The world's top auto market is slowing down -- although the smog that blurs distant buildings in China's cities is a reminder that years of blockbuster auto sales have secured the country's first-place ranking for the long haul.
One of the many reasons that people attend the 2011 New York International Auto show is to glimpse the future.
General Motors is expected to announce this week that it will make a major investment in its Assembly Plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Although Japanese automobile factories had restarted by the middle of this
month after being halted due to the March 11 earthquake, plants are only
operating at about 50 percent of their normal output.
The times are a-changing for the Big Three U.S. automakers and, for a change, in a positive direction.