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Auto workers no longer have that old-time safety net

May 1, 2012
Auto workers' cushy health benefits and pensions were once the envy of the working world. Now those workers are just like everyone else.
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Chrysler posts biggest profit since 2009

Apr 26, 2012
FIAT's profit report came out today and it shows that the Chrysler group generated its biggest profit since its 2009 bankruptcy. A lot of Chryslers are selling in the U.S. more than compensating for quieter showrooms in Europe, where the financial crisis has been dampening things.
Posted In: Chrysler, Fiat, car, Auto

Chrysler's profits drive ahead

Apr 26, 2012
Sales are up about 40 percent over last quarter. Chrysler's CEO may have something to do with it, say analysts.
Posted In: Chrysler, Auto

Auto supply chain takes a hit in Germany

Apr 19, 2012
A key component for building cars both here and around the world has has been nearly decimated by an explosion a couple of weeks ago in Germany.
Posted In: Germany, supply chain, Auto

Hybrid vehicle owners rev down

Apr 10, 2012
Only a little more than a third of hybrid vehicle owners decided to buy another hybrid in 2011, according to a new study.
Posted In: cars, Auto, hybrid cars

Truck sales expected to keep on trucking

Apr 3, 2012
Analysts expect March sales to be good as customers swap out gas guzzlers.
Posted In: Auto

Auto profits ride on cuts as much as sales

Apr 3, 2012
U.S. automakers see profits on modest sales because they've already slashed expenses.
Posted In: auto sales, Auto

Car companies come roaring back

Apr 3, 2012
March sales were up at General Motors, Chrysler and Toyota. But as the industry gets back up to speed, engineers aren't so easy to find.
Posted In: Auto, employment, Jobs

Hydrogen-powered cars are coming

Mar 19, 2012
Toyota and other automakers plan to sell "tens of thousands" of hydrogen-powered vehicles by the end of this decade. But it might be a while before hydrogen cars hit U.S. roads.
Posted In: hydrogen, Auto

Chevy Volt picks up award, but not enough buyers

Mar 6, 2012
The Chevy Volt, known in Europe as the Ampera, has been named European Car of the Year. But in the United States, sales are sluggish.
Posted In: Chevy Volt, volt, electric cars, General Motors, Auto

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