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The roar of your car's engine might be fake

Oct 14, 2014
Some cars play engine noise through speakers to give drivers that familiar VROOM.
Posted In: auto industry, BMW

GM just issued its seventh recall... since Thursday

Oct 7, 2014
This time for police cars.
Posted In: GM, Mary Barra, auto industry

Why Americans are less satisfied with their cars

Aug 26, 2014
Though car sales are up, people's satisfaction with their cars is at a low.
Posted In: auto industry, auto market

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

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