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Toyota President Sees Full Production By November

Posted 08.04.2011 | Business

(Reuters) - The president of Toyota Motors (7203.T) said on Saturday he expects the automaker to resume full production globally in November and i...

Are Americans Too Big To Drive Small?

Aol Autos | Posted 07.29.2011 | Business

Karen Steelman, a stay-at-home mom from Athens, Ga., has tried to like small cars. She read plenty of reviews, kicked their tires, and has even taken ...

Lila Shapiro

Detroit Auto Workers Look To See Scales Balanced With Big Three Back In Black

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 08.22.2011 | Business

Twice in the past four years, during the darkest days of the recession, unionized auto workers made major concessions to help Detroit's Big Three auto...

The 'Surprises' of the Japanese Crisis and the Investment Lessons to Learn

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 10.26.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

Surprise consequences to the earthquake in Japan have revealed significant weaknesses in both the worlds of politics and business and from an investment point of view, there are lessons we can learn.

GM Recalls Best-Selling Cadillac For Wheel Problem

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(Reuters) - General Motors Co (GM.N) is recalling over 44,000 Cadillac CTS sedans for a flaw that could cause one of the rear wheels to become unsta...

Crazy Talk Radio Fueling Another "Big Lie"

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

Depending on the radio program, we're either about to become a communist or fascist nation (okay, sometimes both), all because of the suspiciously foreign-looking guy in the White House.

Mileage: This Isn't Rocket Science. It's Auto Mechanics

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

The next big thing from Detroit may not just be a new car, but a new car industry: Transformed, modern and competitive. This month, with traditional ...

Toyota Recalls 1.1 Million Corollas, Matrixes

AP | DAN STRUMPF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Toyota recalled 1.33 million Corolla sedans and Matrix hatchbacks in the U.S. and Canada Thursday because their engines may stall, th...

Autobahn Shut Down For Massive Party

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) BERLIN — Germany's autobahns are renowned for average speeds well in excess of 80 miles (130 kilometers) an hour. But the average dropped n...

James Bond Aston Martin For Sale

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — The Aston Martin driven by Sean Connery in the James Bond movies is going on sale at a London auction in October. The silver 1964 Asto...

Toyota: Learning the Wrong Lessons?

Michael Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Rose

If Toyota is embracing the lessons of the old GM, there might be a glimmer of hope for the former big three that are now producing vehicles that actually do rival the competition.

Honda CR-Z Sports Hybrid Launches

AP | MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — Honda launched its sporty new hybrid CR-Z on Thursday, vowing to uphold quality amid spectacular safety woes at its archrival Toyota. J...

LA Auto Show: Green and Smaller Could Mean Big Profits for Automakers

Michael Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Rose

Companies that have earned enormous profits selling giant trucks and SUVs are in the process of re-branding themselves as responsible corporate citizens with an obligation to society.

GM Appoints Mark Reuss As New President

Michael Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Rose

GM is not of the woods yet but it's clear the board is not afraid to do things differently and pave the way for a younger generation to lead the company as it moves forward.

100 Years Later: Remembering The Factory that Built the American Dream

Michael Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Rose

On New Year's Day of 1910, Henry Ford started producing Model T's at what was then the world's largest auto factory -- the Highland Park Ford Plant.

Peugeot May Take Control Of Mitsubishi

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PARIS — French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen said Thursday it is in talks with Mitsubishi Motors Corp. that could lead to a "strategic partnershi...

After GM and Chrysler Bankruptcies -- What Now?

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Despite the news about GM filing for bankruptcy, my state should not be the object of pity. We will not be victims: We intend to lead the country in a move from 20th century rust to 21st century green.

Too Much Green in Being Green

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian Ross

I would love to drive a Mini, or a Prius or a Smart Car, but I have a big family. Unless Ringling Bros. teaches me how to pile them all in and out of a four passenger car, it is not an option.

Car Insurance : The Other Side of Auto No-Fault

mlive.com | Margaret Kroese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Michigan citizens need affordable auto insurance that offers the needed medical coverage should they suffer a devastating injury. Michigan's current a...

Chrysler Unveils Electric Cars That Americans Will Recognize

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Chrysler LLC charged up the electric car race Tuesday, muscling in on General Motors Corp.'s Chevrolet Volt by unveiling t...

GM's Lutz Asks For Break On Crash Tests To Focus On Fuel Efficiency

DailyTech | Jason Mick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's no secret that America's largest automakers -- General Motors, Ford Motor Company, and Chrysler -- are struggling. Weighted by the burden of a t...