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Porsche designs new model to woo women

Aug 14, 2014
Porsche hopes their new Macan will diversify their nearly all-male customer base.
Posted In: women, auto industry, auto sales

Why Honda is the most innovative car company on Earth

Aug 1, 2014
Jeffrey Rothfeder explored the car-maker's culture in his new book "Driving Honda"
Posted In: Honda, auto industry, innovation

GM recall numbers keep going up, up, up

Jul 23, 2014
The automaker recalled another 700,000 vehicles today.
Posted In: General Motors, car recalls, auto industry

The GM hearings could be just for show

Apr 15, 2014
Are the fatal GM engineering flaws being misdirected at Mary Barra?
Posted In: GM, auto industry, Mary Barra

GM's new CEO is a woman. So what? What will she do for GM?

Dec 10, 2013
GM is now free of the U.S. government holding at stake in it, and has named a new chief executive, its first woman but a GM lifer.
Posted In: automaker, GM, General Motors, auto industry, auto bailout

Why fusty Ford is back in vogue

Jul 25, 2013
Ford's latest business results are in and the numbers are good. The company made $1.2 billion in profit from April through June. Robust pick up trucks sales and a strengthening U.S. economy get the credit.
Posted In: Ford, Auto, auto industry, General Motors, trucks

Is the industrial Midwest gone forever?

Jun 18, 2013
The Midwest was once the industrial heartland of America -- in many towns, local businesses and high schools were completely integrated into the industrial life of the region.
Posted In: midwest, Michigan, auto industry

Thanks, but no thanks: Chrysler says it won't recall 2.7 million Jeeps

Jun 5, 2013
Government regulators asked for a Jeep recall, but Chrysler said "No." Will negative public reaction outweigh the cost of an actual recall?
Posted In: auto industry, cars, recalls, auto safety

Car market may be up, but deals are hard to find

Jun 3, 2013
U.S. auto sales are expected to show strong growth in May as Americans snap up new cars and switch to more fuel efficient models. It's great for the car companies, but the deals aren't as sweet for consumers.
Posted In: Auto, auto industry, GM

Freakonomics Radio: Baby, you can program my (driverless) car

May 29, 2013
Freakonomics takes a ride in a driverless car and looks at how they'll change technology on the outside.
Posted In: auto industry, Tech, driverless cars

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