Ford Fiesta

For Carmakers, 40 MPG Is the New 30

Toughened fuel economy standards and engineering know-how are making 40 miles per gallon on the highway the new 30. It wasn't so long ago that...

GM's Chevy Volt Named 2011 Green Car of the Year

General Motors' Chevrolet Volt, the plug-in hybrid electric vehicle set to debut in the U.S. next month, won Green Car Journal's 2011 Green Car of the Year award Thursday, beating out the Nissan Leaf, Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and Ford Fiesta.

Ford Earnings Preview: Sales and Profits Hit the Gas

FordFord Motor is set to deliver strong earnings when it reports second-quarter results Friday. After disastrously low sales in 2009, the auto industry as a whole has been in recovery mode this year -- and Ford has been one of the biggest beneficiaries of the revival.

March Sales: Ford Zooms Into the Lead in Europe

The carmaker's Ford Fiesta subcompact is popular in Europe and has helped push sales there into the top spot, surpassing Volkswagen. The European gains come when Ford is also revving up in the U.S. Can it keep up the speed?