Chrysler sales rise 22 percent. Best October since 2001. GM sales were flat. Ford sales dropped 2 percent, on tight pickup inventories.
The penalty could serve as a precedent for other automakers who violate the Clean Air Act.
Nissan says it’s recalling more than 1,800 Infiniti SUVs in the U.S. for an air bag problem that could send shrapnel into the passenger compartment.
Sales expected to rise from 16.4 million this year to 16.8 million next year.
Money raised from the spin off will help fund Fiat Chrysler growth plans.
“I want it understood that they day of GM being a polite competitor is over,” Barra tells the Detroit Economic Club.
Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.
Lexus finishes tops in Consumer Reports reliability study, followed closely by Toyota. Buick is top domestic brand.
Chrysler displays several customized vehicles that it’s going to take to the SEMA Aftermarket show, including something unique called the “Hospitality Van.”
Car dealers say it creates a “level playing field.” Tesla calls it a “raw deal.”
Ice sculptures of all shapes and sizes are being displayed this weekend at the Plymouth Ice Festival.
The 7th-generation Chevrolet Corvette, the C7, is revealed to the media at the Russell Industrial Complex January 13, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The redesigned 2014 Corvette was unveiled at a preview of the 2013 North American International Auto Show, which opens in Detroit January 14th.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing takes members of the media on a tour of Cobo Center during the final hours of construction at the 2013 North American International Auto Show on January 10, 2013.