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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

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

Looking for an investment vehicle? Try a classic sports car

Apr 22, 2013
Jamie Kitman, New York editor for Automobile Magazine, checks in from his cross country road trip to discuss the market for classic sports cars.
Posted In: cars, auto industry, Alabama

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

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