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  • Jeep, truck sales power Chrysler to second-quarter profit

    Helped by robust sales of Jeep sport-utility vehicles and Ram pickup trucks, Chrysler Group on Wednesday reported a jump in profits for the second quarter. The automaker said it earned $619 million, up 22% from the same period a year earlier. Revenue...
  • Pricing announced for midsize Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks

    Pricing announced for midsize Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks
    General Motors' all-new midsize trucks will roll into dealerships this fall carrying a midsize price, the automaker announced Tuesday. The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado will start at $20,995, while its more upmarket cousin, the GMC Canyon, will start at $21,...
  • Chrysler profit up amid investor concerns over merger with Fiat

    Chrysler profit up amid investor concerns over merger with Fiat
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Amid concerns that Fiat shareholders will prevent a merger of the Italian automaker with Chrysler Group, the American automaker reported that second-quarter profit was up 22 percent to $619 million. Fiat shares fell as much as 8.5...
  • BMW's product offensive working, for now

    BMW's product offensive working, for now
    BMW remains on track to be the world's biggest luxury automaker despite a strong challenge from its German rivals.  Second quarter sales by the core BMW brand rose 8.3 percent to 458,000 vehicles, a record high, as new models such as the 4-series...
  • As Japan sales fall, North America powers Toyota's profit

    As Japan sales fall, North America powers Toyota's profit
    Strong sales in the U.S., favorable currency exchange rates and cost-cutting contributed to a healthy quarterly profit gain for Toyota Motor Corp. The Japanese automaker said Tuesday its net income rose 4.6% to 587.7 billion yen ($5.76 billion) for...
  • Gas prices still dropping; can they dip below $3 per gallon soon?

    Gas prices still dropping; can they dip below $3 per gallon soon?
    Motorists are now enjoying the lowest August gas prices since 2010. Four years ago, Aug. 1 prices in the U.S.  averaged $2.74 per gallon. They reached $3.71 per gallon in 2011 and now, they're $3.50 per gallon, down about 3 cents from last week, said...
  • Traffic light turns 100 today

    Traffic light turns 100 today
    In our fast-paced world where we're always on the go, we might forget to slow down and stop to reflect on how we got to here. Take traffic signals, for example. Such a safe and orderly (most of the time) system for moving high volumes of motorized...
  • Tesla announces plan to boost production in 2015

    Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk promised shareholders a dramatic boost in the production of his company's electric cars, telling investors that Tesla will produce 35,000 cars this year and will have the capacity to produce up to 100,000 in...
  • Health, Safety Should Be Factors In Keeping Settlements Secret

    Health, Safety Should Be Factors In Keeping Settlements Secret
    By now we know that ignition defects in Chevrolet Cobalts contributed to the deaths of at least 13 people. The real number may be more than 20 times as high. But we could have found out a lot sooner — soon enough, perhaps, to save many of those...
  • Automotive writer spends three days in jail for speeding

    Automotive writer spends three days in jail for speeding
    We’ve all done it. You get a brand new sports car with insane performance specs and the most sensitive accelerator and such form-hugging handling that you are impelled to push it. The car wants you to. Not speeding in a new sports car is much...
  • Safety violations at China auto factory led to dust blast: report

    Safety violations at China auto factory led to dust blast: report
    HONG KONG - Chinese officials have blamed the chairman of a car parts factory in eastern China and local regulators for safety breaches that led to the most deadly industrial accident in a year, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday. The...