Wednesday morning, partners Fiat and Chrysler have planned a press conference that will help determine the direction of these companies for the future. Fiat has a 20 percent ownership stake in Chrysler motors, and the two companies have strategic plans  for coming years that involve each other. Fiat SpA to demerger Sources inside of Fiat Read on! →


Marketing powerhouse J.D. Power and Associates does not think that hybrids or other green types of cars will sell well. Power thinks that a down economy and high buy-in costs may prevent hybrid cars from selling well for some time. Basic economics will often trump environmental considerations. Price among biggest considerations when purchasing The marketing Read on! →


Basic maintenance of an automobile is something anyone can do. It’s not merely function, however. Form has a great deal to do with it. Here are some tips for keeping up with both exterior care care and interior car care so that the whole vehicle shines. Basic maintenance tips – Interior car care Borrowing from Read on! →


Chrysler Financial announced Tuesday that it has repaid its government loans in full, six years early. Chrysler Financial is the former financial arm of automaker Chrysler LLC. The company owed $1.5 billion to the U.S. government. Loan granted when Chrysler filed Chapter 11 Michigan-based Chrysler Financial received a loan from the government’s Troubled Assets Relief Read on! →


The tentative labor agreement between Ford Motor Co. and Canadian Auto Workers labor union have staved off layoffs and plant closures for now. However, the province of Ontario continues to struggle. CLICK HERE if you missed the beginning of this article. Dark times for Canadian Auto Workers Negotiations between Canadian Auto Workers and Ford cover a Read on! →


Auto sales in the U.S. rose by 14 percent in November. The was the largest increase since April. Chrysler Group, Hyundai-Kia, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen led the pack with the highest gains. Honda was the only automaker to see a decline. Highest since ‘cash for clunkers’ The November figures show the third straight month that the Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released its traffic fatality report for 2010. Among other findings, overall traffic fatalities have fallen to the lowest levels since 1949. Alcohol still a killer There are few things more dangerous than a person behind the wheel who is under the influence of alcohol. Going by data contained Read on! →


It has been almost a decade since Volkswagen offered a new camper van, a segment of the industry it used to soar in. However, a UK company offers a unique camper van conversion for the European-sold VW Transporter T5. At the push of a button, the VW Transporter California Doubleback van conversion nearly doubles its Read on! →


Fisker, the Delaware-based luxury EV startup, has had a string of bad luck of late, from federal loan setbacks to criticism from campaigning politicians. Fisker has made another round of layoffs, but the company is not rolling over without a fight. Fisker in Delaware When Fisker set up shop in Delaware in 2009, it was Read on! →


As many are aware, Cadillac has been working on the ATS sedan, with the stated intent of giving the BMW 3 series a black eye. The ATS price has just been announced at $33,990, and the car hits dealerships this summer. Caddy readies new compact The standard among entry-level luxury cars has been the BMW Read on! →