U.S. auto sales got off to a strong start in 2011. Year-over-year sales were up for U.S. automakers in January, traditionally one of the worst months of the year for U.S. auto sales. Coming off a late 2010 surge, analysts expect U.S. auto sales to gain further momentum with new models and an economy that Read on! →


Rising gas prices are seen by some as an ill-timed threat to U.S. automakers just as the industry appears to have recovered from the recession. Shortly after U.S. automakers reported double-digit sales gains for February, gas prices rose 22 percent higher than the same time a year before. But analysts suggest that the U.S. auto Read on! →


Another Toyota recall related to sudden acceleration was issued Thursday. The latest Toyota recall affects 2.17 million vehicles that include six Toyota and Lexus models. Toyota, which has attracted federal investigations with its problems, has issued recalls for more than 14 million vehicles since autumn 2009 for sudden acceleration defects. Toyota floor mats jamming gas Read on! →