The incentive helped seal a deal with Toyota to move nearly all production of the ES luxury vehicle to Kentucky.
The fuel-thrifty car now leads a fleet of vehicles that proves Detroit can compete with foreign rivals more known for fuel efficiency.
Rising auto prices have lenders offering ever-longer terms to help buyers keep their payments down. But that's not all good.
North Korea's saber-rattling appears to be an attempt to disrupt important supply chains and scare away foreign investment.
Strong results for March were helped in part by a recovering housing industry and its need for new trucks.
Experts have yet to say whether the Internet-enabled eyewear presents a hazard to drivers, but at least one state thinks it could be a bad combination.
Vehicle repossessions have plunged by more than a third as frugal car buyers and a stronger economy help keep the tow trucks at bay.
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