| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:27 AM
A line is drawn, defining the first wisp of what gathers to become an automobile.
Is it a perfectly drawn line, air-defying aerodynamics, timeless shape, technology or something else that makes great auto design?
| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Arctic-like weather across much of the nation put a freeze on January auto sales.
Auto information company Edmunds.com estimated that car companies sold about 1 million vehicles in the U.S. in January, just slightly below the number they sold in the...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Toyota Motor Corp. took the unusual step of halting sales of nearly its entire line up of cars and trucks that come with seat heaters because a portion of the seats in the vehicles -- including the top-selling Camry sedan -- were not manufactured with...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Toyota Motor Corp. retained its title as the world’s biggest car seller last year, topping General Motors Co. and third place Volkswagen Group, but the gap is narrowing.
Toyota on Thursday said it sold a record 9.98 million vehicles, up 2.4%...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:27 AM
Continued strong business in North America and growth in sales in China powered Ford Motor Co. to a big gain in fourth-quarter profit.
Ford said Tuesday that its profit for the three months ended Dec. 31 jumped 90% to $3 billion from the $1.6 billion of...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 8:51 AM
The newly merged Chrysler and Fiat auto companies reported profitable fourth quarters Wednesday and announced a series of transactions that will combine control of the carmakers into a Netherlands-based holding company.
The creation of Fiat Chrysler...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Tesla Motors said it would sell the big battery version of its Model S electric sports sedan in China for about $121,000. While that’s an eye-popping number to American car shoppers, it actually represents a restrained, strategic approach for the...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:24 AM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a probe into intermittent brake failure in the 2007 and 2008 Toyota Camry hybrid sedan.
Dozens of consumers have complained to the agency about the problem, asking it to force Toyota Motor...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Auto show season is in full swing. The North American International Auto Show in Detroit wraps up this weekend, just as the Washington Auto Show kicks off in the nation’s capital. Chicago is up next, running from February 8 to February 17.
| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Just when you thought the next-generation C7 Corvette couldn't get any more wicked, Chevrolet pulls the wraps off the new 2015 Corvette Z06. Packing a supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 that makes a whopping 625 horsepower and 635 pounds-feet of torque, the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:41 PM
DETROIT (Reuters) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc said on Tuesday deliveries of its Model S sedan in the fourth quarter blew past what the company had forecast, sending shares up nearly 16 percent.
Tesla delivered almost 6,900 Model S sedans in the...