Today's uncertain economy significantly impacts consumer vehicle buying decisions, according to the latest market study issued by R. L. Polk & Co. In the study, Polk gathered consumer sentiment on the economy, and also about three key topics, inc
Nissan and Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), which represents the Phoenix metropolitan region, are forming a partnership to advance zero-emission mobility by promoting the development of an electric vehicle (EV) charging network.
EcoBoost engine technology, the hybrid system that led the 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid to best-in-class 41 highway mpg, and Ford's electrification plan will be key topics of discussion during the 2009 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) World Congress
President Obama this morning says the automotive industry has work to do, calling for better business plans from Chrysler and General Motors. The automotive giants have requested more bailout money from the government.
Ford Motor Company reports it is taking full advantage of the fuel economy, performance and reliability benefits associated with Electric Power Steering (EPS) on a variety of Ford, Lincoln and Mercury products, but the company isn't stopping there.
Amerigon Incorporated reports that Ford Motor Company has selected the Amerigon Climate Control Seat(TM) (CCS(TM)) system to be offered as a front-seat option in the 2010 Ford Taurus Limited, which is expected to be in showrooms this summer.
A new report released today by management consultancy Arthur D. Little warns OEMs that they must do more to achieve customer brand loyalty at the retail level, and predicts that dealerships will be the cornerstone of automotive brand building in the
AFS Trinity Power Corporation recently announced that the company's XH-150 SUV prototypes introduced a year ago at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit have been substantially upgraded with new technology expected to move Ame
Continental?s ContiProContact all-season tires will be gracing the 2010 Ford Transit Connect as Ford introduces to the American market what the automaker describes as ?a spacious new fuel-efficient alternative to larger commercial vehicles that?s ide
Monro Muffler Brake has purchased 26 St. Louis-based Autotire Car Care Centers from the Am-Pac subsidiary of American Tire Distributors (ATD). The price was not disclosed; the transaction is expected to be completed by the end of June.
People who ordinarily wouldn?t be interested in straddling a scooter or motorcycle are increasingly taking a second look at riding on two wheels rather than four. Tire dealers who are ahead of the curve could be in position to gain from revved-up dem
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