cars

Pages

Subcompact cars and the income divide

Aug 6, 2013
As breaking into the middle class becomes harder, car companies are finding new ways to attract an expanding base of less-affluent consumers. They're offering more small car models with better features than ever before.
Posted In: cars, wealth, poverty, subcompact, Chevy Spark, Chevy, Income Gap

Jeep: A car brand for rich and poor alike

Aug 6, 2013
When it comes to cars, there are brands for rich people -- Mercedes, Audi, BMW -- and there are cars for people of more modest means -- Chevys, Fords, Toyotas. But just as many people at the bottom of the income ladder buy Jeeps as people at the top.
Posted In: Jeep, Chrysler, income, wealth, cars

Why stifling hackers may not be a good thing

Jul 31, 2013
A court ruling is blocking researchers from presenting a tech problem that could lead to car thefts.
Posted In: hacking, cars, Honda, Volkswagen

Detroit recovery from bankruptcy won't be like GM's

Jul 19, 2013
Automakers GM and Chrysler were Detroit’s last big bankruptcies, but they were able to emerge from Chapter 11 in a matter of weeks.
Posted In: GM, Chrysler, cars, bankruptcy, Detroit

The difference between Americans and Europeans? We're buying new cars

Jul 16, 2013
At a time when U.S. sales are soaring, Europe saw a drop of almost seven percent in the first half of this year. There is one bright spot: U.K. car sales are up.
Posted In: Auto, cars, tires, United Kingdom, Europe

Is it a car, is it a bike? Yes, and it's the 'future of transportation'

Jul 12, 2013
The gyroscope-balanced C-1 two-wheeler, made by San Francisco startup Lit Motors, is purposefully small and designed to change the rules of the road in cites.
Posted In: transporation, cars

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

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

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

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

Pages