| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:00 PM
DETROIT, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Young U.S. consumers want vehicles outfitted with expensive technology that boosts gas mileage and keeps them safe and connected, according to a survey published on Thursday. But the high cost of car ownership remains a...
| 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...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:39 AM
Chrysler Group dijo el miércoles que revisará casi 870.000 vehículos para reparar un defecto en los sistemas de frenos, luego de recibir reclamos sobre la excesiva firmeza del pedal para frenar.
Chrysler, una unidad de Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, dijo...
| 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.
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:58 AM
The big chill created a big stall in auto sales last month.
Based on initial reports by General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co., Chrysler Group and the other car companies, auto sales looked like they were flat to just slightly higher in February compared to...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Arctic-like weather across much of the nation put a freeze on January auto sales.
Auto information company Edmunds.com estimated that car companies sold about 1 million vehicles in the U.S. in January, just slightly below the number they sold in the...