The U.S. credit downgrade and its impact on the Dow Jones and S&P 500 have scarred numerous major U.S. auto makers and dealers, reports Automotive News. As investors have dumped shares, an auto stock crash of significant proportions has occurred. General Motors, Ford Motor Co. and others have lost as much as 8.5 percent in Read on! →


In order to boost sales, Nissan is building a new SmartCar model for sale in the United States. SmartCar has been struggling to sell more of the mini-cars built for city driving. One of the biggest customer complaints was a lack of seating. In order to boost appeal, SmartCar has paired with Nissan, who will Read on! →