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Bentley Motors Builds 47th U.S. Dealership In Austin, Texas

Bentley Motors Builds 47th U.S. Dealership In Austin, Texas

Today Bentley Motors announces its 47th U.S. dealership and its third in Texas. Bentley Austin, which will ultimately provide both sales and service in the hill country of Austin, Tex., is set to open its doors onto Research Boulevard in early April. It will be owned and operated by John Eagle... read more

March 24, 2009 by - 0
 
Mercedes G-wagen stuck in mud

Infiniti, Mercedes, and Lexus Lean On Incentives To Move Sales

Even luxury auto brands who once scoffed at the domestics' unseemly hood-slammin', dollar-dealin' pleas are now leaning on big incentives in hopes of reducing swelling... read more March 16, 2009 by 0


 
Car Carrier

Nebraska Dealer, Employees Steal 81 Cars, Face Felony Charges

These are the times that try mens'...criminal records. Police arrested Nebraska auto dealer Allen Patch, and employee Rachel Fait, on Wednesday in Utah. The two, plus manager... read more March 12, 2009 by 0


 
Barack Obama

Obama Task Force Balances Urgency, Deliberation with Detroit

The Obama administration's auto task force characterized yesterday's two-hour meeting between UAW union leaders, visit to GM's Technical Center, and tour of Dodge Ram... read more March 10, 2009 by 2


 
Car fire

Buick-Pontiac-Jeep Dealer Torches Vehicles, Dies of Heart Attack

Last week, Pennsylvania police reported that Gregory Graham was found dead on the tarmac next to four torched cars at his dealership, Colonial Motors. Police ruled the... read more March 10, 2009 by 0


 
2010 Opel Insignia

Buick Uses Opel Insignia To Resurrect Regal for 2010

So says a "source familiar with GM's product plans," Buick will sell a version of Europe's Opel Insignia to resurrect the Regal nameplate for 2010. But isn't GM trying to... read more March 9, 2009 by 8


 
Chrysler and Fiat logos

Fiat CEO Wants To 'Repay Every Single Dollar Of Taxpayer Funding'

So is it going to be Italy to the rescue of the American taxpayer? Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne is still courting Chrysler, and he assured the U.S. auto task force yesterday... read more March 6, 2009 by 3


 
Saturn Homecoming

'A Few' Interested Saturn Buyers Despite Dismal Feb. Sales - ?

Is it just PR posturing, or is GM's claim of "a few" potential buyers for its Saturn brand the gospel truth? Spokesman Steve Janisse claims claims no knowledge of whether the... read more March 6, 2009 by 0


 
2009 Dodge Ram

HEMI V-8 A No-Cost Option For Dodge Ram In March

Even cash-strapped buyers of the new Dodge Ram won't be heard muttering, "I coulda hada V-8." The Dodge boys are slammin' hoods and makin' deals; March is "Dodge truck month"... read more March 5, 2009 by 0


 
Opel Logo

GM Wants $4.2 Billion European Aid For Opel Restructuring

Today GM of Europe announced a restructuring plan that would spin Opel off into a separate business unit to save "as many jobs and factories as possible" according to... read more February 27, 2009 by 5


 
car on fire

Berlin Set Ablaze By BMW (Literally)

Tempers aren't the only things flaring in Berlin these days: luxury vehicles are also going up in smoke by the dozens. The cause? Arson, presumably instigated by the... read more February 27, 2009 by 1


 
GM Protest

GM Woes = Opel Angst As German Workers Protest

Proving that GM's problems are far from contained to its U.S. operations, thousands of GM factory workers protested today outside the Adam Opel AG plant in Ruesselsheim... read more February 26, 2009 by 5


 
Hummer H2 Ditched

GM: $30.9B Losses in 2008

Not only is GM off its game, it's off the charts in fiscal losses. A gut-wrenching $30.9 billion is the final number for its 2008 losses now that the miserable fourth quarter... read more February 26, 2009 by 8


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze

Chevrolet Cruze And Volt 'Family 0' engines Share Space

Yesterday General Motors announced that despite massive cutbacks, it will still be investing $250 million to make the 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine that will power (or help... read more February 25, 2009 by 0


 
2009 Saab 9-3 Convertible 2.0T

Saab's Bankruptcy Surprise: GM Scrambles

GM received another shock to its shaky operations last week when Saab suddenly and decisively filed for bankruptcy. Dealers were quickly invited to a phone-in conference, but... read more February 23, 2009 by 7


 
gas-tax

Transportation Secretary LaHood Mulling Tax On Miles Driven

Obama's new Transportation Secretary, Republican Ray LaHood, is eying a tax based on miles driven as opposed to fuel consumed. Why the potential switch? America's relatively... read more February 20, 2009 by 6


 

 
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