| May 18, 2011
It depends perhaps upon one's affection for cars, but the biggest compliment to be paid to the 2012 Honda Civic is its utter lack of flash.
Now in its ninth generation, the redesigned Civic is the automotive equivalent of beige. It's a well-engineered...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 9:36 AM
(Reuters) - Ford Motor said its primary Ford brand vehicle sales topped 2 million in the United States this year, the first time since 2007 that any single automotive brand has reached that level.
The Ford brand passed the 2-million mark on Wednesday...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 7:25 PM
(Reuters) - Honda Motor Co Ltd is recalling about 554,000 sport utility vehicles in the United States to inspect for faulty wiring in headlights.
Honda said in a statement that the recall affects CR-V SUVs from model years 2002 to 2004 and Pilot SUVs...
| Aug 17, 2010
| 3:45 PM
When Honda Motor Co. rolled out its latest-generation Civic Hybrid, it was sold as the automaker's green car of the future.
But five years into production, Honda has discovered that its high-tech batteries can die years early — a potentially...
| Jul 31, 2007
Coming soon to a Toyota dealer near you: a slightly cheaper Prius.
Toyota Motor Corp. said Monday that it would introduce a new "standard" version of its popular gas-electric hybrid for the 2008 model year with a base price of $20,950, not including...
| May 7, 2008
| 6:16 AM
Toyota Motor Corp., the world's second-biggest automaker by annual vehicle sales, is raising its prices on some U.S. models later this month amid increased worries about its profit growth in the American market.
The price increases, which will start in...
| Apr 23, 2009
DETROIT - Thousands of GM workers could learn as early as Thursday that they will be idle for up to nine weeks this summer as the automaker's plants stop making all but its most popular cars and trucks.
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The move is a result of...
| 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....