Detroit auto show to open with hopes of brighter 2010

North America’s biggest annual auto show was to get underway later Monday as the beleaguered U.S. car industry hopes to gain some momentum for 2010 with an emphasis on smaller, greener vehicles.

Ailing Chrysler has nothing new for Detroit auto show

An ailing Chrysler will leave the stage dark at the Detroit auto show next month because it does not have any new vehicles to present to the international media, a spokesman said.

Auto task force shocked by state of GM, Chrysler

Shockingly poor financial management at General Motors and Chrysler weakened their case for a federal bailout, but officials feared letting them collapse, the former head of a government auto task force said Wednesday.