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For Detroit, Size Matters: Will Automakers Latch on to Loopholes and Undercut New Emissions Rules?

Dan Becker | Posted 01.28.2012 | Detroit
Dan Becker

The Obama administration has proposed rules that would determine how far 2025 cars go on a gallon of gas. Surprisingly, though, auto companies can dictate how successful the program will be. This presents Detroit with an unusual challenge.

American Car Quality Tops Foreign Car Quality, Finds J.D. Power And Associates

AP | STEPHEN MANNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — U.S. automakers have surpassed foreign brands for the first time in a survey that measures the quality of new cars and trucks. J.D...

Foreign Oil And Cars Push July Trade Deficit To Highest Level In Six Months

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit shot up in July to the highest level in six months as a surge in shipments of foreign oil and autos pushed i...

Computers Should be Held to the Same Standard as Cars

Tom Hayes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Hayes

Silicon Valley is not Detroit; technical challenges are welcomed here in an industry that thrives on brutal creative destruction.

Journalist to GOP: You're 100 Percent Wrong About U.S. Automakers

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Tucker

"People who say the U.S. doesn't innovate are woefully out of touch with Detroit's standing in this business."

The Rise of Environmental Superpowers

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Schweitzer

The 21st century belongs to the country that masters green technologies and renewable energy.