Why is Russia the place to be right now for carmakers?

Aug 30, 2012
Of all the European markets, Russia is the fastest growing. But why?

Weekly unemployment dip due to auto industry

Jul 12, 2012
This morning the Labor Department reported the number of people applying for unemployment benefits fell by 26,000 last week to 350,000, the best number since March of 2008. Analysts point to the auto industry's seasonal production schedule as the source…

Saab in talks with Chinese-Japanese auto buyer

Jun 13, 2012
Bankrupt Swedish carmaker Saab may have found a buyer. There are reports National Electric Vehicles Sweden, a company backed by investors in Japan and Hong Kong, may close a deal.

Diesel car market poised to grow in 2012

Jan 6, 2012
Chrysler announced plans to add 1,100 of them at its assembly plant in Detroit. The new workers will build a diesel version of the Jeep Cherokee. It's the latest of many U.S. automaker announcements for diesel cars and trucks.

For car buyers, size matters

Nov 23, 2011
Sales of compact cars are about to eclipse those of mid-size cars, and that's a good thing.

The "G" in GM is for green?

Jul 13, 2009
The AP reports that General Motors has emerged from bankrupcy ready to "go green."...

Tata Nano Revolution (Part 2): Straining a squeezed global oil market

Jan 30, 2008
With a sticker price half of the world’s cheapest cars (like India’s Maruti and China’s Chery brands), the $2,500 Nano will probably...

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