Jan 10, 2011 10:44 EST
The Chevrolet Volt, General Motors's flagship plug-in hybrid, beat out Nissan's fully electric Leaf Monday to be named car of the year at the Detroit auto show by a panel of automotive journalists.
Jan 09, 2011 19:00 EST
Minivans and SUVs top the list of vehicles with the lowest annual premiums.. Minivans and SUVs top the list of vehicles with the lowest annual premiums.
Jan 04, 2011 18:39 EST
Auto sales, still far from peak, rise for first time since recession; companies see better '11. Auto sales rose in the United States last year for the first time since the recession. They're still far from what they were just a few years ago ? but that's just fine with the downsized auto industry, which can post profits even if it sells millions fewer cars and trucks.
Jan 04, 2011 17:14 EST
Auto sales, still far from peak, rise for first time since recession; companies see better '11. Auto sales rose in the United States last year for the first time since the recession. They're still far from what they were just a few years ago ? but that's just fine with the downsized auto industry, which can post profits even if they sell millions fewer cars and trucks.
Jan 04, 2011 13:42 EST
Chrysler says sales rose 17 percent to 1.1 million in 2010 as all 4 brands post increases. Chrysler says its U.S. sales rose 17 percent in 2010, helped by purchases from rental car companies and strong demand for its new Jeep.
Jan 04, 2011 12:59 EST
Ford says sales rise 15 percent in 2010 on strong sales of pickups, midsize sedans. Ford Motor Co. says its U.S. sales rose 15 percent in 2010 thanks to strong demand for its pickups and sedans.
Jan 04, 2011 12:18 EST
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co midsized SUVs Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX have lost a "recommended" rating from Consumer Reports, in part because of a complex audio and interior controls system, the influential magazine said on Tuesday.
Jan 01, 2011 23:38 EST
Corder, QB at Minn. community college shot, killed in Indianapolis; police have no suspects. Dominique Corder, a standout quarterback at a community college in Brainerd, Minn., was shot and killed early Saturday in his hometown of Indianapolis, police said.
Dec 30, 2010 10:01 EST
Ford recalls 15,000 trucks, crossovers over electrical system issue that could cause fire. Ford is recalling nearly 15,000 trucks and crossovers due to problems with electrical systems that can short and create a fire.
Dec 29, 2010 12:33 EST
2011 tall hatchback has polarizing look, fun turbo engine. The name isn't the only thing that's different about Nissan's new, small, tall Juke hatchback.
Dec 22, 2010 17:28 EST
Honda recalling Accord, Pilot over possible front suspension failure. Honda Motor Co. is recalling about 10,800 Accord sedans and Pilot sport utility vehicles to prevent possible front suspension failure.
Dec 22, 2010 05:42 EST
BMW workers trade holiday family time for shifts making hot-selling cars, but few complain. German autoworkers are staying at the factory this Christmas break assembling someone else's gifts ? and they don't have a problem with it.
Dec 20, 2010 23:03 EST
A look at Toyota recalls that led to government fines of $48.8 million. A look at the Toyota recalls that led to government fines totaling $48.8 million.
Dec 20, 2010 14:19 EST
Summary Box: America guzzles less gas as fuel efficiency rises, ethanol use grows. THE PEAK: After seven decades of mostly uninterrupted growth, U.S. gasoline demand is now declining.
Dec 17, 2010 14:31 EST
Honda recalling Passport SUVs to inspect rear suspension brackets that could detach. Honda Motor Co. is recalling about 35,000 Passport sport utility vehicles to inspect brackets on the rear suspension that could detach and lead to a crash.
Dec 17, 2010 11:10 EST
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Friday it is recalling nearly 98,000 Chevy Equinox, GMC Terrain and Cadillac SRX 2011 models because the anchor to the seat belt buckle may fail, which could lead to injury in a crash.
Dec 17, 2010 01:53 EST
12 of about 30 autographed NHL jerseys stolen from Pat Burns' widow returned. Twelve of about 30 autographed NHL jerseys stolen from Pat Burns' widow within hours of his funeral have been returned to the family.
Dec 16, 2010 06:00 EST
South Korean car maker KIA said Thursday it has recovered from the industry 2009 slump, producing an estimated 228,000 vehicles at its Slovak plant this year.
Dec 15, 2010 12:16 EST
2011 Ford Explorer restyled, with smoother ride, new features. For the first time in its 20-year history, the Ford Explorer sport utility vehicle is changing into a softer SUV with an underlying platform that's used by a car for a smoother ride.
Dec 15, 2010 11:41 EST
Fact sheet: 2011 Ford Explorer. 2011 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD