Suppliers Rank GM Worst Automaker

General Motors is now considered the worst big automaker to deal with, according to a new survey of top suppliers to the car industry in the United States.

May Auto Sales Bolster U.S. Economy

Higher discounts at some automakers, rising pickup truck sales and increasing consumer confidence pushed up car sales in May, giving the overall economy a shot in the arm.

Lexus Tops Consumer Reports' Brand Report Card

Lexus topped the rankings in Consumer Reports's 2013 automotive brand report card. Detroit automakers didn't fare very well -- Cadillac's 14th place tie was the best for U.S. brand -- while Japanese automakers again dominated, taking eight of the top 10 spots.