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GM & Bankruptcy: Won't Somebody Think About the Lawyers?

GM & Bankruptcy: Won't Somebody Think About the Lawyers?

It's good news/bad news time for General Motors. On the downside: bankruptcy is looming. For a while, it looked as if things might shake out in the General's favor, sparing it from the fate that's befallen Chrysler. Today, however, the prevailing sentiment seems to be that GM will be heading to... read more

May 26, 2009 by  - 4
 
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Cash-For-Clunkers Slouches Toward The Finish Line

Good news from Washington, cash-for-clunkers fans: leaders in the U.S. House and Senate are hoping to fast-track legislation that would give new car buyers tidy cash rebates... read more May 13, 2009 by  2


 
The talented cast of Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice

Bob & Sergio & Rick & Ron: Mind-Blowing Mergings

It's Friday, and we hope you're already drinking, because this will make more sense if you're hammered. Okay, you already know about the Fiat/Chrysler partnership. And... read more May 8, 2009 by  1


 
Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing replica by Gullwing GmbH

Link Love From The Car Connection: Gullwing Replicas, Women Behind The Wheel, And GM Flubs Today, Hopes For Brighter Tomorrow

Beauty in abundance -- There's another Mercedes-Benz SL 300 Gullwing replica on the market. "What's that", you say? "Why do we need two?" Which makes us think you're off your... read more May 8, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Jeep Wrangler

In Jeopardy: Dodge Viper, Charger; Jeep Wrangler, Grand Cherokee

There's a lot more Chrysler news today, and for fans of the company and its brands, most of it isn't good. The worst so far: the Dodge Viper and the Jeep Wrangler may be axed... read more May 6, 2009 by  1


 
2007 Dodge Nitro

The 5 Cars That Killed Chrysler...This Time

While we wait for Chrysler to emerge, hopefully leaner but not that much lighter, from its bankruptcy—perhaps with some fashionable Italian loafers and a rejuvenated Dolce... read more May 1, 2009 by  14


 
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Police Found Guilty Of Loving The Pontiac G8

Two days ago, General Motors said that it would be killing off the Pontiac brand. Before the company had even finished its prepared statement, police squads across the... read more April 29, 2009 by  8


 
Chrysler is sizzling

Chrysler Out Of The Frying Pan. That's Good, Right?

The last 24 hours have been big for Chrysler. The long and short of it appears to be that (a) the company will likely avoid bankruptcy court, and (b) its relationship with... read more April 28, 2009 by  3


 
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UPDATED: GM Reportedly Considers Nixing Pontiac, GMC; GM Exec Denies It

First came news that an American equity group is seriously interested in purchasing Saturn. Now we've learned that General Motors may be dropping the GMC and Pontiac brands... read more April 16, 2009 by  5


 
GM Heritage Fleet

NHTSA Throws Wrench Into GM Heritage Fleet Auction

Yesterday the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration halted a Barret-Jackson sale of GM Heritage Fleet vehicles midway through the proceedings. Sources close to the... read more April 10, 2009 by  5


 
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German Firm Predicts VW Will Surpass GM As No. 2 Automaker

German market research company R.L. Polk today predicted that in 2009, Volkswagen AG will surpass General Motors as the world's number two automaker in production volume... read more April 7, 2009 by  1


 
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GM Prepared To File For Bankruptcy

In a regulatory filing to the Treasury Department Yesterday, General Motors admitted for the first time to Obama's Auto Task Force that it is seriously considering Chapter 11... read more April 3, 2009 by  3


 
2009 Ford F-150

Ford And Chevy Unite For Joint Duramax Diesel Project

Proving that the threat of bankruptcy proceedings makes for the unlikeliest of bedfellows, we found out from folks at PickupTrucks.com that the Blue Oval and the Bow Tie are... read more April 1, 2009 by  3


 
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GM And Chrysler Warranty Assistance To Come From TARP Fund

In our post about President Barack Obama's address regarding GM and Chrysler's restructuring, we told you earlier that the government has promised to back all warranty claims... read more March 30, 2009 by  1


 
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U.S. Treasury Department Extends $5 Billion To Parts Suppliers

Many are viewing the Treasury Deparment's $5 billion in aid for the auto parts supplier industry a signal that more aid - and no bankruptcy filings - are sure to follow for... read more March 20, 2009 by  1


 
Rick Wagoner 2007 Geneva

GM CEO Rick Wagoner Claims Bankruptcy = Liquidation

First GM was anti-bankruptcy because they said it would tarnish their image beyond repair. But this morning at a breakfast in D.C., CEO Rick Wagoner sounded the full Chapter... read more March 17, 2009 by  7


 

 
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