| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Despite General Motors' recent recall of millions of its cars — and several investigations into the issue — buyers are still streaming into GM dealerships.
The beleaguered automaker announced Tuesday that sales in March rose 4% compared with...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 11:28 AM
The automobile ignition switch problem is back "on."
Chrysler is recalling 349,442 of its 2008 Dodge Charger sedans, Dodge Magnum station wagons, Chrysler 300 sedans, Jeep Commander and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs.
The problem: Faulty ignition switches...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:00 PM
What a way to celebrate 100 years of car making. Dodge, in its centennial year, has just introduced the most powerful domestic muscle car ever: the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. It arrives later this fall.
“The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:55 AM
As automakers race to meet a federal mandate for an industry-wide fuel economy average of 54.5 mpg by 2025, engineers are squeezing more efficiency out of every part of their vehicles, including transmissions.
In addition to manual or automatic...
| Sep 22, 2014
Vehicles Affected: Nearly 190,000 model-year 2011 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs manufactured between Jan. 5, 2010, and July 20, 2011, and equipped with either a 3.6-liter or 5.7-liter engine The Problem: The fuel pump relay inside the...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Fall has always been a busy time in the art world, with many museums and galleries mounting their biggest shows of the year during the back-to-school season.
But with the recent opening of a $24 million addition and reinstallation, the Chrysler Museum...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Alan Mulally, an aerospace engineer who helped Ford Motor Co. avoid the bankruptcy filings and federal bailouts of its U.S. automotive siblings, said Thursday that he will step down as the company's chief executive in July.
He will be succeeded by...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:54 PM
US Airways apologized Monday for sending out a Twitter message that included a pornographic image.
The airline acknowledged that the image came from its Twitter account but said it was sent by mistake. US Airways said the image was originally sent to...
| Apr 5, 2014
PORTSMOUTH — A long line of 700 Jeeps sat parked in a lot under an overpass in Portsmouth on a recent afternoon.
The vehicles had been moved by train from a Toledo, Ohio, plant where Chrysler manufactures Wranglers and Cherokees. They arrived on...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Ford Motor Co. won a heated contest among Detroit's top automakers to get "Tonight" host Jimmy Fallon to buy one of their trucks, and may have done so through an ad pact with NBCUniversal.
Automakers including Ford, General Motors, Chrysler Group's Ram...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Auto sales turned up in March as relief from the bitter winter cold in much of the nation brought shoppers back to showrooms.
“Solid March sales pushed first-quarter industry results ahead of last year’s pace despite one of the harshest...