| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Bidding was opened Friday for companies in the U.S. to submit proposals to manufacture approximately 130 high-speed passenger trains, including 88 rail cars for Illinois and neighboring Midwest states.
The $551 million request for proposals was announced...
| Jun 17, 2008
| 11:08 AM
While car dealerships have been offering discounts on big pickups and sport utility vehicles for a while, they've recently started to show rebates on smaller rides. A leading source of automotive cost analysis, IntelliChoice.com, announced its "Best Deals...
| Apr 14, 2008
As you cruise car shows in the greater Los Angeles area, you might notice that muscle cars from the 1970s are increasing in popularity. Phil Skinner, editor of Kelley Blue Book's "Early Model Values Guide," agrees. He's the sort who would rather spend...
| Mar 20, 2008
| 11:40 AM
The New York International Auto Show held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan marks the fourth and final U.S. automotive press debut of the year (previous shows being Los Angeles, Detroit and Chicago). Although New York is the city that...
| Jun 20, 2007
Call it the monkey-see, monkey-do approach.
If Chrysler brings out a minivan and it sells, everyone in the auto industry rushes to bring out a minivan, hoping to grab a piece of the market.
Another monkey-see, monkey-do strategy finds automakers adding...
| Aug 8, 2007
To Cerberus Capital Management, the New York-based private equity firm that just bought Chrysler from DaimlerChrysler, congratulations and … what do you mean I'm being laid off? I don't even work for you guys!
So far, the company is off to a...
| Nov 18, 2008
| 4:32 PM
GM released pricing information for two of its upcoming 2009 models, including its hybrid pickup trucks. The 2009 GMC Sierra Hybrid will start at $39,365 for a 3HA model. The Sierra Hybrid has a fuel economy rating of 21/22 mpg......
| Nov 21, 2008
| 4:32 PM
The L.A. auto show brought a host of new models to the table for us to track, as well as a few updated release dates. Ford???s shared-platform trio of the Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln MKZ will go on......
| Dec 3, 2008
| 4:24 PM
View Larger Map by Frank James The Big Three auto makers all got their restructuring plans in to Congress and their chief executive officers are all reportedly in hybrid vehicles somewhere between Detroit and the nation's capital as they head......
| Dec 10, 2008
| 4:32 PM
As car sales keep on plummeting, carmakers continue their year-end sales. GM???s Red Tag Sale has been going for almost a month now, and today the company upped the amount of cash back offered on a number of 2008 models......