| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:54 PM
The national economy remains sluggish — but don't tell the auto industry.
Auto sales showed surprising strength in January, with all three domestic manufacturers — General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group — reporting...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Reports out of Europe suggest that Fiat SpA, the 114-year-old Turin, Italy-based automaker, has a headquarters move to the U.S. under consideration.
If it happens, the move would likely occur after Fiat's planned merger with Chrysler Group.
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Chrysler Group said Monday that its first-quarter profit fell 65% to $166 million.
The automaker’s earnings were hurt by higher expenses to launch new models and slower business in Europe and South America. Revenue fell 6% to $15.4 billion...
| May 1, 2013
| 9:59 AM
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Automakers posted their strongest April sales since 2007 as many reported double-digit gains with trucks and SUVs leading the surge.
General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, and Nissan all...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:45 AM
General Motors Co. reported lower first-quarter profits Thursday as it struggled with the continuing economic slump in Europe and a dip in earnings in North America.
Profit for the nation’s largest automaker profit fell 14% to $865 million...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:57 PM
When Tesla Motors reports its first-ever profit Wednesday, much of the money will come courtesy of the state of California.
In its zeal to push electric cars into the market, the state has created a system in which Tesla can make as much as $35,000...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 12:34 PM
At the end of the production line at the World's Finest Chocolate factory on Chicago's Southwest Side, workers must pack 115 large boxes with smaller cases of chocolate-covered cherries every hour or Audra Lee records the slippage on a board with a red...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:38 AM
El Fiat 500 aumenta de tamaño y adquiere motor eléctrico.
Dos nuevas versiones del miniauto italiano estarán en exhibición desde esta semana en la Muestra Automovilística de Los Angeles: el "500e", el primer modelo eléctrico de la marca en Estados...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 6:00 AM
While most of the country will head routinely to work Friday, workers at General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group will get the day off.
Why? It's the start of deer-hunting season, a peculiar benefits quirk stemming from collective...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 6:15 AM
With the 2012 SEMA Show just around the corner, it would appear that Chrysler Group is coming to party.
The company released details on many of the 24 modified vehicles it will be bringing to the private aftermarket show. Models from every one of its six...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 9:55 AM
After years of failed promises and delayed introductions, Alfa Romeo will officially return to the U.S. later this year with an all-new mid-engine sports car, the company announced Tuesday.
The Alfa Romeo 4C will be the first of several Alfas to hit...