Aug 28, 2012 The major Detroit automakers, GM, Ford and Chrysler, are all operating their factories at 100 percent capacity, according to a new report by the Detroit News.
Aug 27, 2012 The separate brands are expected to survive a merger of their parent companies.
Aug 16, 2012 Australia has told big Chinese automakers Chery and Great Wall to recall thousands of vehicles after discovering asbestos in their auto parts.
Aug 14, 2012 Banks are willing to lend to buyers with subprime credit ratings again. Now you can be underwater on your car as well as your house.
Aug 3, 2012 Rust Belt manufacturing isn't just about steel -- an uptick in business is boosting plastics, aluminum, and other products as well.
Aug 1, 2012 Chrysler's sales surge and buoy Fiat, the company that rescued it. The reversal reflects the relative strength of the U.S. economy over Europe.
Aug 1, 2012 Chrysler says this morning it sold more cars this July than it has in five years. Volkswagen and Nissan also reported stronger U.S. sales numbers. Expect consistent sales for the coming year as reliable models like the Honda Accord come in high volumes in 2012.
Jul 31, 2012 The lending market for vehicle loans has softened, helping to drive car sales. Some lenders are even courting subprime borrowers.
Jul 25, 2012 Caterpillar reports earnings today, and few expect the company to show much strength. The heavy equipment maker has been doing well, but that looks to change.
Jul 2, 2012 There's news this morning that folks who do the ordering at factories are increasingly wary. The Markit U.S. Purchasing Managers Index was a disappointment, its worst showing since late 2010.