| Jun 18, 2014
| 9:44 AM
More than 1.2-million Chrysler vehicles are the subject of two federal investigations into whether faulty ignition switches can lead to the failure of safety features such as airbags, power steering and brakes.
The National Highway Traffic Safety...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:07 AM
It’s not just construction season in Chicagoland. This weekend, it’s test drive season.
Toyota, Dodge and Ford host test-drive programs of their newest vehicles free and open to the public throughout the Chicago suburbs.
| May 9, 2014
It seems like a smart move for automakers to offer integrated child-safety seats in cars, but only two manufacturers currently provide integrated booster seats as an option: Volvo and Dodge. Of those manufacturers, only certain models in their lineups...
| Jun 10, 2014
Alfa Romeo fans, warm up your credit cards: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced today the names of 86 dealers that will operate an Alfa Romeo franchise in the U.S. and Canada. We've known that the brand is on its way back......
| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Pomoco Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Hampton with the Poquoson Middle School Parent Teacher Organization raised $2,490 to purchase laptops and iPads for a “laptop cart” at the middle school. The school has about two or three laptop carts, which...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:08 PM
The auto industry finished 2013 with more sales, more jobs and big expansion plans, solidifying its key role in the economic recovery.
It was the industry’s best year since 2007. The Great Recession drove U.S. auto sales to a low of 10.4 million...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
If you've been enticed by the recent spate of cheap lease deals on electric cars, good luck finding one.
Southern California dealers are seeing heavy demand for battery-powered cars, now leasing for as little as $199 a month. Fiat's new 500e has waiting...
| 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...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Chrysler posted its best June since 2007, with sales up 8% year-over-year, the automaker reported Tuesday.
Sales of the Dodge Durango led the way with a 39% increase, while the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram trucks helped boost sales with 33% and 23%...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:00 AM
General Motors Co. brands made a big jump in the rankings of the 2013 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, which examines the problems drivers encounter during the first 90 days of owning a new vehicle.
Porsche topped the list — it regularly ranks...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Auto sales rose in May, helped by stronger consumer confidence and a rebound in home sales and construction.
General Motors Co., the nation’s largest automaker, said its U.S. sales rose 3.1% in May to 252,894 vehicles compared with the same...