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Automakers Say 'Ja' To Car Sharing Services In Germany

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 02.19.2014 | Green

BERLIN (AP) — Germans, once a nation of ardent automobile enthusiasts, are not buying cars as much as they used to. Instead, they're sharing them. ...

GM Sold 9.7 Million Vehicles Last Year

AP | Posted 03.16.2014 | Business

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says it sold 9.71 million cars and trucks last year. That's up 4 percent from a year ago, but probably not enough to b...

Presenting: The Top-Selling Carmaker

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2013 | Business

* Toyota sells record 9.75 million vehicles group-wide * Sales rebound 23 percent on a year earlier TOKY...

Amphibious Vehicle Coming To U.S.

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 10.16.2012 | Money

DETROIT -- Amphibious vehicles could soon be zooming out of James Bond's garage – or pond – and into yours. The Quadski – a one-per...

What Consumers Ought to Know When Purchasing A Car

Bill Cheney | Posted 11.04.2012 | Money
Bill Cheney

Learn to repair a car, too. You can at least save on basic maintenance, and you'll have some fun along the way. And you never know how talented a mechanic you'll be.

$31K Buys You a Camry... or a Ferrari

Brian Moody | Posted 10.23.2012 | Business
Brian Moody

Don't get me wrong, the Camry SE is good car, it's even somewhat fun to drive. But the Ferrari is, well, a Ferrari. The Ferrari comes standard with such a huge dose of awesome that everyone on the street will gladly give you directions.

Car Sale Murder Solved After 20 Years On 'Stolen Voices, Buried Secrets'

Posted 07.31.2012 | TV

22-year old Randy Soderberg left his wife and daughter so he could sell his Mustang, only he never returned. His murder and the case that went unsolve...

Not Happy With Your New Car? Return It!

AP | Posted 09.09.2012 | Money

DETROIT -- Chevrolet is trying to pull more customers into its dealerships this summer by offering a money-back guarantee on new cars and trucks. T...

Major U.S. Automaker Sees Best June In Five Years

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 09.02.2012 | Business

DETROIT (AP) — From mini cars to monster pickups, sales of new cars and trucks surged in June and eased concerns that Americans would be turned off ...

Old Cars, New Sales: Americans Finally Buying, Chrysler Sales Up 30 Percent

AP | TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 08.01.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — Easier credit, hot new cars and falling gas prices kept Americans buying vehicles at a strong pace in May despite bad economic news. ...

Ford Sales Up 65 Percent From Last Year

AP | Posted 04.03.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. says its U.S. sales rose 5 percent in March on strong demand for the Focus small car. Ford says it was the company's best M...

Don't Even Think About Buying A Car Today

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.07.2012 | Money

Thinking of buying a new car? Don't do it on Tuesday. March 6 is the worst day of the month to purchase new wheels, according to TrueCar.com--a ...

At Autoshow, Apparently Size Matters

AP | COLLEEN BARRY and FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business

GENEVA — Automakers are thinking small – in size, not ambition. After years marked by environmental concerns, then the economic downturn ...

This Time, The Big 3 Are Ready For Big Gas

AP | By DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER | Posted 03.02.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Gas prices are spiking. But this time, Detroit is ready. When prices soared in 2008, the city's three U.S. automakers were caught flat-foo...

Ford Focus Has Highest February Sales In Over A Decade

AP | Posted 05.01.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. says its U.S. sales rose 14 percent in February thanks to big demand for its Focus compact car. Focus sales more than ...

GM Sales Up, But Ford And Chrysler Way Ahead

AP | Posted 03.01.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- General Motors says its U.S. sales rose 1 percent last month, led by its small cars. Analysts had expected the company to post lower sales...

Obama's Big Bet

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.01.2012 | Business

Thing One: Sexy Sexy Economic Sex: We should put a brown wrapper around this blog post today, or do an age check or something, because this is going t...

Automaker Rakes In Huge Profit

AP | Posted 02.24.2012 | Business

BERLIN -- Automaker Volkswagen AG said Friday that its net earnings more than doubled last year as revenues grew by more than a quarter and the compan...

Chrysler Posts Best Result In Four Years

Posted 01.01.2012 | Business

Chrysler Group LLC posted a 27 percent gain in October U.S. sales -- its best result in four years -- as major automakers reported results pointin...

Dealers Worry That Slow Economy Could Hurt Auto Sales

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 10.18.2011 | Business

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. — Jeff Swanson was in the market for a new car just a few weeks ago. Then the stock market went crazy. So Swanson, 25, ...

General Motors' Profit Nearly Doubles

Posted 10.04.2011 | Business

DETROIT - General Motors Co's quarterly profit nearly doubled, beating expectations, as the top U.S. automaker took a larger share of sales global...

Volvo Sales Back To Pre-Financial Crisis Levels

AP | By KARL RITTER | Posted 09.21.2011 | Business

STOCKHOLM -- Truck maker Volvo AB's second-quarter profit surged 63 percent as sales returned to levels last seen before the financial crisis, the Swe...

GM's Profit More Than Triples On Strong Asia Sales

Posted 07.05.2011 | Business

DETROIT: General Motors Co's quarterly profit more than tripled, beating expectations, driven by a recovery in the U.S. market and strong sales in...

Auto Sales Soar As Consumers Flock To Small Cars

autos.aol.com | Posted 07.03.2011 | Business

April car sales kept going strong, fueled by strong consumer demand for small cars and growing consumer confidence. General Motors' sales spiked 26...

First Profit Since Bankrupcty

AP | By DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 07.02.2011 | Business

DETROIT -- Chrysler has turned its first profit since leaving bankruptcy two years ago. The company reported first-quarter net income of $116 million...