Chevrolet today unveiled a clean-diesel Cruze small car that will get an estimated 42 mpg on the highway. The 2014 Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel will feature a 2.0-liter turbo engine and a torque rating approaching that of a Camaro.
The U.S. Department of Energy, taking another step to help make electric vehicles more popular, has teamed up with automakers and several other companies to boost the number of office-based charging stations tenfold within the next five years.
Chrysler Group is driving back into the commercial van segment after a three-year absence with the introduction of the 2014 Ram ProMaster. The ProMaster is based on the Fiat Ducato van, which has been on sale in Europe for more than 30 years.
Toyota is making a fresh assault on the full-sized pickup market with a redesigned 2014 Tundra unveiled today at the Chicago Auto Show. The 2014 model, mechanically very similar to the outgoing Tundra, has undergone significant sheet metal and interior changes.
China's auto association said the car industry has become a "scapegoat" for the toxic smog that engulfed Beijing in the past month and that coal-fired power plants should bear the main responsibility for the pollution.
Russia's car market is forecast to slow and possibly decline this year, ending a three-year streak of gains of more than 10 percent and damping market leader Renault's efforts to offset slumping demand in Europe.
Unsecured creditors of A123 Systems, a bankrupt maker of batteries for electric cars that had federal government backing, will likely collect around 65 cents for each dollar they are owed, according to court documents.
Revstone Industries Chairman George Hofmeister is watching his auto parts empire crumble even as automakers continue to do business with the organization. The company and its affiliates, which once posted $600 million in annual revenue, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Dec.
For workers on the assembly line at PSA's Aulnay plant near Paris, starting their shift has become a daily test of nerves.They face jeers and threats, as well as eggs and other objects hurled by striking colleagues protesting against the shutdown and PSA's restructuring plans
Honda will unveil a concept for a station wagon version of its Civic hatchback at next month's Geneva auto show. A production version will go on sale early next year, marking Honda's return to the European compact station wagon market.
The VW brand fell badly in a new ranking of innovative companies, dropping to 45th overall from 15th in 2010, the last time senior executives were polled. Hyundai and Toyota came out on top among automakers.