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Disney Just Made History

Thanks to the strong box office performance of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, it is now official: Walt Disney's  Marvel entertainment...

Major Indexes Continue to Climb Despite Weak Economic Data

The Institute for Supply Management this morning released its latest manufacturing purchasing managers reading. While economists...

How Fiat S.p.A. and Chrysler Plan to Take On BMW

The 2014 Maserati Ghibli is one part of Fiat Chrysler's plan to become a global luxury-car player. Next up: Seven new Alfa...

Will Sales Start Rising for Ford Motor Company?

Ford's Fusion had a very strong year in 2013 -- but sales are down 11% through the first two months of 2014. Is a bounce coming?...

3 Reasons to Roll With Winnebago Industries, Inc.

Winnebago Industries  delivered a solid earnings report yesterday, sending shares up more than 3%. The recreational vehicle maker...

Consumer Confidence Rises and Ford Motor Company Showcases Everest SUV

American consumers have the greatest confidence regarding economic conditions since 2008, according to the Conference Board...

Why the Average American Can No Longer Afford a New Car


Ford's F-150 is America's best-selling new vehicle. But at an average transaction price of close to $40,000, it's out of reach...

The 2014 Audi RS7 Sportback Has Big Competition

The Audi RS7 Sportback offers 560 high-tech horsepower for $104,900. Photo credit: Audi

German luxury-car maker Audi has seen...

Honda Announces a Massive Minivan Recall. Will Rivals Rejoice?


The 2014 Odyssey. Photo: Honda Motor.

Over the weekend, Honda announced a recall of some 886,815 model year 2005-2010 Odyssey...

These Are General Motors' Plans for the 2016 Chevy Camaro

The current Chevrolet Camaro has out-sold Ford's Mustang. GM hopes to keep it that way with the next-generation car. Photo...

Why Is the 2014 Nissan Altima America's Best-Selling Car?

So far this year, the Nissan Altima has out-sold its midsize sedan rivals -- and every other car in America. Photo credit:...

Tesla Motors Inc. Stock This Week -- New Jersey Bans Tesla, Fan Makes Commercial

Tesla Motors stock fell about 6% this week, faring worse that the S&P 500's decline of about 2%. While there were news-worthy...

Why It's Full Speed Ahead for Tesla Motors Despite the New Jersey Bump in the Road

Come April 1, consumers won't be able to buy a Tesla Motors Model S sedan at Tesla retail stores in New Jersey, thanks to the New Jersey...

Who Is Tesla Motors Inc.'s Best Frenemy?

Tesla Motors has had a long-standing partnership with Daimler , the German automaker that lays claim to the Mercedes Benz brand....

How Toyota Motor Corp.'s Recalls Could Hurt the Company in the Long Run

Toyota Motor , the world's largest automaker, has been doing very well. The company expects record earnings this fiscal year on the...

The 2014 BMW X3 Is Posting Big Sales Gains

The 2014 BMW X3 has posted strong sales gains around the world. Photo credit: BMW.

BMW said this week that its global sales in...

BMW Profits Gain on Strong Sales Growth

The stunning i8 hybrid sports car is just one of several all-new BMWs due this year. Photo credit: BMW.

German luxury-car giant ...

5 Solid Reasons Why Toyota Could Benefit the Most From This Emerging Market

World's largest automaker Toyota is constantly trying to find new markets to sell its cars -- with matured markets like the U.S. and Europe...

N.J. Gov. Christie Burns Another Bridge, This Time With Tesla Motors

Tesla Motors could lose the ability to sell its all-electric cars in New Jersey after the state's Coalition of Automotive Retailers,...

Audi's Push to Overtake BMW Shifts Into High Gear

The well-regarded Q5 SUV is just one of several hot models driving sales gains for Audi. Photo credit: Audi.

Volkswagen has put...

General Motors Faces Another Brand Image Hit

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was trading a 82 points lower today in midafternoon while investors keep a watchful eye on the tension...