Stories tagged: carmakers
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Baby boomers, not millennials, have influenced auto industry and still do
With advanced technology and designs catering to this demographic, boomers will influence our rides long past when they hang up their key chains.
Fri., March 10, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
Station wagons are back to cure SUV fatigue
This week in Geneva, the world’s blue-blooded European carmakers showed off their newest creations in a parade of carbon-fiber reptiles that command six-figure sums.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
Toyota leads U.S. sales drops as carmakers keep discounts coming
Toyota led carmakers reporting declining U.S. sales in January, as an industry aiming for another record year maintains hefty spending on incentives to keep consumers coming to showrooms.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 1:25 p.m.
Dodge truck owners accuse Chrysler of VW-like cheating
Allegations of cheating pollution standards have reached U.S. automakers as Chrysler was sued by consumers who said engines in some Dodge trucks were rigged to hide that emissions were as …
Mon., May 16, 2016, 1:54 p.m.
Detroit’s automakers, sensing a threat, embrace mobility
For Detroit, the days of simply making cars are over. Automakers are facing multiple threats to their business from nimble tech firms like Apple and Uber. In response, carmakers are …
Thu., Feb. 16, 2012, 12:57 p.m.
Curb the car dashboard technology, government asks
Auto dashboards are becoming an arcade of text messages, GPS images, phone calls and web surfing, the government says, and it’s asking carmakers to curb those distractions when vehicles are …