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April 2012 Car Sales Point To Strong Spring

April 2012 Car Sales Point To Strong Spring

Is it time to call the car industry recovered? In April, automakers sold vehicles at a rate that analysts say will only get better as dealers head into the spring selling season. Sales numbers are being reported today from around the auto industry, and early on, some of the strongest numbers are... read more

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2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8

Detroit Makes Good: March Auto Sales Soar To Record Levels

If auto sales—now at their highest level in four years—are any indication, Americans are feeling a lot more confident. GM, Ford, and Chrysler all reported strong... read more April 3, 2012 by  1


 
2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8. Photo by Alex Bellus

February 2012 Car Sales: Best Since 2008

New-car sales gained momentum in February, as most automakers reported rising sales volumes for the month. With numbers still coming in from around the industry today... read more March 1, 2012 by  0


 
General Motors Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan

GM Talks Production Deal With PSA Peugeot Citroen: Report

If politics can lead to strange bedfellows, so can the business of manufacturing automobiles. Even established brands must fight for an ever-increasing share of the market... read more February 22, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Dodge Durango

January 2012 Car Sales Are Strong--Except At GM

While nearly every automaker reported brisk, upbeat sales numbers for the first month of 2012, General Motors didn't have much to cheer. GM sales were off by 6 percent last... read more February 1, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

Amid Profit, Chrysler Builds 1,000,000th Pentastar Engine

With Chrysler reporting its first profitable fiscal year since 1997, the news that the company's one millionth "Pentastar" engine rolled out of its Trenton, Mich., marks more... read more February 1, 2012 by  1


 
2011 Saab 9-4X

Saab's U.S. Dealers Pray For Miracle, Ask For Chapter 11 Protection

Saab is dead, but the dream of Saab lives on -- at least in the U.S. According to a report in AutoNews, a group of Saab dealers in the States have banded together to petition... read more January 31, 2012 by  4


 
Chevrolet's worldwide sales performance in 2011

GM Back On Top With 9 Million Unit Sales In 2011

Fueled by record worldwide sales of its Chevrolet brand, General Motors has achieved 2011 sales of 9.03 million units, surpassing both the 8.16 million sold by Volkswagen and... read more January 19, 2012 by  1


 
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

A Strong December Closes Out 2011 Car Sales

As automakers are reporting December 2011 sales, a recovery that began early last year seems to be growing more steady, and stronger. Each of the Big Three automakers--Ford... read more January 4, 2012 by  1


 
LGBT rainbow flag

Chrysler, Ford, Toyota Score 100% On LGBT Workplace Equality (Updated)

UPDATED: One of our contacts at GM wrote in with a couple of important clarifications. See the note below. The Human Rights Campaign is America's largest advocacy group for... read more January 2, 2012 by  3


 
2012 Toyota Camry SE

Total Recall: Automakers Issue Fewer Safety Fixes In 2011

No matter what brand of vehicle you have, chances are it is—or will be—affected by some sort of recall. Recalls, while a necessity for safety, mean lost time and... read more December 30, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Ford Fusion

Outgoing Ford Fusion Racks Up Record Sales

As midsize sedans go, the 2012 Ford Fusion tends to blend into the background of the automotive landscape. It’s not overly flashy, and it doesn’t star in any... read more December 29, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster

Christopher Chapman To Head Design For Hyundai America

Hyundai has announced that former BMW designer Christopher Chapman has been appointed to the position of Chief Designer at the Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI)... read more December 22, 2011 by  8


 
GM Renaissance Center American flag

GM Drops Big Fuel As Social Media Agency

After a short year-long relationship, General Motors is dropping Big Fuel as its social media agency of record. In early November, GM announced it would begin an overall... read more December 20, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Saab 9-5

Will Saab's Demise Draw Bargain Hunters To Dealers?

Despite repeated eleventh-hour lifelines, the week began with the end of Saab. After its petition for bankruptcy was approved by a Swedish court Monday, word traveled... read more December 20, 2011 by  1


 
MINI already using #Saab in advertising.

Saab Is Dead, Long Live... MINI?

In case you missed today's breaking news on Saab, the Swedish automaker filed for bankruptcy in Swedish District Court this morning. The move came after Chinese suitor... read more December 19, 2011 by  3


 

 
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