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Detroit Dominates NACTOY Finalists

Detroit Dominates NACTOY Finalists

Detroit – or more precisely, General Motors – dominates the finalist list for North American Car and Truck-of-the-Year. In an unmistakable vote of confidence, GM grabbed four of the six top spots in the closely watched NACTOY balloting – which is determined by a jury of 50 high-profiles...

December 12, 2007 by
UAW, GM Come to Terms

UAW, GM Come to Terms

September 26, 2007
UAW Strikes General Motors

UAW Strikes General Motors

September 24, 2007
2008 Ford Focus

Ford Focuses Away from Hatches

Just a week after Ford, in Frankfurt, showed a facelifted 2008 version of its European-market Focus and pulled the wraps off a concept called the Verve, which is expected to... read more September 20, 2007 by 0

Jim Press

Chrysler Shocker: Toyota's Press On Board

In a stunning move, Chrysler LCC announced Thursday that it hired Toyota’s top American executive to serve as its president. Chrysler said Jim Press, president and chief... read more September 6, 2007 by 0


Ford Rolls Out Eco-Friendlier Paint

Ford Motor Company today announced that it’s testing a new ‘eco-friendly’ paint technology that reduces overall CO2 output by 15 percent. And with a little luck, or... read more August 6, 2007 by 0

2008 Cadillac CTS

GM Turns In $891M Profit in Q2

In sharp contrast to its dismal performance a year ago, General Motors turned in a strong $891 million profit, while announcing that global sales hit a record during the... read more July 31, 2007 by 0

2007 Ford Interceptor Concept

At Witz’ End: Can Detroit Survive?

By Gary Witzenburg A lot of hands have been rightly wrung and ink well consumed lately over “Detroit’s” prospects for survival. Given all U.S. companies’ huge cost... read more July 23, 2007 by 0

2006 Chrysler Imperial concept

Chrysler: No Imperial But New 300

Chrysler said it plans to spend $1.2 billion on re-tooling the company’s assembly plant inBrampton, Ont., for a new array of full-size vehicles, which the company plans to... read more July 19, 2007 by 0

Hurricane Katrina

Car Dealers Lobby Against 35 MPG

Dozens of new car dealers from more than a dozen states have swarmed over Capitol Hill this week to lobby against tough new fuel economy standards now pending in the U.S... read more July 17, 2007 by 0

Chrysler pentastar

Magna Takes On Partner; Chrysler Next?

Magna International Inc. has sold off a 20-percent stake valued at $1.54 billion to a Russian industrial group. The deal gives Magna a new strategic partner for a potential... read more May 10, 2007 by 0

2005 Chevrolet SSR

ASC Files Chapter 11, Awaits Saleen

The company that invented the modern sunroof has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, but company officials argue that the roof is half open, rather than half closed... read more May 4, 2007 by 0

Jim Press

Press Named to Toyota Board

Jim Press, the highly respected U.S. executive who is most credited with Toyota’s surge in America over the last decade, will become the first non-Japanese person to sit on... read more April 12, 2007 by 0

Carlos Ghosn

Ghosn Lets Go of America

Even Superman gets rundown from too much work. Renault/Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, who has been working a punishing schedule as the operating chief of both car companies, said... read more March 16, 2007 by 0

Rick Wagoner Geneva Auto Show 2003

GM Earns $180 Million in Q4

General Motors Corp. reported its first quarterly profit since 2004 and overall, reported a net income of $180 million for the fourth quarter of 2006, aside from special... read more March 14, 2007 by 0

2007 Mercedes-Benz CL600

Daimler-Benz: Future Takeover Target?

Teams from two different investment firms, Cerberus and Blackstone, showed up in Auburn Hills last week to take a peek at the Chrysler Group's inner workings, insiders have... read more March 10, 2007 by 0

2008 Toyota Highlander

Toyota Picks Tupelo, Miss., For Plant

A 1700-acre site inBlue Springs, Mississippi, near Tupelo, was selected by Toyota Motor Corp. for the Japanese automaker’s latest assembly plant. The factory, which will... read more February 27, 2007 by 0

Nissan logo

Nissan Offers Buyouts to Tenn. Workers

Nissan North America says its Tennessee hourly employees are eligible for a buyout offer that it hopes will slim its ranks. The company, hit by slowing sales worldwide in... read more February 20, 2007 by 0


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