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Breaking News: Volkswagen Picks Chattanooga

Breaking News: Volkswagen Picks Chattanooga

Volkswagen has chosen Chattanooga, Tenn., as the location for its new U.S. assembly plant, according to TheCarConnection.com sources. We'll be back with more details as they come in. The official release follows here: HERNDON, Va. (July 15, 2008) — Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. announced... read more

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2010 Volvo XC60

2009 Volvo XC60 Preview

The safest car we have ever built – that’s the claim Volvo is making about the new XC60. From a firm that has built its entire reputation on making strong cars, it’s a... read more March 4, 2008 by  0


 

Opportunity—or Delusion?—At the UAW

Will the UAW finally get its chance to organize the imports? That’s what union boss Ron Gettelfinger is counting on as Toyota takes a rare misstep that has apparently... read more March 29, 2007 by  2


 

WR: GM “Alpha” Spawns RWDers

Winding Road, Ann Arbor’s newest auto publication and already its leading consumer of draft beer, reports today that GM is developing a new rear-drive architecture that... read more March 22, 2007 by  1


 

GM Dropping CO2 Like It’s Hot

Nothing says GM’s turnaround is working more than a well-timed press release regarding carbon dioxide. Following on the heels of Al Gore’s return to Washington... read more March 22, 2007 by  1


 

PODCAST: Honda’s New Plant Pounds Another Nail in Detroit’s Coffin

Be careful what you ask for. Just ask former Ford Chairman Harold “Red” Poling. Twenty years ago, as the Japanese began making their first big inroads into the U.S... read more March 20, 2007 by  0


 

Hail, Spartanburg! The X6 Gets Real

It seems like we’ve been talking about a BMW X6 crossover for years. In fact it’s two years since we illustrated the wacky idea that has now been confirmed by BMW... read more March 15, 2007 by  0


 

Hyundai On The Move Down South

The next step in Hyundai’s big plans for the U.S. is an engine plant that will build powerplants for Hyundai and Kia vehicles. Hyundai says the new plant will open in... read more March 13, 2007 by  0


 

Audi U.S. Plant: So Is It 2012, Then?

With today’s news that Audi plans to take over a Volkswagen plant in Brussels, we can now officially begin speculating that Audi will build a plant in the U.S... read more March 12, 2007 by  0


 

The Week in Reverse

And the winner is…Tupelo, Miss. For all the states that missed on Toyota’s latest plant—don’t worry, they’re like trains, there’s another... read more March 2, 2007 by  0


 

Toyota Says Education Took it to Mississippi

Toyota says the educated work force is what drew them to the Tupelo area for its eighth assembly plant in North America - in direct contrast to what some people think about... read more February 27, 2007 by  1


 

Ghosn Gets Knighted

We know lots of Knights we admire – Knight Rider, Bobby Knight, but most of all Christopher Knight, a.k.a. Peter Brady, who overcame middle-Brady syndrome to get buff... read more February 21, 2007 by  0


 

Buyouts - Nissan's Up Next

Nissan says it's offering buyouts to all its Tennessee hourly workers in a move announced today, proving that the pain in the auto-industry slump isn't being doled out... read more February 20, 2007 by  0


 
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RELEASE: GM Sells GMAC Stake

GM Reaches Agreement to Sell Controlling Stake in GMAC Cerberus Led Consortium To Buy 51 Percent Of GMAC EquityGM To Receive $14 Billion In Cash Over Three-Year Period... read more April 3, 2006 by  0


 
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Delphi CEO Hopes for No Strike

Delphi Asks Court to Toss Contracts by Joseph Szczesny (4/3/2006)Supplier plots new course — and asks the judge to turn it that way. GM Says Turnaround Gaining by Joseph... read more April 3, 2006 by  0


 
Warning message on dash display of 2013 Tesla Model S: 'Both Pedals Pressed' [photo: David Noland]

Daily Edition: Apr. 4, 2006

GM Slides, Toyota Rises in March Sales Toyota, Honda, and Mercedes-Benz posted record sales in March, while General Motors sales dropped sharply and its market share... read more April 3, 2006 by  0


 

 
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