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Volkswagen Names Jonathan Browning New U.S. Chief

Volkswagen Names Jonathan Browning New U.S. Chief

Volkswagen of America has been without a CEO since Stefan Jacoby resigned earlier this year, but confirmation has come that the American arm of the German automaker will soon have a new leader. The automaker has announced today that former GM executive Jonathan Browning has been named president and... read more

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2009 Pontiac Vibe 4-door HB GT FWD Angular Front Exterior View

Toyota Recall Affects GM's Pontiac Vibe: Part II

Yesterday we learned that a recent recall of 1.1 million Toyota Matrix and Corolla models will also affect 160,000 Pontiac Vibes. The recall is related to stalling and rough... read more August 30, 2010 by  0


 
2004 Pontiac Vibe

Toyota Recall Affects GM's Pontiac Vibe: Part I

Toyota recently announced a voluntary recall of 1.1 million Corolla and Matrix models. Model years affected were 2005 through 2008. 160 complaints relating stalling and rough... read more August 30, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Hyundai Genesis

Hyundai Still Trying Harder To Win Customer Approval: Part II

Yesterday we learned that Hyundai continues to earn the approval of savvy car buyers with the roll-out of another consumer-based program designed to educate Hyundai owners... read more August 10, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Volkswagen Jetta

2011 Volkswagen Jetta: First Drive

  The 2011 Volkswagen Jetta will be significantly updated when it shows up at dealers in October, and VW hopes it's more in tune with what American shoppers need in a... read more July 30, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Moves Forward With Mississippi Plant: Are The Recession And Recalls Over?

Toyota has revived plans to develop a manufacturing facility near Tupelo, Mississippi. An official announcement is expected later today. According to an inside source, Toyota... read more June 17, 2010 by  0


 
2008 HUMMER H3 4WD 4-door SUV Alpha Front Exterior View

It's Really Over: Last HUMMER H3 Rolls Off Louisiana Line

It's really, finally over. Yesterday, the very last HUMMER H3 rolled off the production line in Shreveport, Louisiana, part of a special order for rental-car company Avis... read more May 25, 2010 by  6


 
2010 Land Rover Range Rover 4WD 4-door HSE Angular Front Exterior View

New Range Rovers, Jaguar XF On Aluminum Crash Diet Program

Jaguar and Land Rover are moving to a lighter-weight future as the new 2011 Jaguar XJ--which we're driving this week in Los Angeles, natch--will spawn a whole new generation... read more April 27, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Kia Optima

2011 Kia Optima: First Look from the 2010 New York Auto Show

We've been teased a few times with sketches of the 2011 Kia Optima, but today we've got the real thing live from the upcoming 2010 New York Auto Show, with an on-sale date... read more April 1, 2010 by  1


 
2011 BMW 7-Series

Mercedes Vehicles Made In China Just As Good As German-Made

Mercedes-Benz vehicles made in China now place in the top half of all the company's vehicles when ranked for quality. Ulrich Walker, Chairman and CEO of Daimler Northeast... read more December 16, 2009 by  0


 
Fisker Karma

Fisker: No Special Favors from VP Biden in Delaware

Last month, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden made car news when he inadvertently revealed plans for a range of vehicles to come from Fisker, the new car company setting up shop... read more December 2, 2009 by  4


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Production Moving To Alabama

Here at TCC, we've seen some interesting production news over the past few months -- for example, Ford intends to make the U.S. its export base, and Honda will export the... read more December 2, 2009 by  2


 
Fiat 500 Abarth

Chrysler, Fiat Outline Their Future

After a year of financial and political turmoil, and a shotgun marriage to Italy's Fiat Group, the new Chrysler is unveiling a five-year plan today that takes on a... read more November 4, 2009 by  16


 
Fritz Henderson, GM CEO

Chrysler, GM Loans Include U.S. Production Goals; GAO Worried About GM

Yesterday's headlines may have centered on Ford's new-found profitability, but Chrysler and GM are working toward the black ink, too. General Motors in particular has high... read more November 3, 2009 by  0


 
VW logo

EXCLUSIVE: Volkswagen NMS Replaces Passat, Phaeton to Return

Volkswagen of America president Stefan Jacoby has confirmed to High Gear Media that the new sedan to be built in Tennessee will effectively replace the VW Passat in North... read more October 7, 2009 by  18


 
Ford Figo

Ford Profitable By 2011; Launches New Facility In China

Despite the general unpleasantness that's plagued the auto industry for over a year, Ford is doing comparatively well these days. In fact, given the gradually rebounding... read more September 25, 2009 by  0


 
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