Ford Motor Co. will spend $150 million and add 350 news jobs at its Buffalo stamping plant.
Chrysler says it will look at an initial public offering in early 2014.
The leader of upstart automaker Tesla Motors says he is confident that its Model S electric car is safe and will be cleared by a federal investigation into two battery fires.
Tesla Motors executive George Blankenship, the marketing maven who led the company's retail operations and showroom expansions, has left the company.
Honda revealed a sleek fuel-cell concept car at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Porsche, meanwhile, is about to make the switch to an SUV company that also happens to sell sports cars.
The Tokyo Motor Show opened Wednesday, with Toyota unveiling a new model and Nissan touting its aerodynamic BladeGlider for energy-conscious drivers.
Honda is making a big push with its new Fit subcompact to get out of being the constant also-ran of hybrid cars to Toyota, the maker of the Prius.
Jurors from the Hispanic Motor Press Awards chose four Chrysler models as among the top 10 cars for Hispanic families for 2014.
The National Highway Traffic Administration, the federal government's auto safety watchdog, has opened an investigation into battery fires in Tesla Model S electric cars.
When Hyundai starts selling its hydrogen-powered Tucson SUV, it will be the first mass-market fuel cell vehicle to be sold or leased in the U.S.
Used car prices dropped in October but remain up for 2013.
Automotive makers are packing more technology into their cars and repairing it comes at a steep price.
California automobile dealers continued to ring up solid sales of new vehicles in this year's third quarter.
Crude oil imports to the U.S. this month will be less than the amount of oil produced domestically, due in part to the more fuel-efficient vehicles that Detroit automakers are turning out.
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk says the company "definitely" won't recall its Model S electric car despite three vehicle fires in the last six weeks.