Automotive industry

In this June 26, 2014 photo, a visitor looks at Toyota Motor's new fuel cell vehicle (FCV) on display at the company's showroom in Tokyo. Buoyed by its success with electric-gasoline hybrid vehicles, Toyota is betting that drivers will embrace hydrogen fuel cells, an even cleaner technology that runs on the energy created by an electrochemical reaction when oxygen in the air combines with hydrogen stored as fuel. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

After hybrid success, Toyota gambles on fuel cell

TOKYO (AP) — Rocket science long dismissed as too impractical and expensive for everyday cars is getting a push into the mainstream by Toyota, the world’s top-selling automaker. Buoyed by its success with electric-gasoline hybrid […]

07/17/2014

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US auto sales roar back in May, led by pickups

DETROIT (AP) — Full-size pickups once again dominated U.S. auto sales in May, as small businesses — increasingly confident in the economy — raced to replace the aging pickups they held on to during the […]

06/03/2013

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Information about cars on Money 101

Today a special live broadcast of Money 101 with Bob McCormick aired from Premier Chevrolet in Buena Park. Bob chats with Phil Reed, the Senior Consumer Advice Editor of Edmunds.com and with Bob Koontz of OC Classic Cars.com.

04/05/2013

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2013 auto sales will be strong, firm predicts

DETROIT (AP) — An auto industry research firm says an improving economy and a host of new models should push U.S. auto sales above 15 million this year. Polk predicts 15.3 million new vehicle registrations this year, up nearly 7 percent from 2012.

01/02/2013

Gov't to warn motorists about counterfeit air bags

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is preparing to warn car owners whose air bags have been replaced in the past three years that dangerous counterfeit bags may have been installed, according to auto industry […]

10/10/2012

Auto prices are going up as incentives vanish

With U.S. sales rising and factories often stretched to the limit, automobile manufacturers have been curbing incentives and nudging prices higher, according to industry analysts. What is the best time to buy? Jeff Schuster of […]

08/03/2012

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