| Jan 19, 2015
| 5:09 AM
Drivers, if we could change the subject from the low price of gasoline for a second, let's talk about electric cars. Two announcements by General Motors at the Detroit Auto Show demonstrate that automakers remain intensely committed to the future of...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 6:28 PM
A prominent Maryland car dealer says manufacturers muzzle him and his colleagues, forbidding them from telling customers about potential safety problems until they develop into full-fledged recalls. Jack Fitzgerald asked a state Senate panel Tuesday to...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 10:45 AM
General Motors is recalling about 67,000 Cadillac ATS sports sedans to fix a problem with the car's overly sensitive power sunroof controls.
The sunroof in cars from the 2013 to 2015 model years will automatically close when the nonrecessed portion of...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 11:23 AM
Three U.S. models cracked Consumer Reports’ list of its top picks in 10 automobile categories this year, and Buick became the first domestic brand to land in the magazine’s annual ranking of the best auto manufacturers.
| Feb 17, 2015
| 6:46 AM
In 2014, Mary Barra became CEO of General Motors, making her the first female CEO of a major automobile company. Barra is among a growing number of women — like Jennifer Vuong, news anchor and multimedia editor at Automotive News, and Nancy Gioia,...
| Feb 16, 2015
Vehicles Affected: Approximately 69,600 model-year 2006-07 Chevrolet Malibu and Malibu Maxx sedans and hatchbacks vehicles manufactured April 1 to June 30, 2006, and 2006-07 Pontiac G6 vehicles manufactured April 18 to June 30, 2006. This is an...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 5:00 AM
FREMONT, Calif. — Xavier, Wolverine, Iceman, Thunderbird and Cyclops were all working hard.
In balletic movements, the massive robots, among the world's largest industrial machines, were silently building Tesla electric cars.
Named by Chief...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 6:00 PM
Apple is the latest technology company aiming to get into the car business.
The Cupertino, Calif., technology giant has created a team of employees to explore an Apple-branded electric car, the Wall Street Journal reported late Friday.
| Feb 12, 2015
| 2:13 PM
Automakers recalled a record 63.9 million vehicles in the U.S. last year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a Thursday report.
The tally was nearly three times the number recalled in 2013 and more than double the previous record...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 3:32 PM
If it weren't for the recalls, 2014 would have been a stellar year for General Motors Co.
Even with $2.8 billion in pretax costs to fix more than 42 million recalled vehicles worldwide and $400 million set aside for death and injury claims, GM still...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:07 PM
Automakers saw a big jump in sales in January as lower gas prices and low interest rates pumped up consumers' confidence and their spending on new vehicles.
General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Honda and Nissan all reported double-digit gains....