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  • Ford Motor Co.'s sign hangs over the lot at a Ford dealership in Littleton, Colo., on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    EDITORIAL: Built Ford tough

    The Ford Motor Company is proving that stories about the death of capitalism have been greatly exaggerated.

  • GM workers get chance to buy stock

    Employees, retirees and car dealers will get a chance to buy General Motors stock when it is sold in an initial public offering as early as November.

  • Chevrolet Volt batteries could enable renewable energy solutions

    General Motors and ABB Group will work together to develop pilot projects for re-using the batteries from the Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle, examining whether the batteries may be a source for renewable energy that could improve the effectiveness of wind and solar power generation.

  • SHERK: Unions want more - from taxpayers

    The labor movement recently marked a historic transformation: A majority of union members now work not in the private sector, but in government. The movement that once fought to raise the wages of ordinary workers has turned into one that fights to raise their taxes.

  • LaSalle covertible 'mesmerizing'

    General Motors had a solution in 1927 for Buick owners who wanted to move upscale automotively but could not afford a top-of-the-line Cadillac. The answer was what they called a companion car, a somewhat lesser car than a Cadillac but still manufactured by Cadillac.

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: No jolt from Chevy Volt

    President Obama was in Detroit on Friday to promote the Chevy Volt electric car, which is fantastically overpriced and offers underwhelming performance. This is the latest example of government burning billions on green ideas that don't pay off.

  • Drivers of the 2008 Buick Enclave are surrounded by luxury.

    Buick's new Enclave comes along at right time

    As General Motors refocuses its five automotive brands in an attempt to reclimb the ladder of success, it has given Buick the mandate to build vehicles with Lexus-like refinement.

  • Vue makes good sense for families

    Basic transportation no longer seems to satisfy most people. The hard facts of driving, comfort, safety and fuel economy have been the top items on anyone's mind recently. The mere fact that more and more owners are looking for value along with the creature comforts is reason enough to consider the 2008 Saturn Vue.

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