Jim MacPherson

Jim MacPherson

The Downside of Low Gas Prices - February 10, 2015 - Every cloud, we are told, has a silver lining. Is the opposite also true? Does every bit of good news also come with a potential downside?

Getting to Know Your New Car - February 5, 2015 - If you were one of the more than 16.5 million people in this country who bought a new car or truck last year, congratulations on your...

Vehicle Rankings are Often in the Eye of the Beholder - January 29, 2015 - While in Los Angeles for that city’s major auto show last November, I stumbled across a copy of USA Today with a ranking of...

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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...