Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

parts suppliers

 
Your Dream Of Owning A Carbon-Fiber Sports Car Just Got A Little More Real

Your Dream Of Owning A Carbon-Fiber Sports Car Just Got A Little More Real

3D printing is coming, and it will change the way that automakers do business. (It will also shake up the military, medicine, and the entire field of confectionery, but those are subjects for another time.) We've already seen the way that Ford uses 3D printing to build prototypes. We've also read... read more

February 3, 2014 by  -
 
2009 Saab 9-5 SportKombi

Saab Fans: Today's Your Lucky Day!

So, you're a Saab fan. You've endured three years of agony, hoping for the salvation of your beloved brand. You've followed a plotline worthy of Shakespeare, or at least... read more June 6, 2012 by  1


 
Cassiterite, mined in Tasmania. Image: Ralph Bottrill

Could Conflict Mineral Legislation Complicate The Business Of Building Cars?

Stop for a minute and contemplate how many components go into building a new car. Now take a step back and look at how many smaller components go into making the components... read more May 19, 2011 by  0


 
Car repair

DIY Auto Parts Retailers Performing Well

The DIY auto repair market continues to do well in the economic downturn. At Pep Boys a decrease in service revenue was overcome by an increase in in-store merchandise sales... read more September 30, 2010 by  1


 
GM and Chrysler logos

The Bailout, One Year Later: Where Are They Now?

One year ago, America's auto industry was going through very tough times. Caught in the quagmire of recession, two of Detroit's Big Three had filed for bankruptcy, and they'd... read more July 20, 2010 by  6


 
General Motors Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan

GM Gives The Feds An Early Holiday Gift: $140 Million

Just last week, General Motors announced plans to speed up repayment of billions in loans from the U.S. government. Technically, the company's fast-track, $1... read more November 25, 2009 by  5


 
Buncefield Fuel Depot explosion, by Flickr user r12a

New Tactic For Unions On Strike: Threaten To Blow Up Factory

The French are different. Just look at their cars, which have included single-spoke steering wheels, turn indicators that don't self-cancel (to keep the driver on his toes?)... read more July 16, 2009 by  1


 
2009 Toyota Camry

Toyota Execs Root For GM Sales Recovery

Speaking of GM's horrendous sales numbers, Toyota senior managing director Yasuhiko Ichihashi said: "We don't see it as an opportunity." He stated very clearly that he and... read more April 2, 2009 by  1


 
Axle assembly

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


 
Obama drives by Tesla, via Edmunds

Link Love From The Car Connection: Obama Waves At Tesla, Hyundai Gets Conceptual, Plus Videos For The Toyota Aygo And Electric Cars

Elon gets a drive-by -- President Obama loves electric cars--but apparently not quite enough to get out of his non-EV limo to look at 'em. [Edmunds, h/t John V] Meddling kid... read more March 20, 2009 by  0


 
Steve Rattner, via the New York Times

Steve Rattner To The Rescue

Yesterday was an important moment for domestic automakers: former investment banker and de facto head honcho of Obama's auto task force, Steve Rattner, had his first chat... read more March 17, 2009 by  3


 
Big Three Bailout Bonanza as of 2-19-09

Big Three Bailout Bonanza: February 19th Edition

As noted earlier, we may not be trained "numbers people", but TCC staffers can usually hold their own on the brave frontier of math. Still, we've had a tough time wrapping... read more February 19, 2009 by  0


 
Michael Jackson's robot head from Moonwalker

Link Love From The Car Connection: New Transformers Footage, Chris Bangle's Solo Career, And Michael Jackson's Really Bad Taste

Downside: it's Monday. Upside: your boss is probably still hungover, too. Take two aspirin and read up on these odds and ends: Parts is parts -- During economic times like... read more February 16, 2009 by  2


 
2009 Ford Focus SE

Ford And Magna International To Partner On Electric Vehicle

Magna International, a Canadian supplier for Ford Motor Company, shocked Ford execs by showing up at Ford's Dearborn offices in a fully electric Ford Focus. They'd bought and... read more February 2, 2009 by  0


 
Fiat logo

Italian Government Granting Fiat, Unions Assistance in 10 Days

We previously reported Fiat and Italian labor unions' warnings that without aid from the Italian government, up to 60,000 jobs are in jeopardy. Today the Italian government... read more January 29, 2009 by  0


 
Advertisement
Advertisement

 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.
Advertisement