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Chevy Volt: A $60,000 Mail Truck in the Near Future?

Chevy Volt: A $60,000 Mail Truck in the Near Future?

People are getting increasingly creative in their legitimization of massive amounts of government money propping up the U.S. auto industry. One anonymous individual wrote in with a detailed plan of how to save GM (and the U.S. economy, and the American auto worker) on, parts of which... read more

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Abandoned Dealership

Domestic Dealers Hit Hard as Consumer Confidence Falls

Not only do domestic auto dealers have to deal with reduced availability of credit to consumers wishing to purchase, but the increasingly public struggle of the suppliers of... read more November 18, 2008 by  5

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GM/Chrysler Merger Dead in Water

Well, folks, we can all stop speculating about a Pentastar/GM merger. On the heels of secret talks with the federal government, Chrysler Chairman & CEO Robert Nardelli... read more November 7, 2008 by  8

Great Depression

Should the Domestics Fail...

Just what would it mean if GM, Ford, and Chrysler were left to their own devices and ended up failing completely? GM mused on the ramifications of such a possibility on its... read more November 6, 2008 by  12

Prop 8, CA. photo credit: Dave Schumaker Gets Flooded by CA Prop 8 Advertisements

Yesterday, the "Yes on Prop 8" campaign, which aims to eliminate the ability of same-sex couples to get married in the state of California, managed to hijack all of... read more November 4, 2008 by  2

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Sunset for Chrysler?

With the economy simply not able to support three Detroit automakers, claims Detroit News' Alisa Priddle, a GM/Chrysler merger is looking more and more attractive as opposed... read more October 30, 2008 by  10

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VW Confirms: No R32 for 2009

VW spokesman Thomas Wegehaupt informs dismayed hot hatch fans everywhere that the Rabbit-based R32 hatch will be taking at least a one-year hiatus. finds this a bit... read more October 28, 2008 by  5

Tesla Roadster

Tesla Model-S: "Our Sedan Will Crush Everything Out There"

Tesla is in financial trouble, having recently laid off employees, found a new CEO, delayed mass production of its Elise-based Roadster, and pushed back introduction of its... read more October 27, 2008 by  4

2009 Hummer H3

How You Vote Vs. What You Drive

Having a hard time telling if your neighbors are voting Obama or McCain? Kelley Blue Book suggests that the vehicle they drive may be a strong indicator of whom they plan on... read more October 27, 2008 by  9

Porsche Carrera GT Lock Nut

Porsche Increases Stake in VW to Nearly 75 Percent

Today U.K.'s Autocar announced that Porsche has bought more shares of Volkswagen Group, giving it a nearly 75 percent stake in the company. This will, says Autocar, "allow... read more October 27, 2008 by  1

2010 Chevrolet Camaro SEMA

Chevy Releases Camaro Black SEMA Concept Teaser

Chevy today released one of its SEMA Camaro concepts, called simply Black, which is one of several concept Camaros it will be showing off this November at SEMA '08... read more October 24, 2008 by  0

BMW V-12 X-Ray Vision

BMW Could Supply Engines for Mercedes, U.S. Automakers

BMW's engines have always been legendary for their performance, and yesterday the firm's head of development, Klaus Draeger, admitted the company is in "advanced talks"... read more October 24, 2008 by  0

2008 Maybach Landaulet

Rumored: Mercedes Association with Aston Martin

The rumor-mill department over at Carscoop reports that U.K.'s CAR magazine claims a possible association between Mercedes-Benz and hallowed British marque Aston Martin... read more October 23, 2008 by  0

2009 Pontiac G8

Pontiac G8 Die-Off Rumored

Carscoop, via Edmund's InsideLine, report an unnamed source's claims that the rear-drive, Holden-based Pontiac G8 will not be kept in production after it lives out... read more October 23, 2008 by  8

2010 Mustang Powerdome

2010 Ford Mustang: Life Beyond the Powerdome

OK, so Ford is being quite coy with this, its latest reveal of the 2010 Mustang's sheetmetal. In this shot, we see a crease on the Mustang's power dome, lending its hood more... read more October 22, 2008 by  0

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Nissan Competes For Stake In Chrysler

A report from the Detroit News today indicates that Nissan, which has been allied with Renault since 1999, is interested in acquiring approximately 20 percent of a struggling... read more October 22, 2008 by  3


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