Shoppers may choose from three gasoline-powered versions -- 1.6- and 2.0-liter EcoBoost and 2.5-liter four-cylinder engines -- along with a gasoline-electric hybrid and a plug-in hybrid. The Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid arrives early next year. There's no V-6.
Looking for a special holiday gift for the exotic car lover on your shopping list? Neiman Marcus is featuring 12 special-edition red 2013 McLaren 12C Spiders -- priced at $354,000 -- as part of its 2012 Christmas catalog.
Congratulations, Alan Mulally, Jim Farley, Mark Fields, et al. I believe you. I've bought the hype. I'm in, and I have freely agreed to break nearly every car-buying rule I hold dear because of it. Let's just hope you're right.
University of California, San Diego researchers say they have developed a way to better estimate what goes on inside lithium ion batteries -- a breakthrough that could lead to lower battery costs and faster charging times for electric vehicles.
GM named a former AT&T executive who served as the automaker’s voice in Washington after its U.S.-steered rescue to become global chief of Cadillac. Robert Ferguson, 53, a former AT&T executive who has been GM's vice president of global public policy, becomes vice president of global Cadillac.
BMW increased vehicle sales at its flagship BMW brand by 14.3 percent to 146,843 in September thanks to strong demand in China, the United States and Europe. The growth helped BMW to maintain its sales lead over premium competitors Audi and Mercedes-Benz.
The redesigned Altima boasts fuel economy of 27 mpg city/38 highway. And it retains a V-6 option while many mid-sized sedans are dropping V-6s. The car, assembled in Canton, Miss., went on sale in June. These supplier data are compiled by
Ford, the only large U.S. automaker that didn’t receive a U.S. government bailout, would’ve failed along with General Motors and Chrysler if President Barack Obama’s administration hadn’t rescued the industry, said Steven Rattner, who headed Obama’s auto task force.
Attorneys for Eagle Auto Mall, Terry Morris Chrysler-Jeep and Chrysler Group are scheduled to meet Thursday, Oct. 11, in a final pre-trial conference to hammer out a settlement or set a court date in a lawsuit that stems from when the dealerships were rejected during Chrysler's bankruptcy.
PSA's restructuring is an "internal matter," the French automaker's CEO told reporters during a factory visit by industry minister Arnaud Montebourg. Philippe Varin's comment was a rebuff for Montebourg who had said he would wring concessions from the carmaker in talks on its restructuring plans.
I've never been a fan of lane-departure warning devices. Vehicles with these systems seemed like overanxious nannies, buzzing with alarm whenever I even thought about changing lanes. But now I'm willing to give the technology a second look.
U.S. sales of turbocharged light vehicles are expected to triple by 2017 as automakers downsize their powertrains to meet federal corporate average fuel economy targets, Honeywell Transportation Systems predicts.
This summer, Agero Inc., a Medford, Mass., telematics provider, tested the ability of motorists 65 to 75 years old to operate a voice-activated navigation system while driving. "They did very well," said Thomas Schalk, Agero's vice president of voice technology.