PowerShares Global Transportation

By John Addison (7/27/09). The transportation industry is beginning the biggest transformation since Henry Ford started making cars affordable for the mass market. Hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and electric vehicles point to a long-term transition from inefficient mechanical drive systems to efficient electrical systems. Engines powered by petroleum fuels are being ... Read More...

Ford Grabs Market Share

(7/16/09) If you are working at Ford, it looks like the downturn in auto sales is ending. In June, sales fell only 11 percent over a year ago. Optimism does not permeate all of Detroit; General Motors sales feel 33 percent for the month; Chrysler, 48 percent. Even Toyota U.S. ... Read More...