“…I don’t think we give people in our own state enough credit,” said Gov. Rick Snyder, talking to WWJ at the Mackinac Policy Conference.
U.S. auto sales hit a five-year high in 2012, as low interest rates, improving consumer confidence and – most important – some great new cars drew buyers into dealerships.
New vehicle prices have dropped $500 in the past year, mainly because Japanese automakers have restocked dealers after car shortages in 2011.
Some new research could help communities that are trying to find new uses for closed auto plants.
Consumer Reports subscribers put Toyota’s youth-oriented Scion brand number one, with 24 Japanese models earning the highest ratings.
The Obama administration is telling American automakers that it would like cars and light trucks to average 56.2 miles per gallon by 2025.
The Big Three saw an increase in car sales in March. Chrysler’s sales were up 31% over March of last year.
The Detroit-3 truckmakers score a huge victory over the import competition.
President Barack Obama will visit U.S. auto plants in Michigan and Illinois next week to highlight his administration’s decision to rescue General Motors and Chrysler last year and revitalize the U.S. auto industry.
Most automakers saw their U.S. sales drop from May to June, a sign that this year’s slow recovery in the industry may be stalling. Americans are delaying big-ticket purchases because they’re worried about their jobs […]