Fisker to Debut Karma Hybrid at 2010 Paris Motor Show

Irvine, California-based Fisker Automotive will debut the first factory-built Karma at the upcoming 2010 Paris Motor Show this October.

BMW recalls 350,000 cars, including Rolls-Royces

BMW is voluntarily recalling 350,000 cars worldwide due to a possible brake problems that the world's biggest premium carmaker said have not caused any accidents.

GM posts gain amid still-slow auto market

General Motors Co posted an annual sales gain of 10.5 percent in September amid evidence that the U.S. auto market remained stuck in a slow-moving recovery at the start of the fourth quarter.

Electric cars arrive while posing test for grids

Top automakers finally have electric cars ready to purr into dealer showrooms. Now the question is whether the charging infrastructure and electricity supply are up to the task.

Luxury carmakers return to records of old

Europe's luxury carmakers fear no double-dip thanks to a fresh supply of wealthy customers in emerging markets who have just earned enough money to buy their first Mercedes-Benz or Ferrari.

Fiat to launch new models end-2011

Italian automaker Fiat has decided to launch new products only at the end of 2011 or early 2012 due to the weakness of the market

Autos would get up to 62 mpg under proposal

Automakers would have to achieve sharply higher fuel economy -- between 47 and 62 miles per gallon -- by 2025 under a preliminary plan released by the Obama administration

Chrysler IPO in more than 1 tranche: CEO

The initial public offering of U.S. automaker Chrysler is expected in the second half of 2011 and it will be in more than one tranche.

Fisker says IPO possible with Karma deliveries in March

Fisker Automotive has begun to put the pieces in place for an eventual IPO and expects to begin delivering its plug-in hybrid Karma luxury sport coupes to customers in March

Autoshow: Carmakers see first signs of crisis easing

Top carmakers let cautious optimism creep into their outlooks at the Paris Auto Show on Thursday, pinning hopes on emerging markets to dispel dark clouds over major western economies.