Archive for March, 2012
Toyota said Wednesday that it’s recalling nearly 700,000 vehicles because of various problems.
Nissan is back. Just a year ago, an earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan ground the automaker’s production to a halt, left giant cracks at a key factory and killed five employees and 17 family members.
Ford is asking shareholders to reject a Canadian company’s offer to buy up to 8 million shares at a below-market price.
Chrysler plans to offer the Pentastar V6 engine and an eight-speed transmission on its 2013 Ram pickup later this year, according to the company’s annual report. The engine and transmission should improve the fuel efficiency of the Ram pickup. Ford has…
The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu will have the most powerful base four-cylinder engine of any midsize sedan when it goes on sale late this summer, Russ Clark, marketing director of Chevrolet midsize and performance cars, said Thursday. The new 2.5-liter four-…
One year after Japan’s earthquake and tsunami, a special look at how the industry has changed. Plus, Edward Lapham welcomes return of Datsun.
BMW’s latest management board shuffle hints at who will succeed current CEO Norbert Reithofer. So who are the winners and losers?
Ford is sending help, in the form of upgraded software, for about 300,000 owners of 2011-12 model-year Ford vehicles with MyFord Touch, the company said. But, to get a preview now, check out this video with Detroit Free Press auto critic Mark Phelan.
General Motors said today that Julia Steyn will join the company as vice president of global mergers and acquisitions on April 1 in a newly created position.
Ford has received notice that a Canadian company has made an unsolicited mini-tender offer to buy up to 8 million shares of common stock or 0.21% of the automaker’s outstanding stock.