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.
Toyota is pouring another $90 million into its
Buffalo plant to increase transmission production, and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
says that is further proof West Virginia is creating the right kind of business
As Somakumar Kolathur straps himself into his Mahindra electric car, he turns to his smartphone.
Google has teamed up with Virginia Tech researchers as
it works to bring its vision of cars that can drive themselves one step closer
Auto parts supplier Calsonic Kansei North America said it would expand three
plants in Tennessee and add 1,200 jobs in the state.