| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Ford Motor Co. plans to start selling its popular F-150 pickup truck with an option of running on natural gas or propane fuel.
While Ford already makes the option available in some of its commercial vehicles, this will be the first compressed natural...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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 23, 2013
| 8:24 AM
May is turning out to be another good month for car sales, according to auto research firms J.D. Power and Associates and TrueCar.com.
Both TrueCar and J.D. Power forecast that May auto sales will top 1.4 million vehicles, about an 8% increase from...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Lower gas prices and a rebounding economy are pulling more auto buyers into crossover SUVs and boosting pickup truck sales, April auto sales data indicate.
Honda, Nissan and Subaru reported monthly sales Wednesday, showing increases from April 2012 to...
| May 10, 2012
| 4:36 PM
In a chat with LA Weekly, Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora mentioned that he's working with Dangerbird Records on an album that "doesn't sound like Bon Jovi at all."...