7:14am: A breakthrough in packaging for Honda's mighty mite could give the Fit the U.S. appreciation it deserves.
Ford's top executive ends weeks of speculation, lifting the automaker's already bright prospects for 2014. More
Once the purveyor of outmoded, overweight, and gas hungry off-road vehicles, Land Rover has put its luxury SUVs on a diet and is now cool
Naming a woman with great smarts, skill, and toughness to lead General Motors sends a powerful message to the auto world and beyond.
He's been leading his family's company since 2009, but the automotive world still isn't sure what to make of Akio Toyoda. More
The city, its citizens, and its new mayor all need a strong dose of reality. More
Bruising New York City politics and a series of missteps have dogged Nissan's Big Apple taxi from the start. More
Alan Mulally is a remarkable turnaround artist, but both Ford and Microsoft will be better off if he stays where he is. More
By borrowing the best aspects of many different segments with few concessions, the crossover has become the Swiss Army knife of autos.
At its Nissan 360 showcase, the automaker gave ride-alongs for its test car that (sort of) drives itself. More
Outselling Chevy, taking on Ford, a worldwide production record on the horizon -- the Toyota engine is firing on all cylinders again.
Tesla has had the market for electric luxury cars all to itself. That will change when BMW's i3 hits the street. More
He sure is killing it, but there's more to Marchionne's method than good theater. More
We aren't falling out of love with our autos. We're just getting smarter about how we use them. More
Tesla's stratospheric rise has generated heated debate as to whether Elon Musk's electric car company can continue at its current rate.
Another day, another list of the world's most valuable auto brands. With so many rankings, who do you believe? More
Despite a recent spate of good news, GM has important unfinished business. More
Influential auto analyst John Murphy sees some stability for the world's automakers in the next few years. But don't look for any
significant shifts in market share. More
It wasn't too long ago that Fiat got Chrysler back on the road to recovery. Is it time to return the favor? More
Through a shrewd mix of long-term planning, strategic investment, and patience, Mike Jackson has transformed a once-disorderly AutoNation
into an industry colossus. More
If the Detroit Three automakers want to survive, they need to look beyond their traditional red state customer base for car sales.
You'll be hearing about Lincoln's relaunch these days. But what you won't hear about is Ford's thrifty approach. More
Luxury automaker Mercedes is spending too much to make cars and attract customers as the three-pointed star loses its luster. More
The automaker's mangament transitions are turning a sharp eye to the future - which looks a little hazy. More
A wealth of new information seriously undermines what has been considered the gospel truth in the auto business. More
In a sea of EV turmoil, Duffy Electric Boat Company has a few lessons for its auto counterparts. More
A recent rival in the big-bike market is not a major threat to Harley-Davidson ... yet. More
Ten days, two cars, 1,200 miles. We put the 911 up against the Boxter. Following Porsche logic, we found a winner. More
For a Navy man, Dan Akerson has taken a long time to find his sea legs at GM. Now the Detroit long knives are out again. More
The Fit takes most of the mystery out of EVs, gives drivers a clear understanding of the car's limits, and is just plain fun to drive.
This summer, I have spent some extended time in the company of two of the most desirable automobiles on the planet: the Ferrari FF and the
Bentley Mulsanne. More
More stable and easier to handle than traditional two-wheelers, three-wheelers are catching on. More
'Damning with faint praise' perfectly describes the critical reception for the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco. More
Almost 50 years ago, Roger Penske made a choice between business and racing. Business won, and it won big. More
20 years ago, Volvo got rid of its classic boxy 240. It's been downhill for the Swedish automaker ever since. More
Cadillac and Lincoln are two of America's most storied car brands, but in California, the country's largest biggest luxury market they are
regularly trounced by Europe and Japan. More
Size, scale, and finesse: They all matter in an industry where just a handful of players are likely to come out on top. More
A number of developments are pointing a rough road ahead for the Detroit three in Asia. More
Henrik Fisker's new car company is hitting plenty of bumps. More
With less than two weeks until the big game, the German automaker already has a big lead. More
New insight into Marchionne's methods are the core of a new book: Mondo Agnelli, by Jennifer Clark. More
It's a hothouse environment where triumphs stand side-by-side with the inevitable lapses in judgment. More
Every year brings new uncertainties to the car business, and 2012 will be no different. The devil will be in the details. More
Don't blame GM. The tiny Swedish auto company outlived its economics. More
Ford's executive chairman is enjoying the good times that come with turning his family business around. More
Sometimes outrageous, always astute, Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne is at the top of his game. More
With just one viable candidate, the question of who will take over for Alan Mullay isn't "who" but "how." More
Ending almost a decade of losses, Daimler is shutting down its super-luxury Maybach brand. More
The luxury German automaker's clear vision for today and tomorrow is paying off in spades. More
Procter & Gamble's former chairman led General Motors' 'boardroom revolt' of 1992. More
Before anyone starts proclaiming that domestic automakers are back on top, take a look at the numbers for two very important segments.
Lexus just can't seem to master the intangibles of great design that would make it one of the world's top luxury brands. More
The once-struggling automaker is better in 53 ways but problems may still lie ahead. More
The tiny Central European nation has become an auto manufacturing powerhouse - without a single brand of its own. More
An important set of customers on the East and West Coasts continues to elude Ford, GM, and Chrysler. More
From Prius to Porsche, carmakers are finally starting to get the message that the hybrid is the next step in auto evolution. More
The Italian automaker's ad campaign with Jennifer Lopez has drawn fire for being irrelevant and out of touch, but the bottom line is - will
it sell cars? More
Even with a government loan and backing from major automakers, Tesla's business model defies all business logic. More
As global markets collapse, industry watchers are lowering their auto sales forecasts across the board More
Toyota is brainstorming ways to make driving safer for the two most at-risk groups: teens and the elderly. More
A new book from Bill Vlasic reads like a Hollywood screenplay about the woes of Detroit's automakers. More
German automakers like BMW are betting big on the miracle material that promises to make cars lighter. More
In a field of low-visibility pitchmen, the head of Toyota is starting to make quite the scene. More
A decidedly Chinese aesthetic is finding its way into Detroit iron, but don't expect General Motors to decamp for Shanghai. More
Audi fires its big guns, Honda makes a marketing mess, and Saab just can't get back on the road. More
Part of the Honda hybrid's appeal is that it feels so familiar. More
The year's not over, but a chorus of boos from auto reviewers makes the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet the clear favorite for most disliked of
The Japanese automaker's legendary culture of car guys may be the source of all its problems. More
The addition of the smaller four-cylinder motor will make the Ford Explorer the most fuel-efficient SUV in its class. More
The head of Chrysler Fiat can take the lion's share of credit for bringing the American unit back to life More
In his new book, American Wheels, Chinese Roads, Michael Dunne looks at how GM won in China when it lost in the U.S. More
The Saab soap opera has taken more twists and turns than the fate of the heroine in a Stieg Larsson trilogy. More
While the government has the right idea in pursuing tougher fuel economy standards, they are going about it in the wrong way. More
The head of Nissan is setting some pretty lofty goals for the next six years. It's time to come back to earth More
All the adulation for Chevy's electric vehicle can't hide one simple fact: Toyota makes a better car. More
The much-maligned driver control system is weighing heavily on customers' perceptions of the leading automaker. More
China is set to pass Germany and the U.S. as Benz's biggest market. More
In his new book, 'Car Guys vs. Bean Counters,' the normally outspoken Lutz pulls out all the stops and settles a few scores. More
In their excitement for the next new thing, media, investors, and industry watchers are getting a little too eager with their outlooks.
The Italian automaker heads to downtown Manhattan to give its U.S. relaunch a little style. More
The tech giant's plans for its driverless cars are shrouded in mystery, but it could very well lead to a once-in-a-generation breakthrough.
While it looks like president Akio Toyoda was born under a bad sign, he and his family's car company will weather the current storm.
Left for dead just two years ago and nearly liquidated in bankruptcy, Chrysler is staging a Phoenix-like recovery. More
Robert C. Stempel, who died at 77 Tuesday, was a loyal GM soldier. Unfortunately for him, and the company, he was badly miscast. More
Led by the 2011 Elantra, the Korean automaker is tearing up the market. More
Call it a Pyrrhic victory: Winning the contest for the Big Apple's new Taxi puts Nissan on a rocky road to success. More
A look beyond the automaker's shining first-quarter results shows a number of bumps in its road to recovery. More
A new forecast says the sun will shine again after one of the darkest periods in U.S. automakers' history. More
It may sound opportunistic to some, but U.S. automakers have a chance to regain their long-lost dominance over their Japanese rivals.
They may be Detroit royalty, but the Fords are rarely in the news until a recent family member's DUI arrest. More
The world's most iconic sports car makers are racing to add more doors to the traditional coupe. More
Proficient as they are with pickups and SUVs, the Detroit Three have suffered from a long history of small car failures. This year, they
are trying a new way. More
David E. Davis, Jr., who passed away Monday at 80, reinvented the way we write about cars. More
Beneath the radar of East Coast opinion makers, drag racing has developed a solid base of devoted fans and has even spawned a few
It's a rivalry that's been going strong since 1908, and the pitched battle for market share shows no sign of letting up. More
The disaster will create short-term shortages, anomalies, and discontinuities. But Japanese automakers have been tested by catastrophe
before and successfully recovered. More
A British consultantcy withdraws its critical assessment of the startup but remains negative on electric vehicles More
The Japanese auto industry is known for its resilience in dealing with adversity, but the scope of this disaster is unprecedented.
A new study from a British consultancy says Shai Agassi's battery-swapping plan is too ambitious, and its numbers just don't work. More
In his new book, 'Gemba Walks,' the king of lean production explains what went wrong at the world's leading automaker. More