Chrysler is under pressure to sell off assets after its $4 billion bailout loan from the U.S. government. The automaker is said to be in talks with Renault-Nissan, which Renault-Nissan denies. Stephen Beard reports.
Despite the economy, automakers are coming forward with new products at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Host Tess Vigeland talks with The New York Times' Micheline Maynard about how environmental concerns are showing up in the cars on display.
With most of the U.S. auto industry relying on a government bailout to survive, now's not the best time for the Detroit Auto Show to be glitzing up. Jeremy Hobson reports what the show will be focusing on instead.
India's electric car runs near-silent and has a blaring horn -- and almost no buyers. Part of the problem is the way it's advertised, but Raymond Thibodeaux reports it may find a market within the country soon.
General Motors is auctioning at least 200 of its vintage vehicles to shave off extra costs. Jeremy Hobson reports some classic cars will likely be hits, but others might not fly off the auction block so easily.
With Japanese car companies cutting back on production it seems the auto industry is struggling across the board. Scott Jagow talks with automotive expert Ashvin Chotai about who might survive post-crisis.
Toyota is shutting down production significantly in the next two months due to poor sales. The company experienced a bigger percentage decline in the U.S. than GM and Ford. Janet Babin reports 2009 could be a tough year.
Automakers facing continued slow sales are expected to spend less on advertising in 2009. That's going to cause problems for the ad industry, which relies on car companies as its biggest customers. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Carmakers come out today with December sales, and analysts are saying along with poor figures, there are fewer cars on the road. But there are signs truck and SUV sales may be healthier as gas prices decline. Amy Scott reports.