On the same day GM launches its IPO, the Chevy Volt is named the 2011 “Green Car of the Year” at the Los Angeles auto show.
General Electric Company’s acquisition of as many as 25,000 battery –powered vehicles may encourage other large businesses to consider electric vehicles for their corporate fleets.
According to one executive, Mercedes-Benz won’t offer incentives as it attempts to topple Toyota Motor Corporation’s Lexus division as the top-selling premium brand in the U.S.
Consumer Reports has come out with its annual survey of the most reliable foreign and domestic models for 2011. Ford Motor Company is ranked as the most reliable domestic brand while Toyota and Honda topped the list of import brands.
Domestic retail sales of new vehicles are expected to reach their highest level of the year this month according to a new report by J.D. Power & Associates.
For more than a year now, government subsidies have help bolster sales of the Prius hybrid in Japan. As the incentive program draws to a close, however, most analysts expect sales of Toyota’s most successful hybrid model to plummet in that market.
More than 400 Chrysler Group LLC dealers from all over the U.S. met this week at the Detroit Institute of Arts this week to arm themselves with the information they need to decide whether or not to invest the money necessary to begin selling Fiat and Alpha vehicles.
The Michigan Ford Motor Company factory that produced millions of Model Ts might be open for public touring and may host a visitors center that will promote tourism in Detroit if a community development group is successful in its plans.