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Chrysler-UAW Deal in Trouble

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 considered "too close to call," union officials have said. The contract was approved by workers in Kenosha, Wisconsin, by a...

October 21, 2007 by 
 
Traffic Jam

NHTSA: Fatalities, Injuries Down

Overall motor vehicle fatalities in 2006 were down, to their lowest level in five years, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which last... read more July 29, 2007 by  0


 
Rick Wagoner and Camaro

Wagoner: Rear-Drivers To Proceed

Chairman and chief executive officer Rick Wagoner said General Motors will move forward with a new line of rear-wheel-drive cars. "There is no reason why you wouldn't want to... read more May 20, 2007 by  0


 
2007 Opel Astra

GM To Build Astra All Over Europe

It’s the news that car production workers all overEurope had been waiting for – the decision on where GM is going to build the next-generation of its hugely popular... read more April 17, 2007 by  0


 
2007 Buick Park Avenue

Buick Revives Park Ave – in China

This may very well be the new look of Buick – a look heavily influenced by General Motors’ fast-growing operations inChina. The newest member of the Shanghai-GM lineup... read more April 11, 2007 by  0


 
2008 Cadillac CTS

Cadillac Lights the Way with New CTS

Think of Cadillac and the image you’re most likely to come up with is that of the classic, finned Eldorado, with its long, lean taillights. Lighting has played an important... read more March 28, 2007 by  0


 
2008 Buick Enclave

Buick Reviving “Super” Tag

As its sales inChina have grown over the past decade, the Buick nameplate has wound up with two distinct product lines — one for American customers and another for its... read more March 20, 2007 by  0


 
Ambien

Sleeping Pills Cause Sleep-Driving, FDA Says

The Food and Drug Administration warned today that a range of popular sleeping pills could cause users to operate vehicles while sleeping. The bizarre side effects, the... read more March 14, 2007 by  0


 
Gas Pumps

Old Wells Could Pump New Oil

The New York Times reports that new technology is dramatically increasing the lifespan of some oil wells — and that is turning “peak oil” theories on end, the paper... read more March 5, 2007 by  0


 
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Ford Needs Global Marketing Chief

Ford Motor Co. is conducting a search for a global marketing chief, say Ford officials. The company has historically staffed its marketing regionally. Cisco Codina, for... read more March 1, 2007 by  0


 
NASCAR Barbie

NASCAR Barbie Ready for Race Day

Some people (not us — no, not ever) see NASCAR as a big dress-up game with life-like, media trained Ken dolls. So no surprise — in fact, it’s pretty shrewd —... read more February 9, 2007 by  0


 
2007 Super Bowl Ad Chevrolet

Car Ads Sweeping Super Bowl XLI

The Super Bowl will see at least eight automotive ads. General Motors will run three: two for Chevrolet and one for GM quality. Honda will run two: one for the CR-V and one... read more February 3, 2007 by  0


 
Shakira SEAT Leon

Shakira Shakes it With SEAT

“Whenever” was this week, “wherever” wasFrankfurt, Germany, and “whatever” was the unveiling of a unique car by Spanish company SEAT. Taking the wraps off the... read more February 2, 2007 by  0


 
2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

Jan. Sales Slump in Detroit

Toyota started 2007 as the nation's number-two automaker, as Ford continued to lose ground not only to its Japanese rival but also to DaimlerChrysler AG, which managed to... read more February 1, 2007 by  0


 
2008 Mitsubishi Lancer

Mitsu Diesels Coming from Peugeot

Even at the European launch of the new Mitsubishi Outlander six weeks ago, people were talking it as a done deal. It was even mentioned in the press pack. But finally the... read more January 17, 2007 by  0


 
2007 Ford Fusion

Fusion Ads Take On Accord, Camry

It's been more than a decade since the Ford Taurus topped the Honda Accord or Toyota Camry in sales. But Ford is so jazzed about the public response to its Fusion sedan in... read more January 4, 2007 by  0


 

 
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