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Toyota RAV4 Flunks Front Crash Test

Toyota RAV4 2013The 2013 RAV4 small SUV from Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) managed to achieve just a 'poor' rating on a new front crash test. The small overlap front...

GM Automobile Sales at Five-Year High

2013-Cadillac-CTScoupeAutomaker General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) said today that June automobile sales rose 6.5% this year, compared with June of 2012. The company sold a...

Ford to Fix 468,000 Sticky Throttles

Ford Motor Company LogoIn a deal to close a National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) investigation, Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has agreed to conduct a...

Toyota Earnings Signal Recovery

Toyota U S A Headquarters exteriors, Torrance, Ca.Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) issued financial data that showed that in the short term the auto manufacturer has experienced a recovery. Toyota's...

BMW Sales Impress as EU Falters

BMW-logo-hoodBMW posted impressive earnings, although by many measures they could be considered weak. The luxury car group has proved that even recession does not...

Europe Car Sales Spell Doom for GM

ChevyLogoNew car sales research from Europe shows that General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) fortunes in the region have gotten much worse. Its decade-old string of...

The Best Recent Car Recall

Ford Focus 2012Hundreds of thousands 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

ChinaVolkswagen 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

3159_1_2Market 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...