Now that Detroit's automakers are back to financial health, they increasingly are looking overseas for sales.
General Motors on Tuesday said sales of its cars and trucks in the United States rose 6.3 percent last year as a strong lineup of new models helped the company make a comeback from its 2009 bankruptcy.
Oil-soaked plastic boom material used to soak up oil in the Gulf of Mexico is finding new life as auto parts in the Chevrolet Volt.
The year 2010 began with the earthquake heard round the world and ended with a political shake-up in Washington.
President Obama can continue the success of the bipartisan tax extension bill he signed last week by working with the new Congress in 2011 to advance the long-stalled U.S. trade agenda.
What comes to mind when you think of "the worst"? President James Buchanan. The 1962 Mets. Vanilla Ice. Now add to that list the 111th Congress, which is finally slated to wrap up business this week. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi just didn't want to give up that gavel. This may have been the worst Congress since Lyndon Johnson's landslide ushered in the Congress that gave us the Great Society and the Vietnam War. Memo to voters: Democratic landslides are usually followed by disastrous results.
A few years ago, I was in China and, through the help of a friend, had the chance to spend a few hours with a senior editor of the People's Daily - the Communist Party's voice and the most influential journal in China.
In a holiday television tradition that has taken its place alongside Charlie Brown, Rudolph and the Grinch, the world's automakers are flooding the airwaves once again with commercials urging a high-dollar gift splurge from husband to wife — a shiny new car topped by a huge red bow on Christmas morning.
Even as Jimmie Johnson chased his record fifth consecutive championship, a feat that would have cemented Hendrick Motorsports as the best team in NASCAR history, the owner knew he needed to make some dramatic changes to his organization.