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Australia's Auto Industry Is Dead: Could It Happen Here?

Australia's Auto Industry Is Dead: Could It Happen Here?

Today, Australia's auto industry was dealt a death blow. In a press release, Toyota Australia revealed "that it will stop building cars in Australia by the end of 2017 and become a national sales and distribution company." Toyota Australia's president and CEO, Max Yasuda, and Toyota Motor... read more

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2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee

So, Is Jeep Really Moving To China, Or What?

Update: See below Last week, Bloomberg News ran a story with this headline: "Fiat Says Jeep Output May Return to China as Demand Rises". There are three ways you could look... read more October 29, 2012 by  7


 
2011 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Bringing Much Of Its Production Home -- To America

The Tohoku earthquake and tsunami of March, 2011 wreaked havoc on Japan, killing thousands of citizens and bringing much of the country to a standstill. Automakers like... read more May 7, 2012 by  1


 
2013 Subaru BRZ

Toyota, Honda & Others Boost Output To Meet Cash-For-Clunkers Demand

Many eager auto shoppers in Japan have been stymied by inventory shortages, but according to the Wall Street Journal, the wait for new wheels may be coming to an end. The... read more March 29, 2012 by  0


 
2011 Acura TL

Honda Cuts U.S., Canadian Output By Up To 50% Due To Parts Shortages In Japan

The Tohoku earthquake and tsunami that struck northern Japan on March 11 has affected millions of Japanese citizens, their families, and businesses. The country's auto... read more March 30, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Honda Element

Honda Announces End Of Element Production With 2011 Model

After a nearly 10-year run, the Honda Element is dead, its quirky, boxy thunder stolen by the more conventional CR-V. Honda today announced its plans to cease Element... read more December 3, 2010 by  7


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze (Courtesy: GM)

October Auto Sales Looking Bullish, But Real Recovery Still Distant

For much of this year, automakers overall have become smarter about controlling inventories and slowing production to match still-tepid demand at dealerships. But it looks... read more October 21, 2010 by  2


 
2010 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ

GM Increases Production Of 2011 Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain

Despite what can rightly be called the worst auto market in decades, there are a few signs that long-downtrodden parts of the industry are rebounding. Take GM, for instance... read more September 20, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Beware Car Dealers Price Gouging Chevrolet Volt

Car buyers have always had to watch out for car dealers who excessively mark-up the price of new models in the late summer/fall when a new model year rolls around. In this... read more August 5, 2010 by  1


 
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


 
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Build A 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Online

The much anticipated 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee is showing up at select dealerships across the U.S. in small numbers as production ramps up. The one thing prospective buyers... read more June 13, 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


 
2009 Nissan Quest 4-door S Angular Front Exterior View

Nissan: No 2010 Quest Minivan in the Plan

Large SUVs and minivans have fallen on the hardest of times in the industry's late downturn, and casualties of the recession mount daily. Nissan today confirmed in an email... read more January 3, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Buick Lucerne 4-door Sedan CXL Angular Front Exterior View

GM Most Likely To End Production of Buick Lucerne in 2010; New Model for 2012?

        With so many websites trying to predict the future at GM, many have come to conclude GM has no plans to continue the current Lucerne beyond 2010. The Lucuern... read more December 31, 2009 by  1


 
2010 Honda Civic Si Coupe

Honda Poised To Pass Chrysler In Sales, Become Number 4 In U.S.

It's no longer just Toyota that's running with the Big Three in terms of sales. Over the past month, Honda has quietly passed Chrysler as the number-four automaker in the... read more December 7, 2009 by  1


 
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


 

 
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