Latest Auto News
Automotive companies have become a political football in recent years with government dollars and incentives lending support to one of the largest contributors to U.S. manufacturing. In the articles below, you will find automotive news coverage with a focus on new car sales, autoworkers' union contract negotiations, expansion into overseas markets and overall trends in the automotive industry.
Additionally, you'll find consumer-focused coverage of auto companies -- including bestselling- and top-rated cars, car and truck recalls and interviews with CEOs -- which, in time, may impact the price of auto shares and the perception of the automotive industry as a whole.
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Ford said February sales picked up as the month progressed, while GM's February sales decline of 1% was far better than expected. Auto investors applauded both performances.
GM posts a smaller February sales decline than expected, with sales down just 1%. Ford sales fell 6% while Chrysler gained 11%.
Auto sales, a key economic indicator, were flat in February for the third straight month. Does that reflect harsh winter weather or is the economy slowing?
BlackBerry shares are rising Monday after reports surfaced that the Ontario-based company will take over Ford's disappointing Sync voice-activated system.
J.D. Power says February auto sales are running behind last year, but it expects a pickup in the second half of the month.
Workers at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga defeat a UAW organizing effort.
Sometimes in all the chatter about the decline of the city of Detroit and the decline of commercial aviation's Midwest hubs, the story of Detroit Metro Airport gets lost.
The stock market's slide Monday was partially attributed to weak January auto sales. But that weakness reflected harsh winter weather, which theoretically will end.
Ford and GM both report sales declines in January, due primarily to the impact of winter weather. GM expects strong annual sales.
Ford concludes one of its best years ever and said it anticipates a 'solid year' in 2014 despite lower margins.
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