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American Automobile Industry

Waiting for a Really Good Car to Buy? The Wait Is Over

Karl Brauer | Posted 08.18.2012 | Money
Karl Brauer

It may be too optimistic to call 2012 the year of recovery in the car world, but it's the strongest year since 2007, and one that sees the domestics doing quite well on every metric.

Amy Lee

Strong December Auto Sales Boost Hopes For 2011 | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For automakers, December delivered 2010's strongest monthly sales totals, invigorating industry hopes for a more prosperous year to come. Auto sales...

Detroit Auto Show's Best Cars

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Automakers converged on Detroit this week for the annual North American International Auto Show, where they introduced their latest models and conce...

"Cash for Clunkers" Is Really Economics for Dummies

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

Using borrowed money to subsidize the purchase of foreign made automobiles does not make economic sense. "Cash for Clunkers" is a showroom lemon masquerading as brilliant economic policy.

Rx for Auto Industry -- No Tax Ours, Double Tax Theirs

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Foolish pride may be one of the main stumbling blocks to saving the American auto industry.

The Rise and Fall of Detroit

Alec Baldwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alec Baldwin

There can be only one legitimate response to the auto crisis. Let energy conservation and fuel efficiency rule the day. Let the carmakers go under.

Why Are Congressional Democrats Giving in to Bush on the Auto Bailout?

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

You would think that winning the White House and overwhelming majorities in both houses of Congress would instill some backbone into Democrats on Capitol Hill. You would, of course, be wrong.

Car Industry Group to Public: It's Not All Our Fault, It's Yours Too

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

It's the same story we've been hearing from car-makers, especially those in Detroit, for the past 30 years: "Just wait a little longer and we'll have those new cars and trucks you've been hoping for."