No Online "Obama Bump" For Buick

During Monday's auto restructuring plan announcement, President Obama specifically mentioned Buick's impressive quality credentials. Despite the Commander-in-Chief's shout-out, Buick didn't see a rise in internet traffic. What happened to the magic of "The One?" » 4/02/09 9:30am 4/02/09 9:30am

America Will Stand Behind Warranties, Obama Supports New Car Tax Credit

President Obama formally announced his auto restructuring plan today, promising to backup GM and Chrysler warranties and pledging support for a new car tax credit and a "Cash for Clunkers" proposal. » 3/30/09 3:00pm 3/30/09 3:00pm

Obama Auto Restructuring Plan, Warranty Commitment Program Details

Last night, senior administration officials gave us all the salient details on the Obama administration's auto industry restructuring plan and new "Warranty Commitment Program." The entire plan and our quick analysis is below the jump. » 3/30/09 7:01am 3/30/09 7:01am

BYD Wants To Put Its Battery In Your Electric Dodge

Though BYD Auto made a big show of their own fleet of electric vehicles, their hard-to-believe battery technology is more likely to end up in your driveway under the hood of a domestic. » 1/13/09 1:30pm 1/13/09 1:30pm

Automobile: Detroit's Ten Most Relevant Products

The crew at Automobile's come up with ten cars lawmakers and pundits should keep in mind before letting the Carpocalypse consume the not-so-Big Three — and for once, it doesn't include the Ford F-150 or Chevy Corvette. » 12/03/08 1:00pm 12/03/08 1:00pm

The Prowlers of the Woodward Dream Cruise

The Chrysler folks had a tenth anniversary party for their Prowler retro-rod this week to coincide with the Woodward Dream Cruise, and so there were a great many of them on Woodward Avenue for the cruise. While we're unsure if new CEO of "The New Chrysler," Bob Nardelli made it out to the main drag for the cruise, we… » 8/20/07 3:00pm 8/20/07 3:00pm