| Jun 15, 2008
Oscar-winning writer and director Paul Haggis owns four Toyota Priuses and is high on the waiting list to buy a $100,000 Tesla electric roadster. But when he heard about the new Honda FCX Clarity, a hydrogen-powered car that gets 270 miles on a tank and...
| Jun 21, 2008
Henry Ford II was famous for saying "Big cars, big profits. Small cars, small profits."
Now a better mantra for the country's second-largest carmaker might be "Big cars, no profits."
Faced with crashing sales of big sport utility vehicles and...
| Jun 26, 2008
| 10:10 PM
America's Big Three automakers are looking awfully small these days.
Speculation about asset sales, takeovers and even bankruptcy for the former titans of Detroit raged Thursday as a stock market rout after a downgrade by Goldman Sachs brought shares...
| Jan 4, 2008
Sales of cars and light trucks in the U.S. fell to their lowest level in almost a decade last year -- and the first half of 2008 isn't likely to be much better for automakers.
They reported Thursday that vehicle sales in 2007 totaled 16.1 million, off 2....
| Jan 23, 2008
Consumer prices are up. The stock market is down. The dollar has plummeted. And credit is tightening. So what does that mean for motorcycles -- not only future sales, but also new model development, pricing and financing? Well, it appears the bad news has...
| Mar 16, 2010
DETROIT (AP) - Honda Motor Co. says it is recalling about 410,000 Odyssey minivans and Element small trucks because of problems with the brake pedals.
The recall includes 344,000 Odysseys and 68,000 Elements from the 2007 and 2008 model years.
| Apr 20, 2010
| 11:34 AM
Hundreds of motorcyclists will leave on a ride together at 10:00am with the goal of raising money for research into pediatric brain tumors, the deadliest type of childhood cancer.
The leisurely ride is escorted by local and state police, and winds...
| Nov 26, 2009
The largest recall in Toyota Motor Corp. history will probably put a serious dent in the Japanese automaker's pocketbook. But the hit to Toyota's image could prove even more damaging.
The company's reputation as a builder of reliable, trouble-free...
| Aug 3, 2009
American Honda Motor Co. Inc. is recalling some 2001-2002 Accords, 2001 Civics, and 2002-2003 Acura TLs, for potential problems with airbag inflation that could result in injury or death to the driver or passengers.
The recall, which expands a November...
| Aug 6, 2009
| 6:39 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles to take a look at the new Jaguar XJ luxury sedan. A July 2009 WALL STREET JOURNAL article takes a look at this car's arrival at a time when the economy is not the best:
"Luxury manufacturers are betting that wealthy...
| Feb 9, 2010
Honda Motor Company is expanding a previous recall to include more than 300,000 additional vehicles over an airbag inflation issue that the company says could cause serious injury to drivers and passengers.
The company had previously issued a recall in...