Chrysler's bankruptcy may force the automaker to lay off several workers, but it could also be a good thing. Kai Ryssdal speaks with Micheline Maynard of The New York Times about what will happen with the automaker now.
Talks between Chrysler, its creditors and the U.S. Treasury hit a snag when the hedge funds that own part of the automaker's debt balked. But a Chrysler bankruptcy doesn't mean the deal with Fiat is off. Steve Henn reports.
Even though its global sales fell in the first quarter, BMW still says comparatively, it's actually doing fine. The company accredits its strategy to early attention to fuel efficiency and climate change. Stephen Beard reports.
Zipcar members across the country can rent a car for a few hours when needed. Now the car-sharing company is offering its services to municipalities, and Washington, D.C., is the first to take it for a spin. Tamara Keith reports.
If imitation is the highest form of flattery, Toyota has a lot to be proud of at this year's Shanghai Auto Show. Marketplace's Scott Tong goes down a list of Chinese automakers' latest knock-offs to Bill Radke.
There's been no demand for Fiat's cars in the U.S. since the 90's, but now the automaker is producing vehicles that are stylish and a much higher quality. Jeremy Hobson reports Chrysler can provide Fiat the U.S. dealer network it needs.