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Drawing the Future at GM

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 04.13.2015 | Business
Roger Witherspoon

Ed Welburn was as cool as ever. A soft-spoken man with a quiet air, he moved through the centerpiece GM exhibit at the New York International Auto Show, barely glancing at the two showcase Cadillacs under wraps, which would be unveiled at a press preview in another hour.

Why High Gas Prices Are a Good Thing

Brian Moody | Posted 03.12.2015 | Business
Brian Moody

I know it sounds counterintuitive to say that high gas prices are a good thing. Why would high prices on anything be good? The reason is simple: Prices help shape consumer behavior in lots of areas, including clothing, food and housing. Is there any doubt that high real estate prices are partially responsible for the tiny house movement?

Ford Makes Big Change To America's Best-Selling Vehicle

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Russell Barnett, a Ford dealer in Tennessee, is ready for aluminum. Ford is using the metal almost exclusively in body of th...

Take A Look At The New Ford F-150

The Huffington Post | Gregory Fink | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

At the Detroit auto show Monday, Ford took the wraps off of the all-new 2015 F-150. Filled to the brim with technology, Ford's new F-150 will be just ...

Americans, Cars, and George Will's Habit of Getting It Wrong

Bill Chameides | Posted 03.15.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

Mr. Will might choose to keep his head buried in the sand, but it appears that a major transformation is occurring in Americans' automobile-buying habits. Not necessarily a shift to smaller cars, but, rather, with technological innovation, a shift to those that take us more miles on less fuel -- no matter what the fuel.

Ford Re-imagines Pickup Trucks With Atlas Concept Vehicle

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 01.15.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Ford is trying to keep its rivals at bay with a concept that hints at the look of the next F-Series pickup. The Ford Atlas – unveil...

Ford To Recall F-150 Pickups Over Air Bags

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Under government pressure, Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it will recall nearly 150,000 F-150 pickup trucks to fix air bags that cou...

Ford Says Sales Rise 15 Percent In 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT, Jan 4 (By David Bailey) - U.S. auto sales rose to the highest rate in 16 months in December -- topping industry and Wall Street expectations...

Why Is Ford So Successful?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

During the past year, General Motors went bankrupt, Chrysler found itself owned by Italy's Fiat. Yet Ford seems to be hitting home runs, knocking them out of the park with regularity.

Five Scariest Detroit Auto Show Moments -- 2009

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

America is the world's biggest automotive market, yet offers very little in the way of independent analysis and car, truck or motorcycle testing.

Car sales, 2008; even worse than we thought

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Monday brought three conference calls, each about an hour, with executives from each of the Detroit Three announcing, dissecting and, most of all, spi...

The Big Three vs. the NFL: Who's Tougher?

Barry Levinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Barry Levinson

I am beginning to lose my mind when I watch NFL football on Sunday. It's not the game that troubles me; it's the truck commercials.

NHTSA: Ford's Chinese Tire Troubles; Kerkorian Selling Ford; Unsafe Knock-Offs; Americans Driving Less

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

There's good news, bad news and -- finally -- some smart, encouraging news by and for American drivers.

Ford To Delay New Pickups Due To Rising Gas Prices

Los Angeles Times | Ken Bensinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Henry Ford II was famous for saying "Big cars, big profits. Small cars, small profits." Now a better mantra for the country's second-largest carmaker...