| 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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:55 AM
(Reuters) - Most of the midsize SUVs did not fare well in a new small overlap front-crash test conducted by an influential U.S. safety group, in yet another jolt to the industry already shaken by safety concerns.
Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain from...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:58 AM
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Global automakers are scrambling to meet the demands of China's young urban professionals, who want a car that makes them stand out, yet don't always have the money to splurge on a top-end model.
After nearly two decades of...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:52 PM
For decades, hydrogen fuel cell cars have been the automotive technology of tomorrow: the big idea, for someday far in the future.
No longer. At auto shows in Los Angeles and Tokyo this week, Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Hyundai Motor Co....
| Dec 16, 2013
You've probably never heard of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.
And that's a little bit frustrating to David Hannah, who has guided the Los Angeles company to staggering growth since he was named its chief executive 14 years ago.
"It seems in Southern...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Working to shore up its upscale Acura brand, Honda Motor Co. plans to split its sales and marketing efforts into separate divisions in the U.S.
Honda is looking to punch some energy into Acura, which has lagged its bigger Honda sibling in sales growth...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 12:23 AM
The hottest holiday commercials this season have ditched the heartwarming, home-for-the-holidays scenes to strike a dramatically different chord.
Advertising executives have instead chosen sly humor over sentiment, as major marketers including...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Branded entertainment gets a bad rep when it's more promotional plug than entertaining distraction. But when it's done well, you get content that connects with consumers in the best way possible -- creating goodwill for a company while selling goods at...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Honda Motor Co. hopes the redesigned Fit hatchback it introduced at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit will finally match the sales of more popular subcompact car rivals.
The Fit has been a sales conundrum for Honda. It gets rave...
| 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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:32 PM
You might have heard that Honda is a net U.S. exporter, sending more U.S.-built cars to international markets than it imports into the U.S. for sale. But don't take the news at face value. Here's why. The automaker, which includes......