Nissan's quarterly profit rose nearly 37 percent, helped by a favorable exchange rate and healthy sales in North America and China.
Ford's 1-liter, three-cylinder engine is friskier than you might expect, and is stingy with fuel as advertised.
Ford Motor beat Wall Street's expectations in the second quarter as it chalked up a record profit in North America and made money in Europe for the first time in three years.
Repairs for nearly 30 million cars and compensation for victims of small-car crashes chopped $1.5 billion from General Motors' bottom line in the second quarter.
Major U.S. automobile manufacturers released their January domestic sales data on Monday, with GM and Ford reporting poor results but Chrysler announcing a great month.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' sales increased 8 percent in January from a year earlier despite a deep freeze and multiple snowstorms, but Ford blamed the weather for a 7 percent drop in its sales for the month.
General Motors says its U.S. sales fell 12 percent last month as harsh weather kept customers out of its dealerships in several regions.
With its three Super Bowl commercials, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles logged a performance that will be talked about as inspirational and hotly debated.
Ford is adding 350 jobs at the Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville because it can't make enough F-Series Super Duty pickup trucks to keep up with demand.
Ford has joined a long list of companies signing an Obama administration pledge to remove barriers that may keep unemployed job seekers from applying or being hired.
Honda's quarterly profit doubled from a year earlier as sales got a big perk from a weak yen.
Fiat and Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne announced that all salaried and hourly workers in the U.S. will be getting a performance award or profit-sharing checks based on the company's performance in 2013.
Ford reported $3 billion in net income for the fourth quarter and will pay a record $8,800 in profit sharing to its 47,000 UAW workers.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said Wednesday its new corporate headquarters will be in the Netherlands, though bets had been on the U.S. or Italy.
Chrysler and Fiat will go forward together as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, but hasn't yet announced whether its headquarters will be in the U.S. or Italy.