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Ford Boss Alan Mullaly Sees Light At End Of Tunnel

Ford Boss Alan Mullaly Sees Light At End Of Tunnel

Unlike General Motors and Chrysler LLC, Ford Motor Company (F) has maintained a more normal outward appearance as the organization has navigated through this current economic storm. For example, Ford introduced the 2010 Ford Mustang at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show.  GM and Ford did not even hold... read more

June 12, 2009 by  - 2
 
Pile of junk cars

Cash For Clunkers: Junk Legislation?

As our own Richard Read reported this morning, there's news from Capitol Hill that the "Cash For Clunkers" legislation is moving forward. Who could be against a program that... read more June 10, 2009 by  6


 
Rush Limbaugh

Rush Limbaugh To GM Workers: Drop Dead

Democracy and John Stuart Mill's marketplace of ideas are often shrill, and almost always messy, in practice. And clearly people of good faith--and the rest too--disagree on... read more June 9, 2009 by  20


 
Jeep American Flag

'Buy American' Provision To Boost U.S. Development Of Electric Vehicles

You may recall that there's a mammoth bill on energy policy in the works, and that in addition to the fairly contentious regulations put forward in the American Clean Energy... read more June 8, 2009 by  2


 
U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-TN)

Senator Bob Corker Moves To Protect Disenfranchised Dealers

You might remember U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) from such hits as "The 2009 Auto Show tour" and "Don't close my GM plant!" Well, now the man who's had it in for Detroit is... read more June 8, 2009 by  3


 
2010 Volvo XC60

Pricing: 2010 Volvo XC60 Just Announced

I liked the 2010 Volvo XC60 from the moment I laid eyes on it earlier this year. The XC60 is the Swedish car company's first foray into the compact crossover segment—the... read more June 5, 2009 by  0


 
Money, money, money

Feds Launch $7 Million Program To Retrain Laid-Off Autoworkers

Even with billions in government funds rushing toward Chrysler and GM, it's clear that America's automakers aren't going to have the huge employee bases they once had--at... read more June 4, 2009 by  1


 
Ford Oval on WHQ

GM and Chrysler Bankruptcies Cause Ford Worries About Competing

If you've thought about the General Motors and Chrysler bankruptcies for even a minute, ramifications for Ford Motor Company quickly surface as a big, "Hmmmm, wonder how... read more June 2, 2009 by  1


 
Audi A4 fueled by biogas

Link Love From The Car Connection: Audi Outraces Bugatti, Cash-For-Clunkers Rears Its Head, And A Look Back At The Top 50 Car Ads

♦  GM goes bankrupt, Susan Boyle loses a talent show, and a biogas-huffing Audi A4 (to your left) outraces a Bugatti? The 21st century is a strange and scary place... read more June 2, 2009 by  1


 
Holden

General Motors' Holden Division Avoids Bankrputcy Axe: Cool RWD Chevrolets Still A Possibility

  In a move that mimics what might happen within an extended celebrity family, General Motors' Australian division, Holden, released a statement today that's essentially... read more June 1, 2009 by  2


 
2010 Ford Mustang

Smoking The Competition: Ford Planning To Increase Production

With GM following Chrysler into bankruptcy, Ford is again bucking the trend by quietly announcing that it plans to increase production in the third quarter of this year... read more June 1, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Chevrolet Corvette

General Motors Products After Bankruptcy: Our Picks For Chevrolet

  We're a bit ahead of things, but what will General Motors look like when it emerges from Chapter 11 (provided it happens as planned on Monday, June 1)? Looking first at... read more May 29, 2009 by  5


 
Anti Union Button

Right To Work: A Huge Issue For Detroit Manufacturers

  Three cheers for the Detroit News's Manny Lopez. His recent column on the issue of Right To Work addresses a huge issue for domestic auto manufacturers. As one who has... read more May 28, 2009 by  3


 
Bond Holders View of GM

GM Makes Sweet Move With Bondholders

Just as Chrysler is moving through its bankruptcy, General Motors is working to make more friends at it heads toward a similar fate. The Detroit News reports that GM has... read more May 28, 2009 by  0


 
Renaissance Center

The City of Detroit: Getting Its Due If GM Leaves Ren Cen?

While it may not make much difference to the world where General Motors has its HQ, it's big news here in Detroit. Yesterday, Jim Fouts, the mayor of Warren, Michigan, said... read more May 28, 2009 by  2


 
We hope GM hasn't hit the mother of all icebergs.

Auto Task Force To Mandate Future GM Vehicles?

Given congressional approval ratings, it's no wonder that those who love cars are a bit worried that President Obama's secretive Automotive Task Force will begin directing... read more May 27, 2009 by  3


 

 
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