Slow sales caused dealer inventories to rise in January and February, putting pressure on companies to clear their lots.
The December holiday season normally is a good time to buy as dealers clear out old models and sales people feel pressure to meet year-end targets.
So far this year, sales of the versatile, high-sitting hatchbacks such as the Honda CR-V, Ford Escape and Toyota RAV4 are up more than 20 percent.
Some cars offer great value while others excel in particular features such as cargo space or in-cabin technology. But which cars are quite simply the best?
Troy-based Altair Tuesday announced 10 nominations for the inaugural Altair Enlighten Award competition for superior technology in making vehicles lighter while preserving safety.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating some Honda Odyssey minivans because they can brake without the driver pressing the pedal.
Just when automakers had reached their highest-ever levels of quality, technology glitches are dragging their scores down.
Honda is recalling more than 18,000 cars in the U.S. to fix problems with the brakes.
Six automakers are recalling nearly 3.4 million older-model vehicles worldwide in a massive effort to fix defective air bags made by the same company.
One supplier made airbags for Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Mazda