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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...

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...

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.

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...