Car Deal Expert reported Thursday that GM had once again overtaken Toyota as the world’s largest automaker. However, Volkswagen is crying foul, saying its numbers are not all in, and that it intends to steal the crown for itself. GM top dog for nearly 80 years GM held the top annual spot for vehicles sold Read on! →


Ford is on its way back up to the top of the mountain. The Detroit Free Press reports that Ford will offer pay raises and bonuses this spring. It will be the first time the iconic U.S. automaker has given raises since 2008, a reflection of Ford’s renewed financial strength. More than 20,000 workers to Read on! →


As it escapes the recession doldrums, Toyota Motor Corp. has announced plans to add shifts at its factory in San Antonio, Texas, in order to push pickup production, reports Automotive News. Toyota pickups in demand Toyota’s San Antonio factory will add additional shifts on Saturdays to meet increased consumer demand for pickups and boost dealer Read on! →


Several years ago, the Toyota Motor Corporation unseated General Motors as the best-selling car maker worldwide. Now, General Motors has reclaimed its throne after global sales in 2011 put GM back on top. From zero to hero General Motors, according to the Washington Post, was the top-selling car maker on the planet for more than Read on! →


It seems the the automobile’s steady progression into the computer age is continuing unabated. Rydeen, a California-based company known for its on-board automotive navigation systems, has unveiled a new technology for Android integration into automobiles. The system is controlled by an interface on the rear-view mirror itself. Though the concept presents obvious safety concerns, it Read on! →


There has been talk for some time of an “entry level” Porsche sports car, smaller and less costly than the Boxster. However, Porsche has decided to put the everyman’s Porsche project on hold for the time being. Baby Boxster shelved According to AutoCar, an entry-level Porsche roadster, based on the Audi R4 and the Volkswagen Read on! →


Toyota is planning to launch a hydrogen fuel cell powered vehicle in the next few years. The company has been showing off the concept vehicle, the FCV-R, at some recent auto shows. Making the rounds Toyota has been making the rounds with is its hydrogen fuel cell concept car, the FCV-R. It was recently shown Read on! →


The Henry Ford museum in Dearborn, Mich., is reopening after an extended period of renovation to unfold a tale of America’s obsession with the automobile. Beginning Jan. 29, the exhibition “Driving America” will open to the public. The $8 million project marks the first major overhaul of the museum in 25 years, said Henry Ford Read on! →


Many of the major casualties of the U.S. auto industry collapse post 2008 were engineering jobs, notes Automotive News. Economic uncertainty led many talented engineers to jump ship for other industries. It’s been a slow climb back for automakers, who are pulling out the stops to bring top engineering talent back into the fold. Recruitment Read on! →


Last week, U.S. News and World Reports released its 2012 Best Cars for the Money Award picks. Ford was the frontrunner, carrying five of the top bang-for-your-buck cars in 10 different categories. The best bargains were also selected for SUVs, minivans and trucks. Determining the best value The winners were selected for 23 automotive categories. Read on! →