Tesla Motors (TSLA) announced plans for a European expansion of its Supercharger network and showrooms Tuesday at the Frankfurt Auto Show.
Out of all of the sectors crushed down in the Great Recession, the auto's industry's renaissance is, perhaps, the most impressive.
The auto industry and cost-conscience consumers pushed fuel efficiency among new cars sold in the U.S. to a record high in August, a study found.
The new Honda Accord Hybrid will have a best-in-class fuel economy rating of 50 mpg when it goes on sale later this year.
By most accounts, General Motors is on a roll. U.S. small car sales were up a phenomenal 229 percent during the second quarter of 2013 versus the same period last year, with sales of Chevrolet cars and Cadillacs up 31 percent
and 34 percent, respectively.
German automaker Volkswagen said it was talking with U.S. union officials as it considers
establishing a German-style works council at its plant in Chattanooga.
The new Honda Accord Hybrid will have a fuel economy
rating of 50 mpg when it goes on sale this year, the automaker
The new C7 Corvette is the same 6.2-liter displacement as the outgoing model,
but it's far more technologically advanced for the $51,995 price tag.
Japanese brands had a winning August, helping to push U.S. auto sales
to some of the best results since before the economic downturn.
Hyundai is looking to build a plant in Georgia that would add 300 jobs to two counties.
Toyota is recalling hybrid SUVs and some Lexus models,
the Japanese carmaker said Wednesday.
Automakers are expected to announce they sold more than 1.4
million cars and light trucks in the U.S. last month despite shortages of some makes and models.
A steering issue has forced Ford Motor to recall 370,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada,
including some police cruisers, a federal watchdog said.
U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating complaints that
transmission cooler lines can leak fluid in some 2013 Nissan Pathfinders and
Infiniti JX models, leading to a sudden loss of transmission power.
Much fuss has been made over electric cars, especially the Nissan Leaf, but the technology is more than a century old.