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GM to buy back 200 million government shares
General Motors, trying to clear the stigma of being partly owned by the U.S. government, will spend $5.5 billion to buy back 200 million shares of its stock from the treasury.
Published on 12/19/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Pickups drive U.S. auto sales in August
Strong pickup demand fueled a big jump in U.S. auto sales last month.
Published on 09/04/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Toyota, Chrysler see big April sales gains; Ford, GM stumble
Toyota and Chrysler saw big U.S. sales gains in April, but they came at the expense of General Motors and Ford.
Published on 05/01/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Auto sales strong in March, led by small cars
The auto industry looks set to ride the appeal of smaller cars to its best monthly performance in almost four years.
Published on 04/03/12
Updated on 03/19/13
U.S. investigates stuck throttles in Ford Tauruses

Federal safety regulators are investigating complaints that accelerators can stick in Ford Tauruses from model years 2005 and 2006.

Published on 03/12/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Chrysler to sell natural gas-powered truck
Chrysler aims to be the first U.S. automaker to produce a factory-built pickup truck that is powered mainly by natural gas.
Published on 03/06/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Chrysler to call Fiat-based compact the Dodge Dart
The Dodge Dart, a 1960s compact car that gearheads turned into street racers, is making a comeback as a 40-mph compact car.
Published on 12/06/11
Updated on 03/21/13
GM, Chrysler, Nissan sales up in November
Chrysler, General Motors and Nissan reported big U.S. sales gains last month, a sign that people are finally starting to replace cars and trucks that they've held onto during the economic slump.
Published on 12/01/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Consumer Reports says Ford's quality slips
Quality should be Job 1 at Ford again.
Published on 10/25/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Harley-Davidson to recall more than 308,000 motorcycles
Harley-Davidson Inc. is recalling about 308,000 motorcycles to fix a switch problem that can cause failure of the brake lights and possibly even the rear brakes themselves.
Published on 10/24/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Cain tweaks 9-9-9 tax plan to allow exemptions
Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain on Friday redefined his tax plan to exclude the poorest Americans and to allow some deductions, abandoning the zero-exemption feature of his 9-9-9 proposal that helped win headlin...
Published on 10/21/11
Updated on 03/21/13
GM, Union Auto Workers agree on new 4-year contract

General Motors Co. and the United Auto Workers, sobered by the government bailout and bankruptcy just two years ago, agreed on a new four-year contract without the public acrimony or strikes that have plagued the talks i...

Published on 09/17/11
Updated on 03/20/13
GM says second-quarter profit nearly doubles on sales, prices
After years of big discounts, GM is finally getting a good price for its cars and trucks, and it's helping the company's bottom line.
Published on 08/04/11
Updated on 03/20/13
U.S. auto industry uneasy after weak July sales

Car buyers kept visiting dealerships in July, but not in big enough numbers to shake the auto industry's unease about its recovery.

Published on 08/02/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Ford to recall 20,000 trucks, SUVs to fix tail lights
Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 20,000 pickup trucks and SUVs because a defective switch can cause the turn signal, tail lights and brake lights to fail.
Published on 07/20/11
Updated on 03/20/13