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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

Electric car startup Better Place goes bust

May 28, 2013
Better Place, a company that aimed to solve the notorious electric car driving range problem, is going bust.
Posted In: electric cars, electric, Auto, auto industry

Why are used car prices falling?

May 23, 2013
A new report says that used car prices are coming down after hitting record highs. Why?
Posted In: cars, used car, auto industry, auto prices

7 days, 1 car, 3,375 miles: Tallying up a road trip across America

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.
Posted In: cars, auto industry, Auto

Looking for an investment vehicle? Try a classic sports car

Apr 22, 2013
Jamie Kitman, New York editor for Automobile Magazine, checks in from his cross country road trip to discuss the market for classic sports cars.
Posted In: cars, auto industry, Alabama

New York Auto Show opens on industry high note

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.
Posted In: Auto, auto industry, auto market, New York

Carmakers take new look at diesel

Feb 8, 2013
Automakers are introducing new diesel models for U.S. drivers, as gas prices rise and tougher fuel-efficiency standards approach.
Posted In: diesel, auto industry, gasoline

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