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Employees of German car maker BMW work on an assembly line for BMW cars at the company's plant in Munich, southern Germany, in 2014.

How leasing boosted the auto industry

Aug 3, 2015
Consumers end up back in the market two or three years later.
Posted In: auto industry, auto sales, car manufacturing
In a driving experiment, two hackers were able to remotely control a Jeep Cherokee.

Imagine your car being hacked...while you're driving it

Jul 21, 2015
A new bill wants to protect you from this scenario.
Posted In: cars, auto industry, hackers
President and CEO of Ford Motor Co. Mark Fields delivers a keynote address at the 2015 International CES, or Consumer Electronics Show, in January, 2015 in Las Vegas.

How Ford is competing with Google

Jun 24, 2015
Ford Motor Company CEO Mark Fields on how tech is competing with the auto industry.
Posted In: Ford, cars, Tech, ridesharing, Mark Fields, auto industry

Strong auto sales without big cash rebates

Jun 2, 2015
That means consumers are shopping for quality, analyst says.
Posted In: car sales, auto industry, auto market

Pent-up demand happily collides with new car models

Feb 4, 2015
Detroit automakers benefit from streamlining operating costs during the recession.
Posted In: cars, car sales, auto industry
Honda display at a Los Angeles Auto Show.

Auto industry has a record year (for safety fines)

Jan 8, 2015
Fine for Honda alone sets a record: $70 million for failing to report deaths, injuries.
Posted In: Honda, auto industry, national highway traffic safety administration
United Auto Workers walk along the assembly line at Ford's Chicago assembly plant.

Cost of saving factory jobs via lower wages

Jan 7, 2015
Employment in auto industry's at pre-recession levels but jobs aren't same quality.
Posted In: auto industry, workers wages, factory jobs, lower wages
Workers build a Ford Focus on the assembly line at Ford's assembly plant in Wayne, Michigan.

Auto profits rebound, but wages don't follow

Jan 5, 2015
Is a job as an autoworker still a gateway to the middle class?
Posted In: autoworkers, Ford, auto industry
Outside the General Motors world headquarters complex in Detroit.

Estimating costs and benefits of the auto bailout

Dec 30, 2014
The auto bailout cost taxpayers $9 billion. Was it worth it? Mostly.
Posted In: auto bailout, federal government, auto industry
Ford worker Dan Fortune performs a door install on a Ford F-150 truck on the assembly line.

On the Ford assembly line, new workers make less

Nov 11, 2014
Ford and other auto makers have added thousands of jobs, but at lower wages.
Posted In: Ford, ford truck, auto industry, Jobs

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