Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

bailout

 
The Bailout, One Year Later: Where Are They Now?

The Bailout, One Year Later: Where Are They Now?

One year ago, America's auto industry was going through very tough times. Caught in the quagmire of recession, two of Detroit's Big Three had filed for bankruptcy, and they'd brought a few of their pals along for the ride. Americans were mixed about the federal government's bailout of the sector... read more

July 20, 2010 by  - 6
 
General Motors Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan

Bailout Successes? GM Pays Off Loans, Chrysler Loses Less

Both General Motors and Chrysler are working as hard as they can to take advantage of the last-ditch bailouts provided last year by the U.S. government. This morning, each... read more April 21, 2010 by  7


 
Tesla Roadster right-hand drive

Tesla CEO Repeatedly Used Private Jet To Visit DC, Make Case For DOE Loans

According to FAA records, the private jet of Tesla CEO and PayPal co-founder Elon Musk has made at least 12 trips to Washington, D.C. since the first of 2009. That in itself... read more February 11, 2010 by  2


 
Guillotine, from Amnesty International's Flickr stream

Bailed-Out U.S. Automakers Give Thanks They're Not French

Lots of people, including Teamsters Union members and Tea Party protesters, seem to have a beef with last spring's bailout and restructuring of the two bankrupt U.S... read more January 18, 2010 by  8


 
Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan

Teamsters, Tea Party Protest Some Of The Same Things At Detroit

At two places during the Detroit auto show—first circulating on a Cobo Hall press-room table, then later slipped under my hotel-room door—I found a leaflet entitled... read more January 15, 2010 by  11


 
Sergio Marchionne and Martin Winterkorn

Video, Weekend Reading For VW and Chrysler/Fiat Fans

It's been a very long week here at TCC: our inboxes are packed with press releases and publicity photos from NAIAS, and we're so behind on our news feeds that we'll be lucky... read more January 15, 2010 by  0


 
Audi e-tron Concept for 2010 Detroit Auto Show

2010 Detroit Auto Show: From The Outside Looking In

We don't use the word "I" very much in our writing at TCC, but this time, I suppose I'll have to: I'm going to give my take on the 2010 Detroit Auto Show from the vantage... read more January 12, 2010 by  13


 
Kenneth Feinberg

Feds May Lift The $500k Salary Cap For Top-Tier Talent

Back in February, the federal government set a limit of $500,000 on executive salaries at any company that received bailout dollars. Of that total, only 45% could be in... read more December 14, 2009 by  3


 
Bob Lutz

MORE: Another Day, Another Shakeup at GM: Lutz Reassigned

UPDATE: Following this morning's 9 am conference call for GM employees, further details have emerged on the latest shakeup at General Motors. “I want to give people... read more December 4, 2009 by  5


 
Fritz Henderson, GM CEO

GM CEO Henderson Resigns, Board Chair Whitacre to Serve Temporarily

At 4:45 pm this afternoon, General Motors Chairman of the Board Ed Whitacre announced that the Board of Directors had accepted the resignation of chief executive officer... read more December 1, 2009 by  14


 
General Motors Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan

GM Gives The Feds An Early Holiday Gift: $140 Million

Just last week, General Motors announced plans to speed up repayment of billions in loans from the U.S. government. Technically, the company's fast-track, $1... read more November 25, 2009 by  5


 
McCain at GM 7-18-05

McCain Hasn't Met Anyone Who Thinks Chrysler Will Survive

The first time John McCain ran for the U.S. presidency, his aggressive, occasionally angry style didn't sit well with voters. As we saw in 2008, he's managed to dial it down... read more November 16, 2009 by  7


 
Fritz Henderson, GM CEO

General Motors Announces Q3 Results, Speedy Loan Repayment

It's been a busy day for General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson. Not only did he reveal GM's third quarter financials, but he also announced the company's souped-up plan to repay... read more November 16, 2009 by  2


 
Saab 9-3

Koenigsegg To Trim 81 Dealers From Saab Network

General Motors may be looking to expand its (formerly) shrinking U.S. network, but the soon-to-be owner of GM's orphaned Saab is sticking with a leaner, meaner game plan... read more November 13, 2009 by  1


 
Chevrolet dealership

GM Adding New Dealerships, Frustrating Old Ones

When Chrysler and GM underwent restructuring earlier this year, they took the opportunity to thin out their dealer networks. As you might recall, that resulted in substantial... read more November 12, 2009 by  10


 
Edward E. 'Ed' Whitacre, Jr.

GM Chairman Ed Whitacre And The Salary Cap Flap

General Motors chairman Ed Whitacre isn't much of a wallflower -- but then, no one earns a resume like his by staying quiet. In keeping with his outspoken personality... read more November 11, 2009 by  4


 
Advertisement
Advertisement

 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.
Advertisement