General Motors and Chrysler clearly have an image problem.Read more
Fewer prospective new car buyers are considering General Motors Chrysler vehicles as consumer attention focuses on their calls for further US government aid, a survey showed.Read more
Volkswagen of America has acknowledged that hatchback and sedan versions of its just-redesigned Polo compact will be sold in the United States by 2011.Read more
The UK government is working to make sure the vast majority of auto companies and their suppliers have a future, business secretary Peter Mandelson said on Friday as he visited a car factory.Read more
The Russian government plans to bail out mostly state-controlled companies, first deputy prime minister and finance minister Alexei Kudrin has said.Read more
Electric vehicle manufacturer Think has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to deliver up to 500 city electric-powered vehicles this year to ElmoNet, a subsidiary of Mobility Service Netherlands.Read more
This is the most potent TT on the (U.S.) market, and the car looks and feels very good.
Our meteorologists were calling for four to six inches of snow last weekend, but I wasn’t worried – I had the Audi TTS with Quattro. However, our example arrived with its nineteen-inch wheels wrapped in summer rubber, and no matter how valiantly the ESP fought to keep the car in check, the car proved virtually impossible to drive.
The day of reckoning has arrived: the new 2010 Chevrolet Camaro has left the assembly line keen to butt heads with pretenders to the pony car throne.
The day of reckoning has arrived: Chevy’s new Camaro has left the assembly line keen to butt heads with the Dodge Challenger, Ford Mustang, Hyundai Genesis Coupe, and other pretenders to the pony car throne. We tested two SS V-8s to find if the long wait has been worthwhile.
Current market conditions could cause more than half of the tier one automotive suppliers in the US to file for bankruptcy in 2009, prompting 1m additional job losses and creating an estimated US$9bn income tax revenue shortfall, a new study concluded.Read more
MOSCOW (Reuters) — France’s Renault opposes the idea of issuing new AvtoVAZ shares because the move would dilute its 25 percent stake in the struggling Russian carmaker, Renault’s regional chief said on Friday.Read more
Kroymans Corp., General Motors’ European distributor for Cadillac cars, today said it is seeking court protection from creditors. The Dutch-based dealer group said it has acute liquidity problems due to a collapse in new- and used-car sales.Read more
Kroymans Corp., General Motors’ European distributor for Cadillac cars, today said it is seeking court protection from creditors. The Dutch-based dealer group is GM’s importer for Cadillac, Corvette and Hummer in European Union markets.Read more
Sales of vehicles in Malaysia in February were down 3% over the previous month, according to a trade body, with the year-on-year comparisons also down. March’s sales are expected to show an improvement, however.Read more
Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) has unveiled an 80kW urban solar power array at its Porsche Logistics facility in Ontario, the first solar power system deployed at any of its USRead more
Unlike presidents Bush #1 and #2, the late Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon, Skull and Bones, the tobacco industry and numerous other subjects of creator G B Trudeau’s sharp and subtle wit, I am a great fan of the satirical Doonesbury cartoon strip, first published in a Yale student newspaper in the early 1970s.Read more
FRANKFURT (Reuters) — Volkswagen’s Czech brand Skoda said it has postponed its plans to enter the ASEAN market, which includes Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines and has annual sales of about 1.8 million vehicles.Read more
Among the debuts we expect for next month’s New York auto show is a redesigned Jeep Grand Cherokee.Read more