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  • Economy Briefs

    Shoppers are showing signs of pulling back on spending on discretionary items such as clothing and home goods as gasoline and groceries eat up more of their paychecks.


  • Goodell leans on Fords for their labor experience

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell isn't above seeking a little advice as the lockout approaches its 10th week with no end in sight.


  • New Ford Focus ST stretches from CA coast to Nürburgring

    If a new Ford Focus with an eye-catching paint job, ground-hugging suspension, big wheels and tires and a tell-tale central rear double exhaust passes you on the autobahn or freeway, chances are you have seen one of the development prototypes for the all-new high-performance Focus ST launching next year.


  • Survey Says: Teen Drivers Claim Parents Risker Drivers

    U.S. teens and tweens say their parents are riskier drivers than they claim, according to a new national survey commissioned by Ford Motor Company. While nearly all parents say they are safe drivers and good role models for their kids, more than half (51 percent) admit their teens and tweens have asked them to slow down, stop talking or texting by hand, or practice other safe driving behaviors.


  • Economy Briefs

    Americans' confidence in the economy grew in April as fears about the job market eased, outweighing the pain from rising prices at the gas pump.


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General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson on Tuesday in Warren, Mich., previews the new Chevy Volt, which promises to get 230 miles per gallon in city driving. While the fuel economy is enticing, analysts say the $40,000 price tag would be daunting.

    EDITORIAL: Free-market Ford laps Government Motors

    Ford Motor Co. beat General Motors in March sales, another small but significant victory of private enterprise over government micromanagement. Since the 2009 government takeover of GM, competition between the two leading domestic auto manufacturers has taken on strong ideological overtones. It serves as an ideal test case, a microcosm of the competition between two worldviews, the automotive equivalent of North vs. South Korea. Right now, the good guys are winning.


  • Ford Focus, certified as awesome

    The all-new Ford Focus with the SFE (Super Fuel Economy) package delivers an EPA certified 40 mpg on the highway to go with its array of smart technologies, exceptional standards of craftsmanship and retuned suspension for a total driving experience not found anywhere else in the segment.


  • The new Audi Q5 Hybrid car is shown during the press day at the 81st Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, March 1, 2011. The Motor Show will open its gates to the public from March 3 to 13. (AP Photo/Keystone, Martial Trezzini)

    Carmakers bet on green tech to offset costly fuel

    Mass-market automakers like Toyota, Fiat and Ford say green technologies on display at the Geneva Auto Show will help them weather the impact of skyrocketing fuel prices _ while less humble sportscar makers like Lamborghini flaunted their gas guzzlers.


  • The new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is on display at the Chicago Auto Show on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, in Chicago. General Motors' U.S. car and truck sales jumped 49 percent in February, aided by sweeter financing and lease deals. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    General Motors leads auto sales jump with 49 percent increase

    The U.S. auto sales recovery picked up steam last month with all major car companies reporting double-digit gains.


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