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Auto industry revs engines with Super Bowl ads

Feb 6, 2012
Chevy snubs Ford pick-up in 'apocalypse' commercial while Clint Eastwood boasts Detroit's comeback with inspirational "second half" speech
Posted In: automotive, Ford, General Motors, Super Bowl, commercial

Cheaper gas prices lead to demise of Ford Ranger

Dec 12, 2011
Ford is getting rid of its Ranger small pickup trucks. The company says it's investing in demand, and that's for full-size vehicles. Cheaper gas prices could be to blame.
Posted In: Auto, Ford, trucks

American car sales rise in China

Dec 6, 2011
General Motors and Ford both reported a rise in car sales in China.
Posted In: China, Ford, GM, auto sales

Ford to fix screwy car systems

Nov 7, 2011
Ford Motor Company had this great idea to replace a lot of the buttons and knobs on a traditional car system with a sort of touch screen equivalent...
Posted In: Ford, mytouch, Tech Report

The cop car to get upgraded

Sep 15, 2011
This final note today, a passing, of sorts. According to the automobile website Jalopnik, the last Ford Crown Victoria rolled off the assembly l...
Posted In: Auto, Ford

Ford launches Sync for Europe

Mar 1, 2011
At a conference in Hanover, Germany, Ford chairman Alan Mullaly introduced a version of the Sync on board assistance program for European drivers....
Posted In: Ford, Transportation, world

Who's made the biggest gain in carmaker shares?

Nov 18, 2010
This final note today, a slightly different perspective on the news we started with: the GM IPO. GM shares, as we said, gained about a percent t...
Posted In: Auto, Ford, General Motors, tesla, Toyota

MID-DAY UPDATE: Bonds and bags of money

Oct 26, 2010
Today we learned about the U.S. Treasury, who for the first time ever is selling bonds with a negative rate of return. Translations? The investors...
Posted In: afghanistan, bonds, BP, EPA, fishing, Ford, Housing, mid-day update, NBA, Oil, U.S. Treasury, UNC

Big business reacts to the health care overhaul...

Oct 4, 2010
This morning's Wall Street Journal reports, the big manufacturer 3M says it will stop offering some kinds of health insurance because of the...
Posted In: 3M, Ford, healthcare, Iraq, Lincoln, McDonald's, mid-day update, Oil, Paris Auto Show, stock market, terrorism, travel alert

MID-DAY UPDATE: June new home sales rebound 24 percent ...

Jul 26, 2010
/**/ ...And they're STILL at the second-lowest level on record. So there must be plenty of new houses on the market, right? Nope -- fewest i...
Posted In: BP, Explorer, Ford, home sales, SUV, Tony Hayward

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