| May 5, 2013
| 5:57 PM
When Tesla Motors reports its first-ever profit Wednesday, much of the money will come courtesy of the state of California.
In its zeal to push electric cars into the market, the state has created a system in which Tesla can make as much as $35,000...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Reports out of Europe suggest that Fiat SpA, the 114-year-old Turin, Italy-based automaker, has a headquarters move to the U.S. under consideration.
If it happens, the move would likely occur after Fiat's planned merger with Chrysler Group.
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
If you've been enticed by the recent spate of cheap lease deals on electric cars, good luck finding one.
Southern California dealers are seeing heavy demand for battery-powered cars, now leasing for as little as $199 a month. Fiat's new 500e has waiting...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Chrysler Group said Monday that its first-quarter profit fell 65% to $166 million.
The automaker’s earnings were hurt by higher expenses to launch new models and slower business in Europe and South America. Revenue fell 6% to $15.4 billion...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Matching a trend set last week by its domestic rivals, Chrysler Group reported healthy second quarter earnings Tuesday, helped by the strong U.S. auto market and a boom in profitable truck sales.
The Auburn Hills, Mich., automaker said it posted...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Chrysler Group filed plans Monday to resume trading its shares on the stock market, part of a high-stakes game its parent company, Fiat, is playing against a big union trust.
The stock sale would not be a normal initial public offering, in which a...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:05 AM
It's no shock that sales of Chrysler's new Viper are a fraction of Chevrolet Corvette's. The differences between Viper and 'Vette are profound, and they say a lot about conditions at Chrysler and General Motors when the companies developed America's top...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Italian automaker Fiat plans to take full control of Chrysler Group by buying out the shares held by a United Auto Workers union-controlled trust fund.
The union and Fiat reached a deal on New Year’s Day for the automaker to acquire the 41.5% of...
| 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 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Nothing seemed to underscore the revolving door between federal regulators and the companies they regulate as vividly as the two milestones marked on Jan. 17 at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
One was NHTSA's announcement that it was...
| Dec 10, 2013
Back in September, GM CEO Dan Akerson told a leadership diversity conference that it's "inevitable" a woman would eventually lead one of the Detroit Three automakers. Today, GM made that official. Mary Barra, who heads up global product development,...