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GM’s $39B Loss: Turnaround On Hold?

GM’s $39B Loss: Turnaround On Hold?

Last week's stunning announcement by General Motors that it had lost $39 billion in the third quarter put a halt to a lot of chatter about GM's ostensible comeback. With the economy and new vehicle sales slowing, skepticism about GM's future was the order of day on Friday, despite the company's new...

November 11, 2007 by 
 
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Mega Cab

At Witz’ End: CAFE, the 0.2% Solution

If CO2 causes global warming, why are critics attacking cars alone? The man-made global warming theory touted by technologically challenged alarmists, agenda-driven... read more November 5, 2007 by  0


 
2009 Jaguar XF

Jaguar Gets Half-Dozen Bids

Ford Motor Co. has apparently drawn a half-dozen offers for Jaguar and Land Rover, after its advisors solicited a second round of bids for the fabled British nameplates... read more November 4, 2007 by  0


 
2008 Ford Focus

Ford, UAW Come to Terms

Ford has reached agreement on a new labor contract with the United Auto Workers (UAW), clearing the way for the next step in its restructuring plan, which is likely to... read more November 4, 2007 by  0


 
2008 Dodge Magnum SRT8

Chrysler Drops Magnum, Pacifica and More

Chrysler LLC plans to eliminate four different models next year as part of a broad cost-cutting effort that will lead to the elimination of an additional 12,000 jobs. Robert... read more November 1, 2007 by  0


 
2009 Fisker Plug-In Hybrid

Fisker Previews Plug-In Luxosedan

Fisker Automotive, the latest Palo Alto, California-based venture from Henrik Fisker, the Danish founder of Fisker Coachbuild, that has dubbed itself the ‘green... read more October 31, 2007 by  0


 
2008 Chrysler 300

Chrysler Nails UAW Contract

The United Auto Workers reports that its members have ratified its first labor agreement with Chrysler LLC. “We are pleased that our UAW employees recognize that the new... read more October 27, 2007 by  0


 
BMW Isetta

Car Trivia: October 26, 2007

Get more TCC Trivia 1. This new 1970 model was hailed as the first modern U.S.-built subcompact car. 2. In which model year did the Pontiac GTO first have an optional "The... read more October 26, 2007 by  0


 
2008 Toyota Highlander

Is Toyota in Trouble?

Like millions of Americans, Suzanne Oshry is a loyalToyota owner. Or at least she has been. Earlier this year, Oshry purchased the latest in a string of Camry sedans from... read more October 21, 2007 by  1


 
2008 Jeep Compass

Chrysler-UAW Deal in Trouble

The United Auto Workers’ new contract with Chrysler LLC is facing serious challenges as opposition to the contract among union members mounts. The vote is now officially... read more October 21, 2007 by  0


 
Jerry Flint

Flint: the $2500 Indian Car…Not

One thing we've all heard or been reading about is the $2500 car to be built inIndia. Not only are Indian manufacturers about to create it, but foreigners from Europe and... read more October 16, 2007 by  0


 
Dieter Zetsche 2007 Geneva

Daimler AG Takes Shape

DaimlerChrysler AG was laid to rest inBerlin Thursday as shareholders voted to support changing the company's legal name to Daimler AG, amid a flurry of complaints and... read more October 4, 2007 by  0


 
2005 Toyota Prius

Toyota Getting Hammered by Greens

Environmentalists are putting pressure onToyota to switch sides in the ongoing debate over fuel economy. As a member of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Toyota... read more October 4, 2007 by  0


 
2008 Honda Accord

Sept. Sales: GM Up, Ford Sinks

New vehicle sales were weak during September, asToyota’s numbers dropped slightly and Ford recorded a stunning 21-percent decline. General Motors reported a four-percent... read more October 2, 2007 by  0


 
2007 Chevrolet Volt Concept

GM-UAW Deal: Volt Built in Detroit

The official summary of General Motors’ tentative contract with the United Auto Workers includes a sweeping look on GM's product plan for the next half decade. The product... read more October 1, 2007 by  0


 
Hurricane Katrina

At Witz’ End: Greenhouse Gassing

 “Witzenburg's article was well thought out and insightful.” “Your article is lame. You for that matter are lame. Folks like you convince other lame people that you... read more October 1, 2007 by  0


 

 
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