Auto sales speed up in September

Oct 3, 2016
Automakers face a challenge down the road: younger consumers aren't buying cars like previous generations.
Many young consumers aren't interested in their own set of wheels right now.
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Motown hoping to pump up sales at the auto show

Jan 11, 2016
Detroit's auto show, one of the biggest in the world, kicks off today.

U.S. auto makers optimistic about European sales

Sep 15, 2015
But the dollar's strength against the euro makes things tricky.

Strong auto sales without big cash rebates

Jun 2, 2015
That means consumers are shopping for quality, analyst says.

What's driving an increase in auto sales?

Dec 2, 2014
Analysts expect the holidays to come early for automakers.

Why Americans are less satisfied with their cars

Aug 26, 2014
Though car sales are up, people's satisfaction with their cars is at a low.

New York Auto Show opens on industry high note

Mar 29, 2013
Automobile Magazine's New York editor Jamie Kitman joins Marketplace from the floor of the New York Auto Show to discuss the car market and how relaxed credit terms have customers buying again.

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Podcast Extra: Ohio goes blue for auto bailout

Nov 7, 2012
What does Obama's victory mean for the economy, monetary policy, and the fiscal cliff? Exit polls showed a majority of Ohioans favored the auto industry bailout which may have put Obama over the edge in the swing state.

UPDATE: Ford to transfer UK plant to Turkey

Oct 25, 2012
Ford has announced the closure of its last vehicle manufacturing plant in the UK. The company is reportedly shutting down a van factory and shifting production to Turkey.

Japan carmakers to cut China production

Oct 8, 2012
Japan's carmakers are reporting a huge drop in sales in China, and it's not about China's slowing growth. Anti-Japan protests in China are such an issue, Toyota and Nissan have both cut back on Chinese production.