September 4, 2013 Car sales picked up, as did hiring at auto manufacturing plants, according to the central bank's latest Beige Book.
August 22, 2013 The Packard plant, which once symbolized the might of America's auto industry, is at risk of heading to auction if a pending development deal fails. If that happens, The Detroit Free Press reports, the 35-acre site could eventually be sold "for as little as $21,000."
April 27, 2013 China is the world's largest auto market. NPR's Frank Langfitt went to Shanghai's sprawling auto show this week, and compares it with the ones he used to cover in Detroit a few years back, when General Motors and Chrysler were on the ropes.
September 17, 2012 The cases — charging that China unfairly subsidizes auto parts and slaps high duties on U.S.-made cars — come as Republican rival Mitt Romney argues that President Obama has let too many jobs go overseas.
September 10, 2012 Four years after the U.S. launched a massive bailout of the financial system and the auto industry, the government has yet to recoup $200 billion. Here's a breakdown.
July 31, 2012 "All these potential customers make the U.S. auto industry believe that 2015 is going to be the year that things finally get back to normal. And despite a steady stream of numbingly grim economic news, it is already doubling down on its future."
July 5, 2012 President Obama began a two-day bus tour of swing states Ohio and Pennsylvania on Thursday and spent part of the time campaigning on his bailout of U.S. automakers.
June 21, 2011 Thinking about buying a new, reasonably-priced automobile? Check the trunk, first. There might not be a spare tire in there. Some carmakers are forgoing them to cut costs and increase miles per gallon.
November 23, 2010 Obama's visit to Kokomo had the feel of a campaign swing as he made sure to press plenty of flesh.
June 17, 2010 U.S. Cars Top Imports On Quality For 1st Time