Jeff Gilbert

A Ford logo is seen on the grill of Ford Freestar minivan. (credit:  Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Ford Cuts Summer Shutdown At 13 Plants

It looks like auto plants will be humming through the summer of 2012, as the major automakers work to build more products to meet increased demand.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2012

Ford Nanjing Plant (Ford Photo)

Ford Says Strong China Sales Are Just The Start

The April performance of an all new Focus is giving a glimpse at Ford’s future in China.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2012

Car Chronicles — May 7, 2012

Today’s Car Chronicles takes a look at the way changes in European governments may impact American auto companies in their efforts to turn around the European operations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2012

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GM Posts $1B Profit In First Quarter

General Motors improved its earnings in North America, making $1.7 billion in its home market.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2012


Chrysler To Skip Summer Shutdown at Four Plants

Belvidere, Toluca and Toledo Supplier Park will join Jefferson North in staying open

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012

Car Sales On Track Despite Mixed April Report

Ford sales down 5 percent, GM down 8 percent, Chrysler up 20 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2012


Chrysler Quadruples Quarterly Profit

Boosted by strong sales and a much better debt picture, Chrysler is posting its best quarterly profit in 13 years, $473 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2012


SAE Conference Wraps Up At Cobo Center

There was a renewed sense of optomism at this year’s SAE World Congress, the world’s largest gathering of automotive engineers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2012


GE CEO Announces Investment, Deals With Protesters

Noisy demonstrators interrupt General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt’s speech to open the SAE World Congress.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2012

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The Gender War In Cars–Ferrari vs. Mini

A new study shows that men and women—as a rule—have very different vehicle preferences.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2012