| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Expect more traffic on the road this Fourth of July weekend, as 41 million Americans travel for the Independence Day holiday, a 1.9% increase over last year.
The forecast by AAA attributes the increase to a rise in consumer confidence, a greater...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Want to know what the hottest thing in the luxury segment is these days? You're looking at it: Small, entry-level sedans from established luxury brands aiming to suck the millennial generation in with enticing design, luxury content and the latest in...
| May 1, 2014
| 11:46 AM
The Obama administration's latest transportation bill aims to sharpen federal penalties for automakers that drag their feet on recalls, increasing fines to nearly nine times the current amount. That could change the way automakers issue recalls, as well...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:50 PM
General Motors' giant recall scandal looks to have a silver lining for GM dealers — millions of dollars in lucrative repair bills that their service departments can charge back to the nation's biggest automaker.
The car company will pay dealers...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Heavy spending to repair more than 6 million vehicles in the first quarter triggered an 88% plunge in General Motors Co. earnings for the period, compared to a year earlier.
The nation’s largest automaker said it earned just $108 million, or 8...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:18 PM
General Motors has expanded its ignition switch recall to encompass 7.6 million more U.S. vehicles made from 1997 to 2014.
GM, the world’s second largest automaker, has now recalled 29 million vehicles this year. More than half of them were...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Toyota Motor Corp. plans to move large numbers of jobs from its sales and marketing headquarters in Torrance to suburban Dallas, according to a person familiar with the automaker's plans.
The move, creating a new North American headquarters, would put...
| May 16, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Federal regulators Friday fined General Motors Corp. the maximum $35 million for delays in recalling vehicles with faulty ignition switches that have been linked to 13 deaths.
The automaker also agreed to what Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx...
| May 8, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Now that the excitement of auto show season is over, the anticipation to drive 2015 models begins.
There's plenty to look forward to, because there are almost too many new vehicles to choose from such as the redesigned, more modern Ford Mustang and...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Some sang Happy Birthday, many showed off their labors of love and others talked about the heritage.
But they all came out for the same reason: to mark 50 years of an automotive icon at the place where it premiered.
Nearly 100 Ford Mustangs were on...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 11:30 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors came under withering attack for its decade-long failure to notify the public about defective parts linked to fatal crashes, as a U.S. Senate hearing opened on Wednesday with accusations that the company fostered "a...