May 23, 2013 Ford Motor Company is calling it quits in Australia, after a nearly 90-year run. The U.S. automaker says it will shut down its two factories down under and halt production in 2016.
May 1, 2013 Bill Ford says he hopes his company will help develop public transportation in urban areas and get rid of the gridlock.
Apr 24, 2013 Jamie Kitman, New York editor of Automobile Magazine, has just completed driving a $240,000 McLaren sports car across the country. Along the way, he made a few pit stops with Marketplace Tech.
Apr 18, 2013 Jamie Kitman, New York editor for Automobile Magazine, joins us from day two of his car trip across America.
Apr 12, 2013 Marketplace Economics Correspondent Chris Farrell explains why long-term auto loans, which are boosting car sales, could be a bad deal for borrowers.
Apr 2, 2013 The 'big three' automakers -- Chrysler, GM, and Ford -- are reporting sharp gains in sales for the month of March. Chrysler says the latest month was their best since 2007.
Apr 2, 2013 The big auto makers reveal how many trucks and cars they sold in March -- and economists will read those figures as economic tea leaves.
Mar 29, 2013 Automobile Magazine's New York editor Jamie Kitman joins Marketplace from the floor of the New York Auto Show to discuss the car market and how relaxed credit terms have customers buying again.
Mar 18, 2013 Commentator Beth Teitell on the downsides of increasingly intelligent car technology.
Mar 14, 2013 The people’s carmaker has said it wants to be the biggest auto company in the world, but to do that, Volkswagen must first figure out the U.S. market.