Jim MacPherson

Jim MacPherson

Chrysler Lends a Hand to DIYers - July 9, 2014 - Advancements in technology have made cars more dependable. They have also made life harder for the backyard mechanic. The days when a...

Driverless cars still a long way off - June 24, 2014 - Two years ago, the annual MIT/New England Motor Press Association Technology Conference focused on autonomous vehicles. These are cars and...

Going, going, gone! - June 17, 2014 - Major auto auctions are typically reserved for licensed dealers. Many people are convinced that this is where consumers could find a...

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Car of the Year winners and losers

Car of the Year winners and losers

On Jan. 9, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the Hyundai Elantra and Land...

Ford brand 2011 U.S. sales top 2 million

Ford brand 2011 U.S. sales top 2 million

(Reuters) - Ford Motor said its primary Ford brand vehicle sales topped 2 million in the United...

A vicious cycle in the used-car business

A vicious cycle in the used-car business

Sign, drive, default, repossess and resell; that's the game at Buy Here Pay Here dealerships.

Automakers race to lose weight

Automakers race to lose weight

Beneath the high ceilings of a factory in the wheat fields of Emilia-Romagna in northern Italy,...

Louis Borick dies at 87; Superior Industries International founder

Louis Borick dies at 87; Superior Industries International founder

Louis Borick, the founder and longtime chairman of Van Nuys-headquartered Superior Industries...

Toyota, Honda losing speed to compact rivals

Toyota, Honda losing speed to compact rivals

Just a year ago, no one could touch the kings of compact cars, the venerable Toyota Corolla and...