| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Tesla, the California-based electric brand behind the Model S, stormed into the top five automotive brands in a recent survey by Consumer Reports, the organization announced Wednesday.
The company rounds out a group led by Toyota, Ford, Honda, and...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Attention electric vehicles: 2014 will be good to you.
That’s the prediction from IHS Automotive, which said Tuesday it expects global production of EVs and plug-in hybrid EVs (PHEVs) to rise 67% this year. That compares with just a 3.6%...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Tesla Motors Inc. narrowed its losses in both the fourth quarter and the year as the electric car maker ramped up sales both in the U.S. and internationally and collected about $150 million from the sale of environmental credits.
Shares of Tesla...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Family-friendly SUVs are still a big business.
Now it's time for a big challenge of three-row 2014 SUVs.
We focused this Challenge on three-row SUVs that cost less than $40,000, including a destination charge, and achieved at least 19 mpg in EPA...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Cars like the Mitsubishi Mirage, Eclipse and Galant were once the bedrock of their segments. Montero and Montero Sport pioneered the SUV boom. So good were Mitsubishi vehicles that Chrysler shared architecture, factories and powertrains. This year,...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Car companies are reacting to tepid auto sales so far this year by ratcheting up the discounts.
The industry is spending about $2,773 per vehicle this month in special sales incentives and discounts, according to car shopping information company...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:30 AM
General Motors Co. posted a small increase in fourth-quarter profit but its results for the period disappointed Wall Street as business deteriorated in Asia and South America and the costs of restructuring operations in Europe mounted.
| Mar 3, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Automakers sold 1.2 million vehicles last month, about the same as February 2013. Frigid weather in much of the nation put a damper on the business. With most of the car companies having now reported their results Monday, here are the winners and losers....
| Feb 20, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Here’s what you need to know from Elon Musk’s call with Wall Street analysts who follow his Tesla Motors electric car company.
1: Tesla is selling a lot of cars for a lot of money.
Musk told investors Tesla would sell about 35,000 cars this...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Have Tesla Motors sales stalled?
That’s what analysts are asking after looking at the electric car company’s latest sales data.
Tesla sold about 1,600 of its Model S sports sedans in the U.S. in March, just slightly more than it sold in...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:45 PM
The formula for success at an auto show is the same as at the new-car dealership: Pack a room with a variety of new products loaded with creature comforts, plus the latest and greatest electronic gadgets that operate at the touch of a button or the...