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Thursday, August 24, 2017
The Chinese company Great Wall Motor has expressed interest in acquiring the Jeep brand from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Sales of Jeep and other U.S. brands have been growing in China.
Monday, August 21, 2017
Some of the most expensive cars in the world are displayed and auctioned off at a week of car shows in Monterrey, California. It's a beauty contest for cars. We travel there to see what it's like.
Sunday, August 20, 2017
This year's Concours features 204 of the best cars that have ever been made. The 67th annual event caps off a week of intensive, obsessive car love in Monterey Peninsula, Calif.
Saturday, July 29, 2017
The vehicles are comparatively affordable at $35,000. Tesla says it can't build them fast enough to meet the demand.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Promoting a future of electric cars, the U.K. will ban sales of new gas and diesel vehicles by 2040. Many European politicians and regulators see electric autos as critical for reducing air pollution.
Monday, July 24, 2017
A factor in the auto industry's record sales the past 2 years has been the return of loans to borrowers with less than perfect credit. This has led some to worry about a bubble in subprime auto loans.
Friday, July 07, 2017
President Trump meets with Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit. Also, an update on Robert Mueller's Russia probe, and a look at electric carmaker Tesla's new lower-priced car.
Friday, July 07, 2017
Tesla's first Model 3 comes off the assembly line Friday, a pivotal moment for the company. It's Tesla's mass-market electric car — with a $35,000 price. But it faces challenges ramping up production.
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
With a pledge to move on from the internal combustion engine, Volvo announced Wednesday that it's going all electric. The company says all the vehicles it makes will be electric or hybrid starting in 2019. The development comes as Tesla prepares to sell its first mass market electric car later this month.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Diesel vehicles have caused more than their fair share of drama in the last few years. They have cost Volkswagen billions in fines and judgments. Chrysler is defending itself against allegations of cheating on emissions, and several other companies are still under investigation. But diesel manages to hang on.
Friday, May 26, 2017
Hackett's job description: Prepare Ford for a future of self-driving cars and keep things profitable by selling trucks. While Hackett has a unique set of skills, that's still an extremely tall order.
Monday, May 22, 2017
Ford has just come off two straight years of record earnings. Its F-150 trucks are the best selling vehicles in America. But none of this was enough to save CEO Mark Fields' job. The career Ford executive has been replaced by a relative newcomer, Jim Hackett. One reason for the move: Ford's stock price tumbled nearly 40 percent in the three years Fields was at the helm.
Monday, May 22, 2017
Ford Motor Company is expected to announce its CEO Mark Fields is leaving, to be replaced by Jim Hackett, who runs the company's work on autonomous vehicles.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Ford Motor Company is reducing it workforce. The move comes as General Motors fends off activist investors, Volkswagen plans layoffs, and Toyota predicts a second year of losses. NPR takes a look at why this is happening when car makers just came off of two record years.
Sunday, May 14, 2017
After two record sales years, investors are worrying about the health of the auto industry, especially as automakers are looking toward the future.
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Most consumers test drive only one vehicle before they buy. But with so much new technology and features in today's cars and trucks, a thorough test drive is more important than ever.
Friday, April 28, 2017
The destruction from the 1992 Los Angeles riots resulted in more than $1 billion in damaged property and city leaders began to rebuild as the city was still in flames. But the project to fix the city, Rebuild LA, ultimately failed to do just that — rebuild.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
A car design school confronts the challenge of getting people to overcome their misgivings about driverless cars. Many Americans are not comfortable with self-driving cars, despite the fact that the industry is spending billions on the new technology.
Friday, April 14, 2017
With autonomous cars looming, the New York auto show may be one of the last chances for automakers to show off some cars with muscle. One model sports 840 horsepower. Who needs that much?
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Ford has launched a version of its Fusion hybrid that the LAPD is interested in. Previously, police departments have snubbed hybrids on the grounds they lack the juice needed to chase down bad guys.