The Best Recent Car Recall

Hundreds of thousandsĀ of cars made by major manufacturers have been recalled this year. The most outrageous of these is among the smallest. Chrysler...

Volkswagen's Wild China Dreams

Volkswagen believes it can see the future of the car industry in China and its own place in that future. The German manufacturer will increase its...

The Hyundai Car Brands Wither

Market penetration and bad PR have taken down Hyundai and stablemate Kia, which until recently were the hottest brands in the U.S. market. As sales...

February New Car Sales Jump 16.5%

In December 2012, new car and light truck sales in the U.S. came in at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of about 15.4 million units sold. According...

Foreign Car Companies Face China Flop

Three years ago, China seemed so promising to foreign car companies. Annual sales of cars and light trucks passed those in the United States, which...

Ford, Chrysler Sales See January Jump

Automakers will be reporting January U.S. sales today, and based on the two already out, it appears that it was a very good month. Ford Motor Co....

GM On Track to Be August's Car Sales Winner

GM is expected to show a sales increase of 15.3% from a year ago when it posts August numbers later this week, according to auto industry research firm Edmunds. That would be an improvement of 30,000 cars and light trucks and would eclipse the unit gains of its smaller rivals.

Why Wall Street Is Betting Against General Motors

Short sellers have significantly increased their bet that GM shares are going to drop: Short interest in the No.1 U.S. car company jumped 26.5% to 41.5 million shares in the two-week period that ended May 15.

Car Prices Jump As Japanese Shortages Grow

Car prices have risen quickly and quietly in the last few weeks. According to auto industry research firm Edmunds, the average amount buyers are paying for cars or light trucks is up $350 since Japan's earthquake and tsunami in March -- and the price of Japanese vehicles is up even more.

How Japan Quake May Affect U.S. Economy

It's still too early to measure how a devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan will impact the U.S. economy. A few things, however, are all but certain.

Prius No.1 in Japan

Toyota's Prius was the No.1 selling car in Japan for the 11th month in a row.