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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

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

What car sales say about our economic recovery

Apr 2, 2013
The big auto makers reveal how many trucks and cars they sold in March -- and economists will read those figures as economic tea leaves.
Posted In: cars, trucks, Toyota, Ford, GM

When cars themselves are backseat drivers

Mar 18, 2013
Commentator Beth Teitell on the downsides of increasingly intelligent car technology.
Posted In: Auto, technology, driving, cars

America's worst cities for traffic

Feb 8, 2013
Americans wasted a total of $121 billion dollars, or an average of $818 each, by sitting in traffic in 2011 according to a new report from the Transportation Institute at Texas A&M. Which cities have it worst?
Posted In: Traffic, cars, Transportation

Henry Ford: The Steve Jobs of his time

Jan 29, 2013
A new documentary looks at the life and work of Henry Ford, one of the greatest innovators in U.S. history.
Posted In: Ford, history, cars, pbs

Toyota's back on top

Jan 28, 2013
After a dramatic couple of years, Japanese car giant Toyota has beaten General Motors to become the world's biggest-selling car maker.
Posted In: bbc world service, Japan, cars, Toyota

What makes a city walkable?

Jan 3, 2013
According to urban planner Jeff Speck, designing cities for cars makes cities "crappy," but making a city walkable is no easy task.
Posted In: Portland, Traffic, cars, walking, city planning

General Motors plans to buy back government shares

Dec 19, 2012
General Motors has just announced it is going to buy back 200 million of its shares from the Treasury Department, which plans to sell the rest of its GM shares in the next year or so.
Posted In: General Motors, Auto, cars, U.S. Treasury

Car sales drive economy around the world

Dec 18, 2012
Car makers are headed for a record year for sales. Never mind a sluggish U.S. economy and a European recession.
Posted In: cars, Auto, General Motors

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