November 10, 2015, 11am PST
More evidence that reports of "peak car" in the United States were premature.
August 26, 2011, 10am PDT
The total number of cars around the world exceeded the billion-unit mark in 2010, according to a study by Wards Auto. This figure has essentially doubled since 1986 when the 500-million-unit mark was crossed.
January 11, 2010, 10am PST
The United States has been the largest market for automobile sales since the advent of the Model T. But in 2009, China's demand jumped a whopping 46 percent over the year before, as the American market slumped.
October 22, 2009, 11am PDT
The New York Times Automobiles Section discusses the growing population of Americans living car-free.
October 9, 2009, 1pm PDT
A study conducted by J.D.Power and Associates shows that young people are leading a shift in perception about desire for cars.
May 5, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>Small car sales, especially hybrids and subcompacts, are jumping while pickups and SUV sales plummet, contributing to a reduction in gas consumption. The $3.50 gallon mark may have been key to influencing vehicle selection as well as driver behavior.</p>