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Daily Edition: Apr. 4, 2006
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 continued to fall under the pressure from the import brands. While General Motors Corp. reported its sales dropped 14 percent and...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Delphi Asks Court to Toss Contracts

SAE Meeting Set for Detroit by Joseph Szczesny (4/2/2006)Revived interest sparks new ideas at tech conference. GM Says Turnaround Gaining by Joseph Szczesny (4/2/2006)A week of financial news could contain the seeds of recovery. Delphi Corp. on Friday outlined a broad plan for restructuring into a...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Mar. 29, 2006

GM Axes Engineers in Latest Cuts GM's "Black Tuesday" ended with the departure of several hundred salaried employees, most of them engineers, from the company's workforce across the country. GM says it axed fewer than 500 jobs at 30 of its outposts across the country in the latest round of cuts...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Sweeping Buyout Planned at GM

The United Auto Workers has reached agreements with Delphi Corp. and General Motors Corp. on a restructuring plan that will speed up the retirement or transfer of more than 100,000 blue-collar workers from both companies. GM officials also said the agreement will include a combination of...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
GM, UAW Reach Delphi Deal

Sweeping Buyout Planned at GM The United Auto Workers has reached agreements with Delphi Corp. and General Motors Corp. on a restructuring plan that will speed up the retirement or transfer of more than 100,000 blue-collar workers from both companies. GM officials also said the agreement will...Read More»

Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric minicar crash-tested by ADAC, December 2010, screen capture
Daily Edition: Mar. 14, 2006

Toyota Taking Half of Lafayette Toyota moved ahead Monday with the latest step in its bold expansion plans by announcing plans to build the Toyota Camry at the underutilized plant in Lafayette, Ind., that belongs to Toyota's new partner Fuji Heavy Industries. Word that Toyota was thinking about...Read More»

Maximilian Szwaj
End of the Line for Generous Motors?

It used to be conventional wisdom in American business that “Generous Motors” offered the richest benefits around. GM was an enormously rich company back in the 1950s and 1960s, and GM’s top management used the company’s wealth to attract and retain talent. Fast-forward 50 years, and the...Read More»

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GM-UAW-Delphi Stuck in Neutral

The three-way talks between General Motors Corp., the United Auto Workers and the bankrupt Delphi Corp. appear to be stuck in neutral. Today will be a pivotal day in the talks, though, as a Feb. 17 deadline thatDelphi nominally set for filing court motions to have its current labor pact with the...Read More»

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick
Daily Edition: Jan. 23, 2006

Ford "Way Ahead" Coming Today The countdown is reaching its final hours for Ford Motor Co. On Monday morning, the beleaguered automaker unveils its long-awaited "Way Forward" plan. If you read the papers or scanned the Web this past weekend, you were bombarded by conflicting reports. According to...Read More»

2005 Dodge SUper Bee concept
2005 Los Angeles Auto Show, Part III

2005 Los Angeles Auto Show Index by TCC Team Ferrari: “Wild Object of Desire” If anyone was wondering how Frank Stephenson feels about his job as the chief designer for Ferrari and Maserati, he cleared things up Thursday. “For me, Ferrari is a wild object of desire,” said the Moroccan-born...Read More»

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2004 Geneva Motor Show, Part V

2004 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/22/2004) Citroen Makes It a Family Affair Citroën has done it before: unveiling a rally car based on a new model range. With a sport concept, the French automaker does not only show the design of the C4, the successor of the compact Xsara, but also its...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
INDUSTRY REPORT: Feb. 16, 2004

NUMMI Marks 20 Years General Motors and Toyota celebrated 20 years of their New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. (NUMMI) joint-venture near San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday. Both Toyota Motor Corporation President Fujio Cho and General Motors Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner, on hand for the...Read More»

2004 Skoda Roomster
2003 Frankfurt Show, Part IV

by Chuck Dapoz 2003 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/8/2003) Insignia: Haven’t We Met? GM Europe showed its design direction with the Opel Insignia concept vehicle, which fills a gap in the Opel lineup for a top-of-the-line model. Though styling cues supposedly came from large Opel...Read More»

2003 Kia KCD-1 Slice concept
2003 Detroit Auto Show, Part IX

 Related Articles: 2003 L.A. Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (1/1/2003) 2003 Detroit Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (1/2/2003)   LEXUS LAUNCHES LUXURY HYBRID Toyota Motor Co. used the North American International Auto Show to unveil a new, more sophisticated hybrid powertrain in a version of the...Read More»

2004 Ford CrossTrainer
2002 Chicago Show, Part I

2002 Chicago Show, Part II by TCC Team (2/6/2002) 2002 Chicago Show, Part III by TCC Team (2/7/2002) sponsored by Toyota CHICAGO GETS FORD CROSSTRAINER IN 2004 Ford’s upcoming product offensive of 20 new vehicles before 2005 will include the CrossTrainer, a new crossover vehicle to be built at...Read More»

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TCC's Daily Edition: 10/09/01

SATURN DUBS NEXT COMPACT “ION” As TheCarConnection.com reported last week, the next compact sedan and coupe from the Saturn division will be called ION. The ION compacts are to arrive in the fourth quarter of 2002 as 2003 models. The sedan will make its debut before the coupe, and both will be...Read More»

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TCC's Daily Edition: 10/04/01

THE SHOW WILL GO ON — EARLY It’s official – the National Automobile Dealers’ Association will shift its annual convention up a week to accommodate a Feb. 3 Super Bowl in New Orleans. Reportedly, the NFL will pay the NADA some $7.5 million for expenses related to moving the mega-dealer...Read More»

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TCC's Daily Edition: 9/10/01

  OPEL REMAKING ITSELF IN A NEW MOLD General Motors’ struggling European subsidiary, Adam Opel AG, plans to completely remake itself, senior officials revealed in conversations prior to the opening of the Frankfurt Motor Show. It will take at least until 2003 for the five-year project to start...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
Weekly News: March 19, 2001

CAMRYS RECALLED Toyota is recalling about 53,000 Toyota Camrys from model years 1998 to 2001 built in Kentucky, due to a potential problem that might cause the throttle to break and stick open. The accelerator cable might break, causing the throttle to remain in its last position before the...Read More»

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