Ford to build an 8-speed transmission in Michigan

Ford will build an eight-speed front-wheel-drive transmission, downsized from a planned nine-speed, at a Michigan plant.

Lexus patient with fixed-price program

A year into the Lexus Plus no-haggle pricing program, the expected waves of dealers joining are only ripples. But brand executives say a slow and steady pace has its benefits.

Up close with racing legend and dealer Bobby Rahal

Bobby Rahal has won the Indianapolis 500 as a driver and a team owner. Today, Rahal, 64, runs Bobby Rahal Automotive Group in Mechanicsburg, Pa., with 10 dealerships selling 10 brands.