year record for hybrid sales of 35,496, set in 2010.
Ford said that the 37,000 sales figure also represents a 375% increase over the numbers of...
| May 22, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Ford Motor Co. is expanding its production capacity to take advantage of the shift in buyer sentiment toward smaller cars and SUVs and for F-series truck sales spurred by the housing market recovery.
Ford said it will increase production by about 200,...
| May 14, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Honda's overhaul of its luxury Acura brand will include a redesigned and electric-augmented NSX supercar, which will be built in a $70-million refurbished plant in Marysville, Ohio.
Acura sales in the U.S. were up 14% in the first four months of the...
| May 15, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Millennials are possibly the first generation who could sing the Beatles classic "(Baby You Can) Drive My Car" and really mean it.
Millennials are the children of baby boomers and Generation X, and they are radically altering the way the nation...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Reports out of Europe suggest that Fiat SpA, the 114-year-old Turin, Italy-based automaker, has a headquarters move to the U.S. under consideration.
If it happens, the move would likely occur after Fiat's planned merger with Chrysler Group.
| May 8, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Summer gasoline prices will be lower in the U.S. than they were last year. But they won't be much lower, experts say, because U.S. refineries have been exporting record amounts of fuel overseas.
That's behind what would normally just be a good news...
| May 9, 2013
| 9:51 AM
The Tesla Model S high-end electric sedan has garnered a rare honor from Consumer Reports, with one significant caveat.
Consumer Reports gave the Model S its highest score, a 99 out of 100. In the past, the Lexus LS has also achieved a score of 99....
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Chrysler Group said Monday that its first-quarter profit fell 65% to $166 million.
The automaker’s earnings were hurt by higher expenses to launch new models and slower business in Europe and South America. Revenue fell 6% to $15.4 billion...