Jun 4, 2012 — Orders dropped for the second straight month. The report adds to the evidence of a weaker economy.
Apr 3, 2012 — Automakers report having their best month in about four years, as buyers went in search of smaller vehicles. At the current pace, sales may be back to where they were in 2007 — before the most recent recession.
Jul 5, 2011 — They have gone up two of the past three months — a sign that the manufacturing sector may be recovering from a slow start earlier this year and from supply disruptions caused by the March earthquake and tsunami in Japan.