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Mitsubishi Chemical fully resumes operations at quake-hit plants+  Jun 30th, 2011 
TOKYO, June 30 (AP) - (Kyodo)-;Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. said Thursday it reopened an ethylene production plant in Kamisu, Ibaraki Prefecture, marking full resumption of all its plants that were ...  
 
 
The Nissan Leaf leaves, an AutoWeek Long-Term Car Review:   Jun 28th, 2011 
Three months and 1,673 miles in the Nissan Leaf electric car showed us, again, that EVs are ready for prime time. 
 
 
2012 Hyundai Accent, an AutoWeek Flash Drive Car Review:   Jun 28th, 2011 
What is it? 
 
 
2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition, an AutoWeek Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 26th, 2011 
ART DIRECTOR CHERYL L. BLAHNIK: This 2011 Mazda MX-5 is the first convertible I've been in this summer, and the weather was perfect. 
 
 
2012 Hyundai Accent, an AutoWeek Flash Drive Car Review:   Jun 26th, 2011 
What is it? 
 
 
Fountain Quail Expands Ops into Eagle Ford Play  Jun 25th, 2011 
Fountain Quail, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aqua-Pure Ventures, announced it will expand operations into the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas through a subcontracting agreement with NAC Services, ...  
 
 
Nevada gives robo-cars a green light  Jun 25th, 2011 
a bill that authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to begin drafting rules for "autonomous vehicles" like the ones that Google is building and testing in California. Nevada residents ...  
 
 
2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition, an AutoWeek Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 25th, 2011 
ART DIRECTOR CHERYL L. BLAHNIK: This 2011 Mazda MX-5 is the first convertible I've been in this summer, and the weather was perfect. 
 
 
Chrysler's rebirth shifts into next gear with new flexibility  Jun 24th, 2011 
Chrysler's rebirth shifts into next gear with new flexibility Chelsea A lot has happened during those three years. Back then, Chrysler's lineup was a mixed bag of cars and trucks that ...  
 
 
Buying diesel cars Get ready to pay more for cover  Jun 24th, 2011 
MUMBAI: Insurance premium on diesel vehicles may rise by 30% as insurers plan to compensate themselves for higher liabilities in the segment, dealing yet another blow to auto sales that have been ...  
 
 
MyFord Touch drags on Ford quality  Jun 24th, 2011 
Fortune 500 ) took a giant step towards mitigating driver distraction this year when it introduced its MyFord Touch system of driver controls. MyFord enables drivers to integrate mobile phones, ...  
 
 
2012 Audi R8 GT, an AutoWeek Flash Drive Car Review:   Jun 24th, 2011 
What is it? 
 
 
2012 Audi R8 GT, an AutoWeek Flash Drive Car Review:   Jun 23rd, 2011 
What is it? 
 
 
Suzuki CEO says Maruti strike was negligible  Jun 23rd, 2011 
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd was negligible, leading to an output loss of just 16,000 vehicles. "In a market where we sell 1.2 million vehicles a year, 16,000 vehicles was a matter of inventory ...  
 
 
Flashy Cars Help Land Dates, Not Wives  Jun 23rd, 2011 
Try to be civil to your fellow blog readers. This blog is not a fan or enthusiast forum, it is meant to help people during the car-buying process and during the time between purchases, so shoppers ...  
 
 
GM retirees sue MetLife after life insurance cuts  Jun 23rd, 2011 
A group of salaried General Motors retirees sued MetLife today in Wayne County Circuit Court after their life insurance coverage was cut to $10,000, despite assurances that their higher guaranteed ...  
 
 
48% of motorists are 'cutting back on driving'  Jun 23rd, 2011 
Almost half of motorists are cutting back on journeys for financial reasons, according to a survey by the RAC. The cost-of-motoring impact is likely to get worse with car users feeling ...  
 
 
New US cars struggle with quality  Jun 23rd, 2011 
DETROIT: Cars that are redesigned or completely new for the 2011 model year had more quality problems, partly because of glitches in navigation systems and other dashboard ...  
 
 
2012 Hyundai Accent, an AutoWeek Flash Drive Car Review:   Jun 23rd, 2011 
What is it? 
 
 
2011 Chrysler 200 Limited, an AutoWeek Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 23rd, 2011 
WEST COAST EDITOR MARK VAUGHN: The first thing that happened when I had the 2011  
 
 
Range Rover Grand Evoque could be on its way  Jun 22nd, 2011 
Range Rover and Land Rover marketing teams are apparently thinking about bringing out a larger Range Rover Grand Evoque vehicle to fill the gap between the Evoque and the much larger Range Rover ...  
 
 
2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition, an AutoWeek Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 22nd, 2011 
ART DIRECTOR CHERYL L. BLAHNIK: This 2011 Mazda MX-5 is the first convertible I've been in this summer, and the weather was perfect. 
 
 
2011 Lexus GS 450h, an AW Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 21st, 2011 
EXECUTIVE EDITOR ROGER HART: For the most part, I liked this 2011 Lexus GS 450h a lot, save for one major annoyance: The brakes on this car--and to be fair, not just this car but nearly all hybrids with regenerative braking--are just not... 
 
 
GM To Idle Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra Plants  Jun 21st, 2011 
Overall sales of General Motors’ line of full-sized pick up trucks are down, so it comes as no surprise that the automaker will idle two U.S. plants that manufacture the Chevrolet Silverado and the GMC Sierra. According to a report by Bloomberg, GM will idle its plants in Flint, Michigan and Fort Wayne (Roanoke, Indiana) [...] 
 
 
Next-generation Hyundai Genesis Coupe possible for Australia  Jun 21st, 2011 
Speaking to Australian journalists at Hyundai headquarters in Korea today, Hyundai Motor Company President & CEO, Steve. S. Yang, confirmed that the next generation Hyundai Genesis Coupe will be ...  
 
 
2011 Chrysler 200 Limited, an AutoWeek Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 21st, 2011 
WEST COAST EDITOR MARK VAUGHN: The first thing that happened when I had the 2011  
 
 
Faulty Wipers Prompts Mazda Recall  Jun 21st, 2011 
Mazda Motor Corp. after drivers reported defective windshield wiper motors.In documents posted Monday on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Web site, Mazda said it's ...  
 
 
2011 Lexus GS 450h, an AW Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 20th, 2011 
EXECUTIVE EDITOR ROGER HART: For the most part, I liked this 2011 Lexus GS 450h a lot, save for one major annoyance: The brakes on this car--and to be fair, not just this car but nearly all hybrids with regenerative braking--are just not... 
 
 
Nissan also to break JAMA electricity pact  Jun 20th, 2011 
Nissan Motor Co. may operate some plants Thursdays and Fridays if production falls short of demand despite an industrywide plan to close plants on those days instead of Saturdays and Sundays ...  
 
 
Most-Watched Video Reviews of the Week  Jun 20th, 2011 
The compact-car segment has been reinvigorated over the past year, and not just by the long-standing Japanese players. Sure, there's the new 2012 Honda Civic, but that model faces tough, new ...  
 
 
Six-person sedan and coupe are on their way to history  Jun 20th, 2011 
Two types of cars that once dominated American roads are on the verge of extinction. The six-passenger sedan may soon vanish entirely. Coupes, which once accounted for about half of car sales, have ...  
 
 
Ford on top in Darwin  Jun 20th, 2011 
Shane van Gisbergen has made it a blue Sunday at Darwin's Hidden Valley, taking out Race 13 of the V8 Supercars championship.The Kiwi guided his Stone Bros Racing Falcon to victory in the Top ...  
 
 
2011 Lexus GS 450h, an AW Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 19th, 2011 
EXECUTIVE EDITOR ROGER HART: For the most part, I liked this 2011 Lexus GS 450h a lot, save for one major annoyance: The brakes on this car--and to be fair, not just this car but nearly all hybrids with regenerative braking--are just not... 
 
 
2011 Lexus GS 450h, an AW Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 18th, 2011 
EXECUTIVE EDITOR ROGER HART: For the most part, I liked this 2011 Lexus GS 450h a lot, save for one major annoyance: The brakes on this car--and to be fair, not just this car but nearly all hybrids with regenerative braking--are just not... 
 
 
2011 Lexus GS 450h, an AW Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 18th, 2011 
EXECUTIVE EDITOR ROGER HART: For the most part, I liked this 2011 Lexus GS 450h a lot, save for one major annoyance: The brakes on this car--and to be fair, not just this car but nearly all hybrids with regenerative braking--are just not... 
 
 
2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition, an AutoWeek Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 18th, 2011 
ART DIRECTOR CHERYL L. BLAHNIK: This 2011 Mazda MX-5 is the first convertible I've been in this summer, and the weather was perfect. 
 
 
Refreshing or Revolting: 2012 BMW 1 Series Hatchback  Jun 18th, 2011 
One of the Audi A3 TDI’s biggest forms of competition in Europe has been redesigned for the 2012 model year: the BMW 1 Series hatchback. BMW still doesn’t offer the three- or five-door hatchback body styles for the 1 Series in the U.S. and, with sales far below those of the 3 Series, it’s uncertain [...] 
 
 
UN school students make Formula 1-type car to race in Europe  Jun 18th, 2011 
'Made in Gaza': UN school students make Formula 1-type car to race in Europe  
 
 
Exploring the Impact of a Drunk-Driving Charge in British Columbia  Jun 17th, 2011 
A concerning recent increase in the volume of drunk-driving charges across British Columbia has overseen a new era of tightened legislation and placed an even greater emphasis upon the clarification of your legal responsibilities. 
 
 
Mitsubishi unveils super-sized TV at 92-inch!  Jun 17th, 2011 
Mitsubishi has unveiled a mammoth 92-inch 3-D DLP Home Cinema TV.  
 
 
Ford’s Flat Rock Factory in Jeopardy as Mustang Sales Fall Behind Chevrolet Camaro  Jun 16th, 2011 
The Ford factory in Flat Rock, Michigan, that builds the Mustang could be in trouble as sales of Ford’s pony car fall. According to Automotive News, Ford may not be able to sustain its Flat Rock facility because sales of the Mustang are falling as buyers switch to the rival Chevrolet Camaro. The Flat Rock [...] 
 
 
Thai police find drugs in cars seized a year ago  Jun 16th, 2011 
cars they confiscated and held for more than a year. Senior narcotics police officer Lt. Gen. Atithep Patjamanon said Thursday police found the drugs after being tipped they were hidden in special ...  
 
 
2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK350, an AutoWeek Flash Drive Car Review:   Jun 16th, 2011 
What is it? 
 
 
2012 Acura TL SH-AWD Advance, an AW Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 16th, 2011 
EXECUTIVE EDITOR ROGER HART: Now that the NSX is long in the Acura rearview, the 2012 TL SH-AWD is my favorite up-level Honda. This V6 is a real charmer, especially as the revs climb. 
 
 
Spied! Range_E Range Rover Hybrid Testing  Jun 16th, 2011 
Land Rover’s first ever concept was the flaming orange, two-door Range Stormer, first seen at 2004’s Detroit Auto Show. Two years later, it was on the streets (albeit in four-door form), as the Range Rover Sport, now in its second generation. Land Rover’s LRX concept from the 2008 Detroit Auto Show was only their second [...] 
 
 
Recharged Ford sets sights on Asia market  Jun 16th, 2011 
DETROIT--With its turnaround in North America essentially finished, Ford Motor Co. is looking to the next act in its comeback by building its business in Asia's emerging ...  
 
 
Cars set on fire in Vancouver following loss  Jun 16th, 2011 
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Angry, drunken fans ran wild Wednesday night after the Vancouver Canucks' 4-0 loss to Boston in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals, setting cars and garbage ...  
 
 
2011 BMW X6 M, an AW Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 15th, 2011 
EXECUTIVE EDITOR ROGER HART: Each time I see and drive this BMW X6 M, I seriously wonder just who the audience is. Really? A $95,000 sled that weighs in at 5,300 pounds and looks, like, well--let's just say it kind of makes a camel look good. 
 
 
2011 Ford Explorer Limited, an AW Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 15th, 2011 
ART DIRECTOR CHERYL L. BLAHNIK: Ever since our first-drive story in the magazine, I've thought the 2011 Ford Explorer looked really good. 
 
 
Japan quake threatens to delay U.S. output of Nissan Leaf EV  Jun 15th, 2011 
A Nissan Leaf at the Oppama plant. Leaf production in Japan was slow even before the earthquake. DETROIT --The March 11 earthquake in Japan could force Nissan to delay the start of U.S. production ...  
 
 
Soups on at food bank, thanks to Jaguar fans  Jun 15th, 2011 
fans have clicked their way to a major donation for a local food bank. The team mascot, Jaxson De Ville, and the Roar, the cheer-and-dance squad, presented 13,000 cans of Campbell's Chunky ...  
 
 
2012 Volkswagen Beetle Black Turbo Launch Edition  Jun 15th, 2011 
Volkswagen has launched a new sporty version of the just-released new Beetle, called the Volkswagen Beetle Black Turbo Launch Edition. The model will only be available in the US via ...  
 
 
2011 Lexus CT 200h Video  Jun 14th, 2011 
The 2011 CT 200h is Lexus' most affordable and smallest offering to date. It's also the brand's most fuel-efficient option, at 42 mpg combined city/highway mpg. Is this small hybrid ...  
 
 
Honda Forecasts 63% Profit Drop on Parts Shortages, Strong Yen  Jun 14th, 2011 
June 14 (Bloomberg) -- Honda Motor Co., Japan’s third- largest carmaker, forecast a bigger-than-estimated 63 percent decline in full-year profit, citing production disruptions on parts ...  
 
 
We’re No. 1? Toyota Sees “No Meaning” in World’s Largest Automaker Tag  Jun 13th, 2011 
In the wake of crippled production after Japan’s March 11 earthquake and tsunami, Toyota is likely to lose its spot as the world’s highest-selling car company, but executives aren’t losing any sleep over it. According to Automotive News, Toyota executive vice president Satoshi Ozawa says Toyota has “sworn off” efforts to be the world’s largest [...] 
 
 
Automotive Recovery Results in Job Growth  Jun 13th, 2011 
Wall Street pundits are stewing about sputtering economic growth, with extreme pessimists warning of a double-dip recession. Here in Michigan, where folks know an economic catastrophe when they ...  
 
 
U.S. pickup sales hit bump in road  Jun 13th, 2011 
High gas prices have held back pickup sales, but they also have provided a record boost to Ford pickups with V6 engines that get better fuel economy.Ford reintroduced V6s for the F-150 in the 2011 ...  
 
 
Much that Daley faced in 2004 took years to surface  Jun 13th, 2011 
In 2004, Mayor Richard Daley was a man besieged -- with the Hired Truck Program and city budget problems, but also behind-the-scenes turmoil that wouldn't surface for years. | Jean ...  
 
 
GM’s New Certified Pre-Owned Program Offers Free Standard Maintenance  Jun 13th, 2011 
Looking to enhance its Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) program, GM now claims to be the first automaker to offer two years of free standard maintenance in the pre-owned vehicle market. Dropping the GM Certified Used Vehicle brand name it used to sell Chevrolet, Buick and GMC CPO vehicles in the past, GM has gotten with the [...] 
 
 
2012 Chevrolet Sonic, an AW Flash Drive Car Review:   Jun 12th, 2011 
What is it? 
 
 
Long-delayed military trucks stalled by French translation request  Jun 12th, 2011 
A program to buy new trucks for the Canadian Forces has been delayed once again, this time because government officials have to translate into French the equipment specifications and paperwork to be ...  
 
 
2011 Ford Explorer Limited, an AW Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 12th, 2011 
ART DIRECTOR CHERYL L. BLAHNIK: Ever since our first-drive story in the magazine, I've thought the 2011 Ford Explorer looked really good. 
 
 
Ford to pay compensation to dealers  Jun 12th, 2011 
Ford Motor Co. must pay nearly $2 billion in damages to thousands of dealerships in a 2002 class-action lawsuit that said the automaker violated dealer agreements, an Ohio judge ruled Friday.  
 
 
Hyundai's Blue Link Priced Below OnStar  Jun 11th, 2011 
Hyundai's new communications system, Blue Link, will start at $79 a year, making it much more affordable than its competitor OnStar. Blue Link's suite of packages -- it's not an ...  
 
 
Toyota forecasts 35% drop in profit  Jun 11th, 2011 
Toyota Motor has forecast a larger-than-expected 35% drop in annual profit and warned that the strong yen was making it difficult to justify keeping production in Japan, Reuters has reported. ...  
 
 
Honda scores in CSKA victory+  Jun 11th, 2011 
TOKYO, June 11 (AP) - (Kyodo)-;Japan midfielder Keisuke Honda scored a goal in CSKA Moscow's comfortable 4-2 win away to Terek Grozny in the Russian Premier League on Friday. Honda pushed ...  
 
 
Ford Vows to Stop Neglect of Lincoln  Jun 10th, 2011 
Quick, name an American luxury car manufacturer. Was it Cadillac? Ok, name another? Let me guess—you said either Buick or Chrysler. Lincoln is the last thought on many people’s minds when it comes to American luxury manufacturers. That wasn’t always the situation though. Lincoln has a rich, 96-year history of making cars for the whose-who [...] 
 
 
Car-manufacturing cluster to be created in Bashkortostan.  Jun 10th, 2011 
"Our republic is setting up an energy-machine-building cluster," Director of the Ministry's Innovation Policy Department Ural Nasibullin said, adding, "We are going to form a ...  
 
 
Toyota Owners Set Back in Lawsuit Over Losses  Jun 10th, 2011 
A federal judge said Toyota owners outside California who seek to recover losses in their vehicles’ value resulting from unintended acceleration cannot pursue their claims under that ...  
 
 
Cadillac SRX Recalled for Airbag Fix  Jun 10th, 2011 
Should You Ignore an Auto Recall? GM said the SRX is programmed to turn off the passenger-side, roof-rail airbag when it detects an occupant in the front passenger seat. But the owner's manual ...  
 
 
Fifa gets the best Olympic tickets  Jun 9th, 2011 
We've tested 30 islands and split them into categories to help make a choice. The best for nature, history, sailing, beaches, backpackers, nightlife, families, foodies, timewarp, ...  
 
 
Software updates now vital for cars, too  Jun 9th, 2011 
Software updates now vital for cars, too During another round-trip drive to Chicago, I had occasion to recall a decades-old cartoon showing a stranded motorist next to his lifeless sedan. Talking ...  
 
 
SUVs show safety improvement  Jun 9th, 2011 
WASHINGTON, June 9 (UPI) -- Electronic stability control has given large U.S. vehicles -- SUVs -- a turnaround in their safety record, an insurance group said Thursday. The Insurance Institute for ...  
 
 
Car sales in India up 7% in May, lowest growth in 2 years+  Jun 9th, 2011 
MUMBAI, June 9 (AP) - (Kyodo)-;Passenger car sales in India rose at their lowest rate in two years in May, up just 7 percent from May 2010 to 158,817 cars, the Society of Indian Automobile ...  
 
 
2012 Audi A7 3.0 TFSI Premium Plus, an AW Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 9th, 2011 
INTERACTIVE ASSOCIATE EDITOR JAKE LINGEMAN Of the swoopy four-doors out there, only two are good-looking to my eyes: the Aston Martin Rapide and this 2012 Audi A7. 
 
 
Monster Trucks on the Road, From Gangs in Mexico  Jun 8th, 2011 
MEXICO CITY - Rhino trucks, narco tanks, Mad Mex-inismos? No one can agree on what to call the armored monster vehicles that Mexican criminal groups have been welding together in recent months, but ...  
 
 
Today's News From the Cars.com Family  Jun 8th, 2011 
The new 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is part of a new breed of subcompact crossovers. How does such a tiny footprint work as a people mover? A family can fit if the front passengers are willing ...  
 
 
2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE AWC, an AW Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 8th, 2011 
ART DIRECTOR CHERYL L. BLAHNIK: Wow. What does everyone think of this Laguna blue paint job on this 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE? Not sure I'm sold on the color with the alloy fuel door. 
 
 
Chrysler names new Dodge brand CEO  Jun 8th, 2011 
On Tuesday, June 7, 2011, Chrysler named Ralph Gilles as president and CEO of its newly formed Street and Racing Technology brand and said he will no longer be president and CEO of Dodge. / ANDRE J. ...  
 
 
Chevrolet passenger cars boost General Motors' May sales by 27% in Middle East  Jun 8th, 2011 
General Motors' dealers in the Middle East reported total sales of 12,800 vehicles in May, a 27% increase versus a year ago, driven by sales of Chevrolet passenger cars. Combined sales of ...  
 
 
BEML to supply dump trucks to Myanmar  Jun 7th, 2011 
BANGALORE: BEML has bagged an order worth $11 million (Rs.50 crore) from Myanmar for the supply of a fleet of dump trucks and spares.  A release said that the company has already received ...  
 
 
2011 Scion xD, an AW Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 6th, 2011 
ART DIRECTOR TARA KLEIN: Well, you definitely get what you pay for with the 2011 Scion xD--maybe even a little less. 
 
 
Toyota Recalls 50 Cars in U.S. for Faulty Drive Shafts  Jun 6th, 2011 
Toyota Motor Corp. will recall 50 Venza and Sienna vehicles manufactured in the United States in March after being told by a supplier that they had been equipped with faulty drive shafts. In a ...  
 
 
Subaru XV Concept headed for 2011 Australian International Motor Show  Jun 6th, 2011 
Subaru will exhibit the all-new Subaru XV Concept at next month’s Australian International Motor Show in Melbourne. It will be just the second time the world gets a chance to see the ...  
 
 
Industry gearing up for National Tire Safety Week  Jun 6th, 2011 
TireVan Corp. is launching a tire inspection campaign throughout the Washington, D.C. region in cooperation with the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) to raise awareness regarding the June 5-12 ...  
 
 
U.S. House small business committee holds hearing on access to credit  Jun 6th, 2011 
The House Small Business Committee held a full committee hearing titled, "Access to Capital: Can Small Businesses Access the Credit Necessary to Grow and Create Jobs?" The hearing ...  
 
 
2011 Dodge Durango Citadel, an AW Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 6th, 2011 
NEWS EDITOR GREG MIGLIORE: What an upgrade this 2011 Dodge Durango is. From its overly curvy, awkward predecessor to this bold, in-your face henchman of an SUV, the new Durango delivers. It's luxurious, powerful and imposing. 
 
 
2011 Scion xD, an AW Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 5th, 2011 
ART DIRECTOR TARA KLEIN: Well, you definitely get what you pay for with the 2011 Scion xD--maybe even a little less. 
 
 
2011 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew, an AW Drivers Log Car Review:   Jun 5th, 2011 
EXECUTIVE EDITOR--AUTOWEEK. 
 
 
Toyota to recover global full output from November  Jun 5th, 2011 
(MENAFN) Toyota Motors' president, Akio Toyota, said that this month the company's production in Japan would return back to its 90 percent level that was recorded before March's ...  
 
 
TRW Automotive Aftermarket to launch OE quality, shock absorber programme during Automechanika, Middle East 2011  Jun 5th, 2011 
TRW Automotive Aftermarket will today use Automechanika, Middle East 2011, as a platform to launch its TRW branded, OE quality, shock absorber programme for Asian, Korean and European vehicles, into ...  
 
 
Auto executives say it's time to shake off shame of Detroit, state  Jun 5th, 2011 
MACKINAC ISLAND -- "I'm tired of being ashamed of where I live," Mark Reuss, president of General Motors North America, declared Friday.Strong statement, that, but not an isolated ...  
 
 
Washington, Chrysler to sever ties  Jun 4th, 2011 
Chrysler Group LLC, newly profitable and confident in its revamped products, will soon sever its ties with the U.S. government.Italian automaker Fiat SpA agreed late Thursday to buy the U.S. ...  
 
 
Obama to tout auto revival at Chrysler plant in Toledo  Jun 3rd, 2011 
President Barack Obama speaks about the economy as he addresses workers at the Lordstown General Motors Plant in Warren, Ohio. The auto recovery will be a campaign cornerstone. / 2009 photo by ...  
 
 
US taxpayer losses from auto manufacturer bailouts narrow  Jun 3rd, 2011 
WASHINGTON--The U.S. government expects to recover more money than anticipated from the auto bailout as it pulls back financially from the sector, but taxpayers still face billions in potential ...  
 
 
Obama Hails Turnaround Of U.S. Auto Industry Following Bailout  Jun 3rd, 2011 
(RTTNews) - Despite anemic job growth for the month, Obama Friday hailed the success of administration efforts to bail out the U.S. automotive sector.Obama, speaking at a Chrysler factory in ...  
 
 
Obama, in Ohio, will promote auto industry rebound  Jun 3rd, 2011 
President Barack Obama is drawing attention to the auto industry's rebound, visiting a Chrysler plant in politically important Ohio as he seeks to highlight a rare bright spot in the sluggish ...  
 
 
Build It Your Way: Ford Fiesta – 3 or 5-Door, EcoBoost I-3, 1.6 I-4, or Diesel?  Jun 3rd, 2011 
Just today, Ford announced a 1.0-liter three-cylinder EcoBoost (previewed in the Ford Start concept) for the Fiesta that will be sold worldwide, including the U.S. Though many Americans’ memory of three-cylinder cars consist of the thrifty, but miserable Geo Metro and its even more humble predecessor, the Chevy Sprint, Ford promises performance on its new [...] 
 
 
In-car internet, technology may be restricted in the US  Jun 2nd, 2011 
The head of the US Department of Transportation is determined to put a stop to the proliferation of internet and advanced communications technologies in new cars, believing they will lead to ...  
 
 
Seattle man accused of 'keying' misparked cars  Jun 2nd, 2011 
SEATTLE (AP) -- A 63-year-old Washington man accused of scratching several vehicles with keys and leaving notes criticizing the drivers' parking skills has been charged with second-degree ...  
 
 
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