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How much gas is left in auto sales rebound?

Jul 2, 2013
Consumers are expected to keep snapping up cars and trucks, due in part to the improving housing market.
Posted In: cars, trucks, housing recovery, Auto

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

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

Ford calls it quits in Australia

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.
Posted In: Ford, Australia, Auto, cars

Chairman of Ford Motor Company on why he wants to sell fewer cars

May 1, 2013
Bill Ford says he hopes his company will help develop public transportation in urban areas and get rid of the gridlock.
Posted In: Auto, Ford, Transportation

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

A visit to a crowdsourced automaker

Apr 18, 2013
Jamie Kitman, New York editor for Automobile Magazine, joins us from day two of his car trip across America.
Posted In: cars, Auto

Are long-term auto loans a bad deal?

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.
Posted In: auto loans, car sales, Auto

Automakers kick into high gear

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.
Posted In: Auto, Ford, GM, cars

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

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