Jim MacPherson

Jim MacPherson

Crunching the Numbers When it Comes to Driving - December 16, 2014 - In three of my recent car buying presentations, some of the questions posed by attendees dealt with what could be called “Motoring...

Last-Minute Automotive Gifts - December 9, 2014 - Nearly two weeks have elapsed since Black Friday and there are only two full weeks left to shop before Christmas arrives. Yet, there is no...

GM Banking on Winning Back Midsize Pickup Buyers - December 2, 2014 - General Motors has great expectations for its new 2015 midsize pickup trucks, the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon. Nearly identical...

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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...